A.J. Murray struck out two and walked two on Saturday night. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
By T.R. Sullivan / MLB.com
A.J. Murray, called up on Friday, pitched well, allowing three runs (two earned) on six hits in 5 1/3 innings to pick up the win. He got instant offense in the first inning when David Murphy hit a three-run homer. Michael Young had an RBI double, and Josh Hamilton added an RBI single.
a-Struck out for Murphy in the 6th. b-Popped out for Davis in the 9th.
BATTING 2B: Davis (1, Murray), Sweeney, M (5, Murray). TB: Suzuki; Sweeney, M 3; Cust; Crosby; Davis 2. RBI: Sweeney, M 2 (10), Crosby (20). 2-out RBI: Sweeney, M 2. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Thomas 3. Team LOB: 7.
BASERUNNING CS: Crosby (1, 2nd base by Francisco/Saltalamacchia).
FIELDING DP: (Crosby-Ellis-Sweeney, M). Pickoffs: Gaudin (Bradley at 1st base).