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Braves 5, Rangers 2
Jo-Jo Reyes gave up two runs in a seven-inning no-decision. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
After bobbling a ball that was ruled a game-tying RBI single in the sixth, Omar Infante's RBI single with one out in the ninth scored Jeff Francoeur for the go-ahead run in a three-run ninth. Chipper Jones homered in the first inning.
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Series at a glance:
ATL
Atlanta (36-37)
Won 1
Atlanta 5, Texas 2   TEX
Texas (36-37)
Lost 1
June 18, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Atlanta
1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3   5 8 1
Texas
0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0   2 6 1
Standings thru 6/18/08  |  Recap: ATL | TEX  |  Gameday  |  Braves stats  |  Rangers stats
AtlantaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Escobar, SS4120100.300
Johnson, 2B4012102.275
Jones, C, DH5121022.400
Teixeira, 1B3000122.266
McCann, C3000111.306
Francoeur, RF4110023.252
Jones, B, LF4000025.400
Infante, 3B4111000.253
Blanco, CF4111010.263
Totals3558541015 

BATTING
2B: Escobar (9, Hurley, E).
3B: Blanco (2, Wilson).
HR: Jones, C (16, 1st inning off Hurley, E, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Escobar 3; Johnson; Jones, C 5; Francoeur; Infante; Blanco 3.
RBI: Jones, C (45), Johnson 2 (29), Infante (8), Blanco (12).
2-out RBI: Jones, C; Johnson.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Jones, B 2.
GIDP: McCann.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: McCann (3, throw).
DP: 2 (Infante-Johnson-Teixeira, Escobar-Johnson-Teixeira).
Pickoffs: Reyes (Laird at 1st base).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kinsler, 2B3010101.305
Laird, C3011011.298
Young, SS4000002.282
Hamilton, RF3020100.318
Byrd, CF3110103.270
Boggs, LF4011013.262
Shelton, 1B3000121.204
Saltalamacchia, DH3000103.236
Duran, 3B2100001.188
Totals282625415 

BATTING
TB: Kinsler; Laird; Hamilton 2; Byrd; Boggs.
RBI: Laird (25), Boggs (20).
2-out RBI: Laird; Boggs.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Saltalamacchia 2; Byrd.
S: Laird.
GIDP: Young; Duran.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Duran (1, 2nd base off Reyes/McCann), Byrd (2, 2nd base off Reyes/McCann).
CS: Laird (2, 2nd base by Reyes/McCann), Boggs (2, 2nd base by Reyes/McCann).
PO: Laird (1st base by Reyes).

FIELDING
E: Wilson (1, throw).
DP: (Kinsler-Young-Shelton).

 
AtlantaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Reyes 7.05214304.05
Bennett (W, 1-4)1.01001004.47
Gonzalez (S, 1)1.00000100.00
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hurley, E 5.05222514.91
Francisco 1.00001204.39
Wright 1.01000003.79
Guardado 1.00000203.86
Wilson (L, 0-2)1.02311104.50

Hurley, E pitched to 2 batters in the 6th.

WP: Reyes.
IBB: Hamilton (by Bennett).
HBP: Duran (by Reyes).
Pitches-strikes: Reyes 102-55, Bennett 10-4, Gonzalez 15-10, Hurley, E 106-62, Francisco 18-11, Wright 16-8, Guardado 16-9, Wilson 28-17.
Ground outs-fly outs: Reyes 8-8, Bennett 3-0, Gonzalez 0-2, Hurley, E 4-6, Francisco 0-1, Wright 2-1, Guardado 0-1, Wilson 2-0.
Batters faced: Reyes 27, Bennett 5, Gonzalez 3, Hurley, E 21, Francisco 4, Wright 4, Guardado 3, Wilson 7.
Inherited runners-scored: Francisco 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Ed Montague. 1B: Jim Wolf. 2B: Jerry Layne. 3B: Phil Cuzzi.
Weather: 90 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 16 mph, L to R.
T: 2:50.
Att: 38,545.

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