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Thursday, September 11, 2008:
Rangers 6, Athletics 1
Arias, Joa, 2B5022003.250
Young, M, SS5010001.280
Hamilton, CF4030012.306
a-Boggs, PH-LF1010000.230
Byrd, LF-CF5010014.293
Cruz, N, RF5110015.316
Blalock, 1B5221003.264
Laird, C4210100.288
Davis, C, 3B5012022.271
Teagarden, DH2110210.385
a-Singled for Hamilton in the 8th.
Davis, R, CF4010000.253
Cunningham, A, LF4000021.273
Sweeney, R, RF3000100.285
Cust, DH4110032.228
Suzuki, K, C3010100.287
Barton, 1B3000102.215
Pennington, SS3011012.250
Baisley, 3B3000123.000
Patterson, E, 2B3000022.195
2B: Hamilton (32, Braden), Cruz, N (3, Braden), Davis, C (19, Braden), Teagarden (3, Saarloos).
HR: Blalock (6, 5th inning off Braden, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Davis, C 2; Hamilton 4; Arias, Joa 2; Blalock 5; Boggs; Cruz, N 2; Teagarden 2; Young, M; Laird; Byrd.
RBI: Arias, Joa 2 (5), Davis, C 2 (45), Blalock (21).
2-out RBI: Arias, Joa 2; Davis, C 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Byrd; Hamilton; Arias, Joa 2; Blalock 2; Cruz, N.
Team RISP: 2-for-13.
Team LOB: 11.

PO: Arias, Joa (1st base by Braden).

2B: Davis, R (5, Nippert), Cust (16, Nippert).
TB: Suzuki, K; Cust 2; Davis, R 2; Pennington.
RBI: Pennington (4).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Baisley 2; Cust; Patterson, E.
SF: Pennington.
Team RISP: 1-for-7.
Team LOB: 7.

SB: Pennington (2, 2nd base off Nippert/Laird).

E: Davis, R (1, fielding), Patterson, E (8, fielding).
Pickoffs: Braden (Arias, Joa at 1st base).

Nippert(W, 3-4)5.04114706.20
Wright, J2.00000004.83
Francisco, F1.00000203.38
Braden(L, 5-4)4.09653214.14
Gray, J1.00000104.50
Nippert pitched to 2 batters in the 6th.
Braden pitched to 1 batter in the 5th.

Game Scores: Nippert , Braden .
WP: Nippert.
Pitches-strikes: Nippert 104-56, Wright, J 29-21, White 7-5, Francisco, F 10-7, Braden 96-59, Saarloos 45-29, Foulke 21-15, Gray, J 8-8.
Groundouts-flyouts: Nippert 4-1, Wright, J 2-3, White 1-0, Francisco, F 0-1, Braden 3-5, Saarloos 5-2, Foulke 0-2, Gray, J 1-1.
Batters faced: Nippert 23, Wright, J 6, White 3, Francisco, F 3, Braden 24, Saarloos 12, Foulke 5, Gray, J 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Wright, J 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Mike Everitt. 1B: Mike DiMuro. 2B: Tim McClelland. 3B: Angel Campos.
Weather: 60 degrees, clear.
Wind: 14 mph, L to R.
T: 2:46.
Att: 10,566.
Venue: McAfee Coliseum.
September 11, 2008
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media