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W:B.Gomes(1-0) L:N.Cotts(0-1) S:G.Balfour (1)
HR: TEX- None TAM- M.Joyce (1), Y.Escobar (1)



Texas Top 1st
- UMPIRES: Home,Hunter Wendelstedt; First, Mike DiMuro; Second, Mike Estabrook; Third, Jerry Layne;
- Shin-Soo Choo singled to right. Runner on first with none out and Elvis Andrus due up.
- Elvis Andrus singled to left. On the play, Shin-Soo Choo advances to second. Runners on first and second with none out and Prince Fielder due up.
- Prince Fielder flied out to center. On the play, Shin-Soo Choo advances to third. Runners on first and third and with one out and Adrian Beltre due up.
- Adrian Beltre struck out swinging. Runners on first and third with two outs and Alex Rios due up.
- Elvis Andrus stole second. Runners on second and third with two outs and Alex Rios at the plate.
- Alex Rios doubled to left scoring Shin-Soo Choo and Elvis Andrus witrh two outs. Runner on second and Michael Choice due up.
- Michael Choice struck out swinging to end the inning

Tampa Bay Bottom 1st
- David DeJesus grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Wil Myers due up.
- Wil Myers grounded out third to first. None on with two outs and Ben Zobrist due up.
- Ben Zobrist flied out to center to end the inning.

Texas Top 2nd
- Robinson Chirinos grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Leonys Martin due up.
- Leonys Martin struck out looking. None on with two outs and Josh Wilson due up.
- Josh Wilson infield single to third. Runner on first with two outs and Shin-Soo Choo due up.
- Shin-Soo Choo singled to left. On the play, Josh Wilson advances to second. Runners on first and second with two outs and Elvis Andrus due up.
- Elvis Andrus singled in Josh Wilson with two out. On the play, Shin-Soo Choo advances to second. Runners on first and second with two outs and Prince Fielder due up.
- Prince Fielder grounded out second to first to end the inning.

Tampa Bay Bottom 2nd
- Evan Longoria grounded out pitcher to second to first. None on with one out and James Loney due up.
- James Loney doubled to right. Runner on second with one out and Desmond Jennings due up.
- Desmond Jennings singled to left. On the play, James Loney advances to third. Runners on first and third with one out and Matt Joyce due up.
- Matt Joyce popped out to third. Runners on first and third with two outs and Jose Molina due up.
- Jose Molina struck out swinging to end the inning.

Texas Top 3rd
- Adrian Beltre struck out looking. None on with one out and Alex Rios due up.
- Alex Rios flied out to center. None on with two outs and Michael Choice due up.
- Michael Choice flied out to center to end the inning.

Tampa Bay Bottom 3rd
- Yunel Escobar lead-off Home Run (1) to left. David DeJesus due up.
- David DeJesus walked. Runner on first with none out and Wil Myers due up.
- Wil Myers grounded into a double play, second to short to first. On the play, David DeJesus out at second. None on with two outs and Ben Zobrist due up.
- Ben Zobrist struck out swinging to end the inning.

Texas Top 4th
- Robinson Chirinos was hit-by-pitch. Runner on first with none out and Leonys Martin due up.
- Leonys Martin sacrifice bunt to pitcher. On the play, Robinson Chirinos advances to second. Runner on second with one out and Josh Wilson due up.
- Josh Wilson singled to right. On the play, Robinson Chirinos advances to third. Runners on first and third with one out and Shin-Soo Choo due up.
- Shin-Soo Choo sacrifice fly to center scored Robinson Chirinos with two out. Runner on first and Elvis Andrus due up.
- Elvis Andrus singled to right. On the play, Josh Wilson advances to third. Runners on first and third with two outs and Prince Fielder due up.
- Prince Fielder grounded into a fielder`s choice to short to end the inning.

