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Rangers replay from Rangers-Blue Jays Game 4

Rangers starter Derek Holland allowed three runs in the first inning.
Rangers starter Derek Holland allowed three runs in the first inning. AP

1st inning: Josh Donaldson’s two-run homer on Derek Holland’s fifth pitch of the game gave the Blue Jays a quick 2-0 lead. With two outs, Chris Colabello’s solo homer made it 3-0. In the bottom half, Shin-Soo Choo and Adrian Beltre, a late addition to the Rangers’ lineup, singled with one out. R.A. Dickey, however, got Prince Fielder to fly out to center and Mitch Moreland to pop out to third. Blue Jays 3, Rangers 0.

2nd inning: Kevin Pillar’s one-out homer to left-center drew a visit from Rangers’ manager Jeff Banister, who appeared to give Holland a pep talk. Dickey retired the side in order, striking out Elvis Andrus and Rougned Odor in the inning. Blue Jays 4, Rangers 0.

3rd inning: A lead-off walk and double by Jose Bautista was the end of Holland’s day. Colby Lewis replaced him with runners on second and third with no outs. Edwin Encarnacion’s fielder’s choice to short scored a run to make it 5-0. Colabello followed with a double down the left-field line to score Encarnacion to give Toronto a 6-0 lead. After a walk to Russell Martin, Pillar singeld to left to score Colabello. Shin-Soo Choo and Adrian Beltre singled with two outs in the bottom half. Choo got Texas on the board, scoring on a wild pitch from Dickey. Prince Fielder flew out to end the inning. Blue Jays 7, Rangers 1.

4th inning: Lewis walked Ben Revere to start the inning and gave up a two-out single to Encarnacion to put runners on the corners before getting Colabello swinging to end the top half. Dickey retired the side, including a strikeout of Moreland to start the bottom half. Blue Jays 7, Rangers 1.

5th inning: Lewis worked around hit batter and a walk with no damage. Dickey allowed a one-out single to Chirinos and then got Delino DeShields to line out to center before Toronto replaced him with David Price, who got Choo to fly out on the first pitch to end the inning. Blue Jays 7, Rangers 1.

6th inning: Encarnacion doubled with two outs against Ross Ohlendorf, who replaced Lewis to start the inning. Ohlendorf got Colabello swinging to end the inning. Price retired Beltre, Fielder and Moreland, who struck out looking to end the inning. Blue Jays 7, Rangers 1.

7th inning: Jake Diekman started the seventh. Martin doubled and scored with one out on Pillar’s single to center. Diekman struck out Goins and Chirinos threw out Pillar trying to steal second to end the top half. Pinch-hitter Mike Napoli erased a lead-off single by Andrus with a 4-6-3 double play but Rougned Odor doubled and scored on Chirinos single to left. Blue Jays 8, Rangers 2.

8th inning: Sam Dyson took over for Diekman to start the eighth and retired the side after Revere’s leadoff single. Choo start the bottom half with a single and moved to third on Fielder’s single to center. Choo scored on Moreland’s groundout to first. Fielder scored on Andrus’ single to center. Pinch-hitter Drew Stubbs struck out to end the inning. Blue Jays 8, Rangers 4.

9th inning: Keone Kela started the ninth and issued a one-out walk to Tulowitzki before getting a 6-4-3 double play to end the top half. Roberto Osuna started the ninth for Toronto and retired Odor with a fly to left, a strikeout of Chirinos and getting DeShields to fly out to right to end the game. Blue Jays 8, Rangers 4.

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