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Box > Texas 9, Pittsburgh 7
Rangers rally past Pirates
Oliver Perez struck out 12 batters and Daryle Ward ended a 1-for-23 slump with a four-RBI game. That, however, was not enough for the Pirates.
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Michael Young ignited the Rangers' comeback with a two-run homer in the third inning. (LM Otero/AP)
The Rangers made the most of their opportunities in the first game of a doubleheader against the Pirates. Three of Texas' five hits left the yard.
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Pittsburgh (24-32)
Lost 5
Texas 9, Pittsburgh 7  
Texas (33-24)
Won 3
June 10, 2004
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Pittsburgh
0 0 1 0 2 4 0 0 0   7 13 2
Texas
0 0 2 3 0 1 3 0 X   9 5 1
Standings through 6/10/04  |  Gameday  |  Pirates Stats  |  Rangers Stats
PittsburghABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kendall, C4230000.318
Wilson, J, SS5231004.338
Ward, 1B4024002.314
Wilson, C, RF2001102.346
Mackowiak, CF5001035.262
Bay, LF4000042.260
a-Redman, PH1000010.229
Simon, DH5130000.235
Hill, 3B3110111.272
Stynes, 3B0000000.212
b-Nunez, PH1000001.279
Castillo, 2B3110021.258
Totals37713721118 

a-Struck out for Bay in the 9th. b-Popped out for Stynes in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Wilson, J (15, Almanzar).
TB: Kendall 3; Wilson, J 4; Ward 2; Simon 3; Hill; Castillo.
RBI: Ward 4 (24), Mackowiak (33), Wilson, J (21), Wilson, C (38).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Mackowiak, Bay 2, Wilson, C.
S: Castillo.
SF: Ward, Wilson, C.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
CS: Kendall (4, 2nd base by Almanzar/Barajas).

FIELDING
E: Wilson, J (7, fielding), Stynes (1, throw).
DP: 2 (Wilson, J-Castillo-Ward, Castillo-Ward).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Young, E, CF-LF2210210.313
Young, M, SS2112202.329
Soriano, 2B3100123.289
Teixeira, 1B3101013.232
Perry, DH3212011.255
Blalock, 3B4000033.278
Allen, LF3000032.318
a-Nix, PH-CF1000000.308
Matthews, RF4123020.235
Barajas, C4100001.274
Totals2995851315 

a-Popped out for Allen in the 8th.

BATTING
HR: Young, M (9, 3rd inning off Perez, 1 on, 2 out), Matthews (2, 4th inning off Perez, 2 on, 2 out), Perry (4, 6th inning off Perez, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Young, E; Young, M 4; Perry 4; Matthews 5.
RBI: Young, M 2 (37), Matthews 3 (8), Perry 2 (15), Teixeira (21).
2-out RBI: Young, M 2, Matthews 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Teixeira 2, Blalock.
GIDP: Soriano, Barajas.
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING
SB: Young, M (6, 2nd base off Perez/Kendall), Young, E (7, 2nd base off Meadows/Kendall).

FIELDING
E: Young, M (9, fielding).

 
PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Perez 6.036641233.74
Meadows (H, 4)(L, 2-2)0.11301003.03
Grabow (BS, 3)0.20000102.92
Corey 1.01000005.14
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Benoit 4.17331505.82
Ramirez 1.03420103.86
Francisco (W, 1-0)1.20001303.97
Almanzar (H, 7)1.02000002.73
Cordero (S, 19)1.01000201.82

WP: Meadows, Ramirez.
IBB: Soriano (by Meadows).
HBP: Teixeira (by Perez), Perry (by Perez), Wilson, C (by Benoit), Kendall (by Ramirez).
Pitches-strikes: Perez 108-63, Meadows 17-7, Grabow 9-7, Corey 9-7, Benoit 91-56, Ramirez 24-18, Francisco 24-16, Almanzar 15-11, Cordero 21-16.
Ground outs-fly outs: Perez 2-4, Meadows 1-0, Grabow 1-0, Corey 2-1, Benoit 3-5, Ramirez 2-0, Francisco 1-1, Almanzar 2-0, Cordero 0-1.
Batters faced: Perez 26, Meadows 4, Grabow 3, Corey 3, Benoit 22, Ramirez 8, Francisco 6, Almanzar 4, Cordero 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Grabow 3-3, Ramirez 3-1, Francisco 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Doug Eddings. 1B: Jeff Kellogg. 2B: Charlie Reliford. 3B: Ramon Armendariz.
Weather: 86 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 25 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:04.
Att: Game 1 of doubleheader.

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