Texas 5, Toronto 4

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, July 23, 2011 8:05 PM
Location - Rangers Ballpark in Arlington
Temperature - 100°
Umpires - Home Plate - Tony Randazzo, First Base - Brian Gorman, Second Base - Dan Bellino, Third Base - Chris Conroy,
Attendance - 38537

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
Toronto 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 4 9 1
Texas 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 5 12 1

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Toronto 50-51 24-24 26-27 L2
Texas 58-43 33-18 25-25 W2

Recap


Michael Young's run-scoring single in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted the Texas Rangers to a come-from-behind 5-4 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday night.

The Rangers rallied off a pair of Toronto relievers to earn their 14th win in the last 16 games. With runners on second and third and one out, Elvis Andrus laid down a perfect squeeze bunt to tie the game 4-4.

Jon Rauch then walked Josh Hamilton intentionally to get to Young, whose hit to deep right field brought home pinch-runner Craig Gentry.

The late heroics made a winner out of Darren Oliver (3-5), who recorded the final out in the top of the ninth.

Mark Rzepczynski (2-3) allowed both batters he faced to reach base in the fateful ninth.

Hamilton finished with three hits and an RBI, while J.P. Arencibia had his third solo home run in two games for Toronto.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Toronto   Texas
Carlos Villanueva Player Matt Harrison
No Decision W/L No Decision
5.2 IP 6.2
1 Strikeouts 8
10 Hits 8
4.76 ERA 5.40
Hitting
Toronto   Texas
Yunel Escobar Player Josh Hamilton
2 Hits 3
0 RBI 1
0 HR 0
3 TB 5
.500 Avg .750

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Toronto 9 1 17 .273 8 11 4 1 0 1
Texas 12 0 16 .343 11 4 5 2 2 1

Upcoming Games

  • Texas will play their next game at home against Toronto. The Rangers have a W/L % of .586 after a win and .558 after a loss.
  • Toronto will play their next game on the road against Texas. The Blue Jays have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .490 after a loss.
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