Cleveland 8, Texas 7
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(61-67)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cleveland 1 0 0 0 6 0 0 1 0 8 8 0
Texas 0 0 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 7 10 0
WP: R. Perez (3-3) S: J. Lewis (6)
LP: J. Wright (6-5)
(63-67)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Cleveland
- J. Peralta hit sacrifice fly to deep right, G. Sizemore scored, D. Dellucci to third
Bot 3rd: Texas
- M. Young singled to right, C. Davis scored, J. Arias to third
Bot 4th: Texas
- M. Byrd doubled to deep left, M. Bradley scored, H. Blalock to third
- G. Laird doubled to deep right center, M. Byrd and H. Blalock scored
- J. Arias singled to center, G. Laird scored
- M. Young homered to deep left, J. Arias scored
Top 5th: Cleveland
- S. Choo walked, A. Cabrera scored, B. Francisco to third, J. Peralta to second
- R. Garko singled to center, J. Peralta and B. Francisco scored, S. Choo to second
- K. Shoppach homered to deep left, S. Choo and R. Garko scored
Top 8th: Cleveland
- J. Carroll singled to right, F. Gutierrez scored, J. Carroll to second advancing on throw
 Cleveland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Sizemore cf 4 1 2 0 1 1 1 .272
D. Dellucci dh 3 0 0 0 2 1 1 .247
B. Francisco lf 4 1 0 0 1 1 4 .285
J. Peralta ss 3 1 0 1 0 0 4 .274
S. Choo rf 2 1 0 1 2 1 1 .260
R. Garko 1b 4 1 2 2 0 1 1 .257
K. Shoppach c 4 1 2 3 0 1 2 .263
    F. Gutierrez pr 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .231
    S. Fasano c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .300
A. Marte 3b 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .189
    J. Carroll ph-3b 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .271
A. Cabrera 2b 3 1 0 0 1 1 2 .225
 Totals 31 8 8 8 7 7 17  
 Batting
HR - K Shoppach (15, 5th inning off W Madrigal 2 on, 2 Out).
SF - J Peralta.
RBI - J Peralta (72), S Choo (35), R Garko 2 (67), K Shoppach 3 (42), J Carroll (25).
2-out RBI - S Choo, R Garko 2, K Shoppach 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Choo 1, G Sizemore 1.
GIDP - A Cabrera, J Peralta, D Dellucci.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
SB - G Sizemore 3 (34, 2nd base off B McCarthy/G Laird 2, 3rd base off B McCarthy/G Laird), D Dellucci (3, 2nd base off B McCarthy/G Laird).
 
 Fielding
DP - 2 (A Marte-A Cabrera-R Garko, J Peralta-A Cabrera-R Garko).
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
B. Boggs lf 5 0 0 0 0 2 3 .233
M. Young ss 4 1 2 3 0 0 0 .288
J. Hamilton cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .303
M. Bradley dh 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 .318
H. Blalock 1b 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 .266
M. Byrd rf 4 1 1 1 0 1 2 .297
G. Laird c 4 1 2 2 0 0 1 .282
C. Davis 3b 4 1 1 0 0 3 2 .268
J. Arias 2b 4 1 2 1 0 1 1 .385
 Totals 35 7 10 7 2 8 12  
 Batting
2B - C Davis (13, J Sowers); M Byrd (22, J Sowers); G Laird (17, J Sowers).
HR - M Young (12, 4th inning off J Sowers 1 on, 2 Out).
RBI - M Young 3 (72), M Byrd (39), G Laird 2 (35), J Arias (2).
2-out RBI - M Young 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Hamilton 1.
GIDP - M Byrd, J Arias.
Team LOB - 3.
 Base Running
SB - J Arias (1, 2nd base off J Sowers/K Shoppach).
 
 Fielding
PB - G Laird.
DP - 3 (J Arias-H Blalock, C Davis-J Arias-H Blalock, J Arias-M Young-H Blalock).
 Cleveland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Sowers 3.2 8 7 7 1 2 1 5.95
E. Mujica 2.1 2 0 0 0 1 0 7.09
R. Perez (W, 3-3) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.39
R. Betancourt (H, 6) 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 5.47
J. Lewis (S, 6) 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3.86
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. McCarthy 4.0 3 1 1 4 3 0 2.25
J. Rupe 0.2 2 5 5 3 0 0 4.52
W. Madrigal 1.1 1 1 1 0 1 1 5.64
J. Wright (L, 6-5) 1.2 2 1 0 0 1 0 4.29
F. Francisco 1.1 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.78
WP - J Sowers.
HBP - J Peralta (by J Rupe).
Pitches-strikes - J Sowers 77-52; E Mujica 27-18; R Perez 16-10; R Betancourt 19-10; J Lewis 15-9; B McCarthy 75-41; J Rupe 26-10; W Madrigal 20-13; J Wright 31-21; F Francisco 19-14.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Sowers 6-3; E Mujica 4-2; R Perez 1-1; R Betancourt 0-2; J Lewis 0-0; B McCarthy 4-5; J Rupe 2-0; W Madrigal 0-3; J Wright 2-2; F Francisco 1-1.
Batters faced - J Sowers 20; E Mujica 7; R Perez 3; R Betancourt 4; J Lewis 3; B McCarthy 17; J Rupe 7; W Madrigal 5; J Wright 7; F Francisco 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tim Welke. 1B--Chuck Meriwether. 2B--Bill Welke. 3B--Mike Estabrook.
Time: 3:29. (Plus rain delay totaling 71 minutes in the 1st).
Attendance: 29,900.
Weather: 78 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 0 mph, n/a.
Game Notes
THE START OF THE GAME IS BEING DELAYED DUE TO RAIN.

Updated on Sunday, Aug 24, 2008 1:00 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Cleveland
K. Shoppach Kelly Shoppach
2-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Texas
M. Young Michael Young
2-4, 1 HR
3 RBI