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Box > Texas 6, Detroit 1
Rangers ride Rogers to victory
Kenny Rogers was in steady command of Saturday's game in Detroit and was aided by a pair of RBIs from both Hank Blalock and Michael Young in the win over the Tigers.
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Hank Blalock (right) is congratulated after his solo HR in the seventh inning. (Duane Burleson/AP)
Nate Robertson struck out the side in the first, but also allowed an Alfonso Soriano home run. So it went for the lefty on Saturday as he took the loss despite a career-best 10 K's.
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Texas (22-14)
Won 1
Texas 6, Detroit 1  
Detroit (17-19)
Lost 1
May 15, 2004
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 2   6 9 0
Detroit
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0   1 9 0
Standings through 5/15/04  |  Gameday  |  Rangers Stats  |  Tigers Stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Young, M, SS5122020.369
Blalock, 3B5112031.301
Soriano, 2B5111031.302
Perry, DH5120010.276
Teixeira, 1B3010111.213
Young, E, CF2000101.295
Jordan, RF3000115.086
Mench, LF4001006.297
Laird, C4220012.313
Totals3669631217 

BATTING
2B: Young, M (9, Robertson), Teixeira (5, Robertson).
HR: Soriano (5, 1st inning off Robertson, 0 on, 2 out), Blalock (10, 7th inning off Colyer, 0 on, 2 out), Young, M (8, 9th inning off Walker, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Young, M 6; Blalock 4; Soriano 4; Perry 2; Teixeira 2; Laird 2.
RBI: Soriano (28), Blalock 2 (29), Mench (18), Young, M 2 (30).
2-out RBI: Soriano, Blalock.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Soriano, Laird, Mench 2.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
PB: Laird (4).
DP: (Blalock-Soriano-Teixeira).
Pickoffs: Rogers (Guillen at 1st base).

 
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Guillen, SS4010011.318
Inge, CF4110000.291
Rodriguez, C4010010.355
White, LF4021000.331
Monroe, RF3000002.232
b-Smith, PH1000001.000
Pena, 1B4000021.216
Norton, 3B4020001.140
Shelton, DH2010000.267
a-Munson, PH-DH1000001.207
Infante, 2B3010003.263
Totals341910410 

a-Flied out for Shelton in the 7th. b-Flied out for Monroe in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Inge (3, Rogers), White (9, Powell).
3B: Infante (2, Rogers).
TB: Guillen; Inge 2; Rodriguez; White 3; Norton 2; Shelton; Infante 3.
RBI: White (30).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Guillen, Infante 2, Norton.
GIDP: Monroe.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
CS: Guillen (2, 2nd base by Rogers/Laird).
PO: Guillen (1st base by Rogers).

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Rogers (W, 5-2)6.18110203.29
Almanzar (H, 4)1.20000103.20
Powell 1.01000101.88
 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Robertson (L, 2-3)5.263321015.31
Dingman 1.00000000.00
Colyer 0.11110117.24
Patterson 1.00001005.60
Walker 1.02220112.16

WP: Robertson, Walker.
HBP: Young, E (by Patterson).
Pitches-strikes: Rogers 105-67, Almanzar 22-13, Powell 11-8, Robertson 110-68, Dingman 7-4, Colyer 7-4, Patterson 15-7, Walker 15-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Rogers 10-6, Almanzar 2-2, Powell 1-1, Robertson 3-4, Dingman 2-1, Colyer 0-0, Patterson 2-1, Walker 2-0.
Batters faced: Rogers 25, Almanzar 5, Powell 4, Robertson 25, Dingman 3, Colyer 2, Patterson 5, Walker 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Almanzar 1-0, Dingman 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Sam Holbrook. 1B: Paul Nauert. 2B: Matt Hollowell. 3B: Larry Vanover.
Weather: 51 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, L to R.
T: 2:47.
Att: 26,120.

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