MLB: Chicago Cubs 3, San Francisco 2

SAN FRANCISCO, July 27 (UPI) -- Julio Borbon and Junior Lake scored on a costly ninth-inning error Friday, rallying the Chicago Cubs to a 3-2 victory over San Francisco.

MLB: Chicago Cubs 6, Cincinnati 5 (14 inn.)

CHICAGO, June 13 (UPI) -- Julio Borbon singled home Starlin Castro from third with one out in the 14th inning Thursday, giving the Chicago Cubs a 6-5 win over Cincinnati.

MLB: Chicago Cubs 7, Chicago White Sox 0

CHICAGO, May 27 (UPI) -- Jeff Samardzija fired a two-hitter for his first career shutout Monday and the Chicago Cubs blanked the Chicago White Sox 7-0 in an interleague game.

MLB: Chicago Cubs 2, Washington 1

WASHINGTON, May 12 (UPI) -- Starlin Castro's RBI single in the eighth produced a tie and the Chicago Cubs went ahead on a ninth-inning error Sunday in their 2-1 win over Washington.

MLB: Milwaukee 5, Chicago Cubs 4

MILWAUKEE, April 19 (UPI) -- Ryan Braun hit a three-run homer during Milwaukee's four-run first inning Friday and the Brewers fought off the Chicago Cubs for a 5-4 victory.

MLB: Texas 6, Seattle 4

ARLINGTON, Texas, April 4 (UPI) -- Nelson Cruz and Elvis Andrus each hit a solo home run Monday and the Texas Rangers improved to 4-0 with a 6-4 victory over Seattle.

MLB: Texas 10, Oakland 3

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Vladimir Guerrero's bases-clearing double capped a seventh-inning outburst Friday and the Texas Rangers neared a division crown with a 10-3 win over Oakland.

MLB: Texas 4, New York Yankees 1

ARLINGTON, Texas, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Julio Borbon and Elvis Andrus keyed a seventh-inning rally Sunday, carrying the Texas Rangers to a 4-1 win over the New York Yankees and a series sweep.

MLB: Texas 7, Boston 3

ARLINGTON, Texas, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- C.J. Wilson pitched seven-plus solid innings and Michael Young socked a three-run homer Sunday in the Texas Rangers' 7-3 win over Boston.

MLB: Texas 6, Florida 4

MIAMI, June 17 (UPI) -- Ian Kinsler had three RBI Thursday, two of them coming on a fifth-inning double that put Texas in front and propelled the Rangers to a 6-4 win over Florida.

MLB: Oakland 7, Texas 6 (13 inns.)

ARLINGTON, Texas, May 12 (UPI) -- Daric Barton's two-out RBI single in the top of the 13th inning was the game-winner Tuesday, enabling the Oakland Athletics to top Texas 7-6.

MLB: Texas 6, Chi. White Sox 5

ARLINGTON, Texas, April 28 (UPI) -- Josh Hamilton hit a two-run homer as part of a five-run first inning Wednesday and Texas survived a shaky ninth to down the Chicago White Sox 6-5.

MLB: Los Angeles Angels 5, Texas 0

ANAHEIM, Calif., Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Matt Palmer gave up a single to the game's first batter Wednesday and Los Angeles Angels' pitchers did not allow another hit in blanking Texas 5-0.

MLB: Texas 15, Tampa Bay 3

ARLINGTON, Texas, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Marlon Byrd's two homers and five RBI Saturday led Texas to a 15-3 rout of Tampa Bay.

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.
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Julio Borbon
Texas Rangers' Julio Borbon (29) slides home as he scores off of a single from Vladimir Guerrero during the ninth inning against the San Francisco Giants in game one of the World Series in San Francisco on October 27, 2010. UPI/Kevin Dietsch

Julio Alberto Borbon (born February 20, 1986, in Starkville, Mississippi) is a Major League Baseball outfielder for the Texas Rangers.

Borbon attended the University of Tennessee. In 2005, Borbon helped the Volunteers reach the College World Series and was third on the team with a .350 batting average. His teammates that year included current major leaguers Chase Headley of the San Diego Padres and Luke Hochevar of the Kansas City Royals. Borbon led the Volunteers with a .366 batting average and 19 stolen bases in 2006 and in 2007, his final season, had a .345 batting average.

Borbon entered the Major League Baseball Draft in 2007. Heading into the draft, he was ranked the 19th overall prospect by Baseball America. In the draft, he was taken in the supplemental round by the Texas Rangers as the 35th overall pick.

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