To learn about our efforts to improve the accessibility and usability of our website, please visit our Accessibility Information page. Skip to main content
Below is an advertisement.
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Err it out
Photos
Rangers 6, Royals 5
Kevin Millwood allowed five earned runs in six innings on Tuesday. (AP)
An error with two outs opened the door for four runs in the eighth inning as the Rangers overcame a strong outing by Royals starter Gil Meche and a 5-1 deficit to grab a win in the first game of a six-game road trip. A passed ball in the ninth inning allowed the winning run.
Complete story >  
Series at a glance:
TEX
Texas (33-33)
Won 2
Texas 6, Kansas City 5   KC
Kansas City (25-40)
Lost 1
June 10, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 1   6 9 3
Kansas City
1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0   5 13 1
Standings thru 6/10/08  |  Recap: TEX | KC  |  Gameday  |  Rangers stats  |  Royals stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kinsler, 2B4110100.307
Young, SS4110101.308
Hamilton, CF5101033.309
Bradley, RF4112112.338
  Byrd, RF0000000.259
Murphy, LF4111123.287
Laird, C4030000.283
Catalanotto, 1B2000003.271
  a-Shelton, PH-1B2011000.222
Boggs, DH3000103.258
Vazquez, 3B4110003.328
Totals366955618 

a-Grounded out for Catalanotto in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Laird (10, Meche), Vazquez (11, Meche), Bradley (20, Tomko), Kinsler (18, Yabuta).
TB: Kinsler 2; Young; Bradley 2; Murphy; Laird 4; Shelton; Vazquez 2.
RBI: Hamilton (70), Bradley 2 (45), Murphy (41), Shelton (10).
2-out RBI: Bradley 2; Murphy; Shelton.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Boggs 2; Murphy 2; Vazquez 2.
GIDP: Boggs.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Laird (5, pickoff), Bradley (3, fielding), Shelton (2, fielding).
DP: 3 (Catalanotto-Young-Catalanotto, Young-Kinsler-Shelton, Kinsler-Young-Catalanotto).

 
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
DeJesus, LF5110014.296
Grudzielanek, 2B5020011.290
Gordon, 3B4121102.266
Guillen, RF5131010.276
Teahen, 1B4010125.249
Olivo, DH4000014.281
Buck, C4121010.259
Aviles, M, SS4110012.286
Gathright, CF3011110.241
Totals3851343918 

BATTING
2B: Guillen (22, Millwood).
HR: Gordon (6, 5th inning off Millwood, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: DeJesus; Grudzielanek 2; Gordon 5; Guillen 4; Teahen; Buck 2; Aviles, M; Gathright.
RBI: Guillen (49), Buck (18), Gordon (27), Gathright (12).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: DeJesus 2; Olivo; Teahen.
GIDP: Teahen; DeJesus; Olivo.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Aviles, M (1, 2nd base off Millwood/Laird).

FIELDING
E: Teahen (2, missed catch).
PB: Buck (2).
DP: (Aviles, M-Grudzielanek-Teahen).

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Millwood 6.011553514.91
Rupe 1.01000104.21
Guardado (W, 1-1)1.00000103.20
Wilson (S, 12)1.01000204.00
 
Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Meche 6.04112405.25
Mahay 1.20201002.53
Tomko 0.02220006.64
Yabuta (BS, 1)(L, 1-1)0.23101004.78
Ramirez 0.20001203.23

Tomko pitched to 2 batters in the 8th.

IBB: Bradley (by Ramirez).
Pitches-strikes: Millwood 104-66, Rupe 10-6, Guardado 21-15, Wilson 18-14, Meche 100-64, Mahay 25-13, Tomko 11-8, Yabuta 20-10, Ramirez 14-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Millwood 11-2, Rupe 2-0, Guardado 1-1, Wilson 0-1, Meche 11-3, Mahay 4-1, Tomko 0-0, Yabuta 1-1, Ramirez 0-0.
Batters faced: Millwood 30, Rupe 3, Guardado 3, Wilson 5, Meche 23, Mahay 7, Tomko 2, Yabuta 6, Ramirez 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Tomko 2-2, Yabuta 1-1, Ramirez 1-1.
EjectionsKansas City Royals Manager Trey Hillman ejected by HP umpire Mike Everitt. (8th).
Umpires: HP: Mike Everitt. 1B: Tim McClelland. 2B: Mike DiMuro. 3B: Larry Vanover.
Weather: 81 degrees, clear.
Wind: 19 mph, Out to LF.
T: 3:17.
Att: 14,741.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
Below is an advertisement.