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Impressive Padilla
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Rangers 7, Braves 5
Josh Hamilton watches his solo home run in the first inning. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
Josh Hamilton's first-inning home run, a four-run fifth inning and a wild pitch in the fifth helped give the Rangers a six-run lead. Vicente Padilla shut down the first 13 batters, allowing two runs, two hits and two walks in six innings. Marlon Byrd homered in the sixth.
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Series at a glance:
ATL
Atlanta (35-37)
Lost 1
Texas 7, Atlanta 5   TEX
Texas (36-36)
Won 1
June 17, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Atlanta
0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 0   5 5 0
Texas
1 0 4 0 1 1 0 0 X   7 9 1
Standings thru 6/17/08  |  Recap: ATL | TEX  |  Gameday  |  Braves stats  |  Rangers stats
AtlantaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Escobar, SS5000001.297
Johnson, 2B4000012.275
Jones, C, DH2100200.400
Teixeira, 1B2101100.269
McCann, C4123002.310
Francoeur, RF4000031.252
Jones, B, LF4020011.476
Infante, 3B4111002.253
Blanco, CF2100101.263
  a-Norton, PH1000001.225
Totals325554511 

a-Grounded out for Blanco in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: McCann (22, Padilla), Jones, B 2 (3, Wright, Wilson).
HR: Infante (1, 6th inning off Padilla, 0 on, 0 out), McCann (13, 8th inning off Guardado, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: McCann 6; Jones, B 4; Infante 4.
RBI: Infante (7), Teixeira (50), McCann 3 (42).
2-out RBI: McCann 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Jones, B; McCann; Blanco; Escobar.
SF: Teixeira.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
DP: (Johnson-Escobar).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kinsler, 2B3110110.305
Young, SS4101013.286
Hamilton, RF2211200.315
Bradley, DH2012000.330
  1-Boggs, PR-DH2010000.262
Murphy, LF3001002.279
Byrd, CF4111011.268
Catalanotto, 1B3010000.272
  a-Shelton, PH-1B1000010.211
Laird, C4120001.298
Vazquez, 3B3110002.336
Totals31796349 

a-Struck out for Catalanotto in the 8th.
1-Ran for Bradley in the 3rd.

BATTING
2B: Kinsler (20, Hudson), Catalanotto (14, Ridgway).
HR: Hamilton (19, 1st inning off Hudson, 0 on, 2 out), Byrd (3, 6th inning off Ridgway, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Kinsler 2; Hamilton 4; Bradley; Boggs; Byrd 4; Catalanotto 2; Laird 2; Vazquez.
RBI: Hamilton (74), Young (34), Bradley 2 (48), Murphy (48), Byrd (12).
2-out RBI: Hamilton.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Vazquez; Murphy.
SF: Murphy.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
SB: Laird (1, 2nd base off Hudson/McCann).

FIELDING
E: Hamilton (4, fielding).

 
AtlantaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hudson (L, 7-5)4.16662313.17
Ridgway 1.22110012.45
Boyer 1.01001003.89
Ring 1.00000103.77
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Padilla (W, 9-3)6.02212413.73
Wright 1.01000103.89
Guardado 1.01332014.03
Wilson (S, 14)1.01000004.34

WP: Hudson.
Pitches-strikes: Hudson 70-43, Ridgway 28-19, Boyer 19-11, Ring 8-7, Padilla 91-54, Wright 13-9, Guardado 23-13, Wilson 11-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Hudson 5-4, Ridgway 4-1, Boyer 1-2, Ring 1-1, Padilla 6-8, Wright 1-1, Guardado 0-3, Wilson 2-1.
Batters faced: Hudson 20, Ridgway 7, Boyer 5, Ring 3, Padilla 23, Wright 4, Guardado 6, Wilson 4.
Umpires: HP: Phil Cuzzi. 1B: Ed Montague. 2B: Jim Wolf. 3B: Jerry Layne.
Weather: 83 degrees, clear.
Wind: 9 mph, L to R.
T: 2:40.
Att: 33,558.

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