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Millwood dominates
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Rangers 9, Indians 1
Veteran Kevin tossed 113 pitches, 72 for strikes. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
The Rangers put together a dominant Opening Day performance vs. the Indians, with starter Kevin Millwood tossing seven stellar frames and the offense collecting 15 hits, including homers from Hank Blalock and Jarrod Saltalamacchia.
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Series at a glance:
CLE
Cleveland (0-1)
Lost 1
Texas 9, Cleveland 1   TEX
Texas (1-0)
Won 1
April 6, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Cleveland
0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0   1 5 0
Texas
0 4 0 0 3 0 0 2 X   9 15 0
Standings thru 4/6/09  |  Recap: CLE | TEX  |  Gameday  |  Indians stats  |  Rangers stats
Cleveland AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Sizemore, G, CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .250
DeRosa, 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .000
Martinez, V, 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .250
Hafner, DH 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .250
Peralta, Jh, SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
Choo, RF 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .333
Shoppach, C 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .000
Francisco, B, LF 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .333
Cabrera, A, 2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
Totals 30 1 5 0 1 7 9  

BATTING
TB: Hafner; Francisco, B; Martinez, V; Choo; Sizemore, G.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: DeRosa; Shoppach.
GIDP: Martinez, V, Hafner.
Team RISP: 1-for-4.
Team LOB: 3.

 
Texas AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Kinsler, 2B 5 1 3 2 0 0 0 .600
Young, M, 3B 4 0 2 1 1 1 1 .500
Hamilton, CF 5 1 2 0 0 0 3 .400
Cruz, N, RF 5 1 2 0 0 1 2 .400
Blalock, DH 4 2 2 3 0 1 1 .500
Byrd, LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .250
Davis, C, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .000
Saltalamacchia, C 4 2 2 3 0 1 0 .500
Andrus, SS 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 .250
Totals 39 9 15 9 1 7 11  

BATTING
2B: Byrd (1, Lee, Cl), Andrus (1, Lee, Cl), Kinsler 2 (2, Lee, Cl, Lewis).
HR: Blalock (1, 5th inning off Lee, Cl, 2 on, 0 out), Saltalamacchia (1, 8th inning off Lewis, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Saltalamacchia 5; Kinsler 5; Andrus 2; Hamilton 2; Cruz, N 2; Young, M 2; Blalock 5; Byrd 2.
RBI: Saltalamacchia 3 (3), Kinsler 2 (2), Blalock 3 (3), Young, M (1).
2-out RBI: Saltalamacchia 2; Kinsler 2; Young, M.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hamilton; Young, M; Cruz, N.
Team RISP: 4-for-8.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Kinsler-Andrus-Davis, C, Andrus-Davis, C).

 
Cleveland IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Lee, Cl (L, 0-1) 5.0 10 7 7 1 5 1 12.60
Kobayashi 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Perez, R 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Lewis 1.0 4 2 2 0 2 1 18.00
 
Texas IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Millwood (W, 1-0) 7.0 5 1 1 1 5 0 1.29
Wilson, C 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
Francisco, F 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00

WP: Millwood.
Pitches-strikes: Lee, Cl 79-53, Kobayashi 8-7, Perez, R 8-5, Lewis 28-17, Millwood 113-72, Wilson, C 10-6, Francisco, F 11-8.
Groundouts-flyouts: Lee, Cl 3-6, Kobayashi 1-2, Perez, R 0-2, Lewis 1-0, Millwood 8-2, Wilson, C 0-2, Francisco, F 0-1.
Batters faced: Lee, Cl 26, Kobayashi 4, Perez, R 3, Lewis 7, Millwood 25, Wilson, C 3, Francisco, F 3.
Umpires: HP: Jerry Crawford. 1B: Tom Hallion. 2B: Phil Cuzzi. 3B: Ed Hickox.
Weather: 49 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 12 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:33.
Att: 49,916.
Venue: Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.
April 6, 2009
April 6, 2009

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