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Box > Texas 10, Toronto 7
Rangers take seesaw battle
Eric Hinske and Chris Gomez hit pinch home runs in the eighth on Saturday. It was only the 15th time in Major League history that a team has hit two pinch homers in the same inning.
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Kenny Rogers was in line for his 17th win before Toronto's pair of pinch-hit home runs. (LM Otero/AP)
The Blue Jays came through in a pinch, but the Rangers came through in the clutch, and in the end, it was the latter, not the former, that proved to be the difference in the game.
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Toronto (59-83)
Lost 2
Texas 10, Toronto 7  
Texas (77-64)
Won 2
September 11, 2004
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Toronto
1 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0   7 12 1
Texas
3 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 X   10 12 0
Standings through 9/11/04  |  Gameday  |  Blue Jays Stats  |  Rangers Stats
TorontoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Johnson, LF5110011.275
Hudson, 2B5122010.272
Wells, CF4111110.271
Delgado, 1B4110022.257
Rios, RF4021012.290
Menechino, 3B3000014.280
a-Hinske, PH-3B1111000.253
Woodward, SS3010021.236
b-Adams, PH-SS1110000.412
Berg, DH3000013.260
c-Gross, PH-DH0000000.224
d-Gomez, PH-DH1112000.282
Quiroz, C4010011.214
Totals38712711114 

a-Homered for Menechino in the 8th. b-Doubled for Woodward in the 8th. c-Batted for Berg in the 8th. d-Homered for Gross in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Johnson (25, Rogers), Delgado (21, Rogers), Adams (1, Almanzar).
HR: Wells (17, 1st inning off Rogers, 0 on, 2 out), Hudson (12, 3rd inning off Rogers, 1 on, 1 out), Hinske (15, 8th inning off Almanzar, 0 on, 2 out), Gomez (3, 8th inning off Mahay, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Johnson 2; Hudson 5; Wells 4; Delgado 2; Rios 2; Hinske 4; Woodward; Adams 2; Gomez 4; Quiroz.
RBI: Wells (54), Hudson 2 (54), Rios (24), Hinske (65), Gomez 2 (34).
2-out RBI: Wells, Rios, Hinske, Gomez 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Menechino 3.
GIDP: Berg.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Glynn (1, pickoff).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Soriano, 2B4010112.278
Blalock, 3B5122011.270
Young, M, SS5120003.312
Teixeira, 1B2213300.277
Mench, LF4220102.284
Dellucci, DH4211123.264
Jordan, RF5121012.221
Nix, CF3100201.252
Barajas, C4012002.248
Totals36101298516 

BATTING
2B: Mench (24, Douglass).
HR: Teixeira (32, 1st inning off Glynn, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Soriano; Blalock 2; Young, M 2; Teixeira 4; Mench 3; Dellucci; Jordan 2; Barajas.
RBI: Teixeira 3 (93), Blalock 2 (97), Barajas 2 (50), Dellucci (59), Jordan (15).
2-out RBI: Blalock 2, Barajas 2, Dellucci, Jordan.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Dellucci 2, Mench, Young, M, Soriano, Nix.
Team LOB: 10.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Nix (Quiroz at home).
DP: (Young, M-Soriano-Teixeira).

 
TorontoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Glynn 5.05333214.50
Frederick (BS, 1)1.02222105.81
Douglass 1.02222106.67
Frasor (L, 4-6)1.03331104.45
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Rogers 6.09441524.60
Francisco (H, 9)1.00000203.10
Almanzar (H, 18)0.22220213.99
Mahay (BS, 2)(W, 3-0)0.11110112.47
Cordero (S, 43)1.00000101.94

WP: Douglass, Rogers.
Balk: Frasor.
IBB: Teixeira (by Glynn), Nix (by Douglass).
Pitches-strikes: Glynn 92-52, Frederick 30-14, Douglass 29-14, Frasor 27-16, Rogers 98-63, Francisco 11-8, Almanzar 18-14, Mahay 9-6, Cordero 16-10.
Ground outs-fly outs: Glynn 6-7, Frederick 0-2, Douglass 1-1, Frasor 2-0, Rogers 7-6, Francisco 0-1, Almanzar 0-0, Mahay 0-0, Cordero 0-2.
Batters faced: Glynn 23, Frederick 7, Douglass 7, Frasor 7, Rogers 27, Francisco 3, Almanzar 4, Mahay 2, Cordero 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Mahay 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Angel Hernandez. 1B: Darren Spagnardi. 2B: Mark Wegner. 3B: Larry Young.
Weather: 87 degrees, clear.
Wind: 7 mph, L to R.
T: 3:02.
Att: 40,587.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball and the Office of the Commissioner
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