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Wells, Tallet lead Jays' charge

Vernon Wells ripped two homers, the first of which gave the Blue Jays the lead for good, and Brian Tallet struck out six over 6 2/3 solid innings as Toronto evened its opening series with Texas on Wednesday.

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MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
TorontoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Bautista, RF3001212.000
Hill, A, 2B4000116.125
Lind, DH4100123.429
Wells, V, CF3423101.714
Overbay, 1B3100210.000
Buck, C4010032.125
Encarnacion, 3B3001112.000
Gonzalez, Al, SS5111017.222
Snider, LF3011202.143
Totals32757101025.194
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Borbon, CF4001001.000
Young, M, 3B3100101.143
Hamilton, LF4000041.000
Guerrero, DH4121000.571
Cruz, N, RF3111101.429
Davis, C, 1B4010013.143
Arias, 2B3000000.000
a-Murphy, Dv, PH1000011.000
Teagarden, C2100110.000
b-Saltalamacchia, PH1000011.200
Andrus, SS4010011.143
Totals334533910.172
a-Struck out for Arias in the 9th. b-Struck out for Teagarden in the 9th.
BATTING
2B: Snider (1, O'Day), Buck (1, Ray).
HR: Gonzalez, Al (1, 3rd inning off Harden, 0 on, 0 out), Wells, V 2 (3, 5th inning off Nippert, 1 on, 0 out; 9th inning off Oliver, D, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Gonzalez, Al 4; Wells, V 8; Buck 2; Snider 2.
RBI: Gonzalez, Al (1), Snider (1), Bautista (1), Wells, V 3 (6), Encarnacion (1).
2-out RBI: Snider; Bautista.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hill, A 2; Gonzalez, Al 2; Snider.
SF: Encarnacion.
Team RISP: 0-for-9.
Team LOB: 11.

FIELDING
E: Encarnacion (2, fielding), Bautista (1, missed catch), Gonzalez, Al (1, throw).

BATTING
2B: Davis, C (1, Frasor).
HR: Guerrero (1, 4th inning off Tallet, 0 on, 0 out), Cruz, N (2, 4th inning off Tallet, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Davis, C 2; Andrus; Guerrero 5; Cruz, N 4.
RBI: Guerrero (1), Cruz, N (5), Borbon (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Davis, C; Young, M; Andrus.
Team RISP: 0-for-7.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Young, M (1, fielding).

TorontoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Tallet(W, 1-0)6.24423622.70
Gregg(H, 1)1.10000100.00
Frasor(S, 1)1.010002013.50
Totals9.05423923.63
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Harden3.21315812.45
Nippert(L, 0-1)2.213342110.13
O'Day1.11000000.00
Oliver, D0.21110016.75
Ray0.21001000.00
Totals9.0575101034.50
HBP: Wells, V (by Harden), Buck (by O'Day).
Pitches-strikes: Tallet 93-56, Gregg 15-11, Frasor 16-11, Harden 90-52, Nippert 46-22, O'Day 19-12, Oliver, D 13-8, Ray 8-4.
Groundouts-flyouts: Tallet 6-5, Gregg 2-1, Frasor 1-0, Harden 1-1, Nippert 3-2, O'Day 1-1, Oliver, D 1-1, Ray 1-1.
Batters faced: Tallet 28, Gregg 4, Frasor 4, Harden 19, Nippert 13, O'Day 6, Oliver, D 3, Ray 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Gregg 1-0, Nippert 3-0, O'Day 2-1, Oliver, D 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Brian Knight. 1B: Greg Gibson. 2B: Scott Barry. 3B: Gerry Davis.
Weather: 67 degrees, clear.
Wind: 12 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:56.
Att: 22,890.
Venue: Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.
April 7, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media