Baltimore 11, Texas 9
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(66-88)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Baltimore 2 0 0 3 0 0 2 4 0 11 13 0
Texas 2 3 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 9 11 0
WP: J. Hoey (2-4) S: J. Walker (6)
LP: W. Littleton (3-2)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Baltimore
- N. Markakis homered to deep right, M. Mora scored
Bot 1st: Texas
- M. Young singled to left, F. Catalanotto scored, I. Kinsler to second
- M. Byrd grounded out to shortstop, I. Kinsler scored
Bot 2nd: Texas
- I. Kinsler homered to deep left, J. Saltalamacchia and T. Metcalf scored
Bot 3rd: Texas
- N. Cruz singled to left, M. Byrd scored, H. Blalock to second
Top 4th: Baltimore
- F. Bynum tripled to deep left, R. Hernandez and K. Millar scored
- B. Roberts hit sacrifice fly to deep center, F. Bynum scored
Bot 4th: Texas
- H. Blalock grounded into fielder's choice, I. Kinsler scored, M. Byrd out at second
- D. Murphy singled to second, H. Blalock scored, N. Cruz to second
Top 7th: Baltimore
- N. Markakis singled to center, B. Roberts scored, M. Mora to second
- A. Huff hit sacrifice fly to left, M. Mora scored
Top 8th: Baltimore
- B. Roberts singled to right, B. Fahey scored, F. Bynum to third
- N. Markakis doubled to left, B. Roberts and F. Bynum scored, M. Mora to third
- A. Huff grounded out to first, M. Mora scored, N. Markakis to third, M. Tejada to second
Bot 8th: Texas
- H. Blalock homered to deep right
 Baltimore
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
B. Roberts 2b 5 2 3 2 0 1 1 .293
M. Mora 3b 3 3 2 0 3 0 0 .275
N. Markakis rf 5 1 3 5 1 1 2 .292
M. Tejada ss 4 0 0 0 2 1 4 .296
A. Huff dh 4 0 0 2 0 1 3 .282
K. Millar 1b 3 1 0 0 2 1 1 .253
R. Hernandez c 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .251
    B. Fahey pr 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .173
    J.R. House ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .179
    P. Bako c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .201
J. Payton lf 5 0 1 0 0 0 3 .252
F. Bynum cf 4 2 2 2 1 2 1 .271
 Totals 38 11 13 11 9 7 18  
 Batting
2B - M Mora (22, E Volquez); N Markakis (43, J Rheinecker).
3B - F Bynum (2, E Volquez).
HR - N Markakis (21, 1st inning off E Volquez 1 on, 1 Out).
SF - B Roberts , A Huff.
RBI - N Markakis 5 (108), F Bynum 2 (11), B Roberts 2 (56), A Huff 2 (71).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J House 2, M Tejada 2, A Huff 1, N Markakis 1.
Team LOB - 11.
 Base Running
SB - B Roberts 2 (48, 2nd base off W Littleton/J Saltalamacchia, 2nd base off B White/J Saltalamacchia), F Bynum 2 (8, 2nd base off A Murray/J Saltalamacchia, 3rd base off A Murray/J Saltalamacchia).
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
F. Catalanotto 1b 5 1 2 0 0 1 5 .269
    B. Wilkerson pr-1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .233
I. Kinsler 2b 3 3 1 3 2 0 1 .262
M. Young ss 5 0 1 1 0 0 1 .312
M. Byrd cf 4 1 2 1 1 1 2 .311
H. Blalock dh 4 2 1 2 1 2 3 .295
N. Cruz rf 5 0 2 1 0 1 2 .233
D. Murphy lf 5 0 1 1 0 1 3 .356
J. Saltalamacchia c 3 1 0 0 2 0 1 .250
T. Metcalf 3b 4 1 1 0 1 1 3 .238
 Totals 38 9 11 9 7 7 21  
 Batting
HR - I Kinsler (20, 2nd inning off R Liz 2 on, 2 Out), H Blalock (9, 8th inning off C Bradford 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - M Young (86), M Byrd (65), I Kinsler 3 (61), N Cruz (29), H Blalock 2 (29), D Murphy (12).
2-out RBI - I Kinsler 3, D Murphy, H Blalock.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - F Catalanotto 2, N Cruz 1, T Metcalf 2.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - I Kinsler (22, 3rd base off R Liz/R Hernandez), M Young (13, 2nd base off R Liz/R Hernandez).
 Baltimore
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Liz 2.2 6 6 6 4 4 1 9.72
R. Cherry 1.0 2 2 2 1 0 0 6.75
K. Birkins 2.1 1 0 0 2 1 0 8.49
J. Hoey (W, 2-4) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 8.02
C. Bradford (H, 18) 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 1 3.47
J. Walker (S, 6) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.24
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
E. Volquez 5.2 7 5 5 2 5 1 4.40
B. White (H, 3) 0.1 2 2 2 1 1 0 7.50
W. Littleton (L, 3-2; BS, 1) 1.1 3 4 4 1 0 0 4.47
J. Rheinecker 0.2 1 0 0 2 0 0 5.51
A.J. Murray 1.0 0 0 0 3 1 0 5.29
WP - R Liz 3.
IBB - M Mora (by W Littleton), M Tejada (by J Rheinecker).
Pitches-strikes - R Liz 86-49; R Cherry 19-10; K Birkins 48-27; J Hoey 15-10; C Bradford 14-10; J Walker 10-9; E Volquez 110-68; B White 14-7; W Littleton 21-9; J Rheinecker 18-5; A Murray 32-15.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Liz 1-3; R Cherry 2-1; K Birkins 5-1; J Hoey 1-1; C Bradford 1-1; J Walker 1-2; E Volquez 5-7; B White 0-0; W Littleton 1-3; J Rheinecker 2-0; A Murray 1-1.
Batters faced - R Liz 18; R Cherry 6; K Birkins 10; J Hoey 4; C Bradford 4; J Walker 3; E Volquez 26; B White 4; W Littleton 8; J Rheinecker 5; A Murray 6.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Ed Rapuano. 1B--Ed Hickox. 2B--C.B. Bucknor. 3B--Joe West.
Time: 3:51.
Attendance: 40,148.
Weather: 89 degrees, clear.
Wind: 13 mph, in from center.

Updated on Sunday, Sep 23, 2007 12:09 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Baltimore
N. Markakis N. Markakis
3-5, 1 HR
5 RBI
 Texas
I. Kinsler I. Kinsler
1-3, 1 HR
3 RBI