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Boxscore > Texas 9, Tampa Bay 8
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Hank Blalock and Kevin Mench each hit two-run blasts while Alfonso Soriano and Brad Fullmer hit solo blasts in the win, the Rangers' ninth in their last 12 games.
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Hank Blalock (right) hit one of four Rangers home runs on the night. (Chris O'Meara/AP)
The Devil Rays traded home runs with the Rangers early and rallied late, but in the end the Texas attack proved too powerful as the Rays dropped their seventh straight.
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Texas (21-12)
Won 2
Texas 9, Tampa Bay 8  
Tampa Bay (9-23)
Lost 7
May 12, 2004
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 1 3 2 0 0 0 1 2   9 11 1
Tampa Bay
2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3   8 9 0
Standings through 5/12/04  |  Gameday  |  Rangers Stats  |  Devil Rays Stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Young, M, SS5120001.363
Blalock, 3B4112013.321
Soriano, 2B5123011.324
Fullmer, DH5231011.250
Teixeira, 1B4000002.185
Dellucci, LF2101110.325
Mench, RF4112000.308
Nix, CF4110030.325
Barajas, C4110011.300
Totals379119189 

BATTING
2B: Fullmer 2 (8, Gonzalez, J, Gonzalez, J), Nix (7, Gonzalez, J), Barajas (4, Gonzalez, D), Soriano (11, Gonzalez, D).
HR: Blalock (9, 3rd inning off Gonzalez, J, 1 on, 2 out), Soriano (4, 3rd inning off Gonzalez, J, 0 on, 2 out), Mench (4, 4th inning off Halama, 1 on, 0 out), Fullmer (4, 8th inning off Halama, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Young, M 2; Blalock 4; Soriano 6; Fullmer 8; Mench 4; Nix 2; Barajas 2.
RBI: Dellucci (17), Blalock 2 (27), Soriano 3 (26), Mench 2 (16), Fullmer (15).
2-out RBI: Blalock 2, Soriano 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Teixeira, Fullmer.
SF: Dellucci.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: Barajas (2, drop ball).
DP: (Young, M-Soriano-Teixeira).

 
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Crawford, LF4210101.291
Baldelli, CF4221110.265
Huff, 3B4225110.216
1-Cruz, PR0000000.198
Martinez, 1B4112100.286
Lugo, SS3000122.267
Cummings, DH4000022.083
Blum, 2B4010011.197
Hall, C4010000.292
Rolls, RF3110112.143
Totals34898688 


1-Ran for Huff in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Blum (5, Park), Crawford (5, Park), Huff (3, Cordero).
HR: Martinez (7, 1st inning off Park, 1 on, 2 out), Huff (4, 3rd inning off Park, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Crawford 2; Baldelli 2; Huff 6; Martinez 4; Blum 2; Hall; Rolls.
RBI: Martinez 2 (14), Huff 5 (16), Baldelli (10).
2-out RBI: Martinez 2, Baldelli, Huff 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Blum, Lugo.
GIDP: Rolls.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Crawford 2 (17, 2nd base off Park/Barajas, 3rd base off Park/Barajas).

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Park (W, 2-3)7.07552525.65
Mahay (H, 4)0.20000105.56
Almanzar (H, 3)0.10001103.50
Nelson 0.20222005.40
Cordero (S, 12)0.12111102.63
 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Gonzalez, J 3.05440226.62
Halama (L, 0-1)5.13331622.79
Gonzalez, D 0.23220006.14

IBB: Martinez (by Cordero).
HBP: Lugo (by Park), Blalock (by Halama).
Pitches-strikes: Park 103-60, Mahay 10-7, Almanzar 9-5, Nelson 16-6, Cordero 13-8, Gonzalez, J 54-33, Halama 70-50, Gonzalez, D 11-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Park 8-7, Mahay 0-1, Almanzar 0-0, Nelson 2-0, Cordero 0-0, Gonzalez, J 3-4, Halama 6-4, Gonzalez, D 1-1.
Batters faced: Park 29, Mahay 2, Almanzar 2, Nelson 4, Cordero 4, Gonzalez, J 14, Halama 21, Gonzalez, D 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Cordero 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Mike Everitt. 1B: Mark Wegner. 2B: Larry Young. 3B: Angel Hernandez.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:40.
Att: 10,202.

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