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Smith good in loss
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Rangers 4, Athletics 0
Greg Smith gave the A's another quality outing, but came up short. (AP)
Greg Smith was solid, lasting six innings and striking out four against two walks, but the four runs he allowed proved to be enough. The Athletics' offense was unable to capitalize on four walks and four hits in the series opener in Arlington.
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Series at a glance:
OAK
Oakland (22-15)
Lost 1
Texas 4, Oakland 0   TEX
Texas (17-20)
Won 4
May 9, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Oakland
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 4 0
Texas
1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 X   4 8 0
Standings thru 5/9/08  |  Recap: OAK | TEX  |  Gameday  |  Athletics stats  |  Rangers stats
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Suzuki, C4000012.275
Barton, 1B3000101.238
Cust, LF4020002.253
Thomas, DH3010103.213
  1-Davis, PR-DH0000000.200
Brown, E, RF4000004.274
Crosby, SS3000111.246
Ellis, 2B3000002.228
Hannahan, 3B3000012.225
Sweeney, R, CF2010100.275
Totals290404317 


1-Ran for Thomas in the 9th.

BATTING
TB: Cust 2; Thomas; Sweeney, R.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hannahan; Thomas; Crosby.
GIDP: Brown, E 2.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Sweeney, R (3, 2nd base off Feldman/Saltalamacchia).

FIELDING
Pickoffs: Smith (Murphy at 1st base).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kinsler, 2B4110000.290
Young, SS4000001.292
Hamilton, CF4121000.290
Bradley, DH2100201.301
Murphy, RF4010003.265
Boggs, LF4133012.385
Saltalamacchia, C3000022.185
Shelton, 1B2010010.143
  a-Catalanotto, PH-1B1000000.257
Duran, 3B3000021.184
Totals314842610 

a-Grounded out for Shelton in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Kinsler (9, Smith), Shelton (1, Smith), Hamilton (11, Smith), Boggs (2, Smith).
HR: Boggs (2, 2nd inning off Smith, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Kinsler 2; Hamilton 3; Murphy; Boggs 7; Shelton 2.
RBI: Hamilton (37), Boggs 3 (8).
2-out RBI: Boggs 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Duran; Saltalamacchia; Boggs.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Kinsler (8, 3rd base off Smith/Suzuki).
CS: Murphy (1, 2nd base by Smith/Suzuki).
PO: Murphy (1st base by Smith).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Young-Kinsler-Shelton, Young-Kinsler-Catalanotto).

 
OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Smith (L, 2-2)6.06442413.00
Gaudin 2.02000203.55
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Feldman (W, 1-1)6.02004104.07
Wright 1.00000103.48
Benoit 1.00000005.65
Wilson 1.02000102.40

IBB: Bradley (by Smith).
Pitches-strikes: Smith 105-64, Gaudin 35-22, Feldman 87-51, Wright 11-6, Benoit 9-7, Wilson 22-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: Smith 9-4, Gaudin 3-1, Feldman 7-10, Wright 1-1, Benoit 1-2, Wilson 2-0.
Batters faced: Smith 25, Gaudin 8, Feldman 23, Wright 3, Benoit 3, Wilson 4.
Umpires: HP: Mike DiMuro. 1B: Larry Vanover. 2B: Mike Everitt. 3B: Tim McClelland.
Weather: 84 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:30.
Att: 23,516.

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