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Blue Jays 5, Rangers 2
Alex Rios (right) celebrates after his two-run homer on Thursday. (Frank Gunn/AP)
Vernon Wells and Lyle Overbay went deep in the second to give Scott Richmond an early lead, and Richmond ran with it, as he allowed two solo homers over six innings. Scott Downs came in to earn the save, his first after B.J. Ryan went on the DL.
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Series at a glance:
TEX
Texas (6-9)
Lost 2
Toronto 5, Texas 2   TOR
Toronto (12-5)
Won 2
April 23, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0   2 7 2
Toronto
0 2 0 0 2 0 0 1 X   5 7 0
Standings thru 4/23/09  |  Recap: TEX | TOR  |  Gameday  |  Rangers stats  |  Blue Jays stats
Texas AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Kinsler, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 .381
Young, M, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 2 0 .300
Hamilton, CF 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 .246
Blalock, DH 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .226
Cruz, N, RF 4 0 2 0 0 1 1 .298
Davis, C, 1B 3 1 1 1 0 2 3 .200
  a-Jones, An, PH-1B 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .421
Murphy, Dv, LF 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 .000
  b-Byrd, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .341
Teagarden, C 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 .067
Andrus, SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .300
Totals 34 2 7 2 2 13 12  

a-Struck out for Davis, C in the 8th. b-Grounded out for Murphy, Dv in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Blalock (2, Richmond).
HR: Hamilton (2, 4th inning off Richmond, 0 on, 1 out), Davis, C (3, 6th inning off Richmond, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Davis, C 4; Hamilton 5; Blalock 2; Cruz, N 2; Young, M.
RBI: Hamilton (10), Davis, C (6).
2-out RBI: Davis, C.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Teagarden 2.
Team RISP: 1-for-3.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Cruz, N (2, 2nd base off Richmond/Barajas).

FIELDING
E: Andrus 2 (5, throw, throw).
DP: (Kinsler-Andrus-Davis, C).

 
Toronto AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Scutaro, SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .246
Hill, A, 2B 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 .377
Rios, A, RF 4 1 1 2 0 0 2 .247
Wells, V, CF 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 .257
Lind, DH 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .333
Rolen, 3B 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 .305
Overbay, 1B 2 1 1 1 2 0 0 .342
Barajas, C 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 .213
Snider, LF 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 .270
Totals 31 5 7 5 4 3 9  

BATTING
2B: Hill, A (5, Millwood).
HR: Wells, V (3, 2nd inning off Millwood, 0 on, 0 out), Overbay (3, 2nd inning off Millwood, 0 on, 2 out), Rios, A (1, 5th inning off Millwood, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Wells, V 4; Rios, A 4; Rolen 2; Hill, A 3; Overbay 4.
RBI: Wells, V (7), Overbay (10), Rios, A 2 (11), Rolen (6).
2-out RBI: Overbay; Rios, A 2; Rolen.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Barajas 3.
GIDP: Scutaro.
Team RISP: 2-for-6.
Team LOB: 6.

 
Texas IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Millwood (L, 1-2) 7.0 5 4 4 2 3 3 2.10
Jennings 1.0 2 1 1 2 0 0 1.29
 
Toronto IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Richmond (W, 2-0) 6.0 6 2 2 2 8 2 3.31
League (H, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6.75
Carlson (H, 3) 0.2 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.93
Camp (H, 2) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
Downs, S (S, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.93

IBB: Overbay (by Jennings).
Pitches-strikes: Millwood 116-73, Jennings 28-15, Richmond 103-64, League 11-7, Carlson 16-12, Camp 5-4, Downs, S 10-7.
Groundouts-flyouts: Millwood 9-3, Jennings 2-0, Richmond 4-5, League 2-0, Carlson 0-0, Camp 0-0, Downs, S 1-0.
Batters faced: Millwood 28, Jennings 7, Richmond 26, League 3, Carlson 3, Camp 1, Downs, S 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Camp 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Hunter Wendelstedt. 1B: Dana DeMuth. 2B: Todd Tichenor. 3B: Doug Eddings.
Weather: 68 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 2:38.
Att: 15,487.
Venue: Rogers Centre.
April 23, 2009
April 23, 2009

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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