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Game Story

Yu Darvish returned to his dominant form. The star pitcher allowed just four hits over eight sharp innings and the Texas Rangers beat Minnesota 5-0 on Saturday, handing the Twins their fifth straight loss. Adrian Beltre had three hits for the Rangers and scored Texas' first run, which proved to be...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Min 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 2
Tex 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 X 5 11 0

Scoring Summary

Bottom 2nd: Texas
Chris GiménezDFP
doubled to deep center,
Adrián BéltreDFP
scored,
Chris GiménezDFP
to third on shortstop
Pedro FlorimónDFP
's fielding error
MIN 0 - TEX 1
Bottom 3rd: Texas
Elvis AndrusDFP
grounded out to pitcher,
Rougned OdorDFP
scored
MIN 0 - TEX 2
Bottom 8th: Texas
Luis SardiñasDFP
sacrificed to pitcher,
Elvis AndrusDFP
scored,
Carlos PeñaDFP
to third,
Adrián BéltreDFP
to second
MIN 0 - TEX 3
Leonys MartínDFP
doubled to right,
Carlos PeñaDFP
and
Adrián BéltreDFP
scored
MIN 0 - TEX 5

Pitching Details

Batting

Minnesota

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Sam FuldDFP
CF
4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .216
Brian DozierDFP
2B
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .242
Joe MauerDFP
DH
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .271
Kendrys MoralesDFP
1B
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .225
Oswaldo ArciaDFP
RF
4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 .208
Kurt SuzukiDFP
C
3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .297
Chris ParmeleeDFP
LF
3 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .264
Eduardo EscobarDFP
3B
3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .275
Pedro FlorimónDFP
SS
1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 .092
Jorge PolancoDFP
PH-SS
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .333
Totals 31 0 4 0 0 1 11 0 8
Batting
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - P Florimon 2
Team LOB - 5
Fielding
E - S Fuld (2, field); P Florimon (2, field)
Outfield assists - C Parmelee
DP - 1 (B Dozier-K Morales)

Texas

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Shin-soo ChooDFP
LF
4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .255
Elvis AndrusDFP
SS
4 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 .268
Carlos PeñaDFP
1B
4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .158
Adrián BéltreDFP
3B
3 2 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333
Donnie MurphyDFP
DH
3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 .198
Luis SardiñasDFP
PH-DH
0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .288
Leonys MartínDFP
CF
4 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 2 .275
Chris GiménezDFP
C
4 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 2 .310
Michael ChoiceDFP
RF
3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .186
Rougned OdorDFP
2B
3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .276
Totals 32 5 11 5 0 1 7 1 10
Batting
2B - A Beltre (18, P Hughes); L Martin (10, P Hughes); C Gimenez (6, P Hughes)
S - L Sardinas
RBI - E Andrus (19), L Sardinas (4), L Martin 2 (22), C Gimenez (8)
2-out RBI - L Martin 2, C Gimenez
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - L Martin 1, C Gimenez 1, M Choice 1
Team LOB - 5
Running
SB - R Odor (2, 2nd base off P Hughes/K Suzuki)
CS - A Beltre (1, 2nd base by P Hughes/K Suzuki)

Pitching

Minnesota

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Phil HughesDFP
(L, 8-4)
7.2 11 5 5 1 6 0 1.17 3.58
Casey FienDFP
0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.92 2.41

Texas

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Yu DarvishDFP
(W, 8-4)
8.0 4 0 0 1 10 0 1.18 2.42
Neal CottsDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.31 3.41
Pitching
WP - Y Darvish
IBB - A Beltre (by P Hughes)
Pitches-strikes - P Hughes 98-69; C Fien 4-3; Y Darvish 110-76; N Cotts 12-8
Ground balls-fly balls - P Hughes 12-4; C Fien 0-0; Y Darvish 6-8; N Cotts 1-1
Batters faced - P Hughes 33; C Fien 1; Y Darvish 29; N Cotts 3
Game Details
Game Time: 2:27.
Umpires: HP--Bill Welke. 1B--Paul Nauert. 2B--John Tumpane. 3B--James Hoye.
Weather: 90 degrees, Mostly Cloudy.
Wind: 17 mph, In From Right.
Attendance: 30,620.