Tommy Hunter earned his fifth win in the longest outing of his career. (AP)
By T.R. Sullivan / MLB.com
Tommy Hunter continued to impress, working 7 2/3 scoreless innings to lower his ERA to 2.26 -- the best ERA of any AL rookie with at least nine starts. Josh Hamilton's two-run double provided plenty of support, but Omar Vizquel squeezed home one of three runs in the eighth.
WP: Hunter, T. HBP: Andrus (by Carmona). Pitches-strikes:
Hunter, T 98-66, Wilson, C 21-13, Carmona 101-57, Todd 18-11, Perez, R 5-4, Lewis 23-17. Groundouts-flyouts: Hunter,
T 10-2, Wilson, C 0-1, Carmona 10-3, Todd 1-0, Perez, R 1-0, Lewis 1-1. Batters faced: Hunter, T 28, Wilson, C
4, Carmona 26, Todd 5, Perez, R 3, Lewis 6. Inherited runners-scored: Wilson, C 1-0, Perez, R 1-1, Lewis 2-2. Umpires:
HP: Rob Drake. 1B: Jeff Kellogg. 2B: Tony Randazzo. 3B: Mark Wegner. Weather: 70 degrees, clear. Wind:
5 mph, L to R. T: 2:36. Att: 18,794. August 12, 2009
Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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