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Rangers worth their eight in gold
Mark Teixeira hit his 30th home run of the year as the Rangers equaled their longest win streak this season by taking their eighth straight.
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Rod Barajas (left) and Francisco Cordero celebrate the Rangers' eighth straight win. (Charlie Riedel/AP)
Brian Anderson took his 11th loss of the season as the Royals lost their third straight to Texas. Joe Randa had a pair of RBIs in the defeat.
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Texas (69-52)
Won 8
Texas 5, Kansas City 3  
Kansas City (43-77)
Lost 2
August 21, 2004
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
1 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0   5 10 0
Kansas City
0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0   3 10 1
Standings through 8/21/04  |  Gameday  |  Rangers Stats  |  Royals Stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Young, E, DH3121000.312
a-Dellucci, PH-DH1000102.267
Young, M, SS5020004.318
Soriano, 2B4011012.279
Teixeira, 1B4111111.267
Mench, LF5000013.267
Jordan, RF4110012.187
b-Nix, PH-CF0000100.270
Matthews, CF-RF4000103.266
Barajas, C2110101.239
Alexander, 3B4122001.167
Totals3651055419 

a-Flied out for Young, E in the 6th. b-Walked for Jordan in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Young, E (16, Anderson), Jordan (9, Anderson), Alexander (1, Anderson), Barajas (17, Anderson), Young, M (23, Sullivan).
HR: Teixeira (30, 4th inning off Anderson, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Young, E 3; Young, M 3; Soriano; Teixeira 4; Jordan 2; Barajas 2; Alexander 3.
RBI: Soriano (74), Teixeira (81), Alexander 2 (2), Young, E (16).
2-out RBI: Alexander 2, Young, E.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Dellucci, Jordan, Young, M, Matthews.
S: Barajas.
SF: Soriano.
Team LOB: 11.

 
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
DeJesus, CF5010006.269
Gotay, 2B4001023.205
Randa, 1B5022021.278
Sweeney, DH4010102.287
Nunez, RF5020013.214
Relaford, 3B4010002.225
Guiel, LF3000113.143
Buck, C3220111.202
Blanco, SS2110100.304
a-Mateo, PH1000012.206
Guerrero, SS0000000.235
Totals3631034823 

a-Struck out for Blanco in the 8th.

BATTING
TB: DeJesus; Randa 2; Sweeney; Nunez 2; Relaford; Buck 2; Blanco.
RBI: Gotay (5), Randa 2 (37).
2-out RBI: Randa 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Sweeney, Buck, Guiel, Nunez 2, DeJesus, Relaford.
SF: Gotay.
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING
SB: DeJesus (5, 2nd base off Callaway/Barajas).

FIELDING
E: Relaford (7, throw).

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Callaway 4.25221407.94
Francisco (W, 4-1)2.02111103.38
Almanzar (H, 17)0.10001003.05
Mahay (H, 11)1.01001102.29
Cordero (S, 39)1.02000201.68
 
Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Anderson (L, 2-11)5.28552216.06
Sullivan 1.11001204.17
Carrasco 2.01002004.24

IBB: Teixeira (by Sullivan), Dellucci (by Carrasco).
HBP: Relaford (by Callaway).
Pitches-strikes: Callaway 87-53, Francisco 33-21, Almanzar 7-2, Mahay 21-12, Cordero 21-14, Anderson 104-63, Sullivan 19-11, Carrasco 33-17.
Ground outs-fly outs: Callaway 4-6, Francisco 1-4, Almanzar 0-1, Mahay 0-2, Cordero 0-1, Anderson 1-14, Sullivan 0-2, Carrasco 3-3.
Batters faced: Callaway 21, Francisco 9, Almanzar 2, Mahay 5, Cordero 5, Anderson 27, Sullivan 6, Carrasco 10.
Inherited runners-scored: Francisco 1-0, Almanzar 2-0, Sullivan 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Fieldin Culbreth. 1B: Tim McClelland. 2B: Jim Wolf. 3B: Tony Randazzo.
Weather: 73 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, R to L.
T: 3:12.
Att: 25,035.

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