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Rangers 3, Athletics 1
Carlos Gonzalez stroked doubles in his first two at-bats. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
Though the A's struck in the fifth inning -- when Carlos Gonzalez drove in his first career run in his Major League debut -- the offense stalled the rest of the way, unable to back up right-hander Justin Duchscherer's solid six-inning follow-up to a one-hitter in his prior start.
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Series at a glance:
OAK
Oakland (29-26)
Lost 3
Texas 3, Oakland 1   TEX
Texas (28-28)
Won 1
May 30, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Oakland
0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   1 7 1
Texas
0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 X   3 9 0
Standings thru 5/30/08  |  Recap: OAK | TEX  |  Gameday  |  Athletics stats  |  Rangers stats
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Buck, RF4000022.145
Crosby, SS4020001.264
Cust, DH4000042.255
Chavez, 3B4010001.125
Brown, E, LF4000012.255
Ellis, 2B4120011.234
Barton, 1B3000012.213
Gonzalez, C, CF3021000.667
Suzuki, C3000002.246
Totals331710913 

BATTING
2B: Ellis 2 (10, Millwood, Millwood), Gonzalez, C 2 (2, Millwood, Millwood).
TB: Crosby 2; Chavez; Ellis 4; Gonzalez, C 4.
RBI: Gonzalez, C (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Barton; Crosby; Buck; Brown, E.
GIDP: Ellis.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Crosby (5, 2nd base off Millwood/Laird).

FIELDING
E: Brown, E (4, throw).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kinsler, 2B4010000.293
Catalanotto, DH4010001.283
Young, SS4120002.282
Hamilton, CF4220002.327
Murphy, RF4010012.288
Laird, C2000103.263
Boggs, LF3023011.274
Shelton, 1B4000025.206
Vazquez, 3B3000010.333
Totals323931516 

BATTING
2B: Boggs 2 (7, Duchscherer, Foulke), Catalanotto (11, Duchscherer), Hamilton (16, Duchscherer), Kinsler (13, Foulke).
TB: Kinsler 2; Catalanotto 2; Young 2; Hamilton 3; Murphy; Boggs 4.
RBI: Boggs 3 (16).
2-out RBI: Boggs 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Shelton 4; Young 2.
SF: Boggs.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
DP: (Kinsler-Shelton).

 
OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Duchscherer (L, 4-4)6.06221502.27
Foulke 1.23110003.60
Calero 0.10000000.00
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Millwood (W, 3-3)6.05110504.50
Guardado (H, 4)1.00000203.00
Benoit (H, 9)1.01000104.50
Wilson (S, 11)1.01000104.37

HBP: Laird (by Duchscherer).
Pitches-strikes: Duchscherer 101-67, Foulke 30-21, Calero 3-2, Millwood 86-57, Guardado 17-11, Benoit 13-10, Wilson 14-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: Duchscherer 5-8, Foulke 2-3, Calero 1-0, Millwood 5-8, Guardado 0-1, Benoit 0-2, Wilson 2-0.
Batters faced: Duchscherer 26, Foulke 8, Calero 1, Millwood 23, Guardado 3, Benoit 4, Wilson 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Calero 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Paul Emmel. 1B: Jeff Kellogg. 2B: Mark Wegner. 3B: Chad Fairchild.
Weather: 86 degrees, clear.
Wind: 17 mph, In from RF.
T: 2:37.
Att: 21,763.

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