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Teixeira rewrites script
Rangers stage late rally
Michael Young hit an RBI single to tie the game in the ninth and Mark Teixeira followed with a three-run homer to seal the deal at the Dome. Kenny Rogers gave up seven runs (five earned) through 5 2/3 innings.
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Rangers 10, Twins 7
Mark Teixeira is congratulated after his three-run homer in the ninth. (Paul Battaglia/AP)
Series at a glance:
Twins' comeback scratched
Minnesota recovered from a five-run deficit to take a 7-6 lead into the ninth, but Joe Nathan blew the save and gave up four earned runs to drop the Twins' second straight game to the Rangers at the Metrodome.
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TODAY'S WRAPS: September 06, 2005
TEX
Texas (69-70)
Won 2
Texas 10, Minnesota 7   MIN
Minnesota (72-66)
Lost 2
September 6, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 4   10 11 2
Minnesota
0 2 0 2 2 1 0 0 0   7 10 0
Standings through 9/6/05  |  Gameday  |  Rangers Stats  |  Twins Stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Dellucci, RF5125022.256
Young, M, SS4222100.328
Teixeira, 1B5123021.289
Blalock, 3B4000112.270
Soriano, 2B4110023.280
Mench, LF4000003.273
Gonzalez, A, DH4220020.253
Matthews, CF3210101.258
Barajas, C4010004.256
1-Laird, PR-C0100000.250
Totals371011103916 


1-Ran for Barajas in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Gonzalez, A 2 (6, Lohse, Guerrier).
HR: Young, M (21, 1st inning off Lohse, 0 on, 1 out), Dellucci (25, 2nd inning off Lohse, 3 on, 2 out), Teixeira (36, 9th inning off Nathan, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Dellucci 5; Young, M 5; Teixeira 5; Soriano; Gonzalez, A 4; Matthews; Barajas.
RBI: Young, M 2 (79), Dellucci 5 (60), Teixeira 3 (114).
2-out RBI: Dellucci 5; Young, M; Teixeira 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Soriano; Mench.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
E: Dellucci (3, fielding), Young, M (15, throw).

 
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Stewart, LF5210001.279
Abernathy, 2B3021101.268
Punto, 2B1000000.247
Mauer, C5000005.295
LeCroy, DH5021021.260
Ford, CF5110013.267
Morneau, 1B3100102.240
Castro, 3B4222001.273
Tyner, RF4011010.125
Bartlett, SS3111000.269
Totals3871062414 

BATTING
2B: Castro (18, Rogers), Bartlett (10, Rogers).
3B: Stewart (2, Rogers).
HR: Castro (5, 5th inning off Rogers, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Stewart 3; Abernathy 2; LeCroy 2; Ford; Castro 6; Tyner; Bartlett 2.
RBI: Tyner (1), Bartlett (14), Abernathy (6), Castro 2 (30), LeCroy (41).
2-out RBI: LeCroy.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ford; Mauer; Castro.
SF: Bartlett.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Ford (Dellucci at 2nd base).

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Rogers 5.210752213.34
Wasdin (W, 2-1)2.10000004.18
Cordero (S, 31)1.00000203.62
 
MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lohse 2.04551324.36
Guerrier 2.03111003.74
Mulholland 0.20000004.88
Crain 2.10000202.36
Rincon (H, 20)1.00001202.48
Nathan (BS, 5)(L, 7-4)1.04440213.08

Guerrier pitched to 1 batter in the 5th.

WP: Rincon.
Pitches-strikes: Rogers 102-64, Wasdin 23-14, Cordero 18-12, Lohse 43-25, Guerrier 32-17, Mulholland 8-6, Crain 22-14, Rincon 21-10, Nathan 24-18.
Ground outs-fly outs: Rogers 8-7, Wasdin 2-5, Cordero 0-1, Lohse 0-3, Guerrier 2-3, Mulholland 1-1, Crain 3-2, Rincon 0-1, Nathan 1-0.
Batters faced: Rogers 31, Wasdin 7, Cordero 3, Lohse 11, Guerrier 9, Mulholland 2, Crain 7, Rincon 4, Nathan 7.
Inherited runners-scored: Wasdin 1-0, Mulholland 1-0, Crain 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Ed Rapuano. 1B: CB Bucknor. 2B: Phil Cuzzi. 3B: Jerry Crawford.
Weather: 70 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:51.
Att: 12,564.

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