Texas 7, Tampa Bay 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(15-12)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Texas 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 1 7 11 1
Tampa Bay 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 5 7 1
WP: R. Tejeda (1-0) S: A. Otsuka (3)
LP: M. Hendrickson (1-2)
(11-16)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Tampa Bay
- T. Wigginton hit sacrifice fly to center, J. Gathright scored
Bot 2nd: Tampa Bay
- D. Hollins homered to deep center
Top 3rd: Texas
- R. Barajas grounded out to shortstop, B. Wilkerson scored
- M. Young doubled to right, M. DeRosa scored
Top 5th: Texas
- M. DeRosa homered to deep right center, B. Wilkerson scored
Top 6th: Texas
- K. Mench homered to deep left center
- B. Wilkerson homered to deep right
Bot 7th: Tampa Bay
- T. Hall singled to right center, T. Wigginton and J. Gomes scored
Bot 8th: Tampa Bay
- T. Wigginton singled to left, J. Gathright scored, C. Crawford to third
Top 9th: Texas
- M. Young doubled to deep left center, M. DeRosa scored
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Brown cf 5 0 1 0 0 1 2 .240
M. Young ss 5 0 2 2 0 1 2 .345
M. Teixeira 1b 5 0 1 0 0 2 3 .292
P. Nevin dh 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .260
H. Blalock 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .320
K. Mench rf 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 .322
B. Wilkerson lf 2 3 2 1 2 0 0 .242
M. DeRosa 2b 4 3 3 2 0 1 0 .500
R. Barajas c 2 0 1 1 1 0 1 .205
 Totals 35 7 11 7 3 5 11  
 Batting
2B - M DeRosa (3, M Hendrickson); M Young 2 (13, D Miceli, M Hendrickson); R Barajas (1, M Hendrickson).
HR - M Derosa (1, 5th inning off M Hendrickson 1 on, 0 Out), K Mench (8, 6th inning off M Hendrickson 0 on, 1 Out), B Wilkerson (4, 6th inning off M Hendrickson 0 on, 1 Out).
S - R Barajas.
RBI - R Barajas (7), M Young 2 (17), M DeRosa 2 (4), K Mench (23), B Wilkerson (10).
2-out RBI - M Young 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - P Nevin 2, M Teixeira 2.
GIDP - P Nevin.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
CS - B Wilkerson (2, 2nd base by D Miceli/T Hall).
 
 Fielding
E - H Blalock (4, throw).
DP - 1 (M DeRosa-M Young-M Teixeira).
 Tampa Bay
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Gathright cf 4 2 0 0 1 1 5 .211
C. Crawford lf 3 0 0 0 2 1 3 .250
J. Gomes dh 3 1 1 0 1 1 3 .292
T. Wigginton 2b 3 1 1 2 1 0 1 .271
T. Hall c 5 0 1 2 0 0 6 .342
D. Hollins rf 5 1 2 1 0 0 4 .284
T. Lee 1b 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 .198
    G. Norton ph-1b 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 .182
S. Burroughs 3b 3 0 1 0 2 1 3 .176
T. Perez ss 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .187
 Totals 33 5 7 5 9 7 29  
 Batting
HR - D Hollins (4, 2nd inning off R Tejeda 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - T Wigginton.
RBI - T Wigginton 2 (26), D Hollins (5), T Hall 2 (11).
2-out RBI - T Wigginton.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Burroughs 1, C Crawford 1, D Hollins 2, T Hall 1, J Gathright 1.
GIDP - S Burroughs.
Team LOB - 12.
 Base Running
SB - C Crawford (7, 2nd base off R Tejeda/R Barajas).
 
 Fielding
E - T Hall (3, catch).
DP - 1 (T Perez-T Wigginton-T Lee).
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Tejeda (W, 1-0) 5.0 3 2 2 6 0 1 3.60
R. Mahay 1.1 0 0 0 1 4 0 0.00
J. Benoit 0.1 1 2 0 0 0 0 3.46
C.J. Wilson (H, 2) 0.1 0 0 0 1 1 0 7.71
A. Alfonseca (H, 8) 0.1 1 1 1 1 0 0 4.26
F. Cordero (H, 2) 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 9.95
A. Otsuka (S, 3) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.08
 Tampa Bay
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Hendrickson (L, 1-2) 5.1 7 6 6 2 4 3 2.66
T. Harper 1.2 1 0 0 1 1 0 3.09
D. Miceli 2.0 3 1 1 0 0 0 5.11
WP - M Hendrickson.
HBP - J Gomes (by J Benoit).
Pitches-strikes - R Tejeda 86-46; R Mahay 22-15; J Benoit 18-11; C Wilson 15-8; A Alfonseca 19-12; F Cordero 11-7; A Otsuka 14-10; M Hendrickson 91-56; T Harper 18-9; D Miceli 24-18.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Tejeda 6-9; R Mahay 0-0; J Benoit 1-1; C Wilson 0-0; A Alfonseca 1-0; F Cordero 1-0; A Otsuka 2-0; M Hendrickson 6-6; T Harper 4-0; D Miceli 3-2.
Batters faced - R Tejeda 24; R Mahay 5; J Benoit 4; C Wilson 2; A Alfonseca 3; F Cordero 3; A Otsuka 3; M Hendrickson 25; T Harper 6; D Miceli 8.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mark Carlson. 1B--C.B. Bucknor. 2B--John Hirschbeck. 3B--Wally Bell.
Time: 3:13.
Attendance: 7,147.
Weather: INDOORS
Game Notes
THE HOME RUNS BY TEXAS' KEVIN MENCH AND BRAD WILKERSON IN THE SIXTH INNING WERE HIT BACK-TO-BACK.
TEXAS PITCHER ANTONIO ALFONSECA LEFT THE GAME IN THE EIGHTH INNING DUE TO AN UNDISCLOSED INJURY.

Updated on Wednesday, May 3, 2006 3:59 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Texas
M. DeRosa M. DeRosa
3-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Tampa Bay
D. Hollins D. Hollins
2-5, 1 HR
1 RBI