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Rays on verge of elimination

One pitch after a disputed check swing, Michael Young crushed a three-run homer as the Rangers broke open the game in the fifth inning against the Rays to take a 2-0 advantage in the American League Division Series.


MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
Andrus, SS5120001.300
Young, M, 3B4123011.250
Hamilton, J, CF4010012.250
Guerrero, DH4100011.250
Cruz, N, RF4020010.375
Kinsler, 2B4122011.375
Moreland, 1B4000003.000
Treanor, C1100110.000
Borbon, LF4100023.000
Bartlett, SS3010003.333
Upton Jr., CF4000022.000
Crawford, C, LF4000012.125
Longoria, 3B4000013.125
Zobrist, 1B-2B3000101.286
Aybar, W, DH4010010.250
Shoppach, C3000122.000
Rodriguez, S, 2B2000011.000
a-Joyce, PH-RF1000012.000
Jennings, D, RF2000011.000
b-Johnson, D, PH-1B0000100.000
a-Struck out for Rodriguez, S in the 7th. b-Walked for Jennings, D in the 7th.
2B: Cruz, N (1, Shields).
HR: Kinsler (1, 4th inning off Shields, 0 on, 2 out), Young, M (1, 5th inning off Qualls, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Kinsler 5; Andrus 2; Hamilton, J; Cruz, N 3; Young, M 5.
RBI: Kinsler 2 (2), Young, M 3 (3).
2-out RBI: Kinsler 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Moreland 2; Hamilton, J.
GIDP: Andrus.
Team RISP: 3-for-8.
Team LOB: 4.

SB: Andrus (1, 2nd base off Shields/Shoppach).

E: Kinsler (1, fielding).

2B: Aybar, W (1, Wilson, C).
TB: Bartlett; Aybar, W 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bartlett 2.
Team RISP: 0-for-3.
Team LOB: 7.

E: Shields (1, pickoff).
Outfield assists: Upton Jr. (Young, M at 2nd base).
DP: 2 (Upton Jr.-Rodriguez, S, Bartlett-Johnson, D).

Wilson, C(W, 1-0)6.12002700.00
Oliver, D2.10001200.00
Shields(L, 0-1)4.14440218.31
Wheeler, D1.00000200.00
Game Scores: Wilson, C 74, Shields 41.
HBP: Treanor (by Shields), Treanor (by Shields), Bartlett (by Wilson, C).
Pitches-strikes: Wilson, C 104-65, O'Day 5-3, Oliver, D 26-16, Shields 68-38, Qualls 17-10, Choate 3-2, Wheeler, D 13-9, Niemann 40-25.
Groundouts-flyouts: Wilson, C 4-2, O'Day 0-0, Oliver, D 2-1, Shields 7-3, Qualls 1-0, Choate 0-1, Wheeler, D 0-1, Niemann 1-2.
Batters faced: Wilson, C 25, O'Day 1, Oliver, D 8, Shields 19, Qualls 5, Choate 1, Wheeler, D 3, Niemann 9.
Inherited runners-scored: O'Day 2-0, Oliver, D 2-0, Qualls 2-2, Choate 2-0.
Ejections: Tampa Bay Rays Manager Joe Maddon ejected by HP umpire Jim Wolf (5th)
Umpires: HP: Jim Wolf. 1B: Jerry Meals. 2B: Bill Miller. 3B: Jeff Kellogg. LF: Mike DiMuro. RF: Tim Welke.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 3:10.
Att: 35,535.
Venue: Tropicana Field.
October 7, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media