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The fountain of Young
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Rangers 6, Royals 5
Hank Blalock scores on Chris Davis' RBI single to tie it in the eighth. (Matt Slocum/AP)
After Chris Davis' pinch-hit RBI single capped a two-run eighth to tie it, Michael Young deposited the second pitch he saw from KC's Kyle Farnsworth into the left-center seats to give Texas the walk-off victory. Ian Kinsler hit his fourth homer and stole three bases.
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Series at a glance:
KC
Kansas City (7-5)
Lost 1
Texas 6, Kansas City 5   TEX
Texas (5-7)
Won 1
April 19, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Kansas City
0 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0   5 9 1
Texas
2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1   6 7 0
Standings thru 4/19/09  |  Recap: TEX  |  Gameday  |  Royals stats  |  Rangers stats
Kansas City AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Crisp, CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .200
Aviles, SS 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .200
  Pena, T, SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
DeJesus, LF 4 1 3 2 0 0 0 .234
Butler, B, DH 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .211
Teahen, 3B 4 1 1 0 0 2 1 .318
Jacobs, 1B 4 1 2 2 0 1 0 .282
Callaspo, 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .375
Buck, C 3 0 1 1 1 1 0 .409
Maier, RF 3 1 0 0 1 1 3 .000
Totals 33 5 9 5 2 8 8  

BATTING
HR: Jacobs (4, 2nd inning off Padilla, 1 on, 1 out), DeJesus (1, 5th inning off Padilla, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Teahen; DeJesus 6; Butler, B; Jacobs 5; Callaspo; Buck.
RBI: Jacobs 2 (10), DeJesus 2 (4), Buck (10).
2-out RBI: DeJesus.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Butler, B; Crisp.
SAC: Crisp.
Team RISP: 3-for-7.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: Jacobs (2, fielding).

 
Texas AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Kinsler, 2B 4 2 2 1 1 0 2 .460
Young, M, 3B 4 2 1 1 1 1 1 .298
Hamilton, CF 4 0 0 0 0 3 3 .229
Jones, An, DH 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 .500
Blalock, 1B 3 1 0 1 0 0 1 .250
Cruz, N, RF 2 0 1 1 2 0 1 .289
Murphy, Dv, LF 3 0 0 1 1 1 3 .000
Teagarden, C 3 0 0 0 0 3 4 .091
  a-Davis, C, PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .179
  Saltalamacchia, C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .176
Andrus, SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .353
Totals 31 6 7 6 6 10 15  

a-Singled for Teagarden in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Jones, An (4, Mahay).
HR: Kinsler (4, 2nd inning off Davies, 0 on, 1 out), Young, M (3, 9th inning off Farnsworth, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Davis, C; Kinsler 5; Andrus; Jones, An 2; Cruz, N; Young, M 4.
RBI: Blalock (9), Murphy, Dv (1), Kinsler (14), Cruz, N (13), Davis, C (4), Young, M (7).
2-out RBI: Murphy, Dv; Davis, C.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Teagarden 2; Kinsler.
SF: Blalock.
Team RISP: 1-for-7.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Kinsler 2 (6, 2nd base off Davies/Buck, 3rd base off Davies/Buck), Young, M (2, 2nd base off Davies/Buck).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Cruz, N (Jacobs at 2nd base).

 
Kansas City IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Davies 6.0 3 3 3 5 8 1 2.89
Cruz, J (H, 3) 0.2 0 0 0 1 2 0 0.00
Mahay (H, 1) 0.1 1 2 1 0 0 0 9.00
Wright, J (BS, 1) 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Farnsworth (L, 0-3) 0.0 1 1 1 0 0 1 18.90
 
Texas IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Padilla 5.0 8 5 5 1 5 2 9.64
Jennings 1.2 0 0 0 1 2 0 0.00
Wilson, C 1.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.68
Francisco, F (W, 1-0) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00

Mahay pitched to 2 batters in the 8th.
Farnsworth pitched to 1 batter in the 9th.

WP: Padilla.
Pitches-strikes: Davies 111-59, Cruz, J 17-9, Mahay 14-9, Wright, J 7-6, Farnsworth 2-1, Padilla 94-58, Jennings 31-16, Wilson, C 22-13, Francisco, F 14-10.
Groundouts-flyouts: Davies 4-3, Cruz, J 0-0, Mahay 1-0, Wright, J 1-2, Farnsworth 0-0, Padilla 4-2, Jennings 2-1, Wilson, C 1-2, Francisco, F 0-1.
Batters faced: Davies 26, Cruz, J 3, Mahay 3, Wright, J 5, Farnsworth 1, Padilla 23, Jennings 6, Wilson, C 4, Francisco, F 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Mahay 1-0, Wright, J 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Chris Guccione. 1B: Ed Montague. 2B: Jerry Layne. 3B: Tony Randazzo.
Weather: 68 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 17 mph, Out to CF.
T: 3:00.
Att: 27,635.
Venue: Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.
April 19, 2009
April 19, 2009

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