Jimenez goes yard in Rangers' loss

Jimenez goes yard in Rangers' loss

at Scottsdale, Ariz.
Tuesday, March 14

Rangers at the plate: D'Angelo Jimenez ripped a two-run homer to right in the second inning and Hank Blalock had two singles.

Giants at the plate: Designated hitter Barry Bonds went 3-for-3 with a solo homer, two singles and a sacrifice bunt. First sacker Lance Niekro had two RBIs on a double, single and infield out.

Rangers on the mound: John Danks, 20, allowed four hits over four frames.

Giants on the mound: Starter Matt Morris pitched five innings -- most by a San Francisco hurler this spring -- giving up six hits and two runs. Jamey Wright threw three scoreless innings.

Cactus League records: Rangers, 5-6, Giants, 7-5.

Up next: Right-hander Brad Hennessey (0-0, 7.27 ERA), rocked a bit in his last outing, takes the hill against Milwaukee in Scottsdale on Wednesday at 12:05 p.m. PT. He'll oppose the Brewers' Doug Davis (0-0, 4.50). Texas travels to Tempe to face the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in a 12:05 p.m. PT game, with right-hander R.A. Dickey (0-0, 9.00) opposing John Lackey (0-0, 9.00). In a morning "B" game at Surprise, Vicente Padilla will start for the Rangers.

Rich Draper is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.