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W:A.Ogando(2-0) L:J.Hellickson(0-1) S:J.Nathan (2)
HR: TAM- None TEX- A.Pierzynski (1), M.Moreland (2)



Tampa Bay Top 1st
- UMPIRES: Home,Marty Foster; First, Scott Barry; Second, Tim Welke; Third, Mike Everitt;
- Desmond Jennings grounded out third to first. None on with one out and Sam Fuld due up.
- Sam Fuld struck out looking. None on with two outs and Ben Zobrist due up.
- Ben Zobrist flied out to center to end the inning.

Texas Bottom 1st
- Ian Kinsler walked. Runner on first with none out and Elvis Andrus due up.
- Elvis Andrus struck out looking. Runner on first with one out and Lance Berkman due up.
- Ian Kinsler caught stealing second. None on with two outs and Lance Berkman at the plate.
- Lance Berkman walked. Runner on first with two outs and Adrian Beltre due up.
- Adrian Beltre doubled to left scored Lance Berkman. Runner on second with two outs and David Murphy due up.
- David Murphy popped out to second to end the inning.

Tampa Bay Top 2nd
- Evan Longoria walked. Runner on first with none out and Matt Joyce due up.
- Matt Joyce singled to right. On the play, Evan Longoria advances to second. Runners on first and second with none out and Yunel Escobar due up.
- Yunel Escobar grounded into a fielder`s choice to second scored Evan Longoria. On the play Yunel Escobar advances to second on Ian Kinsler`s throwing error and Matt Joyce out at second.
- James Loney flied out to right. On the play, Yunel Escobar advances to third. Runner on third with two outs and Jose Molina due up.
- Jose Molina flied out to center to end the inning.

Texas Bottom 2nd
- Nelson Cruz flied out to center. None on with one out and A.J. Pierzynski due up.
- A.J. Pierzynski reached first on Ben Zobrist`s fielding error. Runner on first with one out and Mitch Moreland due up.
- Mitch Moreland infield single to first. On the play, A.J. Pierzynski advances to second. Runners on first and second with one out and Craig Gentry due up.
- Craig Gentry grounded into a double play, short to second to first. On the play, Mitch Moreland out at second to end the inning.

Tampa Bay Top 3rd
- Kelly Johnson walked. Runner on first with none out and Desmond Jennings due up.
- Desmond Jennings grounded into a fielder`s choice, short to second. On the play, Kelly Johnson out at second. Runner on first with one out and Sam Fuld due up.
- Sam Fuld grounded into a fielder`s choice, second to short. On the play, Desmond Jennings out at second. Runner on first with two outs and Ben Zobrist due up.
- Ben Zobrist flied out to right to end the inning.

Texas Bottom 3rd
- Ian Kinsler grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Elvis Andrus due up.
- Elvis Andrus lined out to right. None on with two outs and Lance Berkman due up.
- Lance Berkman walked. Runner on first with two outs and Adrian Beltre due up.
- Adrian Beltre grounded into a fielder`s choice, third to second. On the play, Lance Berkman out at second to end the inning.

Tampa Bay Top 4th
- Evan Longoria singled to right. Runner on first with none out and Matt Joyce due up.
- Matt Joyce grounded out to first. On the play, Evan Longoria advances to second. Runner on second with one out and Yunel Escobar due up.
- Yunel Escobar struck out swinging. Runner on second with two outs and James Loney due up.
- James Loney fouled out to third to end the inning.

Texas Bottom 4th
- David Murphy lined out to center. None on with one out and Nelson Cruz due up.
- Nelson Cruz lined out to center. None on with two outs and A.J. Pierzynski due up.
- A.J. Pierzynski two-out, solo Home Run (1) to right. Mitch Moreland due up.
- Mitch Moreland two-out, solo Home Run (2) to center. Craig Gentry due up.
- Craig Gentry flied out to left to end the inning.

Tampa Bay Top 5th
- Jose Molina grounded out third to first. None on with one out and Kelly Johnson due up.
- Kelly Johnson grounded out first to pitcher. None on with two outs and Desmond Jennings due up.
- Desmond Jennings flied out to left to end the inning.

Texas Bottom 5th
- Ian Kinsler grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Elvis Andrus due up.
- Elvis Andrus singled to center. Runner on first with one out and Lance Berkman due up.
- Lance Berkman grounded into a double play, first to short. On the play, Elvis Andrus out at second to end the inning.

