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Box > Texas 9, Atlanta 5
Rangers' offense Texas-sized
Kyle Davies gave up five runs in the first inning, putting the Braves in an early hole. Despite Atlanta's bats recovering to produce 12 hits and pulling to within two runs late, it wasn't enough in the series finale.
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Alfonso Soriano has seven homers and 18 RBIs over his last 17 games. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
Staked to a big first-inning lead, starter Chan Ho Park successfully staved off the Atlanta offense for five innings. Alfonso Soriano's big night included two runs, a double, a home run and four RBIs.
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Atlanta (33-32)
Lost 1
Texas 9, Atlanta 5   TEX
Texas (35-29)
Won 1
June 15, 2005
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Atlanta
1 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0   5 13 1
Texas
5 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 X   9 14 1
Standings through 6/15/05  |  Gameday  |  Braves Stats  |  Rangers Stats
AtlantaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Orr, DH6130015.303
Giles, 2B2100312.274
Johnson, LF5110005.140
LaRoche, 1B5023002.253
Jones, A, CF4020102.253
Langerhans, RF3120113.252
Marte, 3B5010018.185
McCann, C5010024.286
Betemit, SS3111101.312
Totals3851346632 

BATTING
2B: Betemit (9, Shouse), LaRoche (15, Shouse), Marte (1, Shouse).
TB: Orr 3; Johnson; LaRoche 3; Jones, A 2; Langerhans 2; Marte 2; McCann; Betemit 2.
RBI: LaRoche 3 (38), Betemit (6).
2-out RBI: LaRoche 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Marte 2; Johnson 2; Jones, A; Orr 3.
SF: Betemit.
GIDP: Jones, A; Marte.
Team LOB: 14.

FIELDING
E: Giles (5, fielding).
DP: (LaRoche-Betemit-LaRoche).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Matthews, DH5121001.250
Young, M, SS4220112.318
Teixeira, 1B3100223.286
Blalock, 3B5211012.286
Soriano, 2B4234100.294
Mench, LF5032004.300
Nix, CF4000013.244
Hidalgo, RF4110033.227
Alomar, C4020002.328
Totals3891484820 

BATTING
2B: Soriano 2 (19, Davies, Gryboski), Mench (17, Davies), Young, M (12, Davies), Hidalgo (8, Davies).
HR: Soriano (18, 4th inning off Vasquez, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Matthews 2; Young, M 3; Blalock; Soriano 8; Mench 4; Hidalgo 2; Alomar 2.
RBI: Blalock (38), Soriano 4 (44), Mench 2 (36), Matthews (9).
2-out RBI: Soriano.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Alomar; Mench 3; Teixeira; Hidalgo.
GIDP: Matthews.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Mench (2, 2nd base off Vasquez/McCann).

FIELDING
E: Teixeira (1, missed catch).
DP: 2 (Blalock-Soriano-Teixeira 2).

 
AtlantaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Davies (L, 2-2)2.18664203.45
Vasquez 1.22110414.50
Kolb 1.01000006.48
Foster 1.00000002.08
Boyer 1.01000103.00
Gryboski 1.02200102.08
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Park (W, 7-1)5.08113305.15
Shouse 1.13412202.88
Wasdin (H, 1)1.22000100.00
Cordero (S, 17)1.00001004.05

Wasdin pitched to 2 batters in the 9th.

WP: Gryboski.
HBP: Langerhans (by Park).
Pitches-strikes: Davies 81-46, Vasquez 32-20, Kolb 13-8, Foster 12-7, Boyer 18-11, Gryboski 26-18, Park 114-71, Shouse 42-26, Wasdin 25-19, Cordero 16-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Davies 1-4, Vasquez 0-1, Kolb 2-1, Foster 0-3, Boyer 1-1, Gryboski 0-2, Park 10-2, Shouse 1-1, Wasdin 1-3, Cordero 0-3.
Batters faced: Davies 19, Vasquez 7, Kolb 3, Foster 3, Boyer 4, Gryboski 6, Park 25, Shouse 10, Wasdin 7, Cordero 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Vasquez 2-0, Wasdin 2-1, Cordero 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Laz Diaz. 1B: Dana DeMuth. 2B: Marty Foster. 3B: Jim Joyce.
Weather: 97 degrees, clear.
Wind: 1 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:31.
Att: 33,663.

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