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Tex 0 2 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 5 10 1
Col 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 9 0
Date of game: 3/30/2012

Recap: Colorado vs. Texas

Scottsdale, AZ (Sports Network) - Yu Darvish struck out 11 batters in six innings Friday night and the Texas Rangers topped the Colorado Rockies, 5-3, in spring training.

Darvish, the coveted Japanese star who signed a six-year deal with the Rangers in January, gave up three runs on six hits and a walk.

Josh Hamilton and Yorvit Torrealba had two RBI apiece in the win.

Jason Giambi belted a two-run homer off Darvish, one of his three hits, but Rockies starter Jhoulys Chacin gave up five runs on nine hits in 6 1/3 innings.

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