|a - W. BetemitPH||1-1||1||0||1||0||0||0||0||.255||.278||.414|
a-singled to left for J Molina in the 9th
- 2B:B Abreu (30, J Weaver)
- 3B:R Cano (2, J Weaver)
- HR:A Rodriguez (25, 2nd inning off J Weaver 0 on, 0 Out); X Nady (5, 6th inning off J Weaver 0 on, 1 Out)
- RBI:A Rodriguez (68), J Giambi (66), X Nady 2 (13), M Cabrera (36)
- 2Out RBI:J Giambi, X Nady
- GIDP:B Abreu
- Team LOB:6
|G. Matthews Jr.LF||0-0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||.223||.304||.330|
- 2B:T Hunter (27, I Kennedy); H Kendrick (25, I Kennedy); M Teixeira (2, I Kennedy); V Guerrero (19, D Rasner); J Mathis (8, B Bruney)
- HR:T Hunter (19, 7th inning off D Rasner 0 on, 0 Out)
- RBI:T Hunter 4 (65), V Guerrero (65), G Anderson (63), H Kendrick (35), J Mathis (39), M Teixeira (7)
- 2Out RBI:T Hunter 3, M Teixeira
- Team LOB:9
- DP:1 (C Figgins-H Kendrick-M Teixeira)
|1st||T Hunter doubled to deep left center, M Teixeira and V Guerrero scored.||0||2|
|2nd||A Rodriguez homered to left.||1||2|
|3rd||J Giambi walked, J Damon scored, B Abreu to third, A Rodriguez to second.||2||2|
|3rd||X Nady reached on infield single to third, B Abreu scored, A Rodriguez to third, J Giambi to second.||3||2|
|3rd||V Guerrero singled to right, M Teixeira scored, V Guerrero to second advancing on throw.||3||3|
|3rd||G Anderson singled to left, V Guerrero scored, T Hunter to third.||3||4|
|3rd||H Kendrick singled to right, T Hunter scored, G Anderson to second.||3||5|
|4th||T Hunter singled to left, V Guerrero scored.||3||6|
|6th||X Nady homered to left.||4||6|
|6th||M Cabrera grounded out to first, R Cano scored.||5||6|
|7th||T Hunter homered to left center.||5||7|
|7th||J Mathis doubled to left, H Kendrick scored, R Willits to third.||5||8|
|7th||R Willits scored, J Mathis to third on wild pitch by B Bruney.||5||9|
|7th||M Teixeira singled to center, J Mathis scored, E Aybar to third, M Teixeira to second advancing on throw.||5||10|
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