Batting leadoff, Ian Kinsler was 3-5 with 1 HR (his 15th), 1 triple (his 4th), 4 RBIs, and 1 run scored against the Twins. Kinsler has pronounced splits at home versus on the road.
Batting 2nd, Kevin Youkilis was 2-2 with 1 BB, 1 HBP, and 1 run scored against the Mariners.
Batting 7th, Ryan Lavarnway was 2-4 with 1 BB and 1 run scored against the Royals. Lavarnway figures to get more playing time with Adrian Gonzalez and Carl Crawford no longer on the team.
Pinch hitting, Ike Davis was 1-1 against the Astros.
Batting 2nd, Sam Fuld was 0-3 with 1 BB and 1 SB (his 5th) against the A's.
Batting 3rd, Ryan Braun was 0-4 against the Pirates.
Craig Breslow picked up his 1st blown save of the year. He pitched 1 1/3 scoreless innings on 1 hit, 1 BB (IBB), and 1 K against the Royals.