WASHINGTON (AP) - Frank Catalanotto delivered a tiebreaking,
pinch-hit single in the eighth inning, and the Texas Rangers beat
the Washington Nationals 5-3 on Sunday.
Vicente Padilla (10-3) gave up three runs and five hits over
seven innings to win for the eighth time in nine decisions since
April 27. He struck out five and walked two, but wasn't in line for
the win until the Rangers put together a rally in the eighth.
Brandon Boggs reached on a walk off Luis Ayala (1-4), and after
Joel Hanrahan came on in relief, Michael Young and Josh Hamilton
went down on strikes. Boggs stole second, went to third on a wild
pitch, and after a walk to Marlon Byrd, Catalanotta dribbled an RBI
grounder to left.