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Box > Texas 8, Washington 1
Rogers aging like a fine nine
Cristian Guzman launched his second homer of the season in the seventh to bring his team to within three, but Texas plated four in the eighth. John Patterson (3-2) allowed four runs.
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It took Kenny Rogers 113 pitches to earn the 185th victory of his Major League career. (Linda Kaye/AP)
Pardon the pun, but Kenny Rogers continued to roast the opponent in winning his ninth consecutive decision. Rogers, who allowed just a run in 6 1/3 innings, was backed with four-baggers from Hank Blalock and Kevin Mench.
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Washington (39-28)
Lost 1
Texas 8, Washington 1   TEX
Texas (36-29)
Won 2
June 17, 2005
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Washington
0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0   1 8 0
Texas
0 1 1 0 2 0 0 4 X   8 15 0
Standings through 6/17/05  |  Gameday  |  Nationals Stats  |  Rangers Stats
WashingtonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Wilkerson, CF5000032.275
Byrd, LF3020100.325
Johnson, 1B1010300.328
Castilla, 3B4010005.265
Cordero, W, DH4000005.050
Spivey, 2B4000000.223
Bennett, C4000010.233
Blanco, RF4020010.282
Guzman, SS4121001.205
Totals331814513 

BATTING
2B: Johnson (18, Rogers).
HR: Guzman (2, 7th inning off Rogers, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Byrd 2; Johnson 2; Castilla; Blanco 2; Guzman 5.
RBI: Guzman (9).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cordero, W 4; Wilkerson.
GIDP: Castilla.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Byrd (Barajas at 1st base).
DP: (Byrd-Guzman-Johnson).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Dellucci, DH5010035.251
Young, M, SS5221001.320
Teixeira, 1B4121101.289
Blalock, 3B5133002.292
Soriano, 2B4111033.294
DeRosa, 2B0000000.152
Mench, LF3121101.305
Nix, CF4011023.244
Hidalgo, RF4110002.227
Barajas, C3120111.259
Totals3781583919 

BATTING
2B: Soriano (20, Patterson), Mench (18, Patterson), Young, M (13, Patterson).
HR: Blalock (12, 3rd inning off Patterson, 0 on, 2 out), Mench (12, 8th inning off Tucker, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Dellucci; Young, M 3; Teixeira 2; Blalock 6; Soriano 2; Mench 6; Nix; Hidalgo; Barajas 2.
RBI: Nix (28), Blalock 3 (41), Soriano (45), Mench (37), Young, M (34), Teixeira (51).
2-out RBI: Blalock 2; Young, M; Teixeira.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Dellucci; Barajas; Nix; Soriano.
SF: Soriano.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Nix (Byrd at home).
DP: (Blalock-Soriano-Teixeira).

 
WashingtonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Patterson (L, 3-2)5.08442612.89
Carrasco 1.01000002.84
Tucker 1.13331116.39
Majewski 0.23110202.61
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Rogers (W, 9-2)6.18114311.98
Wasdin (H, 2)1.20000100.00
Dominguez 1.00000101.93

WP: Patterson.
Pitches-strikes: Patterson 105-66, Carrasco 10-8, Tucker 37-22, Majewski 19-12, Rogers 113-65, Wasdin 13-9, Dominguez 11-6.
Ground outs-fly outs: Patterson 1-8, Carrasco 0-3, Tucker 1-2, Majewski 0-0, Rogers 10-5, Wasdin 3-1, Dominguez 0-2.
Batters faced: Patterson 25, Carrasco 3, Tucker 8, Majewski 5, Rogers 30, Wasdin 4, Dominguez 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Majewski 2-2, Wasdin 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Jim Reynolds. 1B: Wally Bell. 2B: John Hirschbeck. 3B: Kerwin Danley.
Weather: 93 degrees, clear.
Wind: 7 mph, R to L.
T: 3:10.
Att: 33,653.

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