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Rangers sweep day
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Rangers 5, Athletics 2
Scott Feldman allowed two runs on five hits over six innings. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
Riding high from a win in the opener, Texas surged to victory in the doubleheader's second half by putting up a four-spot in the first and cruising behind Scott Feldman's solid start. Josh Hamilton's RBI double started the decisive opening frame, with Taylor Teagarden knocking in two.
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Series at a glance:
OAK
Oakland (18-28)
Lost 3
Texas 5, Oakland 2   TEX
Texas (29-19)
Won 2
May 29, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Oakland
1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0   2 5 1
Texas
4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 X   5 8 1
Standings thru 5/29/09  |  Recap: OAK | TEX  |  Gameday  |  Athletics stats  |  Rangers stats
Oakland AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Cabrera, O, SS 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .240
Kennedy, A, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .387
Holliday, LF 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 .269
Giambi, DH 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 .211
Sweeney, R, RF 2 0 1 1 2 0 0 .250
Crosby, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 5 .209
Powell, C 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .190
Hannahan, 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .207
Davis, R, CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .150
Totals 28 2 5 1 5 3 10  

BATTING
2B: Sweeney, R (8, Feldman), Cabrera, O (5, Feldman).
TB: Sweeney, R 2; Giambi; Hannahan; Cabrera, O 3.
RBI: Sweeney, R (15).
2-out RBI: Sweeney, R.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Crosby 3; Giambi.
GIDP: Kennedy, A, Giambi, Davis, R, Crosby.
Team RISP: 1-for-6.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Holliday (3, 2nd base off Jennings/Teagarden).

FIELDING
E: Gonzalez, E (1, pickoff).

 
Texas AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Kinsler, 2B 3 1 0 0 1 0 3 .275
Young, M, 3B 3 0 0 1 0 1 2 .323
Hamilton, CF 4 1 1 1 0 1 1 .235
Cruz, N, RF 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 .297
Blalock, DH 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 .245
Murphy, Dv, LF 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 .233
Davis, C, 1B 3 0 0 0 1 2 2 .194
Teagarden, C 3 1 2 2 1 0 0 .256
Vizquel, SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .340
Totals 31 5 8 5 3 5 13  

BATTING
2B: Hamilton (5, Gonzalez, E), Blalock (10, Gonzalez, E).
TB: Hamilton 2; Cruz, N; Teagarden 2; Vizquel; Blalock 2; Murphy, Dv 2.
RBI: Hamilton (22), Blalock (26), Teagarden 2 (6), Young, M (19).
2-out RBI: Teagarden 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Vizquel; Young, M.
SF: Young, M.
Team RISP: 4-for-9.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Teagarden (2, throw).
DP: 4 (Feldman-Vizquel-Davis, C, Davis, C-Vizquel-Davis, C, Vizquel-Davis, C, Young, M-Kinsler-Davis, C).

 
Oakland IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Gonzalez, E (L, 0-1) 5.0 8 5 5 3 4 0 5.40
Cameron, K 1.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.72
Breslow 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.12
Ziegler 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.92
 
Texas IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Feldman (W, 4-0) 6.0 5 2 2 3 2 0 3.91
Jennings (H, 4) 2.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.52
Wilson, C (S, 4) 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.05

Gonzalez, E pitched to 1 batter in the 6th.

IBB: Davis, C (by Gonzalez, E).
HBP: Giambi (by Feldman).
Pitches-strikes: Gonzalez, E 97-62, Cameron, K 20-13, Breslow 9-7, Ziegler 4-3, Feldman 104-60, Jennings 29-16, Wilson, C 17-9.
Groundouts-flyouts: Gonzalez, E 2-6, Cameron, K 1-2, Breslow 2-1, Ziegler 0-0, Feldman 9-3, Jennings 4-1, Wilson, C 2-0.
Batters faced: Gonzalez, E 26, Cameron, K 5, Breslow 3, Ziegler 1, Feldman 24, Jennings 7, Wilson, C 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Cameron, K 1-0.
Umpires: HP: CB Bucknor. 1B: Mike Everitt. 2B: Gerry Davis. 3B: Mike Muchlinski.
Weather: 87 degrees, clear.
Wind: 12 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:37.
Att: 30,496.
Venue: Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.
May 29, 2009
May 29, 2009

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