Len Barker went the distance at Exhibition Stadium as the Texas Rangers beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6 to 2.
Barker(1-0) put on a good performance. He was stingy on the mound, allowing just 4 hits and 4 walks in 9 innings and surrendered 2 'round-trippers'. Texas rapped out 8 hits for the afternoon.
Pete Vuckovich(2-10) ended up with the loss. He pitched 8 innings and surrendered 8 hits and 2 walks.