After his solo shot in the third, Billy Butler gets hugged by Yuniesky Betancourt. (AP)
By Jesse Temple / MLB.com
Making his first big league start, Dusty Hughes ran into trouble in the fifth, eventually leaving the frame with an injury. Yasuhiko Yabuta provided little relief, yielding three runs before getting the inning's final two outs. Billy Butler hit his 18th homer in the loss.
WP: Marte, V. Pitches-strikes: Hughes, D 87-53, Yabuta 24-12, Marte, V 41-21, Rosa 12-7, Peavy 73-47, Williams
15-11, Carrasco 20-14, Linebrink 12-10. Groundouts-flyouts: Hughes, D 4-2, Yabuta 1-0, Marte, V 2-2, Rosa 1-0,
Peavy 5-2, Williams 0-0, Carrasco 3-0, Linebrink 1-0. Batters faced: Hughes, D 22, Yabuta 5, Marte, V 13, Rosa
4, Peavy 19, Williams 3, Carrasco 7, Linebrink 4. Inherited runners-scored: Rosa 3-3. Umpires: HP: Dan
Bellino. 1B: Gary Cederstrom. 2B: Fieldin Culbreth. 3B: Jim Wolf. Weather: 67 degrees, partly cloudy. Wind:
10 mph, In from LF. T: 2:44. Att: 28,329. September 19, 2009
Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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