Padilla Pitches 7 Strong Innings, Rangers beat Blue Jays 4-1

Staff Report

The Associated Press

TORONTO (AP) - Vicente Padilla pitched seven strong innings, Ian Kinsler had three hits and the Texas Rangers beat Toronto 4-1, handing the Blue Jays their fifth straight home defeat.

Rangers outfielder David Murphy went 3-for-4 with three doubles.

He scored twice and drove in a run and Texas won its second straight following a five-game losing streak.