Texas 8, Cleveland 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(57-40)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cleveland 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 1 5 5 1
Texas 5 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 X 8 9 1
WP: R. Mahay (2-0)
LP: C. Lee (5-7)
(42-55)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Texas
- M. Teixeira doubled to left, R. Vazquez scored, M. Young to third
- M. Byrd doubled to deep right center, M. Young and M. Teixeira scored
- B. Wilkerson singled to left, M. Byrd scored
- G. Laird doubled to deep left, B. Wilkerson scored
Top 4th: Cleveland
- M. Rouse walked, J. Peralta scored, R. Garko to third, B. Francisco to second
- J. Barfield hit by pitch, R. Garko scored, B. Francisco to third, M. Rouse to second
- G. Sizemore grounded into fielder's choice, B. Francisco scored, M. Rouse to third, J. Barfield out at second
Top 7th: Cleveland
- G. Sizemore homered to deep right
Bot 7th: Texas
- M. Byrd tripled to deep center, A. Melhuse, M. Young and M. Teixeira scored
Top 9th: Cleveland
- V. Martinez grounded out to first, J. Barfield scored, T. Nixon to third
 Cleveland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Sizemore cf 4 1 1 2 1 0 2 .275
F. Gutierrez rf 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 .312
    T. Nixon ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .246
V. Martinez c 4 0 0 1 1 1 4 .323
T. Hafner dh 4 0 0 0 1 1 1 .266
J. Peralta ss 4 1 0 0 0 2 2 .283
R. Garko 1b 3 1 2 0 1 0 0 .321
B. Francisco lf 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 .282
M. Rouse 3b 2 0 0 1 1 1 1 .121
    C. Blake ph-3b 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .267
J. Barfield 2b 2 1 0 1 1 1 1 .250
 Totals 32 5 5 5 7 9 15  
 Batting
HR - G Sizemore (17, 7th inning off R Mahay 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - M Rouse (4), J Barfield (42), G Sizemore 2 (52), V Martinez (75).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Hafner 1, C Blake 1, J Peralta 1, F Gutierrez 1.
GIDP - V Martinez.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
E - C Lee (1, throw).
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Vazquez 2b 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .258
M. Young ss 4 2 2 0 0 1 0 .292
M. Teixeira 1b 3 2 1 1 1 0 0 .306
S. Sosa dh 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .239
    F. Catalanotto pr-dh 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .228
    A. Melhuse ph-dh 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .266
M. Byrd cf 4 1 2 5 0 1 2 .346
B. Wilkerson lf-rf 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 .222
G. Laird c 4 0 1 1 0 1 1 .233
J. Hairston Jr. rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .199
    D. Relaford lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .130
T. Metcalf 3b 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .194
 Totals 33 8 9 8 2 7 8  
 Batting
2B - M Teixeira (22, C Lee); M Byrd (11, C Lee); G Laird (10, C Lee).
3B - M Byrd (4, T Mastny).
RBI - M Teixeira (47), M Byrd 5 (33), B Wilkerson (43), G Laird (32).
2-out RBI - M Byrd 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Byrd 1, B Wilkerson 1, G Laird 1, T Metcalf 1.
Team LOB - 4.
 Fielding
E - T Metcalf (2, ground ball).
DP - 1 (M Young-R Vazquez-M Teixeira).
 Cleveland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Lee (L, 5-7) 6.2 8 7 7 1 5 0 5.95
T. Mastny 1.1 1 1 1 1 2 0 4.54
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Wright 3.1 1 3 1 6 1 0 4.15
R. Mahay (W, 2-0) 2.2 2 1 1 0 5 1 2.17
J. Benoit (H, 12) 2.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2.92
E. Gagne 1.0 1 1 1 1 1 0 1.48
WP - C Lee 2, E Gagne.
HBP - S Sosa (by C Lee); J Barfield (by J Wright).
Pitches-strikes - C Lee 114-75; T Mastny 19-13; J Wright 82-38; R Mahay 39-25; J Benoit 33-20; E Gagne 25-15.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Lee 1-14; T Mastny 1-1; J Wright 6-3; R Mahay 2-1; J Benoit 3-1; E Gagne 1-1.
Batters faced - C Lee 30; T Mastny 6; J Wright 18; R Mahay 10; J Benoit 7; E Gagne 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Hunter Wendelstedt. 1B--Randy Marsh. 2B--Bob Davidson. 3B--Sam Holbrook.
Time: 3:10. (Plus ceremonies delay totaling 6 minutes in the 1st).
Attendance: 44,554.
Weather: 87 degrees, clear.
Wind: 13 mph, in from right.
Game Notes
THE START OF THE GAME IS BEING DELAYED DUE TO CEREMONIES.
TEXAS DESIGNATED HITTER SAMMY SOSA HAS LEFT THE GAME IN THE BOTTOM OF THE THIRD INNING AFTER BEING HIT BY A PITCH.
CLEVELAND'S RYAN GARKO EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 15 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE SIXTH INNING.

Updated on Sunday, Jul 22, 2007 5:14 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Cleveland
G. Sizemore G. Sizemore
1-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Texas
M. Byrd M. Byrd
2-4
5 RBI