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Guillen guides Royals
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Royals 9, Rangers 5
Jose Guillen connects on a two-run double on Tuesday night. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
Jose Guillen, who brought a .177 batting average into the game, had two hits, including a two-run home run, five RBIs and two runs scored, leading the Royals over the Rangers. Mark Teahen added two hits and three RBIs, while Mark Grudzielanek had four hits and three runs.
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Series at a glance:
KC
Kansas City (12-14)
Won 1
Kansas City 9, Texas 5   TEX
Texas (9-18)
Lost 1
April 29, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Kansas City
3 2 0 2 0 0 0 2 0   9 14 1
Texas
0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0   5 10 0
Standings thru 4/29/08  |  Recap: KC | TEX  |  Gameday  |  Royals stats  |  Rangers stats
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
DeJesus, CF-LF4110200.341
Grudzielanek, 2B6340013.319
Gordon, 3B5220132.296
Guillen, LF4225101.190
  1-Gathright, PR-CF0100000.250
Teahen, RF4023102.271
Butler, DH4020102.292
Gload, 1B5011016.293
Olivo, C5000015.233
Pena, SS5000021.139
Totals4291496822 


1-Ran for Guillen in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Gordon (6, Jennings), Grudzielanek 3 (4, Jennings, Benoit, Francisco).
3B: Teahen (2, Benoit).
HR: Guillen (3, 4th inning off Feldman, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: DeJesus; Grudzielanek 7; Gordon 3; Guillen 5; Teahen 4; Butler 2; Gload.
RBI: Guillen 5 (15), Teahen 3 (7), Gload (7).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Olivo 2; Butler; Grudzielanek; Gload; Gordon.
Team LOB: 12.

FIELDING
E: Grudzielanek (1, fielding).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kinsler, 2B1000010.295
  Duran, 2B3110001.154
Young, SS4121101.308
Hamilton, RF5021003.336
Bradley, DH3000203.305
Murphy, CF4001014.290
Shelton, 1B5000023.000
Catalanotto, LF1100100.246
  a-Boggs, PH-LF20201001.000
Saltalamacchia, C4111115.286
Vazquez, 3B4121021.233
Totals3651056721 

a-Singled for Catalanotto in the 5th.

BATTING
2B: Hamilton (10, Tomko), Saltalamacchia (1, Tomko), Young (8, Tomko).
TB: Duran; Young 3; Hamilton 3; Boggs 2; Saltalamacchia 2; Vazquez 2.
RBI: Hamilton (28), Murphy (13), Saltalamacchia (1), Vazquez (2), Young (11).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Murphy; Shelton; Bradley; Saltalamacchia 2.
S: Duran.
SF: Murphy.
Team LOB: 12.

 
Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Tomko 3.17553306.26
Mahay (W, 1-0)2.12000002.02
Gobble (H, 3)0.20001004.76
Ramirez (H, 5)1.21001200.71
Soria 1.00001200.00
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Jennings (L, 0-5)2.08551008.56
Feldman 4.03223416.00
Wright 1.00000104.20
Benoit 1.02222107.84
Francisco 1.01000205.40

Jennings pitched to 1 batter in the 3rd.

WP: Tomko 2.
IBB: Gordon (by Jennings).
Pitches-strikes: Tomko 89-52, Mahay 34-21, Gobble 10-4, Ramirez 34-21, Soria 29-16, Jennings 55-33, Feldman 69-40, Wright 12-6, Benoit 25-13, Francisco 12-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Tomko 3-4, Mahay 4-3, Gobble 0-2, Ramirez 2-1, Soria 0-1, Jennings 2-4, Feldman 5-3, Wright 2-0, Benoit 0-2, Francisco 0-1.
Batters faced: Tomko 20, Mahay 9, Gobble 3, Ramirez 7, Soria 5, Jennings 16, Feldman 18, Wright 3, Benoit 7, Francisco 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Mahay 1-0, Gobble 1-0, Ramirez 1-0, Feldman 1-0.
EjectionsTexas Rangers second baseman Ian Kinsler ejected by HP umpire Bill Welke. (1st).
Umpires: HP: Bill Welke. 1B: Chris Guccione. 2B: Tim Welke. 3B: Chuck Meriwether.
Weather: 80 degrees, clear.
Wind: 13 mph, R to L.
T: 3:41.
Att: 16,472.

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