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Millwood unlucky
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Red Sox 6, Rangers 5
Kevin Millwood ceded two runs on 10 hits in six-plus innings. (Winslow Townson/AP)
Ian Kinsler led off the game with a homer, and Milton Bradley added a three-run shot in the sixth to put the Rangers ahead by five runs, but Texas' bullpen couldn't preserve the lead, squandering Kevin Millwood's solid six-plus-inning start.
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Series at a glance:
TEX
Texas (7-12)
Lost 3
Boston 6, Texas 5   BOS
Boston (13-7)
Won 4
April 20, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
1 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0   5 7 2
Boston
0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 X   6 15 0
Standings thru 4/20/08  |  Recap: TEX | BOS  |  Gameday  |  Rangers stats  |  Red Sox stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kinsler, 2B4111000.286
Young, SS4120010.247
Hamilton, CF4110002.299
Bradley, DH4113011.339
Blalock, 3B4110000.333
Catalanotto, LF4010000.245
Murphy, RF3000010.275
Laird, C3001001.207
Broussard, 1B3000021.180
Totals33575055 

BATTING
HR: Kinsler (1, 1st inning off Wakefield, 0 on, 0 out), Bradley (1, 6th inning off Wakefield, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Kinsler 4; Young 2; Hamilton; Bradley 4; Blalock; Catalanotto.
RBI: Kinsler (8), Laird (9), Bradley 3 (7).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Broussard.
S: Murphy.
GIDP: Hamilton.
Team LOB: 2.

FIELDING
E: Laird (3, throw), Hamilton (1, throw).
DP: (Kinsler-Young-Broussard).

 
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Ellsbury, CF4120103.256
Lowrie, 2B-SS5221023.417
Ortiz, DH4222111.160
Ramirez, M, LF1000010.338
  Thurston, LF2000003.000
  a-Pedroia, PH-2B1111000.333
Youkilis, 3B4030102.378
Drew, RF4011113.316
Casey, 1B4021102.349
Cash, C5010017.200
Lugo, SS-LF4010021.273
Totals3861565825 

a-Doubled for Thurston in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Lowrie 2 (3, Millwood, Littleton), Pedroia (7, Wilson).
TB: Ellsbury 2; Lowrie 4; Ortiz 2; Pedroia 2; Youkilis 3; Drew; Casey 2; Cash; Lugo.
RBI: Ortiz 2 (12), Drew (13), Lowrie (5), Pedroia (9), Casey (8).
2-out RBI: Drew; Lowrie; Ortiz; Pedroia; Casey.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cash 3; Ortiz; Casey; Thurston 2; Ellsbury 2.
GIDP: Youkilis.
Team LOB: 14.

BASERUNNING
SB: Ellsbury 2 (6, 2nd base off Millwood/Laird, 2nd base off Millwood/Laird), Lugo (2, 3rd base off Millwood/Laird).

FIELDING
PB: Cash (2).
DP: (Wakefield-Lugo-Casey).

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Millwood 6.010222702.53
Littleton 1.23220102.70
Wilson (BS, 1)(L, 0-1)0.02223002.25
Wright 0.10000000.82
 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wakefield (W, 2-0)8.07550523.96
Papelbon (S, 7)1.00000002.70

Millwood pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.
Wilson pitched to 5 batters in the 8th.

IBB: Ortiz (by Millwood), Youkilis (by Wilson).
HBP: Thurston (by Littleton).
Pitches-strikes: Millwood 109-67, Littleton 25-15, Wilson 29-13, Wright 2-1, Wakefield 86-68, Papelbon 7-5.
Ground outs-fly outs: Millwood 6-5, Littleton 4-0, Wilson 0-0, Wright 1-0, Wakefield 10-10, Papelbon 0-3.
Batters faced: Millwood 30, Littleton 8, Wilson 5, Wright 1, Wakefield 31, Papelbon 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Littleton 1-1, Wilson 1-1, Wright 3-0.
EjectionsBoston Red Sox left fielder Manny Ramirez ejected by HP umpire Paul Emmel. (2nd).
Umpires: HP: Paul Emmel. 1B: Gary Darling. 2B: Jerry Meals. 3B: Bill Miller.
Weather: 55 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 14 mph, In from RF.
T: 2:40.
Att: 37,480.
April 20, 2008

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