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Kinsler the spark
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Rangers 3, Yankees 2
Kevin Millwood allowed one run on five hits and struck out six Tuesday. (Kathy Willens/AP)
With the game tied in the ninth inning, Ian Kinsler led off with a double against Mariano Rivera, swiped third for his third stolen base of the game and scored the winning run on Michael Young's RBI single to give the Rangers their second straight victory over the Yankees.
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Series at a glance:
TEX
Texas (44-41)
Won 3
Texas 3, NY Yankees 2   NYY
NY Yankees (44-40)
Lost 3
July 1, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1   3 9 0
NY Yankees
0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0   2 9 1
Standings thru 7/1/08  |  Recap: TEX | NYY  |  Gameday  |  Rangers stats  |  Yankees stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kinsler, 2B3120211.324
Young, SS5021014.287
Hamilton, RF-CF4000103.308
Bradley, DH4020123.321
Murphy, LF-RF4100117.266
Byrd, CF2100113.241
  a-Catalanotto, PH1000000.278
  Boggs, LF1000002.253
Davis, C, 1B3011110.333
Saltalamacchia, C4011021.216
Vazquez, 3B4010012.319
Totals3539371026 

a-Grounded out for Byrd in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Bradley (21, Giese), Kinsler (27, Rivera).
TB: Kinsler 3; Young 2; Bradley 3; Davis, C; Saltalamacchia; Vazquez.
RBI: Davis, C (5), Saltalamacchia (17), Young (44).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bradley; Byrd 2; Young; Murphy; Boggs.
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING
SB: Kinsler 3 (23, 2nd base off Robertson/Posada, 2nd base off Chamberlain/Posada, 3rd base off Rivera/Posada), Hamilton (4, 2nd base off Rivera/Posada).

FIELDING
DP: (Young-Davis, C).

 
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, DH5020000.317
Gardner, LF3000011.000
Abreu, RF4010022.283
Rodriguez, 3B4000012.316
Giambi, 1B3110100.264
Posada, C4120021.292
Cano, 2B4021001.245
Betemit, SS3011123.268
  1-Gonzalez, PR0000000.176
Cabrera, CF4000005.240
Totals342922815 


1-Ran for Betemit in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Damon 2 (22, Millwood, Millwood).
TB: Damon 4; Abreu; Giambi; Posada 2; Cano 2; Betemit.
RBI: Cano (34), Betemit (13).
2-out RBI: Betemit.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rodriguez; Betemit; Abreu; Cabrera 2.
S: Gardner.
GIDP: Cabrera.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Posada (1, throw).
Outfield assists: Cabrera (Davis, C at 3rd base).

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Millwood 5.05111604.90
Rupe (BS, 2)2.04110103.47
Francisco (W, 2-2)1.00000103.55
Wilson (S, 19)1.00001004.46
 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Chamberlain 4.05224602.22
Giese 1.01000103.15
Robertson 2.00002302.25
Veras 1.00001002.73
Rivera (L, 2-3)1.03110000.96

IBB: Bradley (by Robertson).
Pitches-strikes: Millwood 84-59, Rupe 33-20, Francisco 12-8, Wilson 10-6, Chamberlain 91-49, Giese 15-11, Robertson 45-28, Veras 19-9, Rivera 21-14.
Ground outs-fly outs: Millwood 4-5, Rupe 2-3, Francisco 0-2, Wilson 3-0, Chamberlain 2-3, Giese 0-2, Robertson 0-3, Veras 2-1, Rivera 2-1.
Batters faced: Millwood 21, Rupe 10, Francisco 3, Wilson 3, Chamberlain 20, Giese 4, Robertson 8, Veras 4, Rivera 6.
Umpires: HP: Bill Hohn. 1B: Dale Scott. 2B: Ron Kulpa. 3B: Dan Iassogna.
Weather: 77 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 17 mph, R to L.
T: 3:23.
Att: 53,223.

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