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Blalock ends deadlock
The Pirates broke out of their scoring dearth, but it was not enough to prevent Pittsburgh from losing for the eighth time in nine games. Craig Wilson hit his 13th homer in the sixth.
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Pittsburgh (24-30)
Lost 3
Texas 6, Pittsburgh 5  
Texas (31-24)
Won 1
June 7, 2004
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   R   H   E 
Pittsburgh
0 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0   5 6 0
Texas
0 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 1   6 13 1
Standings through 6/7/04  |  Gameday  |  Pirates Stats  |  Rangers Stats
PittsburghABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kendall, C4110100.309
Wilson, J, SS5000042.332
Ward, 1B5000002.306
Wilson, C, RF4112010.349
Mackowiak, LF4120000.270
Simon, DH2000011.206
a-Mateo, PH-DH0000100.182
b-Nunez, PH-DH0000000.284
Hill, 3B3100003.270
Redman, CF4111011.230
Castillo, 2B4012000.256
Totals35565279 

a-Intentionally walked for Simon in the 6th. b-Hit a sacrifice bunt for Mateo in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: Wilson, C (13, 6th inning off Dickey, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Kendall; Wilson, C 4; Mackowiak 2; Redman; Castillo.
RBI: Redman (17), Castillo 2 (11), Wilson, C 2 (37).
2-out RBI: Redman, Castillo 2, Wilson, C 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hill, Redman.
S: Nunez.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
SB: Mackowiak (7, 2nd base off Dickey/Barajas).
PO: Castillo (1st base by Dickey).

FIELDING
DP: (Kendall-Castillo).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Young, M, SS5020120.328
Blalock, 3B4121202.283
Soriano, 2B4230112.293
Fullmer, DH4111015.221
Teixeira, 1B5112037.237
Dellucci, LF3000032.314
a-Allen, PH-LF2010011.368
Matthews, RF4012121.200
Nix, CF4110111.311
Barajas, C5010014.286
Totals40613661525 

a-Singled for Dellucci in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Soriano (13, Wells).
HR: Teixeira (8, 3rd inning off Wells, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Young, M 2; Blalock 2; Soriano 4; Fullmer; Teixeira 4; Allen; Matthews; Nix; Barajas.
RBI: Fullmer (19), Teixeira 2 (20), Matthews 2 (5), Blalock (36).
2-out RBI: Teixeira 2, Matthews 2, Blalock.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Teixeira 2, Barajas 2, Blalock, Allen.
SF: Fullmer.
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING
SB: Fullmer (1, 2nd base off Wells/Kendall).
CS: Allen (1, 2nd base by Grabow/Kendall).

FIELDING
E: Teixeira (4, fielding).
Pickoffs: Dickey (Castillo at 1st base).

 
PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wells 4.27555814.52
Corey 0.21001106.00
Grabow 1.21000203.00
Torres 2.01000303.03
Johnston (L, 0-3)0.23110103.00
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Dickey 5.25550415.05
Ramirez 0.20001003.15
Francisco 1.20000104.66
Cordero (W, 2-0)2.01001201.90

WP: Torres, Dickey.
IBB: Mateo (by Ramirez).
HBP: Hill (by Dickey).
Pitches-strikes: Wells 112-62, Corey 16-10, Grabow 25-17, Torres 32-19, Johnston 22-16, Dickey 88-58, Ramirez 13-6, Francisco 23-14, Cordero 29-18.
Ground outs-fly outs: Wells 2-4, Corey 0-1, Grabow 1-1, Torres 2-1, Johnston 0-1, Dickey 3-9, Ramirez 2-0, Francisco 1-3, Cordero 2-2.
Batters faced: Wells 26, Corey 4, Grabow 5, Torres 7, Johnston 5, Dickey 23, Ramirez 3, Francisco 5, Cordero 8.
Inherited runners-scored: Corey 2-0, Grabow 2-0, Ramirez 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Charlie Reliford. 1B: Doug Eddings. 2B: Dan Iassogna. 3B: Jeff Kellogg.
Weather: 86 degrees, clear.
Wind: 24 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:38.
Att: 25,286.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball and the Office of the Commissioner
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