Alex Rios (right) celebrates after his two-run homer on Thursday. (Frank Gunn/AP)
By Jordan Bastian / MLB.com
Vernon Wells and Lyle Overbay went deep in the second to give Scott Richmond an early lead, and Richmond ran with it, as he allowed two solo homers over six innings. Scott Downs came in to earn the save, his first after B.J. Ryan went on the DL.
a-Struck out for Davis, C in the 8th. b-Grounded out for Murphy, Dv in the 9th.
BATTING 2B: Blalock (2, Richmond). HR: Hamilton (2, 4th inning off Richmond, 0 on, 1 out), Davis, C (3, 6th inning off Richmond, 0 on, 2 out). TB: Davis, C 4; Hamilton 5; Blalock 2; Cruz, N 2; Young, M. RBI: Hamilton (10), Davis, C (6). 2-out RBI: Davis, C. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Teagarden 2. Team RISP: 1-for-3. Team LOB: 7.
BASERUNNING SB: Cruz, N (2, 2nd base off Richmond/Barajas).
FIELDING E: Andrus 2 (5, throw, throw). DP: (Kinsler-Andrus-Davis, C).
BATTING 2B: Hill, A (5, Millwood). HR: Wells, V (3, 2nd inning off Millwood, 0 on, 0 out), Overbay (3, 2nd inning off Millwood, 0 on, 2 out), Rios, A
(1, 5th inning off Millwood, 1 on, 2 out). TB: Wells, V 4; Rios, A 4; Rolen 2; Hill, A 3; Overbay 4. RBI: Wells, V (7), Overbay (10), Rios, A 2 (11), Rolen (6). 2-out RBI: Overbay; Rios, A 2; Rolen. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Barajas 3. GIDP: Scutaro. Team RISP: 2-for-6. Team LOB: 6.