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Feeling rather Blue
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Rangers 5, Blue Jays 2
Brian Tallet gave up four runs, including two homers, in his start Tuesday night. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
Perhaps they were just deflated after dropping Game 1 of the twin bill, but the Jays could hardly muster anything in the nightcap, managing three hits -- two by Joe Inglett -- off Rangers starter Brandon McCarthy. Meanwhile, Brian Tallet was a different story, falling victim to Josh Hamilton's power not once, but twice.
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Series at a glance:
TOR
Toronto (59-72)
Lost 2
Texas 5, Toronto 2   TEX
Texas (74-58)
Won 2
September 1, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Toronto
0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0   2 6 1
Texas
0 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 X   5 9 0
Standings thru 9/1/09  |  Recap: TOR | TEX  |  Gameday  |  Blue Jays stats  |  Rangers stats
Toronto AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Scutaro, SS 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .288
Inglett, 2B 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 .268
  a-Hill, A, PH-2B 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .287
Lind, LF 3 1 0 0 1 0 3 .304
Overbay, 1B 4 0 1 1 0 1 3 .271
Wells, V, CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .250
Millar, DH 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 .226
Snider, RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .222
Chavez, R, C 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .257
McDonald, Jo, 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .264
Totals 31 2 6 2 4 5 15  

a-Singled for Inglett in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Overbay (27, McCarthy), McDonald, Jo (5, O'Day).
TB: McDonald, Jo 2; Inglett 2; Chavez, R; Hill, A; Overbay 2.
RBI: Overbay (53), Hill, A (88).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Snider; Wells, V 2.
GIDP: Lind 2.
Team RISP: 1-for-6.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Tallet (2, throw).
Pickoffs: Tallet (Kinsler at 1st base).

 
Texas AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Kinsler, 2B 3 0 2 0 1 0 3 .256
Young, M, 3B 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .322
  Andrus, SS 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 .268
Hamilton, CF 4 2 2 3 0 0 1 .269
Byrd, LF 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .273
Cruz, N, RF 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .265
Murphy, Dv, DH 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 .265
Rodriguez, I, C 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .256
Davis, C, 1B 4 1 2 2 0 0 2 .218
Vizquel, SS-3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .299
Totals 32 5 9 5 4 6 14  

BATTING
2B: Andrus (12, Tallet), Murphy, Dv (18, Hayhurst).
HR: Hamilton 2 (10, 4th inning off Tallet, 0 on, 0 out; 5th inning off Tallet, 1 on, 0 out), Davis, C (17, 6th inning off Camp, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Andrus 2; Hamilton 8; Kinsler 2; Davis, C 5; Murphy, Dv 3.
RBI: Hamilton 3 (49), Davis, C 2 (42).
2-out RBI: Davis, C.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Byrd; Kinsler 2; Vizquel.
Team RISP: 2-for-8.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
CS: Kinsler (4, 2nd base by Tallet/Chavez, R).
PO: Kinsler (1st base by Tallet).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Kinsler-Vizquel-Davis, C, McCarthy-Andrus-Davis, C).

 
Toronto IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Tallet (L, 5-9) 5.0 6 4 4 4 4 2 5.17
Camp 1.0 2 1 1 0 2 1 3.72
Hayhurst 2.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.53
 
Texas IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
McCarthy (W, 6-2) 6.1 3 1 1 2 2 0 4.61
O'Day 1.0 2 1 1 1 2 0 1.81
Wilson, C (H, 13) 0.2 1 0 0 1 1 0 3.26
Francisco, F (S, 21) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.38

WP: O'Day.
Pitches-strikes: Tallet 104-61, Camp 22-16, Hayhurst 25-17, McCarthy 95-62, O'Day 28-18, Wilson, C 16-9, Francisco, F 8-6.
Groundouts-flyouts: Tallet 4-4, Camp 1-0, Hayhurst 2-2, McCarthy 9-5, O'Day 0-0, Wilson, C 1-0, Francisco, F 0-1.
Batters faced: Tallet 24, Camp 5, Hayhurst 7, McCarthy 22, O'Day 6, Wilson, C 4, Francisco, F 3.
Inherited runners-scored: O'Day 1-0, Wilson, C 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Ted Barrett. 1B: Jim Reynolds. 2B: Bill Welke. 3B: Delfin Colon.
Weather: 87 degrees, clear.
Wind: 5 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:54.
Att: 17,203.
Venue: Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.
September 1, 2009
September 1, 2009

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