Texas 8, Tampa Bay 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(78-75)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Tampa Bay 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 6 0
Texas 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 3 X 8 8 1
WP: D. Holland (8-12)
LP: J. Shields (10-12)
(84-69)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Texas
- M. Byrd doubled to right center, J. Borbon and E. Andrus scored
Bot 2nd: Texas
- C. Davis homered to deep right
Top 3rd: Tampa Bay
- G. Kapler homered to deep left center
- E. Longoria singled to shallow left center, J. Bartlett scored, C. Crawford to second
- B. Zobrist singled to left, C. Crawford scored, E. Longoria to second
Bot 4th: Texas
- I. Rodriguez grounded into double play second to first, I. Kinsler scored, D. Murphy out at second
Bot 5th: Texas
- J. Hamilton reached on fielder's choice, J. Borbon scored
Bot 8th: Texas
- I. Kinsler homered to deep left, M. Byrd and C. Gentry scored
 Tampa Bay
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
J. Bartlett ss 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .318
C. Crawford lf 2 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 2 .304
E. Longoria 3b 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 3 .283
B. Zobrist 2b 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .287
P. Burrell dh 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .228
W. Aybar 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .253
G. Kapler rf 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .237
    G. Gross ph-rf 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .237
D. Navarro c 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .218
    G. Zaun ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .258
B.J. Upton cf 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240
 Totals 31 3 6 3 1 4 7 0 9  
 Batting
2B - B Upton (31, D Holland).
HR - G Kapler (7, 3rd inning off D Holland 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - E Longoria (109), B Zobrist (78), G Kapler (30).
2-out RBI - E Longoria, B Zobrist.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - P Burrell 1, G Zaun 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
CS - C Crawford (16, 2nd base by D Holland/I Rodriguez), B Upton (14, 2nd base by D Holland/I Rodriguez).
 
 Fielding
DP - 3 (B Zobrist, B Zobrist-W Aybar, E Longoria-W Aybar).
 Texas
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
J. Borbon lf 4 2 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 .325
E. Andrus ss 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .268
J. Hamilton dh 4 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 2 .267
M. Byrd cf 3 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 1 .280
H. Blalock 1b 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .242
    C. Gentry pr 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    O. Vizquel 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .269
I. Kinsler 2b 2 2 1 3 1 2 0 0 0 .250
D. Murphy rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 2 .276
I. Rodriguez c 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .244
C. Davis 3b-1b 3 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 .220
 Totals 29 8 8 7 2 4 9 2 8  
 Batting
2B - J Borbon (3, J Shields); M Byrd (43, J Shields).
HR - I Kinsler (30, 8th inning off G Balfour 2 on, 2 Out), C Davis (20, 2nd inning off J Shields 0 on, 1 Out).
S - E Andrus.
RBI - J Hamilton (50), M Byrd 2 (83), I Kinsler 3 (83), C Davis (54).
2-out RBI - I Kinsler 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Murphy 1.
GIDP - I Rodriguez.
Team LOB - 2.
 Base Running
SB - J Borbon 2 (19, 2nd base off J Shields/D Navarro, 2nd base off J Shields/D Navarro).
 
 Fielding
E - F Francisco (1, field).
DP - 1 (I Kinsler-H Blalock).
 Tampa Bay
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J. Shields (L, 10-12) 7.0 7 5 5 2 7 1 1.35 4.17  
G. Balfour 1.0 1 3 3 2 2 1 1.42 5.01  
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
D. Holland (W, 8-12) 5.0 5 3 3 3 3 1 1.51 6.14  
N. Feliz (H, 9) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.68 1.84  
D. O'Day (H, 20) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.92 1.87  
C.J. Wilson (H, 19) 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.33 2.90  
F. Francisco 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.05 3.21  
WP - J Shields.
Pitches-strikes - J Shields 105-72; G Balfour 28-15; D Holland 91-55; N Feliz 14-10; D O'Day 7-6; C Wilson 13-6; F Francisco 24-17.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Shields 8-6; G Balfour 1-1; D Holland 6-7; N Feliz 1-2; D O'Day 0-2; C Wilson 0-0; F Francisco 2-1.
Batters faced - J Shields 28; G Balfour 6; D Holland 21; N Feliz 4; D O'Day 3; C Wilson 3; F Francisco 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Ed Rapuano. 1B--Paul Schrieber. 2B--Paul Nauert. 3B--Joe West.

Updated on Saturday, Sep 26, 2009 3:55 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Tampa Bay
G. Kapler Gabe Kapler
1-2, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Texas
I. Kinsler Ian Kinsler
1-2, 1 HR
3 RBI