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Box > Texas 12, Oakland 9
Rangers regain West footing
The Rangers sent 31 men to the plate and scored 11 runs from the third through the sixth inning on Tuesday, evening their series with the A's.
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Michael Young throws to first as Mark Kotsay slides into second on Tuesday. (Marcio Jose Sanchez)
The A's scored in four of the first six innings Tuesday, but were matched and surpassed by Texas in dropping the second game of the series.
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Texas (79-65)
Won 1
Texas 12, Oakland 9  
Oakland (84-60)
Lost 1
September 14, 2004
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 0 4 3 1 3 0 0 1   12 15 0
Oakland
2 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 2   9 13 2
Standings through 9/14/04  |  Gameday  |  Rangers Stats  |  Athletics Stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Young, E, DH4221001.305
Blalock, 3B6122015.271
Young, M, SS6221005.312
Teixeira, 1B4101111.282
Soriano, 2B6132011.281
Mench, LF4111103.280
Jordan, RF3121102.223
Nix, CF5121005.255
Barajas, C2211201.250
Totals401215115324 

BATTING
2B: Blalock (34, Redman), Nix 2 (17, Lehr, Hammond), Soriano (32, Lehr).
HR: Young, M (20, 9th inning off Duchscherer, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Young, E 2; Blalock 3; Young, M 5; Soriano 4; Mench; Jordan 2; Nix 4; Barajas.
RBI: Blalock 2 (99), Soriano 2 (89), Jordan (17), Teixeira (100), Young, E (21), Mench (61), Nix (42), Barajas (53), Young, M (82).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Nix 2, Jordan, Young, M 2.
S: Barajas.
SF: Jordan, Young, E.
Team LOB: 11.

 
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kotsay, CF5120011.303
McLemore, 2B5111011.253
Chavez, 3B2200101.271
a-German, PH1110000.268
Hatteberg, 1B5132002.304
Durazo, DH2112211.318
b-Kielty, PH-DH1000000.211
Swisher, LF5131012.273
Byrnes, RF5000027.287
Melhuse, C5123001.258
Crosby, SS4000011.248
Totals4091393717 

a-Singled for Chavez in the 9th. b-Grounded out for Durazo in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: McLemore (12, Ramirez), Swisher (3, Ramirez).
HR: Melhuse (10, 4th inning off Wasdin, 0 on, 0 out), Hatteberg (15, 9th inning off Tejera, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Kotsay 2; McLemore 2; German; Hatteberg 6; Durazo; Swisher 4; Melhuse 5.
RBI: Durazo 2 (81), Swisher (5), Melhuse 3 (28), McLemore (17), Hatteberg 2 (81).
2-out RBI: Swisher.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Byrnes 2, Hatteberg.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Hatteberg (8, fielding), McLemore (6, throw).

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wasdin 3.16552216.71
Ramirez 0.22221004.70
Benoit 1.11000206.09
Mahay 0.21000102.73
Brocail (W, 4-1)2.00000204.98
Tejera 0.122200115.00
Almanzar 0.21000003.91
 
OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Redman (L, 10-12)3.16774204.94
Lehr 2.05441005.59
Hammond 1.22000102.81
Duchscherer 2.02110013.53

Ramirez pitched to 2 batters in the 5th.

IBB: Jordan (by Lehr).
HBP: Chavez (by Wasdin), Teixeira (by Redman), Young, E (by Hammond).
Pitches-strikes: Wasdin 82-51, Ramirez 23-13, Benoit 18-14, Mahay 15-10, Brocail 22-15, Tejera 5-3, Almanzar 6-5, Redman 85-49, Lehr 47-26, Hammond 28-17, Duchscherer 37-25.
Ground outs-fly outs: Wasdin 5-3, Ramirez 1-1, Benoit 1-1, Mahay 0-1, Brocail 2-2, Tejera 1-0, Almanzar 1-1, Redman 4-4, Lehr 3-3, Hammond 1-3, Duchscherer 1-5.
Batters faced: Wasdin 19, Ramirez 5, Benoit 5, Mahay 3, Brocail 6, Tejera 3, Almanzar 3, Redman 22, Lehr 12, Hammond 8, Duchscherer 8.
Inherited runners-scored: Ramirez 1-1, Benoit 2-2, Lehr 2-1, Hammond 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Tim Tschida. 1B: Jeff Nelson. 2B: Marty Foster. 3B: Joe Brinkman.
Weather: 75 degrees, clear.
Wind: 13 mph, Out to RF.
T: 3:34.
Att: 15,644.

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