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Box > Texas 8, Detroit 0
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Mike Bacsik became part of the first father-son duo to play for Texas and earned the win over the Tigers.
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Laynce Nix (right) had three hits, drove in a pair and scored three times in the win. (Duane Burleson/AP)
The Tigers managed just four hits in falling to the Rangers on Wednesday night at Comerica Park. Alex Sanchez provided half of the offensive output with a single and a double.
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Texas (59-46)
Won 2
Texas 8, Detroit 0  
Detroit (50-57)
Lost 3
August 4, 2004
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 3 0 0 1 1 0 3 0   8 15 2
Detroit
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 4 0
Standings through 8/4/04  |  Gameday  |  Rangers Stats  |  Tigers Stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Young, E, SS5022001.335
Blalock, 3B4001011.279
Soriano, 2B5020001.278
Teixeira, 1B4010101.267
Matthews, RF5110004.280
Dellucci, LF5231000.261
Mench, DH4120012.265
Nix, CF3332100.281
Laird, C4111013.271
Totals3981572313 

BATTING
2B: Matthews (14, Johnson), Dellucci (9, Johnson), Soriano (19, Johnson).
HR: Nix (11, 2nd inning off Johnson, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Young, E 2; Soriano 3; Teixeira; Matthews 2; Dellucci 4; Mench 2; Nix 6; Laird.
RBI: Dellucci (41), Nix 2 (33), Young, E 2 (15), Laird (13), Blalock (75).
2-out RBI: Nix 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Matthews 2, Young, E, Soriano.
SF: Blalock.
GIDP: Mench, Laird.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Young, E (4, fielding), Matthews (2, fielding).
Outfield assists: Nix (Sanchez, A at home).
DP: (Blalock-Soriano-Teixeira).

 
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Sanchez, A, CF4020010.332
Infante, 2B3010101.268
Rodriguez, C3000023.343
DiFelice, C1000001.136
Young, 1B4000003.278
Guillen, SS3000012.323
Smith, SS0000000.323
White, LF3010000.273
Thames, RF3000011.276
Shelton, DH3000010.225
Inge, 3B3000000.278
Totals300401611 

BATTING
2B: Sanchez, A (9, Bacsik).
TB: Sanchez, A 3; Infante; White.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Guillen.
GIDP: Thames.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Infante-Guillen-Young, Guillen-Young).

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Bacsik (W, 1-0)7.04000400.00
Almanzar 1.00000103.38
Benoit 1.00001106.22
 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Johnson (L, 8-9)6.010552314.40
Ennis 1.143300020.25
Novoa 1.21000000.00

IBB: Teixeira (by Johnson).
Pitches-strikes: Bacsik 86-61, Almanzar 11-8, Benoit 18-12, Johnson 94-66, Ennis 26-18, Novoa 23-16.
Ground outs-fly outs: Bacsik 8-8, Almanzar 1-1, Benoit 0-2, Johnson 13-2, Ennis 2-2, Novoa 4-1.
Batters faced: Bacsik 24, Almanzar 3, Benoit 4, Johnson 28, Ennis 8, Novoa 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Novoa 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Jeff Nelson. 1B: Marty Foster. 2B: Chris Guccione. 3B: Tim Tschida.
Weather: 70 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, L to R.
T: 2:27.
Att: 18,857.

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