Scott Hairston finished a triple shy of the cycle on Sunday. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
By Daniel Paulling / MLB.com
Chad Gaudin had one of the best starts of his career in the series finale against the Rangers, allowing just one hit against a potent Texas offense. Scott Hairston rewarded him, going 3-for-4 with a homer and two RBIs to seal the victory.
BATTING 2B: Gonzalez, Ad (9, Hunter, T), Hairston, S (11, Wilson, C). 3B: Cabrera, E (2, Hunter, T). HR: Hairston, S (9, 4th inning off Hunter, T, 0 on, 1 out). TB: Blanks 2; Headley 2; Cabrera, E 3; Gonzalez, Ad 2; Kouzmanoff; Hairston, S 7. RBI: Hairston, S 2 (27). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Blanks; Alfonzo, G 2; Gonzalez, Ad. GIDP: Gonzalez, E, Gonzalez, Ad. Team RISP: 1-for-9. Team LOB: 7.
BASERUNNING SB: Headley (7, 2nd base off O'Day/Saltalamacchia).
FIELDING E: Gonzalez, E (3, fielding). DP: (Bell-Eckstein-Blanks).
Game Scores: Gaudin , Hunter, T . HBP: Blanks (by O'Day). Pitches-strikes: Gaudin 101-68, Bell 14-7, Hunter, T 94-61, Jennings 9-7, Wilson, C 16-11, O'Day 17-13. Groundouts-flyouts: Gaudin 5-9, Bell 1-0, Hunter, T 7-2, Jennings 1-0, Wilson, C 1-0, O'Day 0-1. Batters faced: Gaudin 28, Bell 3, Hunter, T 24, Jennings 3, Wilson, C 4, O'Day 5. Inherited runners-scored: Jennings 1-0. Umpires: HP: Fieldin Culbreth. 1B: Gary Cederstrom. 2B: Jim
Wolf. 3B: Brian O'Nora. Weather: 99 degrees, clear. Wind: 6 mph, L to R. T: 2:26. Att:
27,000. Venue: Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. June 28, 2009 June 28, 2009
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