Rangers 5, Tigers 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Texas 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 11 1
Detroit 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 4 12 1
WP: J. Thomson (11-10) S: B. Shouse (1)
LP: M. Maroth (6-18)
 Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Texas
-R. Palmeiro singled to right, A. Rodriguez scored
Bot 1st: Detroit
-B. Petrick homered to deep right
Top 3rd: Texas
-A. Rodriguez homered to deep left, M. Young and H. Blalock scored
Bot 3rd: Detroit
-C. Pena grounded into fielder's choice, B. Petrick scored, D. Young out at second
Bot 5th: Detroit
-B. Higginson singled to right, B. Petrick scored
Top 8th: Texas
-R. Nivar singled to center, D. Sadler scored
Bot 8th: Detroit
-S. Halter hit sacrifice fly to right, C. Pena scored
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Young 2b 4 1 1 0 1 0 1 .311
H. Blalock 3b 5 1 0 0 0 2 4 .315
A. Rodriguez ss 4 2 2 3 1 1 0 .306
R. Palmeiro 1b 4 0 3 1 1 0 1 .265
S. Spencer dh 5 0 0 0 0 3 5 .268
J. Jones lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .205
   D. Sadler lf 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .205
M. Thames rf 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .222
T. Greene c 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .223
R. Nivar cf 4 0 2 1 0 1 1 .231
 Totals 39 5 11 5 3 8 19  
 Batting
3B - A Rodriguez (6, M Maroth).
HR - A Rodriguez (35, 3rd inning off M Maroth 2 on, 1 Out).
RBI - R Palmeiro (90), A Rodriguez 3 (91), R Nivar (6).
2-out RBI - R Palmeiro, R Nivar.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Thames 1, H Blalock 2.
Team LOB - 10.
 Base Running
SB - D Sadler (3, 2nd base off C Spurling/B Inge), R Nivar (4, 2nd base off C Spurling/B Inge).
CS - R Nivar (2, 2nd base by M Maroth).
 
 Fielding
E - M Young (7, throw).
Outfield assists - J Jones (B Higginson at 2nd base).
DP - 1 (M Young-A Rodriguez-R Palmeiro).
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Sanchez cf 5 0 1 0 0 0 7 .278
B. Petrick lf 4 3 2 1 1 2 2 .228
B. Higginson rf 5 0 2 1 0 1 3 .240
D. Young dh 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .284
C. Pena 1b 4 1 1 1 0 0 2 .255
S. Halter 3b 2 0 1 1 1 0 1 .217
W. Morris 2b 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .279
B. Inge c 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .206
R. Santiago ss 2 0 1 0 1 1 0 .215
   K. Witt ph 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286
   C. Monroe ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .232
 Totals 34 4 12 4 4 5 19  
 Batting
2B - B Petrick (3, J Thomson).
3B - C Pena (4, J Thomson).
HR - B Petrick (3, 1st inning off J Thomson 0 on, 1 Out).
SF - S Halter.
RBI - B Petrick (8), C Pena (33), B Higginson (40), S Halter (22).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Sanchez 2, B Higginson 1.
GIDP - A Sanchez.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
CS - A Sanchez (15, 2nd base by J Thomson/T Greene).
 
 Fielding
E - C Pena (10, ground ball).
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Thomson (W, 11-10) 8.0 11 4 4 4 3 1 5.21
B. Shouse (S, 1) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3.21
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Maroth (L, 6-18) 6.1 7 4 3 2 5 1 5.25
C. Spurling 1.1 3 1 1 1 3 0 4.71
E. Eckenstahler 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.00
M. Roney 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.07
WP - J Thomson 2.
IBB - M Young (by C Spurling).
Pitches-strikes - J Thomson 120-79; B Shouse 17-11; M Maroth 106-71; C Spurling 37-22; E Eckenstahler 3-1; M Roney 11-7.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Thomson 9-9; B Shouse 1-0; M Maroth 8-5; C Spurling 0-1; E Eckenstahler 1-0; M Roney 2-1.
Batters faced - J Thomson 35; B Shouse 4; M Maroth 29; C Spurling 8; E Eckenstahler 1; M Roney 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tim Tschida. 1B--Rick Reed. 2B--Alfonso Marquez. 3B--Jeff Nelson.
Time: 2:57.
Attendance: 13,501.
Weather: 81 degrees, clear.
Wind: 8 mph, right to left.
Game Notes
THE TRIPLE BY TEXAS' ALEX RODRIGUEZ IN THE FIRST INNING EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 10 GAMES. IT WAS ALSO THE 1, 500TH HIT OF HIS MAJOR LEAGUE CAREER.
THE SINGLE BY DETROIT'S BRANDON INGE IN THE NINTH INNING EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 12 GAMES.

Updated on Tuesday, Aug 19, 2003 10:31 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Texas
A. Rodriguez A. Rodriguez
2-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Detroit
B. Petrick B. Petrick
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI