Cleveland 8, Texas 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(58-40)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cleveland 0 0 0 2 3 1 0 2 0 8 10 0
Texas 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 7 1
WP: P. Byrd (8-4)
LP: R. Tejeda (5-9)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 4th: Cleveland
- J. Barfield singled to left, J. Michaels and T. Nixon scored
Top 5th: Cleveland
- V. Martinez singled to center, C. Blake scored
- J. Michaels singled to left, V. Martinez and J. Peralta scored
Top 6th: Cleveland
- J. Barfield scored on wild pitch
Bot 6th: Texas
- F. Catalanotto doubled to deep right, M. Byrd scored
- A. Melhuse doubled to deep left, F. Catalanotto scored
- B. Wilkerson singled to shallow left, A. Melhuse scored
Top 8th: Cleveland
- C. Blake singled to left, K. Shoppach scored, J. Barfield to third, G. Sizemore to second
- V. Martinez hit sacrifice fly to deep right, J. Barfield scored, G. Sizemore to third
 Cleveland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Sizemore cf 4 0 0 0 1 0 2 .272
C. Blake 3b 5 1 3 1 0 0 0 .272
V. Martinez 1b 3 1 1 2 1 0 2 .323
T. Hafner dh 4 0 0 0 1 1 4 .263
J. Peralta ss 3 1 0 0 2 3 2 .281
T. Nixon rf 4 1 1 0 1 0 3 .246
    F. Gutierrez rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .312
J. Michaels lf 5 1 1 2 0 1 1 .283
K. Shoppach c 5 1 1 0 0 3 3 .316
J. Barfield 2b 4 2 3 2 0 0 0 .256
 Totals 37 8 10 7 6 8 17  
 Batting
2B - C Blake 2 (25, R Tejeda 2).
SF - V Martinez.
RBI - J Barfield 2 (44), V Martinez 2 (77), J Michaels 2 (29), C Blake (50).
2-out RBI - J Barfield 2, J Michaels 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Nixon 2, J Peralta 1, G Sizemore 1.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - J Barfield (11, 2nd base off R Tejeda/A Melhuse).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (C Blake-V Martinez).
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
K. Lofton cf 5 0 0 0 0 1 3 .301
M. Young ss 4 0 1 0 0 2 0 .291
M. Teixeira 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .301
M. Byrd rf 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 .355
F. Catalanotto dh 4 1 1 1 0 0 2 .228
G. Laird c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .233
    A. Melhuse pr-c 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 .273
B. Wilkerson lf 3 0 1 1 1 1 2 .224
R. Vazquez 2b 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .253
T. Metcalf 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .184
 Totals 33 3 7 3 3 5 12  
 Batting
2B - F Catalanotto (9, P Byrd); A Melhuse (4, R Perez).
3B - M Byrd (5, P Byrd).
RBI - F Catalanotto (24), A Melhuse (8), B Wilkerson (44).
2-out RBI - F Catalanotto, A Melhuse, B Wilkerson.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Wilkerson 1, F Catalanotto 1, M Teixeira 1.
GIDP - K Lofton.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - M Young (7, 2nd base off R Betancourt/K Shoppach).
 
 Fielding
E - T Metcalf (3, ground ball).
 Cleveland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
P. Byrd (W, 8-4) 5.2 3 2 2 3 3 0 4.43
R. Perez 1.0 3 1 1 0 0 0 2.10
R. Betancourt (H, 21) 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.20
J. Lewis 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.08
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Tejeda (L, 5-9) 5.0 5 5 3 5 4 0 6.61
W. Eyre 2.0 5 3 3 1 1 0 4.33
C.J. Wilson 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.66
S. Feldman 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6.23
WP - R Tejeda 2, W Eyre, R Perez.
IBB - T Hafner (by R Tejeda).
HBP - G Laird (by P Byrd).
Pitches-strikes - P Byrd 99-66; R Perez 26-14; R Betancourt 21-16; J Lewis 11-8; R Tejeda 106-57; W Eyre 46-28; C Wilson 11-8; S Feldman 11-8.
Ground balls-fly balls - P Byrd 8-6; R Perez 2-1; R Betancourt 1-2; J Lewis 1-1; R Tejeda 2-9; W Eyre 3-2; C Wilson 0-1; S Feldman 1-1.
Batters faced - P Byrd 23; R Perez 6; R Betancourt 5; J Lewis 3; R Tejeda 26; W Eyre 12; C Wilson 3; S Feldman 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Randy Marsh. 1B--Bob Davidson. 2B--Sam Holbrook. 3B--Hunter Wendelstedt.
Time: 3:30.
Attendance: 27,227.
Weather: 81 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
TEXAS CATCHER GERALD LAIRD LEFT THE GAME IN THE SECOND INNING WITH AN APPARENT LEFT HAND INJURY AFTER BEING HIT BY A PITCH.

Updated on Monday, Jul 23, 2007 5:00 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Cleveland
J. Barfield J. Barfield
3-4
2 RBI
 Texas
M. Byrd M. Byrd
3-4