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Rockies roll Rangers
Tejeda struggles out of box
Robinson Tejeda's return to the bigs was rocky and short-lived on Saturday. The right-hander surrendered six runs in the first, putting the Rangers on their heels from the outset.
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Rockies 11, Rangers 6
Choo Freeman (left) celebrates after his three-run shot capped a six-run first inning. (David Zalubowski/AP)
Series at a glance:
Rockies score early, often
The Rockies scored six runs in the first inning on Saturday, just before a thunderstorm came roaring through to delay the action for nearly 50 minutes. When action resumed, the Colorado bats were still red-hot.
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 Freeman slams three-run shot
TODAY'S WRAPS: June 24, 2006
FLA
NYY
PPD
TEX
Texas (40-35)
Lost 1
Colorado 11, Texas 6   COL
Colorado (37-37)
Won 1
June 24, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 1   6 14 1
Colorado
6 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 X   11 14 1
Standings thru 6/24/06  |  Gameday  |  Rangers Stats  |  Rockies Stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Matthews, CF5121011.337
DeRosa, 2B5130011.344
Young, SS5110013.328
Teixeira, 1B5243001.286
Blalock, 3B5111012.294
Mench, RF4000103.279
Barajas, C4030000.275
Wilkerson, LF4000015.242
Tejeda, R, P1000012.000
  a-Botts, PH1000001.250
  Feldman, P0000000.000
  b-Kinsler, PH1000001.295
  Benoit, P0000000.000
  c-Hairston, PH1000010.204
  Corey, P0000000.000
Totals4161451720 

a-Grounded into a forceout for Tejeda, R in the 4th. b-Flied out for Feldman in the 5th. c-Struck out for Benoit in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Teixeira (26, Fogg), Barajas (12, Ramirez).
HR: Matthews (8, 3rd inning off Fogg, 0 on, 0 out), Teixeira (8, 9th inning off Mesa, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Matthews 5; DeRosa 3; Young; Teixeira 8; Blalock; Barajas 4.
RBI: Matthews (40), Teixeira 3 (44), Blalock (54).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Tejeda, R; Mench; Kinsler; Teixeira; Wilkerson.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Matthews (4, 2nd base off Ramirez/Closser).

FIELDING
E: Corey (1, throw).
DP: (Young-Teixeira).

 
ColoradoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Carroll, 2B4110101.340
Barmes, SS4210103.206
Helton, 1B4331100.310
Holliday, LF4132100.350
Atkins, 3B4112114.310
Hawpe, RF4222102.303
Closser, C5011015.234
Freeman, CF5123021.268
Fogg, P1000010.000
  a-Sullivan, PH1000000.260
  Ramirez, P1000011.667
  Dohmann, P0000000.000
  b-Piedra, PH1000011.077
  Mesa, P0000000.000
Totals381114116718 

a-Grounded out for Fogg in the 5th. b-Struck out for Dohmann in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Hawpe (12, Tejeda, R), Holliday (23, Tejeda, R), Closser (2, Feldman).
HR: Freeman (1, 1st inning off Tejeda, R, 2 on, 2 out), Helton (7, 2nd inning off Tejeda, R, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Carroll; Barmes; Helton 6; Holliday 4; Atkins; Hawpe 3; Closser 2; Freeman 5.
RBI: Atkins 2 (48), Hawpe 2 (41), Freeman 3 (9), Helton (36), Closser (6), Holliday 2 (54).
2-out RBI: Freeman 3; Helton; Hawpe; Closser.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hawpe; Barmes 2; Freeman; Closser 2; Piedra.
GIDP: Atkins.
Team LOB: 10.

FIELDING
E: Atkins (8, throw).
Outfield assists: Hawpe (DeRosa at 3rd base).

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Tejeda, R (L, 1-3)3.07773329.78
Feldman 1.04220105.87
Benoit 3.03223205.30
Corey 1.00000102.70
 
ColoradoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Fogg (W, 5-5)5.011541215.08
Ramirez 2.02000302.14
Dohmann 1.00000205.23
Mesa 1.01110012.62

WP: Benoit.
HBP: Fogg (by Tejeda, R).
Pitches-strikes: Tejeda, R 85-48, Feldman 20-14, Benoit 60-35, Corey 13-9, Fogg 91-62, Ramirez 38-24, Dohmann 11-8, Mesa 14-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Tejeda, R 3-3, Feldman 2-0, Benoit 5-2, Corey 1-1, Fogg 5-7, Ramirez 3-0, Dohmann 0-1, Mesa 2-1.
Batters faced: Tejeda, R 20, Feldman 6, Benoit 15, Corey 4, Fogg 27, Ramirez 8, Dohmann 3, Mesa 4.
Umpires: HP: Tim Timmons. 1B: Joe Brinkman. 2B: Jeff Nelson. 3B: Derryl Cousins.
Weather: 80 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:58 (:48 delay).
Att: 31,439.

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