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Toronto evens series
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Blue Jays 6, Rangers 4
A.J. Burnett walked two and struck out four on Saturday. (Matt Slocum/AP)
A.J. Burnett held the AL's most prolific offense to four runs in 5 2/3 innings, as the Jays hitters were able to push across enough to take the second game of the three-game set. Alex Rios had two hits and an RBI while Scott Rolen and Rod Barajas each had two RBIs.
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Series at a glance:
TOR
Toronto (55-55)
Won 1
Toronto 6, Texas 4   TEX
Texas (57-54)
Lost 1
August 2, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Toronto
1 0 1 0 0 4 0 0 0   6 8 2
Texas
0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0   4 7 1
Standings thru 8/2/08  |  Recap: TOR | TEX  |  Gameday  |  Blue Jays stats  |  Rangers stats
TorontoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Inglett, 2B-LF5110022.290
Scutaro, SS-2B3110001.259
Rios, CF3121100.283
Overbay, 1B3101101.275
Lind, LF4000013.296
  McDonald, SS0000000.211
Stairs, DH3100110.244
Barajas, C3112110.256
Rolen, 3B4012011.254
Wilkerson, RF4020011.233
Totals32686479 

BATTING
2B: Barajas (15, Wright), Rolen (22, Wright).
TB: Inglett; Scutaro; Rios 2; Barajas 2; Rolen 2; Wilkerson 2.
RBI: Overbay (44), Rios (49), Barajas 2 (33), Rolen 2 (36).
2-out RBI: Rios; Barajas 2; Rolen 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lind; Wilkerson.
GIDP: Rolen.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
SB: Scutaro (6, 2nd base off Feldman/Laird), Inglett (6, 2nd base off Feldman/Laird).
CS: Rios (7, 2nd base by Feldman/Laird).

FIELDING
E: Barajas (2, pickoff), Rolen (7, fielding).
Outfield assists: Lind (Davis, C at home).
Pickoffs: Downs (Metcalf at 1st base).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kinsler, 2B4000003.321
Catalanotto, DH3012010.288
  a-Boggs, PH-DH1000000.249
Young, SS4000030.290
Hamilton, RF3220000.309
Byrd, CF4000003.250
Murphy, LF3120100.270
Laird, C4121001.311
Davis, C, 1B3000113.288
Metcalf, 3B4000014.000
Totals334732614 

a-Lined out for Catalanotto in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Hamilton (25, Burnett), Laird (14, Burnett), Catalanotto (19, Burnett).
TB: Catalanotto 2; Hamilton 3; Murphy 2; Laird 3.
RBI: Catalanotto 2 (16), Laird (27).
2-out RBI: Catalanotto 2; Laird.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Davis, C.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
PO: Metcalf (1st base by Downs).

FIELDING
E: Feldman (1, throw).
Outfield assists: Hamilton (Scutaro at 3rd base).
DP: (Metcalf-Kinsler-Davis, C).

 
TorontoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Burnett (W, 13-9)5.26442404.57
Downs (H, 16)2.10000101.37
Ryan (S, 21)1.01000103.32
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Feldman (L, 4-4)5.15433404.97
Wright (BS, 5)0.22221004.95
Rupe 3.01000303.84

IBB: Stairs (by Wright).
HBP: Hamilton (by Burnett), Scutaro (by Feldman).
Pitches-strikes: Burnett 103-60, Downs 19-11, Ryan 16-10, Feldman 93-56, Wright 19-8, Rupe 43-25.
Ground outs-fly outs: Burnett 4-8, Downs 4-1, Ryan 1-1, Feldman 6-4, Wright 2-0, Rupe 4-2.
Batters faced: Burnett 25, Downs 7, Ryan 4, Feldman 22, Wright 5, Rupe 10.
Inherited runners-scored: Downs 2-0, Wright 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Greg Gibson. 1B: Hunter Wendelstedt. 2B: Charlie Reliford. 3B: Angel Campos.
Weather: 102 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:01.
Att: 32,641.
August 2, 2008

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