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Rangers 15, Red Sox 4
Kevin Youkilis celebrates with David Ortiz and company at the plate. (AP)
After missing five of the past six games, Kevin Youkilis made his presence known by jacking a three-run shot off Rangers southpaw Matt Harrison in the third. But the Red Sox were already in a big hole at that point, as Tim Wakefield struggled in an abbreviated outing for Boston.
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Series at a glance:
BOS
Boston (83-58)
Lost 1
Texas 15, Boston 8   TEX
Texas (70-73)
Won 1
September 6, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Boston
0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 4   8 13 0
Texas
0 7 2 0 1 3 0 2 X   15 16 0
Standings thru 9/6/08  |  Recap: BOS | TEX  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox stats  |  Rangers stats
Boston AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Kotsay, RF 5 1 1 2 0 0 1 .287
Pedroia, 2B 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 .330
  Cora, 2B 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .294
Ortiz, D, DH 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 .268
  a-Casey, PH-DH 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 .347
Youkilis, 1B 3 1 1 3 0 1 0 .315
  b-Bailey, PH-1B 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 .303
Bay, LF 5 1 1 0 0 2 2 .287
Lowell, 3B 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 .277
Lowrie, SS 4 1 2 1 0 1 1 .281
Crisp, CF 3 1 2 0 1 0 0 .281
Cash, C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .230
  Ross, D, C 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .235
Totals 39 8 13 8 2 8 10  

a-Popped out for Ortiz, D in the 8th. b-Grounded out for Youkilis in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Bay (32, Harrison, M), Lowell (27, Harrison, M).
HR: Youkilis (25, 3rd inning off Harrison, M, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Ortiz, D; Lowell 3; Lowrie 2; Crisp 2; Casey; Youkilis 4; Ross, D; Kotsay; Bay 2; Bailey.
RBI: Lowrie (40), Youkilis 3 (97), Kotsay 2 (46), Casey (13), Bailey (6).
2-out RBI: Casey; Bailey.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cash; Lowrie; Bay.
Team RISP: 8-for-12.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
PB: Cash (13).
Pickoffs: Smith, C (Blalock at 1st base).

 
Texas AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Catalanotto, DH 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 .272
  a-Arias, PH-DH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .267
Boggs, LF 3 2 1 1 2 0 0 .231
Young, M, SS 4 2 1 2 1 1 3 .284
  Vazquez, R, SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .298
Hamilton, CF 4 1 2 3 1 1 3 .303
Blalock, 1B 5 0 1 1 0 3 2 .266
Laird, C 5 2 3 1 0 0 0 .289
Davis, C, 3B 4 3 2 0 1 0 1 .279
Cruz, N, RF 4 3 3 5 1 1 0 .302
Duran, G, 2B 5 1 2 1 0 0 1 .234
Totals 39 15 16 14 6 7 11  

a-Grounded out for Catalanotto in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Laird 2 (21, Wakefield, Timlin), Davis, C (18, Smith, C), Catalanotto (23, Pauley), Cruz, N (2, Pauley).
3B: Boggs (4, Timlin), Hamilton (5, Timlin).
HR: Cruz, N 2 (3, 3rd inning off Smith, C, 1 on, 1 out; 5th inning off Timlin, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Davis, C 3; Hamilton 4; Catalanotto 2; Blalock; Boggs 3; Duran, G 2; Cruz, N 10; Young, M; Laird 5.
RBI: Duran, G (12), Boggs (37), Young, M 2 (74), Hamilton 3 (124), Blalock (18), Cruz, N 5 (9), Laird (40).
2-out RBI: Duran, G; Boggs; Young, M; Hamilton 2; Blalock; Cruz, N; Laird.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Davis, C; Hamilton 2; Arias.
Team RISP: 7-for-13.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Davis, C (1, 2nd base off Wakefield/Cash).
PO: Blalock (1st base by Smith, C).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Boggs (Lowell at home).

 
Boston IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Wakefield (L, 8-10) 1.2 4 7 7 4 0 0 4.11
Smith, C 2.0 2 2 2 0 0 1 5.27
Lopez, Jav 0.1 0 0 0 1 1 0 2.73
Timlin 2.0 5 4 4 0 2 1 5.56
Pauley 2.0 5 2 2 1 4 0 8.64
 
Texas IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Harrison, M (W, 7-3) 6.0 7 4 4 1 4 1 5.76
Loe 2.2 5 4 4 1 3 0 3.42
Madrigal 0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.88

WP: Wakefield.
HBP: Catalanotto (by Wakefield).
Pitches-strikes: Wakefield 49-26, Smith, C 28-14, Lopez, Jav 9-4, Timlin 39-27, Pauley 44-30, Harrison, M 103-63, Loe 52-35, Madrigal 10-6.
Groundouts-flyouts: Wakefield 0-5, Smith, C 1-4, Lopez, Jav 0-0, Timlin 1-2, Pauley 2-0, Harrison, M 3-7, Loe 2-1, Madrigal 0-0.
Batters faced: Wakefield 14, Smith, C 7, Lopez, Jav 2, Timlin 11, Pauley 12, Harrison, M 25, Loe 14, Madrigal 2.
Inherited runners-scored: Smith, C 2-0, Madrigal 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Chad Fairchild. 1B: Sam Holbrook. 2B: Mark Wegner. 3B: Jeff Kellogg.
Weather: 90 degrees, clear.
Wind: 7 mph, In from CF.
T: 3:00.
Att: 38,208.
Venue: Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.
September 6, 2008
September 6, 2008

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