Texas 9, Baltimore 7
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(56-70)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Texas 0 3 0 2 1 0 0 3 0 9 11 2
Baltimore 0 0 3 1 1 0 2 0 0 7 10 0
WP: J. Benoit (6-3) S: C.J. Wilson (7)
LP: J. Hoey (1-1)
(58-67)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Texas
- N. Cruz singled to right, S. Sosa scored, M. Byrd to third
- T. Metcalf doubled to left center, M. Byrd and N. Cruz scored
Bot 3rd: Baltimore
- J. Payton homered to deep left
- N. Markakis homered to deep left, C. Patterson scored
Top 4th: Texas
- G. Laird singled to right, M. Byrd scored, J. Botts to third
- T. Metcalf hit sacrifice fly to deep center, J. Botts scored, G. Laird to third
Bot 4th: Baltimore
- C. Patterson walked, M. Mora scored, J. Payton to third, B. Roberts to second
Top 5th: Texas
- M. Byrd hit sacrifice fly to deep right center, M. Young scored
Bot 5th: Baltimore
- M. Mora singled to left center, K. Millar scored
Bot 7th: Baltimore
- J. Payton singled to left, M. Tejada and K. Millar scored, M. Mora to second
Top 8th: Texas
- T. Metcalf singled to right, N. Cruz scored, G. Laird to third
- B. Wilkerson hit sacrifice fly to left, G. Laird scored
- M. Young singled to right, T. Metcalf scored, I. Kinsler to third
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
I. Kinsler 2b 3 0 0 0 2 1 1 .246
B. Wilkerson 1b 4 0 0 1 0 2 4 .222
M. Young ss 5 1 3 1 0 0 0 .306
S. Sosa dh 5 1 2 0 0 0 2 .246
M. Byrd cf 2 2 0 1 1 0 2 .316
J. Botts lf 3 1 0 0 1 2 2 .224
    D. Murphy lf 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .571
N. Cruz rf 5 2 2 1 0 2 3 .224
G. Laird c 4 1 1 1 1 1 3 .227
T. Metcalf 3b 3 1 2 4 0 0 2 .250
 Totals 35 9 11 9 5 8 19  
 Batting
2B - T Metcalf (11, G Olson).
SF - M Byrd , B Wilkerson , T Metcalf.
RBI - N Cruz (24), T Metcalf 4 (14), G Laird (39), M Byrd (52), B Wilkerson (51), M Young (67).
2-out RBI - T Metcalf 2, M Young.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Byrd 1, B Wilkerson 1, S Sosa 1, G Laird 1, I Kinsler 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - G Laird (5, 2nd base off G Olson/P Bako), M Young (10, 2nd base off G Olson/P Bako).
 
 Fielding
E - T Metcalf (5, ground ball); G Laird (10, throw).
Outfield assists - J Botts (B Roberts at 2nd base).
DP - 2 (T Metcalf-I Kinsler-B Wilkerson, I Kinsler-M Young-B Wilkerson).
 Baltimore
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
B. Roberts 2b 2 0 0 0 3 1 2 .312
C. Patterson cf 3 1 2 1 1 0 1 .267
N. Markakis rf 5 1 1 2 0 1 5 .294
M. Tejada ss 3 1 0 0 2 0 1 .298
K. Millar dh 4 2 1 0 1 1 2 .266
A. Huff 1b 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 .265
M. Mora 3b 4 1 2 1 1 1 2 .268
P. Bako c 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .210
    J.R. House ph-c 2 0 0 0 0 1 4 .250
J. Payton lf 4 1 2 3 0 0 0 .258
 Totals 35 7 10 7 8 6 19  
 Batting
HR - J Payton (5, 3rd inning off J Rheinecker 0 on, 0 Out), N Markakis (12, 3rd inning off J Rheinecker 1 on, 1 Out).
S - C Patterson.
RBI - J Payton 3 (46), N Markakis 2 (78), C Patterson (37), M Mora (46).
2-out RBI - C Patterson, M Mora, J Payton 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Roberts 1, K Millar 1, N Markakis 2.
GIDP - M Mora, M Tejada.
Team LOB - 10.
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Rheinecker 5.0 6 5 4 5 3 2 6.00
M. Wood (H, 1) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.94
F. Francisco (H, 16) 0.1 0 2 2 3 0 0 4.93
J. Benoit (W, 6-3; BS, 4) 1.2 2 0 0 0 2 0 2.56
C.J. Wilson (S, 7) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.21
 Baltimore
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
G. Olson 5.0 5 6 6 3 6 0 7.33
C. Bradford 2.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3.33
J. Hoey (L, 1-1) 1.0 3 3 3 2 1 0 6.00
J. Walker 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.06
WP - J Rheinecker, J Walker.
IBB - M Mora (by F Francisco).
BALK - G Olson.
HBP - M Byrd (by G Olson).
Pitches-strikes - J Rheinecker 91-46; M Wood 12-8; F Francisco 25-11; J Benoit 24-15; C Wilson 23-18; G Olson 108-64; C Bradford 22-17; J Hoey 34-20; J Walker 12-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Rheinecker 11-2; M Wood 2-1; F Francisco 0-1; J Benoit 2-1; C Wilson 0-2; G Olson 2-7; C Bradford 2-4; J Hoey 1-1; J Walker 0-2.
Batters faced - J Rheinecker 26; M Wood 4; F Francisco 4; J Benoit 6; C Wilson 4; G Olson 24; C Bradford 8; J Hoey 8; J Walker 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Adrian Johnson. 1B--Hunter Wendelstedt. 2B--Sam Holbrook. 3B--Bob Davidson.
Time: 3:28.
Attendance: 21,828.
Weather: 74 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, left to right.

Updated on Thursday, Aug 23, 2007 12:32 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Texas
T. Metcalf T. Metcalf
2-3
4 RBI
 Baltimore
J. Payton J. Payton
2-4, 1 HR
3 RBI