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Poor Richmond effort
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Rangers 6, Blue Jays 4
Scott Richmond exited after five-plus innings, allowing six runs. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
It seems as though the Blue Jays' output in the blowout series opener wore them out, as in the three games since, they didn't have enough to overtake the Rangers. Lyle Overbay and Randy Ruiz did their best to lift Toronto with home runs, but the club nevertheless came up short in Texas.
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Series at a glance:
TOR
Toronto (59-73)
Lost 3
Texas 6, Toronto 4   TEX
Texas (75-58)
Won 3
September 2, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Toronto
2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0   4 5 1
Texas
0 1 0 1 2 2 0 0 X   6 10 1
Standings thru 9/2/09  |  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 1 0 .285
Hill, A, 2B 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 .285
Lind, LF 4 1 1 1 0 2 0 .303
Overbay, 1B 4 1 2 2 0 1 0 .273
Barajas, C 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .241
Ruiz, R, DH 3 1 2 1 1 0 0 .306
Snider, RF 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .218
Bautista, CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .219
McDonald, Jo, 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .253
Totals 31 4 5 4 3 6 3  

BATTING
2B: Lind (44, Hunter, T).
HR: Overbay (14, 4th inning off Hunter, T, 0 on, 1 out), Ruiz, R (5, 7th inning off Hunter, T, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Lind 2; Ruiz, R 5; Overbay 5.
RBI: Lind (91), Overbay 2 (55), Ruiz, R (8).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bautista.
Team RISP: 1-for-2.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
E: Scutaro (7, throw).
DP: 2 (Hill, A-Overbay, McDonald, Jo-Hill, A-Overbay).

 
Texas AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Borbon, DH 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 .368
Andrus, SS 4 1 1 2 0 0 1 .268
Kinsler, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .254
Hamilton, CF 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 .270
  Byrd, CF 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .274
Cruz, N, RF 4 2 3 2 0 1 1 .270
Murphy, Dv, LF 2 1 1 0 2 0 1 .266
Rodriguez, I, C 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .254
Blalock, 1B 4 0 2 1 0 0 2 .238
  Vizquel, 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .299
Davis, C, 3B-1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 5 .215
Totals 32 6 10 5 4 5 15  

BATTING
2B: Hamilton (17, Richmond).
HR: Andrus (6, 5th inning off Richmond, 1 on, 1 out), Cruz, N (30, 6th inning off Richmond, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Andrus 4; Hamilton 2; Blalock 2; Cruz, N 6; Borbon; Byrd; Murphy, Dv.
RBI: Blalock (58), Cruz, N 2 (69), Andrus 2 (29).
2-out RBI: Blalock.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Davis, C; Borbon.
GIDP: Davis, C.
Team RISP: 2-for-8.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Andrus (17, fielding).
Outfield assists: Cruz, N (Overbay at 2nd base).

 
Toronto IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Richmond (L, 6-8) 5.0 7 6 5 4 3 2 4.53
Carlson 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.79
Janssen 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 6.06
Wolfe 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 6.10
 
Texas IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hunter, T (W, 7-3) 7.0 5 4 4 2 4 2 3.14
Wilson, C (H, 14) 1.1 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.19
Francisco, F (S, 22) 0.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.32

Richmond pitched to 3 batters in the 6th.

Pitches-strikes: Richmond 105-66, Carlson 15-10, Janssen 22-12, Wolfe 11-8, Hunter, T 86-62, Wilson, C 14-9, Francisco, F 10-5.
Groundouts-flyouts: Richmond 3-5, Carlson 1-0, Janssen 1-0, Wolfe 1-1, Hunter, T 4-7, Wilson, C 1-0, Francisco, F 0-1.
Batters faced: Richmond 25, Carlson 3, Janssen 4, Wolfe 4, Hunter, T 27, Wilson, C 4, Francisco, F 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Carlson 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Jim Reynolds. 1B: Bill Welke. 2B: James Hoye. 3B: Ted Barrett.
Weather: 95 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, In from RF.
T: 2:31.
Att: 21,836.
Venue: Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.
September 2, 2009
September 2, 2009

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