Tampa Bay Top 6th
- Sam Fuld grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Ben Zobrist due up.
- Ben Zobrist walked. Runner on first with one out and Evan Longoria due up.
- Evan Longoria singled to center. On the play, Ben Zobrist advances to second. Runners on first and second with one out and Matt Joyce due up.
- Joe Ortiz enters the game for the Rangers with runners on first and second and one out.
- Matt Joyce grounded into a fielder`s choice Evan Longoria out at second Ben Zobrist advances to third. Runners on first and third with two outs and Yunel Escobar due up.
- Yunel Escobar grounded into a fielder`s choice, short to second. On the play, Matt Joyce out at second to end the inning.

Texas Bottom 6th
- Brandon Gomes starts the inning for the Rays.
- Adrian Beltre lined out to left. None on with one out and David Murphy due up.
- David Murphy popped out to first. None on with two outs and Nelson Cruz due up.
- Nelson Cruz popped out to second to end the inning.

Tampa Bay Top 7th
- Ryan Roberts is pinch-hitting for James Loney.
- Pinch-Hitter Ryan Roberts grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Jose Molina due up.
- Jose Molina struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Kelly Johnson due up.
- Kelly Johnson grounded out third to first to end the inning.

Texas Bottom 7th
- Ryan Roberts remains in the game playing first base.
- Cesar Ramos starts the inning for the Rays.
- A.J. Pierzynski singled to left. Runner on first with none out and Mitch Moreland due up.
- Mitch Moreland singled to right. On the play, A.J. Pierzynski advances to second. Runners on first and second with none out and Craig Gentry due up.
- Kyle Farnsworth enters the game for the Rays with runners on first and second and none out.
- Craig Gentry grounded into a fielder`s choice, third to short Mitch Moreland out at second A.J. Pierzynski advances to third. Runners on first and third with one out and Ian Kinsler due up.
- Craig Gentry stole second. Runners on second and third with one out and Ian Kinsler at the plate.
- Ian Kinsler popped out to third. Runners on second and third with two outs and Elvis Andrus due up.
- Elvis Andrus singled to center scored A.J. Pierzynski and Craig Gentry. Runner on second with two outs and Lance Berkman due up.
- Lance Berkman walked. Runners on first and second with two outs and Adrian Beltre due up.
- Adrian Beltre lined out to right to end the inning.

Tampa Bay Top 8th
- Michael Kirkman starts the inning for the Rangers.
- Desmond Jennings walked. Runner on first with none out and Sam Fuld due up.
- Sean Rodriguez is pinch-hitting for Sam Fuld.
- Pinch-Hitter Sean Rodriguez flied out to left. Runner on first with one out and Ben Zobrist due up.
- Ben Zobrist singled to left. On the play, Desmond Jennings advances to second. Runners on first and second with one out and Evan Longoria due up.
- Evan Longoria singled to left. On the play, Ben Zobrist advances to second and Desmond Jennings advances to third. Bases loaded with one out and Matt Joyce due up.
- Shelley Duncan is pinch-hitting for Matt Joyce.
- Derek Lowe enters the game for the Rangers with the bases loaded and one out.
- Pinch-Hitter Shelley Duncan walked Desmond Jennings scored on the play. Bases loaded with one out and Yunel Escobar due up.
- Yunel Escobar grounded into a fielder`s choice, third to second scored Ben Zobrist, Shelley Duncan out at second Evan Longoria advances to third. Runners on first and third with two outs and Ryan Roberts due up.
- Ryan Roberts struck out swinging to end the inning.

Texas Bottom 8th
- Jamey Wright starts the inning for the Rays.
- Sean Rodriguez remains in the game playing left field.
- Defensive switch from second base to right field for Ben Zobrist.
- Shelley Duncan remains in the game playing first base.
- Defensive switch from first base to second base for Ryan Roberts.
- David Murphy flied out to right. None on with one out and Nelson Cruz due up.
- Nelson Cruz struck out looking. None on with two outs and A.J. Pierzynski due up.
- A.J. Pierzynski struck out swinging to end the inning.

Tampa Bay Top 9th
- Joe Nathan starts the inning for the Rangers.
- Jose Molina singled to center. Runner on first with none out and Kelly Johnson due up.
- Kelly Johnson fouled out to third. Runner on first with one out and Desmond Jennings due up.
- Jose Molina stole second. Runner on second with one out and Desmond Jennings at the plate.
- Desmond Jennings grounded out second to first. On the play, Jose Molina advances to third. Runner on third with two outs and Sean Rodriguez due up.
- Sean Rodriguez singled to center scored Jose Molina. Runner on first with two outs and Ben Zobrist due up.
- Ben Zobrist struck out looking to end the game.

Tampa Bay 4, Texas 5


Final
- Confirmed
- WP: A.Ogando (2-0); LP:J.Hellickson (0-1); S:J.Nathan (2).

Tampa Bay 4, Texas 5