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Righty tidy in Game 1
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Rangers 8, Mets 7
Kevin Millwood struck out five batters and allowed five hits on Sunday. (Kathy Willens/AP)
After sliding on the tarp in Saturday's rainout, the Rangers gave Kevin Millwood an early edge, and Ramon Vazquez and Ian Kinsler combined to drive in seven runs. Millwood allowed two runs over six frames, then Texas held on late in Game 1.
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Series at a glance:
TEX
Texas (35-35)
Won 1
Texas 8, NY Mets 7   NYM
NY Mets (32-35)
Lost 1
June 15, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 0 1 0 2 0 4 1 0   8 11 1
NY Mets
0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3 2   7 11 0
Standings thru 6/15/08  |  Recap: TEX | NYM  |  Gameday  |  Rangers stats  |  Mets stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kinsler, 2B5123012.309
Young, SS5000024.289
Hamilton, CF4000010.314
Bradley, RF4111010.329
Murphy, LF4110000.286
Catalanotto, 1B3110001.270
  b-Shelton, PH-1B1000010.216
Laird, C4230001.293
Vazquez, 3B4234011.343
Millwood, P1000010.000
  a-Boggs, PH1000011.258
  Wright, P0000000.000
  Francisco, P0000000.000
  Guardado, P0000000.000
  c-Byrd, PH0000000.270
  Wilson, P0000000.000
Totals3681180910 

a-Struck out for Millwood in the 7th. b-Struck out for Catalanotto in the 8th. c-Hit by pitch for Guardado in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Laird (11, Heilman).
HR: Vazquez (4, 5th inning off Maine, 1 on, 1 out), Kinsler (10, 7th inning off Smith, 1 on, 2 out), Bradley (15, 8th inning off Schoeneweis, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Kinsler 5; Bradley 4; Murphy; Catalanotto; Laird 4; Vazquez 6.
RBI: Kinsler 3 (42), Vazquez 4 (20), Bradley (46).
2-out RBI: Kinsler 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Young.
S: Millwood.
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING
CS: Kinsler (1, 2nd base by Maine/Schneider).
PO: Kinsler (1st base by Maine).

FIELDING
E: Kinsler (14, missed catch).
Outfield assists: Bradley (Schneider at home).
DP: 3 (Vazquez-Kinsler-Catalanotto, Bradley-Laird, Kinsler-Young-Shelton).

 
NY MetsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Reyes, SS4010103.290
Castillo, 2B5110002.260
Wright, 3B3100201.269
Beltran, CF4222112.268
Delgado, 1B5222014.246
Nixon, RF3120200.667
Schneider, C3010112.255
  d-Castro, PH1011000.314
Chavez, LF2000102.218
  b-Easley, PH-LF2001002.241
Maine, P2000023.077
  Feliciano, P0000000.000
  Smith, P0000000.000
  a-Anderson, PH1000000.156
  Schoeneweis, P0000000.000
  c-Tatis, PH1011000.246
  Heilman, P0000000.000
Totals3671178521 

a-Grounded out for Smith in the 7th. b-Reached on error for Chavez in the 8th. c-Singled for Schoeneweis in the 8th. d-Singled for Schneider in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Schneider (3, Millwood), Nixon (1, Francisco).
HR: Delgado (9, 4th inning off Millwood, 0 on, 1 out), Beltran (8, 6th inning off Millwood, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Reyes; Castillo; Beltran 5; Delgado 5; Nixon 3; Schneider 2; Castro; Tatis.
RBI: Delgado 2 (32), Beltran 2 (44), Easley (13), Tatis (10), Castro (7).
2-out RBI: Castro.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Delgado; Maine 2; Chavez; Easley.
GIDP: Wright; Delgado.
Team LOB: 10.

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

FIELDING
Pickoffs: Maine (Kinsler at 1st base).

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Millwood (W, 5-3)6.05224524.75
Wright 1.00000003.99
Francisco 0.12332004.56
Guardado (H, 10)0.21000002.95
Wilson (S, 13)1.03222004.50
 
NY MetsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Maine (L, 6-5)6.17550513.87
Feliciano 0.11110102.77
Smith 0.11110013.81
Schoeneweis 1.01110112.51
Heilman 1.01000205.71

WP: Francisco, Feliciano.
IBB: Chavez (by Millwood).
HBP: Byrd (by Heilman).
Pitches-strikes: Millwood 114-69, Wright 15-10, Francisco 26-12, Guardado 11-9, Wilson 25-12, Maine 105-69, Feliciano 7-4, Smith 4-3, Schoeneweis 11-8, Heilman 21-13.
Ground outs-fly outs: Millwood 10-3, Wright 3-0, Francisco 0-1, Guardado 0-1, Wilson 2-1, Maine 2-11, Feliciano 0-0, Smith 1-0, Schoeneweis 2-0, Heilman 0-1.
Batters faced: Millwood 26, Wright 3, Francisco 5, Guardado 3, Wilson 7, Maine 25, Feliciano 2, Smith 2, Schoeneweis 4, Heilman 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Guardado 3-2, Feliciano 2-2, Smith 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Alfonso Marquez. 1B: Damien Beal. 2B: Andy Fletcher. 3B: Mike Reilly.
Weather: 76 degrees, drizzle.
Wind: 9 mph, L to R.

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