- 2B:A Beltre (7, J Saunders)
- HR:R Sexson 2 (4, 2nd inning off J Saunders 0 on, 1 Out; 7th inning off J Saunders 2 on, 1 Out)
- RBI:R Sexson 4 (13)
- Team LOB:2
- E:J Lopez (2, throw)
- Assists:R Ibanez (T Hunter at Home)
|G. Matthews Jr.RF||1-4||4||1||1||0||0||1||0||.250||.313||.375|
- 2B:T Hunter 3 (5, R Dickey 3)
- RBI:T Hunter 3 (11), M Izturis (6), M Napoli (9)
- 2Out RBI:M Izturis, M Napoli
- Team LOB:7
- SB:M Izturis (2, 2nd base off M Lowe/K Johjima)
- DP:1 (C Kotchman)
|1st||T Hunter doubled to left, C Figgins, G Matthews and V Guerrero scored, T Hunter to third, T Hunter thrown out at home attempting to advance on play.||0||3|
|2nd||R Sexson homered to left.||1||3|
|6th||M Izturis singled to right, T Hunter scored, C Kotchman to third.||1||4|
|6th||M Napoli singled to left, C Kotchman scored, M Izturis to third.||1||5|
|7th||R Sexson homered to left, A Beltre and J Vidro scored.||4||5|
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