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Game Story

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Pittsburgh reliever Mark Melancon allowed multiple runs for the first time in 65 appearances this season.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pit 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 1 5 12 0
Tex 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 4 13 2

Scoring Summary

Top 3rd: Pittsburgh
Andrew McCutchenDFP
singled to pitcher,
Tony SánchezDFP
scored,
Jordy MercerDFP
to second,
Jordy MercerDFP
to third on catcher
A.J. PierzynskiDFP
's fielding error
PIT 1 - TEX 0
Top 5th: Pittsburgh
Andrew McCutchenDFP
singled to left,
Jordy MercerDFP
scored
PIT 2 - TEX 0
Gaby SánchezDFP
singled to shallow left,
Andrew McCutchenDFP
scored,
Marlon ByrdDFP
to second,
Marlon ByrdDFP
to third advancing on throw
PIT 3 - TEX 0
Marlon ByrdDFP
scored,
Gaby SánchezDFP
to second on wild pitch
PIT 4 - TEX 0
Bottom 5th: Texas
Ian KinslerDFP
doubled to center,
Joey ButlerDFP
scored
PIT 4 - TEX 1
Bottom 8th: Texas
Adrián BéltreDFP
singled to shallow right,
Álex RíosDFP
scored
PIT 4 - TEX 2
Top 9th: Pittsburgh
Andrew McCutchenDFP
singled to shallow right center,
Neil WalkerDFP
scored,
Jordy MercerDFP
to second
PIT 5 - TEX 2
Bottom 9th: Texas
Ian KinslerDFP
singled to center,
Leonys MartínDFP
scored
PIT 5 - TEX 3
Álex RíosDFP
singled to center,
Ian KinslerDFP
scored,
Elvis AndrusDFP
to third
PIT 5 - TEX 4

Pitching Details

Batting

Pittsburgh

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Josh HarrisonDFP
2B
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .260
Neil WalkerDFP
PH-2B
1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .255
Jordy MercerDFP
SS
5 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 .279
Andrew McCutchenDFP
CF
5 1 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 .326
Marlon ByrdDFP
RF
5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 .288
Gaby SánchezDFP
1B
4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 .254
Starling MarteDFP
PR
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .282
Felix PieDFP
LF
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .200
Russell MartinDFP
DH
5 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 4 .236
Pedro ÁlvarezDFP
3B
2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 .231
Jose TabataDFP
LF
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .273
Justin MorneauDFP
PH-1B
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .222
Tony SánchezDFP
C
4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .229
Totals 37 5 12 4 0 4 7 1 20
Batting
2B - J Mercer 2 (19, M Perez 2); T Sanchez (3, M Perez)
S - J Tabata
RBI - A McCutchen 3 (79), G Sanchez (36)
2-out RBI - A McCutchen, G Sanchez
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - N Walker 1, M Byrd 1, G Sanchez 1, R Martin 2, T Sanchez 1
GIDP - J Tabata
Team LOB - 10
Running
SB - S Marte (36, 2nd base off J Frasor/A Pierzynski)
Fielding
DP - 2 (G Sanchez-J Mercer, J Mercer-G Sanchez)

Texas

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Ian KinslerDFP
2B
5 1 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 .271
Elvis AndrusDFP
SS
5 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .268
Álex RíosDFP
RF
5 1 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 .284
Adrián BéltreDFP
3B
4 0 2 1 0 1 1 0 3 .318
A.J. PierzynskiDFP
C
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .279
Engel BeltreDFP
PR
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263
Geovany SotoDFP
C
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .231
Jeff BakerDFP
1B
4 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 3 .286
Joey ButlerDFP
DH
1 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 .500
David MurphyDFP
PH-DH
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .220
Craig GentryDFP
LF
3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .254
Mitch MorelandDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .238
Leonys MartínDFP
CF
4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .266
Totals 37 4 13 4 0 3 11 1 15
Batting
2B - I Kinsler (27, F Liriano); A Rios (29, J Grilli); A Beltre (28, F Liriano); A Pierzynski (19, T Watson)
RBI - I Kinsler 2 (60), A Rios (68), A Beltre (85)
2-out RBI - I Kinsler 2, A Rios, A Beltre
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - E Andrus 1, A Beltre 2, J Baker 3, L Martin 1
GIDP - A Pierzynski, L Martin
Team LOB - 9
Running
SB - A Rios (36, 2nd base off F Liriano/T Sanchez)
CS - E Andrus (7, 2nd base by F Liriano/T Sanchez)
Fielding
E - A Pierzynski (2, field); C Gentry (2, field)
DP - 1 (I Kinsler-E Andrus-J Baker)

Pitching

Pittsburgh

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Francisco LirianoDFP
(W, 16-7)
6.0 6 1 1 2 5 0 1.23 2.92
Justin WilsonDFP
(HLD, 13)
1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.04 2.19
Jason GrilliDFP
(HLD, 2)
0.2 2 1 1 0 1 0 0.99 2.62
Tony WatsonDFP
(HLD, 19)
0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.93 2.55
Mark MelanconDFP
(SV, 13)
1.0 4 2 2 0 3 0 0.90 1.12

Texas

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Martín PérezDFP
(L, 9-4)
5.0 9 4 4 2 2 0 1.33 3.60
Alexi OgandoDFP
2.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1.25 3.30
Jason FrasorDFP
1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1.04 2.49
Robbie Ross Jr.DFP
0.0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1.38 3.38
Joakim SoriaDFP
1.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 1.27 2.60
Pitching
WP - M Perez
IBB - J Morneau (by J Frasor)
Pitches-strikes - F Liriano 91-54; J Wilson 16-9; J Grilli 20-14; T Watson 11-9; M Melancon 30-21; M Perez 73-45; A Ogando 28-20; J Frasor 13-8; R Ross 6-2; J Soria 18-11
Ground balls-fly balls - F Liriano 6-3; J Wilson 1-0; J Grilli 0-1; T Watson 0-0; M Melancon 3-0; M Perez 9-7; A Ogando 1-1; J Frasor 1-2; R Ross 0-0; J Soria 1-1
Batters faced - F Liriano 24; J Wilson 3; J Grilli 4; T Watson 2; M Melancon 7; M Perez 25; A Ogando 6; J Frasor 5; R Ross 1; J Soria 5
Game Details
Game Time: 3:20.
Umpires: HP--Jeff Kellogg. 1B--Chad Fairchild. 2B--Paul Schrieber. 3B--Mike Muchlinski.
Weather: 89 degrees, Partly Cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, In From Left.
Attendance: 36,313.