|a - T. SalmonPH||0-1||1||0||0||0||0||1||0||.321||.345||.643|
a-struck out swinging for M Izturis in the 9th
- 3B:D Erstad (1, J Kennedy)
- HR:G Anderson (3, 6th inning off R Harden 0 on, 1 Out)
- RBI:G Anderson 2 (12), D Erstad (4)
- SF:D Erstad
- Team LOB:5
- E:J Mathis (2, dropped foul ball)
- 2B:B Crosby (1, J Lackey); M Ellis (3, J Lackey); J Kendall (2, E Yan)
- HR:E Chavez (7, 7th inning off J Romero 1 on, 1 Out)
- RBI:B Crosby (4), M Ellis (5), E Chavez 2 (16), J Kendall (4)
- 2Out RBI:B Crosby, M Ellis
- SH:J Kendall
- Team LOB:10
- SB:M Bradley (2, 2nd base off J Lackey/J Mathis)
- DP:1 (J Kendall)
|3rd||B Crosby doubled to deep center, M Kotsay scored.||0||1|
|4th||G Anderson singled to right, C Figgins scored, O Cabrera to third.||1||1|
|4th||D Erstad hit sacrifice fly to center, O Cabrera scored.||2||1|
|4th||M Ellis doubled to left, N Swisher scored, D Johnson to third.||2||2|
|6th||G Anderson homered to right.||3||2|
|7th||E Chavez homered to right center, M Scutaro scored.||3||4|
|8th||J Kendall doubled to deep right center, N Swisher scored.||3||5|
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