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Late rally rebuffed
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Rangers 8, Mets 7
John Maine allowed five runs over 6 1/3 innings on Sunday. (Kathy Willens/AP)
John Maine battled until the seventh, allowing five runs on seven hits over 6 1/3 innings. The Mets mounted a three-run rally in the eighth, but Brian Schneider was thrown out at the plate, and a rally in the ninth inning fell one run short.
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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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