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Game Story

It had been nearly two months since Joe Saunders pitched in the majors and 10 days since his last rehab start in the minor leagues. So it was understandable if he was a little shaky early in his return to the Texas Rangers rotation. He spent most of the outing searching for his best stuff, but...
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TEX 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 8 0
MIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1
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Scoring Summary

Top 7th: Texas
Luis SardiñasDFP
singled to left,
Leonys MartínDFP
scored
TEX 1 - MIN 0

Pitching Details

Batting

Texas

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Shin-soo ChooDFP
LF
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .292
Elvis AndrusDFP
SS
3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .256
Rougned OdorDFP
2B
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .292
Mitch MorelandDFP
1B
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .265
Adrián BéltreDFP
3B
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .287
Álex RíosDFP
DH
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 .329
Michael ChoiceDFP
RF
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200
Leonys MartínDFP
CF
4 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .276
Robinson ChirinosDFP
C
3 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 .222
Luis SardiñasDFP
2B-SS
3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .280
Totals 34 1 8 1 0 0 6 2 8
Batting
2B - L Martin (2, K Gibson)
RBI - L Sardinas (2)
2-out RBI - L Sardinas
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Rios 1, M Choice 1, R Chirinos 2
Team LOB - 6
Running
SB - A Rios (10, 3rd base off K Gibson/K Suzuki), L Martin (11, 2nd base off J Burton/K Suzuki)
CS - L Sardinas (1, 2nd base by K Gibson/K Suzuki)

Minnesota

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Brian DozierDFP
2B
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 .247
Joe MauerDFP
1B
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .277
Trevor PlouffeDFP
DH
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .244
Oswaldo ArciaDFP
RF
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .200
Josh WillinghamDFP
LF
2 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 .231
Chris ParmeleeDFP
PR-LF
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .192
Kurt SuzukiDFP
C
3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 .291
Eduardo NúñezDFP
3B
4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 .256
Eduardo EscobarDFP
SS
4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 .336
Danny SantanaDFP
CF
2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .324
Totals 31 0 6 0 0 4 9 0 14
Batting
2B - B Dozier (7, J Saunders); E Nunez (1, J Saunders)
S - D Santana
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Dozier 2, J Mauer 1, O Arcia 1, K Suzuki 1
Team LOB - 9
Running
CS - E Nunez (1, 2nd base by S Tolleson/R Chirinos)
Fielding
E - K Suzuki (3, throw)

Pitching

Texas

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Joe SaundersDFP
5.0 5 0 0 2 6 0 1.85 4.15
Shawn TollesonDFP
(W, 1-1)
1.2 1 0 0 1 0 0 1.04 3.00
Neal CottsDFP
(HLD, 6)
1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.36 3.68
Jason FrasorDFP
(HLD, 7)
0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.18 2.12
Joakim SoriaDFP
(SV, 9)
1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.71 2.45

Minnesota

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Kyle GibsonDFP
6.0 6 0 0 0 4 0 1.38 4.18
Jared BurtonDFP
(L, 1-2)
0.2 2 1 1 0 1 0 1.48 6.43
Caleb ThielbarDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.06 4.24
Matt GuerrierDFP
1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.82 3.68
Pitching
WP - N Cotts
Pitches-strikes - J Saunders 97-63; S Tolleson 25-15; N Cotts 10-6; J Frasor 9-3; J Soria 10-8; K Gibson 107-65; J Burton 13-9; C Thielbar 14-10; M Guerrier 9-5
Ground balls-fly balls - J Saunders 7-4; S Tolleson 2-1; N Cotts 1-1; J Frasor 1-0; J Soria 0-0; K Gibson 9-2; J Burton 1-0; C Thielbar 2-0; M Guerrier 3-1
Batters faced - J Saunders 22; S Tolleson 6; N Cotts 3; J Frasor 2; J Soria 3; K Gibson 23; J Burton 4; C Thielbar 3; M Guerrier 4
Game Details
Game Time: 3:12.
Umpires: HP--Pat Hoberg. 1B--Jerry Layne. 2B--Mike DiMuro. 3B--Mike Estabrook.
Weather: 79 degrees, Clear.
Wind: 7 mph, In From Center.
Attendance: 26,472.