Young goes deep in Rangers' win

Young goes deep in Rangers' win

at Surprise, Ariz.
Sunday, March 26

Brewers at the plate: Shortstop J.J. Hardy went 2-for-4 with a home run, and right fielder Gabe Gross hit a home run, his third of the spring. Corey Koskie went 2-for-3 and is now batting .395 this spring.

Rangers at the plate: Michael Young hit his first home run of the spring and went 2-for-4. Mark Teixeira, batting .182 coming into the game, went 2-for-4 with a double and brought a run home with a grounder.

Brewers on the mound: Starter Tomo Ohka pitched five innings, allowing two runs on six hits, with three walks and six strikeouts. He has struck out 13 Rangers over 10 innings in his last two outings.

Rangers on the mound: Kameron Loe, the No. 4 starter, pitched six innings and gave up three runs on six hits. He walked two and struck out three. He gave up two home runs but finished strong, retiring 11 of the last 12 batters he faced.

Cactus League records: Brewers, 12-12; Rangers, 10-12

Up next: Edinson Volquez pitches for the Rangers at 8:05 p.m. CT against Gil Meche and the Seattle Mariners on Monday at Surprise Stadium. Jared Fernandez pitches for the Brewers against Jeff Francis and the Colorado Rockies at 7:05 p.m. at Maryvale Baseball Park.

T.R. Sullivan is a reporter for This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.