Texas 3, Baltimore 2
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(65-88)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Baltimore 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 6 0
Texas 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 X 3 8 2
WP: L. Mendoza (1-0) S: J. Benoit (6)
LP: V. Santos (0-2)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Baltimore
- M. Tejada homered to deep right
Bot 2nd: Texas
- J. Saltalamacchia singled to center, M. Byrd and S. Sosa scored, N. Cruz to second
Bot 4th: Texas
- N. Cruz homered to deep left
Top 9th: Baltimore
- S. Moore hit sacrifice fly to deep center, M. Tejada scored, K. Millar to third
 Baltimore
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
B. Roberts 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .290
T. Redman cf 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .310
    R. Hernandez ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .248
    F. Bynum pr-cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .259
N. Markakis rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .289
M. Tejada ss 2 2 1 1 2 0 0 .299
K. Millar dh 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 .254
M. Mora 3b 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .272
S. Moore 1b 3 0 1 1 0 0 3 .233
G. Molina c 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .115
    A. Huff ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .284
    P. Bako c 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .201
B. Fahey lf 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .173
    L. Hernandez ph-lf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .321
 Totals 31 2 6 2 3 4 10  
 Batting
2B - G Molina (1, L Mendoza).
HR - M Tejada (18, 2nd inning off L Mendoza 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - S Moore.
RBI - M Tejada (77), S Moore (9).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Huff 1, S Moore 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
CS - M Mora (3, 2nd base by J Benoit/G Laird).
 
 Fielding
DP - 2 (B Roberts-M Tejada, B Roberts-M Tejada-S Moore).
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
I. Kinsler 2b 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 .261
G. Laird c 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 .217
M. Young ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .313
S. Sosa dh 2 1 0 0 2 1 1 .252
M. Byrd cf 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 .309
J. Botts lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .232
    D. Murphy lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .365
N. Cruz rf 3 1 3 1 0 0 0 .230
J. Saltalamacchia 1b 4 0 2 2 0 0 2 .255
    B. Wilkerson 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .233
R. Vazquez 3b 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .235
 Totals 28 3 8 3 5 2 16  
 Batting
2B - M Byrd (17, V Santos).
HR - N Cruz (8, 4th inning off V Santos 0 on, 0 Out).
S - R Vazquez.
RBI - J Saltalamacchia 2 (21), N Cruz (28).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - G Laird 2, J Saltalamacchia 1.
GIDP - J Botts.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - N Cruz (2, 2nd base off R Bell/P Bako).
CS - M Young (3, 2nd base by R Bell/P Bako).
 
 Fielding
E - J Saltalamacchia 2 (9, ground ball, throw).
Outfield assists - N Cruz (S Moore at Home).
DP - 1 (G Laird-M Young).
 Baltimore
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
V. Santos (L, 0-2) 5.0 5 3 3 5 1 1 9.00
R. Bell 3.0 3 0 0 0 1 0 6.23
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
L. Mendoza (W, 1-0) 5.0 4 1 1 1 2 1 1.93
M. Wood (H, 2) 2.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.78
C.J. Wilson (H, 15) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.07
J. Benoit (S, 6) 1.0 1 1 1 2 1 0 2.81
WP - V Santos.
HBP - N Cruz (by V Santos).
Pitches-strikes - V Santos 90-46; R Bell 44-26; L Mendoza 71-46; M Wood 28-19; C Wilson 16-8; J Benoit 22-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - V Santos 7-6; R Bell 4-3; L Mendoza 7-5; M Wood 0-5; C Wilson 2-1; J Benoit 0-1.
Batters faced - V Santos 24; R Bell 11; L Mendoza 19; M Wood 7; C Wilson 4; J Benoit 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Joe West. 1B--Ed Rapuano. 2B--Ed Hickox. 3B--C.B. Bucknor.
Time: 2:37.
Attendance: 30,603.
Weather: 89 degrees, clear.
Wind: 5 mph, swirling.

Updated on Friday, Sep 21, 2007 10:54 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Baltimore
M. Tejada M. Tejada
1-2, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Texas
N. Cruz N. Cruz
3-3, 1 HR
1 RBI