Tommy Hunter was making just his second start of the season. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
By T.R. Sullivan / MLB.com
Tommy Hunter returned to the rotation on Sunday and went 6 1/3 frames while allowing just two runs. Unfortunately for Hunter, the offense shut down against Padres starter Chad Gaudin, managing just one hit while dropping the series finale at home.
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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