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Box > Boston 7, Texas 0
Sox doggone good, lasso win
For just the fourth time this year, the Rangers were unable to score a run. Michael Young, Alfonso Soriano and Hank Blalock each hit doubles, but they were the only hits Texas could muster. Two of the doubles were erased on bang-bang double plays.
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Bronson Arroyo allowed the Rangers just three hits over eight innings. (Charles Krupa/AP)
Bronson Arroyo tossed a gem for eight innings and earned his first win since May, thanks in large part to Johnny Damon's two home runs.
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Texas (48-36)
Lost 1
Boston 7, Texas 0  
Boston (47-37)
Won 4
July 9, 2004
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Texas
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 3 0
Boston
1 0 0 0 1 3 1 1 X   7 13 0
Standings through 7/9/04  |  Gameday  |  Rangers Stats  |  Red Sox Stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Young, M, SS3010100.335
Blalock, 3B4010002.307
Soriano, 2B4010011.289
Fullmer, DH2000010.240
Teixeira, 1B2000022.276
Dellucci, LF3000001.279
Mench, RF3000010.276
Matthews, CF3000020.281
Barajas, C3000010.266
Totals27030186 

BATTING
2B: Young, M (17, Arroyo), Soriano (14, Arroyo), Blalock (22, Arroyo).
TB: Young, M 2; Blalock 2; Soriano 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Teixeira.
Team LOB: 3.

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

 
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, CF5344000.319
Bellhorn, 2B4000122.259
Ortiz, DH5020001.302
Ramirez, LF3111001.338
Kapler, LF0000000.266
Garciaparra, SS4130001.306
Nixon, RF3111101.246
Millar, 1B3110003.284
McCarty, 1B0000000.219
Varitek, C4010014.271
Mueller, 3B3001013.282
Totals3471372416 

BATTING
2B: Damon (23, Mahay).
HR: Damon 2 (9, 5th inning off Benoit, 0 on, 0 out; 8th inning off Regilio, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Damon 11; Ortiz 2; Ramirez; Garciaparra 3; Nixon; Millar; Varitek.
RBI: Ramirez (72), Damon 4 (45), Mueller (28), Nixon (8).
2-out RBI: Damon 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Mueller 2, Bellhorn.
SF: Ramirez, Mueller.
GIDP: Millar.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Millar (1, 2nd base off Benoit/Barajas).

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Millar, Bellhorn-Garciaparra, Millar-Garciaparra).

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Benoit (L, 3-4)5.28551416.18
Mahay 0.21000003.06
Brocail 0.23110008.00
Regilio 1.01111019.00
 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Arroyo (W, 3-7)8.03001704.09
Leskanic 1.00000105.92

HBP: Millar (by Benoit), Fullmer (by Arroyo), Teixeira (by Arroyo).
Pitches-strikes: Benoit 99-66, Mahay 12-8, Brocail 8-6, Regilio 16-7, Arroyo 109-71, Leskanic 12-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Benoit 5-8, Mahay 1-1, Brocail 2-0, Regilio 2-1, Arroyo 8-9, Leskanic 2-0.
Batters faced: Benoit 27, Mahay 3, Brocail 4, Regilio 5, Arroyo 27, Leskanic 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Mahay 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Larry Vanover. 1B: Sam Holbrook. 2B: Paul Nauert. 3B: Randy Marsh.
Weather: 77 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, In from CF.
T: 2:29.
Att: 35,030.

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