Tampa Bay Bottom 4th
- Evan Longoria walked. Runner on first with none out and James Loney due up.
- James Loney popped out to second. Runner on first with one out and Desmond Jennings due up.
- James Loney walked. Runners on first and second with none out and Desmond Jennings due up.
- Desmond Jennings popped out to second. Runners on first and second and with one out and Matt Joyce due up.
- Evan Longoria grounded out third to first. None on with one out and James Loney due up.
- James Loney walked. Runner on first with one out and Desmond Jennings due up.
- Desmond Jennings popped out to second. Runner on first with two outs and Matt Joyce due up.
- Matt Joyce two-out, two-run Home Run (1) to right scored James Loney. Jose Molina due up.
- Jose Molina grounded out third to first to end the inning.

Texas Top 5th
- Adrian Beltre grounded out to first. None on with one out and Alex Rios due up.
- Alex Rios grounded out second to first. None on with two outs and Michael Choice due up.
- Michael Choice grounded out second to first to end the inning.

Tampa Bay Bottom 5th
- Yunel Escobar grounded out third to first. None on with one out and David DeJesus due up.
- David DeJesus flied out to center. None on with two outs and Wil Myers due up.
- Wil Myers popped out to first to end the inning.

Texas Top 6th
- Robinson Chirinos struck out swinging. None on with one out and Leonys Martin due up.
- Leonys Martin grounded out third to first. None on with two outs and Josh Wilson due up.
- Josh Wilson infield single to pitcher. Runner on first with two outs and Shin-Soo Choo due up.
- Shin-Soo Choo struck out looking to end the inning.

Tampa Bay Bottom 6th
- Ben Zobrist grounded out second to first. None on with one out and Evan Longoria due up.
- Evan Longoria struck out swinging. None on with two outs and James Loney due up.
- James Loney walked. Runner on first with two outs and Desmond Jennings due up.
- Desmond Jennings grounded into a fielder`s choice, third to second. On the play, James Loney out at second to end the inning.

Texas Top 7th
- Jake McGee starts the inning for the Rays.
- Elvis Andrus popped out to second. None on with one out and Prince Fielder due up.
- Prince Fielder grounded out pitcher to first. None on with two outs and Adrian Beltre due up.
- Adrian Beltre grounded out short to first to end the inning.

Tampa Bay Bottom 7th
- Jason Frasor starts the inning for the Rangers.
- Matt Joyce singled to left. Runner on first with none out and Jose Molina due up.
- Logan Forsyth pinch htting for Jose Molina.
- Pinch-Hitter Logan Forsythe singled to left. On the play, Logan Forsyth was thrown out at second,Matt Joyce advances to third. Runner on third with one out and Yunel Escobar due up.
- Yunel Escobar grounded out short to first. Runner on third with two outs and David DeJesus due up.
- David DeJesus grounded out short to first to end the inning.

Texas Top 8th
- Brandon Gomes starts the inning for the Rays.
- Alex Rios flied out to center. None on with one out and Michael Choice due up.
- Michael Choice grounded out third to first. None on with two outs and Robinson Chirinos due up.
- Robinson Chirinos flied out to center to end the inning.

Tampa Bay Bottom 8th
- Neal Cotts starts the inning for the Rangers.
- Wil Myers walked. Runner on first with none out and Ben Zobrist due up.
- Ben Zobrist sacrifice bunt to pitcher. On the play, Wil Myers advances to second. Runner on second with one out and Evan Longoria due up.
- Evan Longoria intentionally walked. Runners on first and second with one out and James Loney due up.
- James Loney doubled to left scoring Wil Myers and Evan Longoria with one out. Runner on second and Desmond Jennings due up.
- Desmond Jennings popped out to catcher. Runner on second with two outs and Matt Joyce due up.
- Matt Joyce flied out to right to end the inning.

Texas Top 9th
- Grant Balfour starts the inning for the Rays.
- Leonys Martin flied out to center. None on with one out and Josh Wilson due up.
- Mitch Moreland enters the game as a pinch hitter for Josh Wilson.
- Pinch-Hitter Mitch Moreland fouled out to the catcher. None on with two outs and Shin-Soo Choo due up.
- Shin-Soo Choo grounded out second to first to end the game.

Texas 4, Tampa Bay 5


Final
- Confirmed
- WP: B.Gomes (1-0); LP:N.Cotts (0-1); S:G.Balfour (1).

Texas 4, Tampa Bay 5