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Rangers 5, Red Sox 1
Kevin Millwood allowed seven hits over his seven-plus innings Friday night. (Charles Krupa/AP)
Right-hander Kevin Millwood was sharp over seven-plus innings, and Ian Kinsler clubbed a three-run homer to lead the Rangers to the opening win over the Red Sox at Fenway Park. Chris Davis and Elvis Andrus also contributed run-scoring hits.
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Series at a glance:
TEX
Texas (32-22)
Won 1
Texas 5, Boston 1   BOS
Boston (32-23)
Lost 1
June 5, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 0   5 8 1
Boston
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0   1 7 0
Standings thru 6/5/09  |  Recap: TEX | BOS  |  Gameday  |  Rangers stats  |  Red Sox stats
Texas AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Kinsler, 2B 4 1 1 3 0 1 0 .281
Young, M, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .332
Blalock, DH 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 .259
Cruz, N, RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .289
Murphy, Dv, LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .231
Byrd, CF 4 1 2 0 0 1 0 .301
Davis, C, 1B 4 1 3 1 0 1 0 .210
Saltalamacchia, C 4 0 1 0 0 2 3 .248
Andrus, SS 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 .278
Totals 33 5 8 5 2 8 7  

BATTING
2B: Davis, C (7, Penny).
HR: Kinsler (15, 5th inning off Penny, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Andrus; Kinsler 4; Davis, C 4; Saltalamacchia; Byrd 2.
RBI: Andrus (12), Kinsler 3 (44), Davis, C (27).
2-out RBI: Andrus; Kinsler 3; Davis, C.
GIDP: Andrus.
Team RISP: 3-for-4.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
E: Davis, C (1, missed catch).

 
Boston AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Pedroia, 2B 3 0 0 0 2 1 0 .321
Drew, J, RF 3 0 2 0 2 1 1 .261
Youkilis, 1B 4 0 0 0 1 1 5 .352
Bay, LF 5 1 1 0 0 1 4 .281
Lowell, 3B 4 0 1 0 1 0 6 .301
Ortiz, D, DH 4 0 1 1 0 1 1 .188
Varitek, C 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .248
Ellsbury, CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .311
Lugo, SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .256
  a-Baldelli, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .260
  Green, N, SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .288
Totals 35 1 7 1 6 7 26  

a-Grounded into a forceout for Lugo in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Ellsbury (11, Millwood), Bay (15, Millwood), Varitek (12, Millwood).
TB: Ortiz, D; Ellsbury 2; Lowell; Drew, J 2; Varitek 2; Bay 2.
RBI: Ortiz, D (21).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lowell 5; Lugo; Ellsbury 2; Baldelli.
Team RISP: 1-for-12.
Team LOB: 13.

BASERUNNING
SB: Drew, J (1, 2nd base off O'Day/Saltalamacchia).

FIELDING
DP: (Lowell-Pedroia-Youkilis).

 
Texas IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Millwood (W, 5-4) 7.0 7 1 0 4 5 0 2.96
Guardado (H, 4) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.77
O'Day 1.0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1.06
 
Boston IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Penny (L, 5-2) 5.2 7 5 5 2 5 1 5.85
Bard 1.1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.90
Delcarmen 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.13
Saito 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.70

Millwood pitched to 3 batters in the 8th.

Pitches-strikes: Millwood 117-70, Guardado 15-9, O'Day 26-16, Penny 103-59, Bard 17-11, Delcarmen 10-8, Saito 14-11.
Groundouts-flyouts: Millwood 7-5, Guardado 1-1, O'Day 0-2, Penny 6-3, Bard 0-1, Delcarmen 2-1, Saito 1-0.
Batters faced: Millwood 33, Guardado 3, O'Day 5, Penny 25, Bard 3, Delcarmen 3, Saito 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Guardado 2-0, Bard 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Jeff Kellogg. 1B: Ron Kulpa. 2B: Tim Timmons. 3B: Rob Drake.
Weather: 56 degrees, drizzle.
Wind: 10 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:01.
Att: 37,519.
Venue: Fenway Park.
June 5, 2009
June 5, 2009

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