Texas 8, Kansas City 4
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Texas 0 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 8 9 0
Kansas City 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 4 8 0
WP: Y. Darvish (14-9)
LP: B. Chen (10-11)
(60-74)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Texas
- G. Soto homered to deep left, N. Cruz and D. Murphy scored
Top 3rd: Texas
- J. Hamilton homered to deep right center
Top 6th: Texas
- A. Beltre homered to deep left
- N. Cruz homered to deep left
Bot 6th: Kansas City
- T. Abreu tripled to right center, J. Giavotella and D. Lough scored
- A. Gordon doubled to shallow left, T. Abreu scored
Bot 8th: Kansas City
- T. Abreu singled to shallow right, B. Pena scored, T. Abreu out at second
Top 9th: Texas
- M. Young homered to deep left, N. Cruz scored
 Texas
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
I. Kinsler 2b 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .265
E. Andrus ss 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .298
J. Hamilton cf 4 1 1 1 1 0 3 0 0 .290
A. Beltre 3b 4 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 .318
N. Cruz rf 2 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 .264
M. Young dh 4 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 .267
D. Murphy lf 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .324
G. Soto c 4 1 1 3 1 0 1 0 1 .233
M. Olt 1b 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .143
    M. Moreland 1b 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286
 Totals 36 8 9 8 5 1 10 0 4  
 Batting
2B - D Murphy (26, B Chen).
HR - J Hamilton (38, 3rd inning off B Chen 0 on, 2 Out), A Beltre (28, 6th inning off B Chen 0 on, 1 Out), N Cruz (22, 6th inning off B Chen 0 on, 1 Out), M Young (5, 9th inning off L Coleman 1 on, 0 Out), G Soto (3, 2nd inning off B Chen 2 on, 2 Out).
RBI - J Hamilton (114), A Beltre (85), N Cruz (80), M Young 2 (55), G Soto 3 (15).
2-out RBI - J Hamilton, G Soto 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - E Andrus 1, G Soto 1.
Team LOB - 3.
 Fielding
Outfield assists - N Cruz.
DP - 2 (M Moreland-E Andrus, E Andrus-I Kinsler-M Moreland).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
D. Lough rf 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 .357
T. Abreu ss 4 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 .361
A. Gordon lf 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .297
B. Butler dh 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .309
M. Moustakas 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 .254
L. Cain cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .243
E. Hosmer 1b 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240
B. Pena c 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .247
J. Giavotella 2b 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 .228
 Totals 32 4 8 4 0 1 6 1 4  
 Batting
2B - A Gordon (45, Y Darvish).
3B - T Abreu (1, Y Darvish).
RBI - T Abreu 3 (10), A Gordon (60).
2-out RBI - T Abreu 3, A Gordon.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Butler 1.
GIDP - D Lough, L Cain.
Team LOB - 2.
 Base Running
SB - D Lough (1, 2nd base off Y Darvish/G Soto).
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
Y. Darvish (W, 14-9) 7.0 3 3 3 1 6 0 1.37 4.29  
M. Adams (H, 25) 1.0 3 1 1 0 0 0 1.27 2.60  
J. Nathan 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.99 2.41  
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
B. Chen (L, 10-11) 6.0 6 6 6 1 5 4 1.33 5.28  
L. Coleman 2.0 1 2 2 0 4 1 1.26 4.19  
F. Bueno 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1.09 1.64  
HBP - N Cruz (by L Coleman).
Pitches-strikes - Y Darvish 87-60; M Adams 19-12; J Nathan 15-11; B Chen 101-71; L Coleman 31-22; F Bueno 20-11.
Ground balls-fly balls - Y Darvish 8-9; M Adams 2-2; J Nathan 4-0; B Chen 3-15; L Coleman 1-2; F Bueno 2-2.
Batters faced - Y Darvish 25; M Adams 4; J Nathan 4; B Chen 25; L Coleman 8; F Bueno 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mike Everitt. 1B--Laz Diaz. 2B--Tim Welke. 3B--Paul Schrieber.
Weather: 90 degrees, clear.
Wind: 8 mph, right to left.

Updated on Monday, Sep 3, 2012 5:11 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Texas
G. Soto Geovany Soto
1-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Kansas City
T. Abreu Tony Abreu
2-4
3 RBI