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Box > Kansas City 5, Texas 3
Gobble consumes Rangers
Juan Gonzalez's three-run home run in the top of the seventh inning proved to be the difference as the Royals beat the Rangers for the second straight night in Arlington.
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Royals starter Jimmy Gobble takes a deep breath after giving up a homer to Hank Blalock. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
Hank Blalock hit his 11th home run of the season, but starter Chan Ho Park surrendered three home runs of his own as the Rangers lost to the Royals again on Wednesday night.
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Kansas City (13-24)
Won 2
Kansas City 5, Texas 3  
Texas (22-17)
Lost 3
May 19, 2004
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Kansas City
0 0 1 1 0 0 3 0 0   5 4 0
Texas
0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0   3 7 0
Standings through 5/19/04  |  Gameday  |  Royals Stats  |  Rangers Stats
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Berroa, SS5111002.214
Beltran, CF3100200.287
Sweeney, DH2110111.276
Gonzalez, RF4113003.279
Stairs, LF3000011.269
Brown, LF0000000.143
Randa, 3B4000001.282
Harvey, 1B4111001.314
Santiago, C3000011.252
Lopez, 2B3000110.103
Totals315454410 

BATTING
HR: Berroa (2, 3rd inning off Park, 0 on, 1 out), Harvey (4, 4th inning off Park, 0 on, 2 out), Gonzalez (5, 7th inning off Park, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Berroa 4; Sweeney; Gonzalez 4; Harvey 4.
RBI: Berroa (6), Harvey (14), Gonzalez 3 (17).
2-out RBI: Harvey, Gonzalez 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Santiago, Berroa.
Team LOB: 6.

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Young, M, SS3011001.357
Blalock, 3B4121002.293
Soriano, 2B4000002.298
Perry, 1B4000002.269
Jordan, DH4010000.116
Young, E, LF3110000.286
a-Dellucci, PH-LF1000001.321
Mench, RF3100100.288
Nix, CF4010020.318
Laird, C2011000.307
b-Fullmer, PH1000000.245
Totals33373128 

a-Grounded out for Young, E in the 8th. b-Grounded out for Laird in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: Blalock (11, 4th inning off Gobble, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Young, M; Blalock 5; Jordan; Young, E; Nix; Laird.
RBI: Blalock (30), Laird (12), Young, M (32).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Perry, Blalock.
SF: Young, M.
Team LOB: 6.

 
Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Gobble (W, 2-2)6.16331214.50
Camp (H, 2)0.10000003.97
Cerda (H, 2)0.10000004.82
Huisman (S, 1)2.01000000.00
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Park (L, 2-4)6.24554335.80
Shouse 0.10000000.00
Almanzar 2.00000102.91

HBP: Laird (by Camp), Stairs (by Park), Santiago (by Park), Sweeney (by Park).
Pitches-strikes: Gobble 74-50, Camp 3-1, Cerda 3-1, Huisman 25-16, Park 117-69, Shouse 4-3, Almanzar 22-15.
Ground outs-fly outs: Gobble 7-10, Camp 0-1, Cerda 0-1, Huisman 5-1, Park 8-9, Shouse 1-0, Almanzar 4-1.
Batters faced: Gobble 26, Camp 2, Cerda 1, Huisman 7, Park 31, Shouse 1, Almanzar 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Camp 3-2, Cerda 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Alfonso Marquez. 1B: Rick Reed. 2B: Mike Fichter. 3B: Ted Barrett.
Weather: 83 degrees, clear.
Wind: 15 mph, In from RF.
T: 2:28.
Att: 32,374.

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