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Jays take opening series with late comeback

With the Jays trailing, 1-0, in the ninth inning, Vernon Wells belted a solo home run -- his fourth of the season and third in as many games -- which started a three-run rally that lifted the Blue Jays over the Rangers.

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TorontoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
McCoy, M, 2B5021012.400
Bautista, RF4010111.091
Lind, DH5010023.333
Wells, V, CF3111112.600
Overbay, 1B4110013.091
Encarnacion, 3B2011102.111
Gonzalez, Al, SS4120011.308
Molina, J, C3000032.000
a-Buck, PH-C0000100.125
Snider, LF4000034.091
Totals3439341320.218
a-Walked for Molina, J in the 9th.
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Borbon, CF4000010.000
Young, M, 3B3000110.100
Garko, 1B3000001.000
Davis, C, 1B0000100.143
Guerrero, DH4030011.636
Cruz, N, RF3010111.400
Murphy, Dv, LF3110013.250
Arias, 2B1000011.000
Teagarden, C4000024.000
Blanco, 2B2000002.000
a-Hamilton, PH-LF1000101.000
Andrus, SS3000011.100
Totals311504915.168
a-Walked for Blanco in the 7th.
BATTING
2B: Bautista (1, Wilson, C), Gonzalez, Al (1, Francisco, F).
3B: Overbay (1, Francisco, F).
HR: Wells, V (4, 9th inning off Francisco, F, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Lind; Encarnacion; Bautista 2; Gonzalez, Al 3; McCoy, M 2; Wells, V 4; Overbay 3.
RBI: Wells, V (7), Encarnacion (2), McCoy, M (1).
2-out RBI: McCoy, M.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: McCoy, M; Encarnacion; Lind 2.
SF: Encarnacion.
GIDP: Bautista.
Team RISP: 2-for-10.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Snider (Guerrero at 2nd base).

BATTING
2B: Cruz, N (2, Romero, R), Murphy, Dv (1, Romero, R).
TB: Guerrero 3; Cruz, N 2; Murphy, Dv 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Blanco 2; Murphy, Dv; Guerrero; Hamilton.
Team RISP: 0-for-10.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
DP: (Andrus-Blanco-Garko).

TorontoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Romero, R7.05112401.29
Janssen(W, 1-0)1.00001300.00
Frasor(S, 2)1.00001207.71
Totals9.05114902.73
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wilson, C7.05002900.00
Feliz(H, 1)1.00000306.75
Francisco, F(BS, 1)(L, 1-1)0.243311116.20
O'Day0.00001000.00
Oliver, D0.10000005.40
Totals9.093341314.00
O'Day pitched to 1 batter in the 9th.

WP: Romero, R 2, Janssen, Frasor 2.
Pitches-strikes: Romero, R 103-66, Janssen 16-10, Frasor 16-8, Wilson, C 98-63, Feliz 13-10, Francisco, F 26-14, O'Day 6-2, Oliver, D 5-2.
Groundouts-flyouts: Romero, R 10-4, Janssen 0-0, Frasor 1-0, Wilson, C 5-5, Feliz 0-0, Francisco, F 0-1, O'Day 0-0, Oliver, D 1-0.
Batters faced: Romero, R 27, Janssen 4, Frasor 4, Wilson, C 27, Feliz 3, Francisco, F 7, O'Day 1, Oliver, D 1.
Inherited runners-scored: O'Day 2-0, Oliver, D 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Greg Gibson. 1B: Scott Barry. 2B: Gerry Davis. 3B: Brian Knight.
Weather: 62 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 10 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:45.
Att: 14,707.
Venue: Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.
April 8, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media