Texas 9, Toronto 8
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Toronto 0 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 8 13 1
Texas 0 0 0 2 4 0 0 0 3 9 12 3
WP: C.J. Wilson (2-2)
LP: B.J. Ryan (2-4)
(57-53)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Toronto
- S. Rolen homered to deep center, M. Stairs and R. Barajas scored
Top 3rd: Toronto
- L. Overbay homered to deep right, A. Rios scored
Top 4th: Toronto
- A. Rios grounded into fielder's choice, J. Inglett scored, M. Scutaro out at second
Bot 4th: Texas
- J. Hamilton homered to deep center, F. Catalanotto scored
Bot 5th: Texas
- F. Catalanotto singled to left, R. Vazquez scored, I. Kinsler to second
- M. Young doubled to deep left center, I. Kinsler scored, F. Catalanotto to third
- D. Murphy singled to center, F. Catalanotto and M. Young scored, M. Byrd out at third
Top 9th: Toronto
- A. Lind tripled to deep right, A. Rios scored
Bot 9th: Texas
- B. Boggs doubled to deep left center, J. Saltalamacchia scored, M. Young to third
- D. Murphy singled to left, M. Young and B. Boggs scored, M. Byrd to second
 Toronto
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Inglett rf 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 .292
M. Scutaro ss-2b 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 .258
A. Rios cf 5 2 2 1 0 0 2 .281
L. Overbay 1b 4 1 2 2 0 0 2 .277
A. Lind lf 5 1 1 1 0 1 5 .305
    B. Wilkerson lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .228
M. Stairs dh 2 1 1 0 2 1 0 .246
    K. Mench ph-dh 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .224
R. Barajas c 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 .255
S. Rolen 3b 4 1 1 3 0 1 3 .254
D. Eckstein 2b 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .271
    J. McDonald ss 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .211
 Totals 39 8 13 8 2 5 19  
 Batting
2B - R Barajas (14, T Hunter); D Eckstein (16, E Guardado).
3B - A Lind (3, C Wilson).
HR - S Rolen (7, 2nd inning off T Hunter 2 on, 0 Out), L Overbay (8, 3rd inning off T Hunter 1 on, 0 Out).
S - J Inglett.
RBI - S Rolen 3 (34), L Overbay 2 (43), A Rios (48), A Lind (23), K Mench (6).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Inglett 1, D Eckstein 2, A Lind 1.
GIDP - A Lind.
Reached via catcher's interference - L Overbay 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
E - S Rolen (6, throw).
Outfield assists - A Rios (M Byrd at 3rd base).
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
I. Kinsler 2b 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 .324
F. Catalanotto dh 3 2 2 1 0 0 0 .287
    J. Saltalamacchia ph 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .235
M. Young ss 5 2 2 1 0 0 2 .293
J. Hamilton cf 3 1 1 2 0 2 2 .306
    B. Boggs lf 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 .250
M. Byrd rf-cf 2 0 1 0 3 0 0 .255
D. Murphy lf-rf 5 0 3 4 0 0 4 .268
G. Laird c 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .307
C. Davis 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .296
R. Vazquez 3b 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .319
    T. Metcalf 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 36 9 12 9 5 4 13  
 Batting
2B - D Murphy (28, S Marcum); F Catalanotto (18, S Marcum); M Young (26, S Marcum); B Boggs (13, B Ryan).
HR - J Hamilton (26, 4th inning off S Marcum 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - J Hamilton 2 (106), F Catalanotto (14), M Young (60), D Murphy 4 (71), B Boggs (30).
2-out RBI - D Murphy 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - G Laird 1, D Murphy 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
CS - G Laird (3, 2nd base by J Carlson).
 
 Fielding
E - T Hunter (1, interference); G Laird (6, catchers interference); I Kinsler (18, ground ball).
Outfield assists - B Boggs (D Eckstein at Home).
DP - 2 (J Rupe-M Young-C Davis, B Boggs-G Laird).
 Toronto
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
S. Marcum 4.1 7 6 6 1 2 1 3.57
J. Carlson 1.1 1 0 0 2 1 0 1.80
B. League 1.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.21
S. Downs 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.43
B.J. Ryan (L, 2-4; BS, 3) 0.1 3 3 3 2 0 0 3.41
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
T. Hunter 5.0 8 6 6 2 4 2 10.80
J. Rupe 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4.03
F. Francisco 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.22
E. Guardado 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.24
C.J. Wilson (W, 2-2) 1.0 2 2 2 0 0 0 5.28
IBB - M Byrd 2 (by J Carlson, B Ryan).
HBP - F Catalanotto (by B League).
Pitches-strikes - S Marcum 81-47; J Carlson 29-13; B League 22-17; S Downs 11-7; B Ryan 27-14; T Hunter 87-52; J Rupe 13-8; F Francisco 16-10; E Guardado 8-6; C Wilson 13-6.
Ground balls-fly balls - S Marcum 6-5; J Carlson 0-1; B League 4-1; S Downs 1-0; B Ryan 1-0; T Hunter 4-7; J Rupe 2-1; F Francisco 0-2; E Guardado 1-1; C Wilson 1-2.
Batters faced - S Marcum 21; J Carlson 6; B League 7; S Downs 2; B Ryan 6; T Hunter 28; J Rupe 4; F Francisco 3; E Guardado 3; C Wilson 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Angel Campos. 1B--Greg Gibson. 2B--Hunter Wendelstedt. 3B--Charlie Reliford.
Ejections: TORONTO's Carlson by Campos (6th).
Time: 3:06.
Attendance: 23,973.
Weather: 100 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, in from right.
Game Notes
TEXAS' JOSH HAMILTON LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE SEVENTH INNING DUE TO DIZZINESS.
TORONTO PITCHER JESSE CARLSON WAS EJECTED BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE ANGEL CAMPOS IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SIXTH INNING FOR ARGUING.
TEXAS' RAMON VASQUEZ LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE NINTH INNING DUE TO AN APPARENT SHOULDER INJURY.
TORONTO'S ADAM LIND EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 10 GAMES WITH A TRIPLE IN THE NINTH INNING.

Updated on Friday, Aug 1, 2008 11:28 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Toronto
L. Overbay Lyle Overbay
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Texas
D. Murphy David Murphy
3-5
4 RBI