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Box > Philadelphia 8, Texas 5
Phils win first meeting with Texas
Despite Hank Blalock, Rod Barajas and Michael Young each hitting a ball out of the park, the Rangers dropped the opener of a three-game Interleague series to the Phillies. Texas starter Ryan Drese allowed five runs on eight hits and one walk in 2 2/3 innings.
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Philadelphia's Jim Thome scores a run in the second inning on Tuesday night. (Rusty Kennedy/AP)
The Phillies had four players with two or more hits as they beat the Rangers. Bobby Abreu went 2-for-4, including his 15th home run, with two runs and two RBIs, and Placido Polanco added two hits and three RBIs. Kenny Lofton collected three hits in the win.
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Texas (32-24)
Lost 1
Philadelphia 8, Texas 5   PHI
Philadelphia (31-28)
Won 1
June 7, 2005
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Texas
0 0 0 4 0 0 0 1 0   5 7 1
Philadelphia
0 2 3 0 0 0 3 0 X   8 12 0
Standings through 6/7/05  |  Gameday  |  Rangers Stats  |  Phillies Stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Dellucci, LF3000000.262
b-Hidalgo, PH-RF1000002.227
Young, M, SS4221010.310
Teixeira, 1B4000021.297
Blalock, 3B4122000.292
Mench, RF-LF3100101.295
Nix, CF3000012.277
c-McDougall, PH1000000.000
Barajas, C4112001.231
DeRosa, 2B3010110.167
Drese, P1000010.000
Benoit, P1000000.000
a-Soriano, PH1010000.288
1-Mahay, PR-P0000000.000
Brocail, P0000000.000
Tejera, P0000000.000
d-Torres, PH1000011.167
Totals34575278 

a-Singled for Benoit in the 7th. b-Grounded into a forceout for Dellucci in the 7th. c-Lined out for Nix in the 9th. d-Struck out for Tejera in the 9th.
1-Ran for Soriano in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Blalock (17, Lieber).
HR: Blalock (10, 4th inning off Lieber, 1 on, 1 out), Barajas (5, 4th inning off Lieber, 1 on, 2 out), Young, M (8, 8th inning off Cormier, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Young, M 5; Blalock 6; Barajas 4; DeRosa; Soriano.
RBI: Blalock 2 (34), Barajas 2 (20), Young, M (33).
2-out RBI: Barajas 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Barajas; Hidalgo; Torres.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: Young, M (3, fielding).
Outfield assists: Dellucci (Lieberthal at 1st base).
DP: (Dellucci-Teixeira).

 
PhiladelphiaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Rollins, SS5000012.270
Lofton, CF5130000.402
Abreu, RF5222012.333
Burrell, LF4210112.310
Thome, 1B2110210.210
Utley, 2B3211112.315
Polanco, 3B3023000.316
Lieberthal, C4021003.262
Lieber, P3000024.032
Cormier, P1000013.000
Madson, P0000000.000
Wagner, P0000000.500
Totals3581274818 

BATTING
2B: Utley (8, Drese).
HR: Abreu (15, 7th inning off Mahay, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Lofton 3; Abreu 5; Burrell; Thome; Utley 2; Polanco 2; Lieberthal 2.
RBI: Polanco 3 (20), Utley (29), Lieberthal (18), Abreu 2 (44).
2-out RBI: Polanco; Lieberthal.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lieber; Cormier 2; Burrell.
Team LOB: 8.

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Drese (L, 4-6)2.28551206.46
Benoit 3.11000400.63
Mahay 0.12333018.38
Brocail 0.20000103.86
Tejera 1.01000100.00
 
PhiladelphiaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lieber (W, 8-4)6.26441524.61
Cormier (H, 11)1.01110115.50
Madson (H, 16)0.10000003.73
Wagner (S, 15)1.00001102.57

WP: Tejera.
HBP: Polanco (by Brocail).
Pitches-strikes: Drese 56-33, Benoit 55-39, Mahay 24-9, Brocail 8-7, Tejera 14-9, Lieber 92-64, Cormier 19-12, Madson 4-2, Wagner 19-11.
Ground outs-fly outs: Drese 3-3, Benoit 1-5, Mahay 1-0, Brocail 1-0, Tejera 0-2, Lieber 9-6, Cormier 2-0, Madson 0-1, Wagner 0-2.
Batters faced: Drese 16, Benoit 11, Mahay 6, Brocail 3, Tejera 4, Lieber 27, Cormier 4, Madson 1, Wagner 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Benoit 2-1, Brocail 3-1, Cormier 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Phil Cuzzi. 1B: Ed Rapuano. 2B: Jerry Crawford. 3B: CB Bucknor.
Weather: 89 degrees, clear.
Wind: 12 mph, L to R.
T: 2:50.
Att: 33,616.

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