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Rangers Cruz to extra-innings win

Long after Ron Washington was ejected and Dustin Nippert was hit by a line drive in the head, Nelson Cruz hit a two-run homer in the 14th inning, giving Texas a victory over Detroit in the series opener.


MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
Andrus, SS7120013.276
Young, M, 3B6220113.300
Kinsler, 2B6113012.303
Guerrero, DH6210101.319
Hamilton, J, LF6141112.353
Cruz, N, RF6134102.325
Davis, C, 1B7000018.169
Treanor, C5020002.229
a-Murphy, Dv, PH1010000.266
Molina, B, C1010000.261
Borbon, CF7020014.273
a-Singled for Treanor in the 12th.
Jackson, A, CF6020222.304
Damon, DH5111204.279
Ordonez, RF5111215.305
Cabrera, M, 1B6233115.340
Boesch, LF7010012.325
Guillen, 2B7010004.277
Inge, 3B1110000.263
Kelly, D, 3B5000020.219
Avila, C4011004.214
a-Raburn, PH1000010.213
Laird, C2000010.183
Santiago, R, SS6120111.270
a-Struck out for Avila in the 10th.
HR: Kinsler (5, 1st inning off Bonderman, 1 on, 1 out), Cruz, N (12, 14th inning off Gonzalez, En, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Kinsler 4; Andrus 2; Hamilton, J 4; Treanor 2; Guerrero; Molina, B; Cruz, N 6; Borbon 2; Young, M 2; Murphy, Dv.
RBI: Kinsler 3 (35), Hamilton, J (67), Cruz, N 4 (51).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Treanor 2; Young, M 2; Davis, C 2; Borbon.
SF: Kinsler.
GIDP: Davis, C, Andrus, Kinsler.
Team RISP: 5-for-13.
Team LOB: 13.

SB: Cruz, N (11, 2nd base off Bonderman/Avila).

E: Kinsler (4, fielding), Davis, C (2, fielding), Young, M (14, throw).
DP: 2 (Andrus-Kinsler-Davis, C 2).

2B: Jackson, A (23, Nippert).
3B: Inge (3, Feldman).
HR: Cabrera, M 2 (24, 3rd inning off Feldman, 0 on, 2 out; 5th inning off Feldman, 0 on, 0 out), Ordonez (12, 5th inning off Feldman, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Inge 3; Boesch; Cabrera, M 9; Damon; Avila; Guillen; Jackson, A 3; Santiago, R 2; Ordonez 4.
RBI: Cabrera, M 3 (82), Avila (15), Ordonez (58), Damon (29).
2-out RBI: Cabrera, M 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Avila 2; Cabrera, M 2; Damon; Jackson, A.
GIDP: Ordonez, Guillen.
Team RISP: 4-for-12.
Team LOB: 16.

E: Jackson, A 2 (5, fielding, fielding).
DP: 3 (Guillen-Santiago, R-Cabrera, M, Santiago, R-Cabrera, M, Kelly, D-Guillen-Cabrera, M).

Ogando, A(H, 3)1.11111101.42
Francisco, F(BS, 3)1.21000103.92
Harrison, M(W, 2-1)4.02004404.23
Feliz, N(S, 25)1.01000203.76
Gonzalez, En(L, 0-1)2.03221012.93
Game Scores: Feldman 32, Bonderman 30.
WP: Harrison, M, Bonderman.
IBB: Cabrera, M (by Harrison, M).
HBP: Inge (by Feldman).
Pitches-strikes: Feldman 86-53, Nippert 14-8, O'Day 11-5, Ogando, A 26-16, Francisco, F 23-17, Harrison, M 80-44, Feliz, N 17-13, Bonderman 85-55, Weinhardt 31-22, Valverde 27-18, Coke 11-8, Perry 30-19, Gonzalez, En 31-22.
Groundouts-flyouts: Feldman 9-5, Nippert 0-0, O'Day 0-1, Ogando, A 1-2, Francisco, F 2-2, Harrison, M 4-2, Feliz, N 0-1, Bonderman 7-4, Weinhardt 4-1, Valverde 1-1, Coke 2-0, Perry 1-2, Gonzalez, En 4-0.
Batters faced: Feldman 26, Nippert 2, O'Day 3, Ogando, A 6, Francisco, F 6, Harrison, M 17, Feliz, N 4, Bonderman 27, Weinhardt 10, Valverde 6, Coke 3, Perry 8, Gonzalez, En 9.
Inherited runners-scored: O'Day 1-0, Francisco, F 2-1, Weinhardt 2-0.
Ejections: Texas Rangers Manager Ron Washington ejected by HP umpire John Hirschbeck (5th)
Umpires: HP: John Hirschbeck. 1B: Wally Bell. 2B: Jim Wolf. 3B: Todd Tichenor.
Weather: 78 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, In from LF.
T: 4:53.
Att: 26,626.
Venue: Comerica Park.
July 19, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media