Rangers 11, Twins 10
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 1 0 0 2 3 1 0 2 1 10 15 0
Texas 3 1 2 0 0 0 4 0 1 11 18 1
WP: F. Cordero (4-6)
LP: E. Guardado (1-5)
 Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Minnesota
-M. LeCroy singled to right, L. Rivas scored, D. Mientkiewicz to third
Bot 1st: Texas
-A. Rodriguez homered to left, H. Blalock scored
-R. Palmeiro homered to right
Bot 2nd: Texas
-J. Jones homered to center
Bot 3rd: Texas
-L. Nix singled to right, H. Blalock scored, A. Rodriguez to third, R. Palmeiro to second
-J. Jones hit sacrifice fly to left, A. Rodriguez scored
Top 4th: Minnesota
-D. Hocking homered to right, A.J. Pierzynski scored
Top 5th: Minnesota
-T. Hunter doubled to left, L. Rivas scored, C. Koskie to third
-D. Mohr walked, C. Koskie scored, T. Hunter to third, A.J. Pierzynski to second
-D. Hocking walked, T. Hunter scored, A.J. Pierzynski to third, D. Mohr to second
Top 6th: Minnesota
-M. LeCroy singled to left center, L. Rivas scored
Bot 7th: Texas
-H. Blalock homered to right
-M. Teixeira homered to left, R. Palmeiro and A. Rodriguez scored
Top 8th: Minnesota
-T. Hunter singled to right, M. LeCroy scored, C. Koskie to third
-A.J. Pierzynski hit sacrifice fly to center, C. Koskie scored
Top 9th: Minnesota
-J. Jones hit sacrifice fly to left, D. Hocking scored
Bot 9th: Texas
-E. Diaz singled to left, L. Nix scored
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
S. Stewart lf 5 0 0 0 1 1 5 .310
L. Rivas 2b 4 3 2 0 1 0 2 .273
D. Mientkiewicz 1b 5 0 1 0 0 0 2 .300
   J. Jones ph 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .308
M. LeCroy dh 5 1 2 2 1 3 3 .293
C. Koskie 3b 4 2 1 0 1 3 4 .295
T. Hunter cf 5 1 3 2 0 0 2 .245
A.J. Pierzynski c 3 1 2 1 1 0 3 .301
D. Mohr rf 3 0 0 1 1 1 2 .258
   M. Ryan rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333
D. Hocking 1b 4 2 4 3 1 0 0 .257
 Totals 39 10 15 10 7 8 25  
 Batting
2B - T Hunter (23, R Dickey); L Rivas (15, J Benoit); D Hocking (9, R Mahay).
HR - D Hocking (3, 4th inning off R Dickey 1 on, 2 Out).
S - L Rivas.
SF - A Pierzynski, J Jones.
RBI - M LeCroy 2 (54), D Hocking 3 (16), T Hunter 2 (86), D Mohr (33), A Pierzynski (62), J Jones (57).
2-out RBI - D Hocking 3, T Hunter, D Mohr.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M LeCroy 1, S Stewart 2, T Hunter 1, C Koskie 1, A Pierzynski 1, L Rivas 1.
GIDP - S Stewart.
Team LOB - 12.
 Base Running
SB - L Rivas (14, 2nd base off R Dickey/E Diaz).
 
 Fielding
Outfield assists - S Stewart (D Sadler at 2nd base).
DP - 2 (D Hocking-D Mientkiewicz, D Hocking-L Rivas-D Mientkiewicz).
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Young 2b 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 .299
H. Blalock 3b 5 3 4 1 0 0 0 .317
A. Rodriguez dh 3 3 3 2 2 0 0 .304
R. Palmeiro 1b 4 2 2 1 1 0 1 .263
   S. Spencer lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .259
M. Teixeira 1b 5 1 3 3 0 0 5 .255
L. Nix rf 4 1 2 1 1 1 3 .264
J. Jones lf 3 1 1 2 0 1 5 .233
   R. Nivar cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .211
E. Diaz c 5 0 2 1 0 0 2 .256
D. Sadler ss 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .198
 Totals 38 11 18 11 4 3 17  
 Batting
2B - H Blalock (26, B Radke).
HR - A Rodriguez (40, 1st inning off B Radke 1 on, 1 Out), R Palmeiro (32, 1st inning off B Radke 0 on, 1 Out), J Jones (3, 2nd inning off B Radke 0 on, 0 Out), H Blalock (24, 7th inning off J Romero 0 on, 0 Out), M Teixeira (20, 7th inning off J Romero 2 on, 0 Out).
S - R Nivar.
SF - J Jones.
RBI - A Rodriguez 2 (100), R Palmeiro (94), J Jones 2 (11), L Nix (20), H Blalock (76), M Teixeira 3 (66), E Diaz (33).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Jones 1, E Diaz 1, M Teixeira 2.
GIDP - J Jones.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
E - D Sadler (4, throw).
DP - 1 (M Young-R Palmeiro).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Radke 2.1 9 6 6 1 0 3 5.02
C. Pulido 2.2 2 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
G. Balfour 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.65
J.C. Romero 0.2 4 4 4 2 0 2 5.20
J. Mays 1.1 1 0 0 1 0 0 6.30
E. Guardado (L, 1-5) 0.1 2 1 1 0 0 0 3.15
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R.A. Dickey 4.2 8 6 5 4 4 1 4.92
J. Benoit 1.0 3 1 1 1 2 0 5.61
R. Mahay 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.54
A. Fultz 0.1 1 2 2 1 0 0 5.52
F. Cordero (W, 4-6) 1.2 2 1 1 1 1 0 3.00
WP - E Guardado.
IBB - A Pierzynski (by R Dickey).
Pitches-strikes - B Radke 57-35; C Pulido 41-28; G Balfour 7-6; J Romero 40-23; J Mays 25-13; E Guardado 20-14; R Dickey 102-56; J Benoit 27-16; R Mahay 18-11; A Fultz 18-9; F Cordero 32-18.
Ground balls-fly balls - B Radke 1-4; C Pulido 2-4; G Balfour 1-1; J Romero 2-0; J Mays 3-1; E Guardado 1-0; R Dickey 5-5; J Benoit 1-0; R Mahay 1-2; A Fultz 1-0; F Cordero 2-2.
Batters faced - B Radke 15; C Pulido 10; G Balfour 3; J Romero 7; J Mays 6; E Guardado 3; R Dickey 26; J Benoit 7; R Mahay 5; A Fultz 3; F Cordero 8.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mike Reilly. 1B--Bill Hohn. 2B--Eric Cooper. 3B--Tim Timmons.
Time: 3:54.
Attendance: 17,213.
Weather: 78 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 15 mph, in from center.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUNS BY TEXAS' ALEX RODRIGUEZ AND RAFAEL PALMEIRO IN THE BOTTOM OF THE FIRST INNING WERE HIT BACK-TO-BACK.

Updated on Sunday, Aug 31, 2003 7:25 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Minnesota
D. Hocking D. Hocking
4-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Texas
M. Teixeira M. Teixeira
3-5, 1 HR
3 RBI