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Tiger duo two-hits Rangers
It was a dreary game for the Rangers, who suffered their largest margin of defeat this season.
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Gary Knotts allowed one run on two hits over five innings. (Carlos Osorio/AP)
Gary Knotts and Esteban Yan combined on a two-hitter. Knotts took a no-hitter into the fifth inning.
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Texas (21-14)
Lost 2
Detroit 7, Texas 1  
Detroit (17-18)
Won 2
Standings through 5/14/04  |  Gameday  |  Rangers Stats  |  Tigers Stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Young, M, SS4010011.368
Blalock, 3B4000011.304
Soriano, 2B4000031.306
Fullmer, DH4000021.238
Teixeira, 1B3110010.208
Young, E, CF2000000.305
Jordan, RF2000110.094
Mench, LF3001001.306
Barajas, C2000001.286
Totals28121196 

BATTING
2B: Teixeira (4, Knotts).
3B: Young, M (4, Knotts).
TB: Young, M 3; Teixeira 2.
RBI: Mench (17).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Fullmer.
S: Young, E.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
DP: (Young, M-Soriano-Teixeira).

 
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Guillen, SS4000022.320
Higginson, RF4220010.263
Rodriguez, C4222011.358
White, DH4021000.326
1-Smith, PR-DH0100000.000
Pena, 1B3000123.223
Monroe, LF4011010.239
Norton, 3B3000110.113
Inge, CF3111002.293
Infante, 2B2111100.257
Totals31796388 


1-Ran for White in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Higginson (4, Benoit).
HR: Inge (4, 2nd inning off Benoit, 0 on, 2 out), Infante (1, 2nd inning off Benoit, 0 on, 2 out), Rodriguez (7, 6th inning off Benoit, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Higginson 3; Rodriguez 5; White 2; Monroe; Inge 4; Infante 4.
RBI: White (29), Inge (18), Infante (3), Rodriguez 2 (32), Monroe (9).
2-out RBI: White, Inge, Infante, Monroe.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pena, Inge 2.
GIDP: Guillen.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
CS: Pena (1, 2nd base by Benoit/Barajas).

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Benoit (L, 1-1)6.16551635.10
Francisco 1.232222010.80
 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Knotts (W, 1-0)5.02111505.23
Yan (S, 2)4.00000404.26

Knotts pitched to 1 batter in the 6th.

WP: Benoit.
Balk: Francisco.
HBP: Inge (by Benoit), Barajas (by Knotts).
Pitches-strikes: Benoit 100-63, Francisco 45-25, Knotts 67-44, Yan 38-28.
Ground outs-fly outs: Benoit 4-8, Francisco 2-1, Knotts 5-5, Yan 4-4.
Batters faced: Benoit 26, Francisco 9, Knotts 19, Yan 12.
Inherited runners-scored: Francisco 1-0, Yan 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Larry Vanover. 1B: Sam Holbrook. 2B: Paul Nauert. 3B: Randy Marsh.
Weather: 76 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 18 mph, R to L.
T: 2:27.
Att: 22,449.

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