MLB: Arizona 1, Tampa Bay 0

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., June 25 (UPI) -- Edwin Jackson threw the second no-hit game in franchise history Friday, carrying Arizona to a 1-0 inter-league victory over Tampa Bay.

MLB: Toronto 3, Tampa Bay 2

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., June 10 (UPI) -- Kevin Gregg struck out Hank Blalock with the tying and winning runs on base in the ninth Thursday, allowing the Toronto Blue Jays to hold off Tampa Bay 3-2.

Indians' Cabrera on DL with broken arm

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 18 (UPI) -- The Cleveland Indians said Tuesday they put Asdrubal Cabrera on the 15-day disabled list after the shortstop broke his left arm in a game the night before.
Rays cut Burrell, call up Blaylock

Rays cut Burrell, call up Blaylock

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 15 (UPI) -- The Tampa Bay Rays have designated Pat Burrell for assignment after he struggled at the plate this year, the team said Saturday.

MLB: Texas 9, Oakland 8

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Hank Blalock drove in four runs Wednesday, two of them with a fourth-inning homer, and Texas overcame the loss of a four-run lead to defeat Oakland 9-8.

MLB: Texas 10, Oakland 3

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Julio Borbon, David Murphy and Hank Blalock had three hits and two RBI apiece Monday in the Texas Rangers' 10-3 win over Oakland.

MLB: Texas 3, LA Angels 2

ARLINGTON, Texas, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Scott Feldman and three relievers combined on a seven-hitter Saturday, carrying the Texas Rangers to a 3-2 win over the Los Angeles Angels.

MLB: LA Angels 3, Texas 2

ANAHEIM, Calif., Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Jered Weaver pitched 7 1/3 strong innings Saturday to help the Los Angeles Angels take a 3-2 victory from the Texas Rangers.

MLB: Texas 6, Oakland 4

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Michael Young had two hits -- one a solo homer -- Thursday, leading the Texas Rangers to a 6-4 win over Oakland.

MLB: Texas 5, Detroit 2

ARLINGTON, Texas, July 27 (UPI) -- Michael Young was 3-for-4 with a solo homer and two runs scored Monday to help the Texas Rangers beat the Detroit Tigers 5-2.

MLB: Texas 4, Boston 2

ARLINGTON, Texas, July 21 (UPI) -- Hank Blalock hit a two-run single for the winning scores Tuesday in the Texas Rangers' 4-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox.

MLB: Texas 6, Boston 3

ARLINGTON, Texas, July 20 (UPI) -- Michael Young, David Murphy and Jarrod Saltalamacchia homered off John Smoltz in the sixth Monday to lead the Texas Rangers to a 6-3 win over Boston.

MLB: Texas 6, Seattle 4

SEATTLE, July 11 (UPI) -- Hank Blalock, Michael Young and Nelson Cruz delivered all the Texas runs with homers Friday, and the Rangers held off Seattle 6-4.

MLB: Texas 3, Tampa Bay 1

ARLINGTON, Texas, July 3 (UPI) -- Hank Blalock hit a two-run homer and Tommy Hunter celebrated his 23rd birthday with his first major league victory Friday in a 3-1 Texas win over Tampa Bay.

MLB: Texas 9, LA Angels 7

ARLINGTON, Texas, July 1 (UPI) -- Hank Blalock's second homer of the game Wednesday, a two-out, two-run shot in the ninth, lifted Texas to a wild 9-7 win over the Los Angeles Angels.
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Hank Blalock
Texas Rangers' Hank Blalock (L) is high -fived teammates after he hit a two-run homer to left field against the Seattle Mariners in the sixth inning at SAFECO Field in Seattle on July 12, 2009. The Mariners beat the Rangers 5-3 to take three out of four games. (UPI Photo/Jim Bryant)

Hank Joe Blalock (born November 21, 1980, in San Diego, California) is a Major League Baseball third baseman, currently with the Tampa Bay Rays.

Blalock attended Rancho Bernardo High School in San Diego, California. He was drafted by the Texas Rangers in the 3rd round of the 1999 Major League Baseball Draft.

Blalock broke into professional baseball with the Gulf Coast League Rangers of the Rookie League in 1999. Blalock ended '99, and spent all of 2000 with the Low-A Savannah Sand Gnats. Blalock burst into the public's consciousness with a huge 2001 season. Splitting time between the Charlotte Rangers of the Florida State League and the Tulsa Drillers of the Texas League, Blalock put up huge offensive numbers and hit for the cycle twice in one week, establishing himself as one of the top prospects in the game.

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