One night after hitting a grand slam for career home run No. 599, Rangers slugger Sammy Sosa went 0-for-5 with two strikeouts. Texas starter Jamey Wright, making his first appearace since coming off the 60-day DL, allowed three homers in five innings.
BATTING 2B: Hamilton (8, Wright), Gonzalez (15, Francisco). HR: Griffey 2 (18, 1st inning off Wright, 0 on, 2 out; 3rd inning off Wright, 1 on, 0 out), Dunn (17, 1st inning off Wright, 0 on, 2 out), Ross 2 (9, 6th inning off Francisco, 2 on, 0 out; 8th inning off Eyre, 0 on, 1 out). TB: Hatteberg; Phillips 2; Griffey 8; Dunn 4; Hamilton 3; Gonzalez 4; Ross 9. RBI: Griffey 3 (43), Dunn (43), Ross 4 (23). 2-out RBI: Griffey; Dunn. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hatteberg 2; Phillips 2. S: Harang. GIDP: Hamilton; Encarnacion. Team LOB: 5.
BASERUNNING CS: Phillips (4, 2nd base by Wright/Laird), Dunn (2, 2nd base by Mahay/Laird).
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