TORONTO -- Ian Kinsler had three hits and the Texas Rangers beat Toronto 4-1. That's the Blue Jays' fifth straight home defeat.
Vicente Padilla pitched seven strong innings to improve to 2-and-1.
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.
The last time Toronto dropped five straight at home was in April
of 2005. Blue Jays ace Roy Halladay fell to 2-and-2. He allowed
four runs and 11 hits.
In 19 career games against Texas, Halladay is 7-and-6 with a