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Five big flies lead Jays past Rangers

Lyle Overbay, Travis Snider, Vernon Wells, Aaron Hill and Adam Lind each smacked home runs as the Blue Jays rallied from a six-run deficit to defeat the Rangers in the opener of a three-game series.

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MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Andrus, SS4220102.317
Young, M, 3B4221103.288
Hamilton, LF-CF5110026.284
Borbon, CF0000000.213
Guerrero, DH4233010.341
Kinsler, 2B3100223.308
Cruz, N, RF4014023.318
Smoak, 1B4000112.186
Ramirez, M, C3222100.368
Gentry, CF1000100.214
a-Murphy, Dv, PH-LF2000112.227
Totals341011108921.262
a-Grounded into a forceout for Gentry in the 4th.
TorontoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lewis, F, LF5320121.301
Hill, A, 2B4313201.184
Lind, DH4322111.223
Wells, V, CF5114002.306
Overbay, 1B3233200.189
Gonzalez, Al, SS5011013.255
Bautista, 3B4120101.222
Buck, C3110212.272
Snider, RF4223014.241
McCoy, M, RF1000000.229
Totals381615169615.240
BATTING
2B: Cruz, N (5, Cecil).
HR: Ramirez, M (2, 2nd inning off Cecil, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Andrus 2; Hamilton; Guerrero 3; Cruz, N 2; Young, M 2; Ramirez, M 5.
RBI: Guerrero 3 (31), Cruz, N 4 (21), Ramirez, M 2 (4), Young, M (21).
2-out RBI: Guerrero; Cruz, N 3; Young, M.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Smoak 2; Hamilton 3; Murphy, Dv.
SF: Cruz, N; Ramirez, M.
GIDP: Andrus, Cruz, N.
Team RISP: 5-for-15.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Hamilton (Gonzalez, Al at home).

BATTING
2B: Overbay (8, Harden), Lewis, F (11, Mathis), Gonzalez, Al (14, Nippert).
HR: Overbay (3, 3rd inning off Harden, 0 on, 1 out), Snider (6, 3rd inning off Harden, 2 on, 2 out), Wells, V (10, 3rd inning off Mathis, 2 on, 2 out), Hill, A (3, 4th inning off Mathis, 2 on, 2 out), Lind (6, 4th inning off Mathis, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Lind 5; Lewis, F 3; Bautista 2; Gonzalez, Al 2; Wells, V 4; Hill, A 4; Overbay 7; Snider 5; Buck.
RBI: Wells, V 4 (29), Overbay 3 (14), Snider 3 (15), Lind 2 (20), Hill, A 3 (9), Gonzalez, Al (28).
2-out RBI: Snider 3; Lind 2; Wells, V 3; Hill, A 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Snider 2; Lind; Buck.
Team RISP: 6-for-12.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Snider (3, 2nd base off Nippert/Ramirez, M).

FIELDING
E: Gonzalez, Al (8, throw).
DP: 2 (Gonzalez, Al-Hill, A-Overbay 2).

TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Harden2.24776324.93
Mathis(L, 1-1)1.17882137.36
Nippert3.04111105.48
Ray1.00000102.76
Totals8.01516169653.92
TorontoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Cecil2.08882215.46
Roenicke(W, 1-0)1.11224206.75
Janssen(H, 1)3.01000304.15
Lewis0.00002003.24
Frasor(H, 3)1.21000105.74
Camp1.00000102.79
Totals9.01110108914.40
Lewis pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.

HBP: Guerrero (by Roenicke).
Pitches-strikes: Harden 86-45, Mathis 49-26, Nippert 47-29, Ray 9-7, Cecil 48-27, Roenicke 45-21, Janssen 37-27, Lewis 11-3, Frasor 17-13, Camp 10-9.
Groundouts-flyouts: Harden 2-2, Mathis 2-0, Nippert 3-1, Ray 1-1, Cecil 1-3, Roenicke 1-0, Janssen 2-3, Lewis 0-0, Frasor 3-0, Camp 2-0.
Batters faced: Harden 18, Mathis 13, Nippert 13, Ray 3, Cecil 16, Roenicke 9, Janssen 10, Lewis 2, Frasor 5, Camp 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Janssen 3-1, Lewis 1-0, Frasor 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Mike Winters. 1B: Hunter Wendelstedt. 2B: Brian Runge. 3B: Mike Estabrook.
Weather: 70 degrees, clear.
Wind: 15 mph, L to R.
T: 3:21.
Att: 16,020.
Venue: Rogers Centre.
May 14, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media