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Red Sox 19, Rangers 17
David Ortiz finished 3-for-4 with six RBIs and four runs scored. (Brita Meng Outzen/MLB.com)
A 10-run first inning during which David Ortiz clubbed two three-run homers wasn't enough insurance for the Red Sox, but Kevin Youkilis' second homer of the night, a three-run shot over the Green Monster, won the game in the eighth inning.
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Series at a glance:
TEX
Texas (61-59)
Lost 1
Boston 19, Texas 17   BOS
Boston (69-51)
Won 2
August 12, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 2 0 0 8 5 1 0 1   17 20 2
Boston
10 0 2 0 2 0 1 4 X   19 17 2
Standings thru 8/12/08  |  Recap: TEX | BOS  |  Gameday  |  Rangers stats  |  Red Sox stats
Texas AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Kinsler, 2B 5 2 2 4 0 0 2 .320
Young, M, SS 6 0 1 0 0 1 2 .285
Hamilton, CF 5 3 2 1 1 1 1 .304
Bradley, DH 5 3 2 0 1 3 2 .321
Byrd, RF 6 4 5 3 0 0 0 .298
Catalanotto, LF 4 2 2 3 0 0 4 .286
  a-Ellison, PH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200
  b-Boggs, PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .242
Laird, C 4 1 1 1 1 0 3 .292
Davis, C, 1B 5 2 2 4 0 0 1 .283
Vazquez, R, 3B 5 0 2 0 0 1 5 .318
Totals 47 17 20 17 3 6 21  

a-Flied out for Catalanotto in the 7th. b-Doubled for Ellison in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Kinsler (40, Zink), Byrd (18, Zink), Catalanotto 2 (21, Zink, Delcarmen), Laird (15, Zink), Hamilton (27, Delcarmen), Boggs (14, Papelbon).
HR: Kinsler (16, 5th inning off Aardsma, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Davis, C 2; Kinsler 6; Hamilton 3; Bradley 2; Catalanotto 4; Boggs 2; Vazquez, R 2; Young, M; Laird 2; Byrd 6.
RBI: Davis, C 4 (32), Hamilton (112), Byrd 3 (34), Catalanotto 3 (19), Kinsler 4 (69), Laird (32), Boggs (31).
2-out RBI: Davis, C 2; Kinsler 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kinsler; Catalanotto; Vazquez, R 2; Davis, C.
SF: Laird; Kinsler.
Team RISP: 11-for-22.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
E: Vazquez, R (13, fielding), Wright, J (1, throw).
DP: 2 (Kinsler-Young, M-Davis, C, Young, M-Kinsler-Davis, C).

 
Boston AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Drew, J, RF 4 3 2 1 2 0 2 .288
Pedroia, 2B 6 5 5 2 0 0 1 .319
Ortiz, D, DH 4 4 3 6 2 0 2 .260
Youkilis, 1B-3B 5 2 2 5 1 2 1 .316
Lowell, 3B 4 1 1 1 1 2 2 .270
  Casey, 1B 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .353
Bay, LF 4 1 1 1 1 0 3 .286
Lowrie, SS 5 1 2 2 0 0 6 .286
Crisp, CF 4 0 1 0 1 0 2 .247
Cash, C 3 1 0 0 1 1 2 .222
  a-Ellsbury, PH 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .272
  Varitek, C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .216
Totals 40 19 17 18 10 6 21  

a-Walked for Cash in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Lowrie 2 (11, Feldman, Feldman), Ortiz, D (14, Rupe), Pedroia (36, Francisco, F).
HR: Ortiz, D 2 (16, 1st inning off Feldman, 2 on, 0 out; 1st inning off Feldman, 2 on, 2 out), Youkilis 2 (22, 5th inning off Rupe, 1 on, 0 out; 8th inning off Francisco, F, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Ortiz, D 10; Lowell; Lowrie 4; Crisp; Pedroia 6; Drew, J 2; Youkilis 8; Bay.
RBI: Ortiz, D 6 (59), Lowrie 2 (26), Drew, J (63), Pedroia 2 (55), Lowell (67), Bay (73), Youkilis 5 (81).
2-out RBI: Drew, J; Pedroia 2; Ortiz, D 3; Lowell; Bay; Youkilis 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Crisp; Lowrie 3.
GIDP: Cash, Lowrie.
Team RISP: 8-for-16.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Lowell (2, 3rd base off Feldman/Laird), Bay (8, 2nd base off Feldman/Laird).
CS: Crisp (4, 2nd base by Madrigal/Laird).

FIELDING
E: Youkilis 2 (6, fielding, fielding).

 
Texas IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Feldman 2.2 10 12 6 3 2 2 5.18
Rupe 2.1 4 2 2 3 1 1 3.95
Madrigal (H, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 5.50
Wright, J (H, 14) 1.0 1 1 0 1 1 0 4.59
Francisco, F (BS, 5)(L, 2-4) 1.0 2 4 4 2 1 1 3.88
 
Boston IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Zink 4.1 11 8 8 1 1 0 16.62
Lopez, Jav 0.1 1 1 1 0 1 0 2.70
Aardsma 0.1 3 4 4 1 1 1 3.73
Delcarmen (BS, 3) 1.1 4 3 2 0 1 0 4.32
Okajima (W, 3-2) 1.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 2.51
Papelbon (S, 32) 1.0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1.93

Aardsma pitched to 3 batters in the 6th.

WP: Zink, Okajima.
IBB: Ortiz, D (by Francisco, F).
HBP: Davis, C (by Okajima).
Pitches-strikes: Feldman 90-51, Rupe 50-23, Madrigal 16-8, Wright, J 26-15, Francisco, F 32-15, Zink 84-55, Lopez, Jav 9-6, Aardsma 17-10, Delcarmen 29-21, Okajima 29-17, Papelbon 18-11.
Groundouts-flyouts: Feldman 5-1, Rupe 4-0, Madrigal 0-1, Wright, J 2-1, Francisco, F 0-2, Zink 5-5, Lopez, Jav 0-0, Aardsma 0-0, Delcarmen 1-3, Okajima 1-2, Papelbon 1-1.
Batters faced: Feldman 22, Rupe 12, Madrigal 3, Wright, J 6, Francisco, F 7, Zink 25, Lopez, Jav 2, Aardsma 5, Delcarmen 9, Okajima 7, Papelbon 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Rupe 3-2, Lopez, Jav 2-1, Aardsma 2-2, Delcarmen 2-2, Okajima 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Wally Bell. 1B: Laz Diaz. 2B: Scott Barry. 3B: Kerwin Danley.
Weather: 71 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, Out to LF.
T: 3:58.
Att: 38,004.
Venue: Fenway Park.
August 12, 2008
August 12, 2008

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