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Dice-K scuffles early
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Rangers 6, Red Sox 3
David Ortiz looks back at the field after striking out in the fourth. (Winslow Townson/AP)
Coming off his first win of the year, Daisuke Matsuzaka never got on track, allowing four runs in the first four innings as Boston dropped the rubber game. In his first '09 start, Mark Kostay homered, but Jacoby Ellsbury left with a right shoulder strain.
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Series at a glance:
TEX
Texas (33-23)
Won 1
Texas 6, Boston 3   BOS
Boston (33-24)
Lost 1
June 7, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
1 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 0   6 12 1
Boston
0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0   3 4 0
Standings thru 6/7/09  |  Recap: TEX | BOS  |  Gameday  |  Rangers stats  |  Red Sox stats
Texas AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Kinsler, 2B 5 0 1 0 0 1 2 .274
Young, M, 3B 5 2 2 1 0 1 0 .336
Blalock, DH 4 0 0 0 0 3 1 .253
Cruz, N, RF 4 3 3 1 0 1 0 .292
Murphy, Dv, LF 4 1 3 2 0 0 0 .250
Byrd, CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .294
Davis, C, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .202
Teagarden, C 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .220
Vizquel, SS 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 .345
Totals 38 6 12 5 0 10 10  

BATTING
2B: Cruz, N (12, Matsuzaka), Murphy, Dv (6, Matsuzaka), Kinsler (13, Masterson).
3B: Cruz, N (1, Matsuzaka).
HR: Young, M (8, 1st inning off Matsuzaka, 0 on, 1 out), Cruz, N (17, 7th inning off Okajima, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Kinsler 2; Cruz, N 9; Young, M 5; Vizquel 2; Murphy, Dv 4; Byrd.
RBI: Young, M (22), Vizquel (7), Murphy, Dv 2 (12), Cruz, N (42).
2-out RBI: Vizquel; Cruz, N.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kinsler; Davis, C.
Team RISP: 2-for-7.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Kinsler (5, fielding).
DP: (Kinsler-Vizquel-Davis, C).
Pickoffs: Padilla (Youkilis at 2nd base).

 
Boston AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Pedroia, 2B 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .318
Ellsbury, CF 3 0 0 1 0 0 1 .302
  Baldelli, RF 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .259
Youkilis, 1B 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 .349
Bay, LF 2 0 0 0 2 1 3 .277
Lowell, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 5 .296
Ortiz, D, DH 4 0 1 0 0 2 1 .197
Varitek, C 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 .247
Kotsay, RF-CF 3 2 2 1 0 0 0 .286
Green, N, SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .271
Totals 28 3 4 2 5 7 12  

BATTING
2B: Youkilis (15, Padilla).
HR: Kotsay (1, 4th inning off Padilla, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Ortiz, D; Youkilis 2; Kotsay 5.
RBI: Ellsbury (16), Kotsay (1).
2-out RBI: Kotsay.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lowell 2.
GIDP: Lowell.
Team RISP: 0-for-4.
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING
CS: Bay (1, 2nd base by Padilla/Teagarden), Ortiz, D (2, 2nd base by Padilla/Teagarden).
PO: Youkilis (2nd base by Padilla).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Bay (Vizquel at home).

 
Texas IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Padilla (W, 4-3) 7.0 4 3 2 4 4 1 5.22
O'Day (H, 5) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.00
Wilson, C (S, 5) 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.33
 
Boston IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Matsuzaka (L, 1-4) 5.2 10 5 5 0 8 1 7.33
Masterson 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.14
Okajima 0.2 1 1 1 0 1 1 2.55
Ramirez, R 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.30
Papelbon 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.16

WP: Matsuzaka.
Pitches-strikes: Padilla 99-59, O'Day 11-8, Wilson, C 12-6, Matsuzaka 102-71, Masterson 10-6, Okajima 11-8, Ramirez, R 9-8, Papelbon 8-6.
Groundouts-flyouts: Padilla 9-4, O'Day 1-0, Wilson, C 1-0, Matsuzaka 3-5, Masterson 1-0, Okajima 0-0, Ramirez, R 1-1, Papelbon 1-0.
Batters faced: Padilla 27, O'Day 3, Wilson, C 3, Matsuzaka 27, Masterson 2, Okajima 3, Ramirez, R 3, Papelbon 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Masterson 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Tim Timmons. 1B: Rob Drake. 2B: Jeff Kellogg. 3B: Ron Kulpa.
Weather: 77 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, In from LF.
T: 2:49.
Att: 37,537.
Venue: Fenway Park.
June 7, 2009
June 7, 2009

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