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Harrison hoisted early
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Diamondbacks 8, Rangers 2
Matt Harrison allowed seven runs over 3 2/3 innings on Tuesday. (Matt York/AP)
Matt Harrison struggled early on, giving up four runs in the first two innings before being pulled in the fourth. Marlon Byrd and Ian Kinsler got runs back in the next two frames, but the rally would fall flat as the Rangers dropped the series opener.
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Series at a glance:
  • Tue. 06/23: ARI 8, TEX 2
  • Wed. 06/24: TEX 2, ARI 1
  • Thu. 06/25: @ ARI, 8:40 PM CT
TEX
Texas (37-32)
Lost 5
Arizona 8, Texas 2   ARI
Arizona (30-41)
Won 1
June 23, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0   2 8 1
Arizona
2 2 0 3 0 1 0 0 X   8 11 0
Standings thru 6/23/09  |  Recap: TEX | ARI  |  Gameday  |  Rangers stats  |  D-backs stats
Texas AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Kinsler, 2B 5 0 1 1 0 1 1 .266
Murphy, Dv, LF 5 0 1 0 0 1 2 .257
Young, M, 3B 4 0 2 0 0 1 2 .315
Byrd, CF 3 0 1 1 0 1 1 .283
  Mathis, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Cruz, N, RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .264
Saltalamacchia, C 4 1 2 0 0 1 0 .254
Davis, C, 1B 3 0 1 0 1 1 1 .196
Andrus, SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .261
Harrison, M, P 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 .000
  Jennings, P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
  Boggs, CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .083
Totals 35 2 8 2 2 8 18  

BATTING
2B: Byrd (22, Scherzer).
3B: Young, M (1, Scherzer).
TB: Saltalamacchia 2; Davis, C; Kinsler; Young, M 4; Murphy, Dv; Byrd 2.
RBI: Byrd (32), Kinsler (49).
2-out RBI: Byrd; Kinsler.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cruz, N 3; Murphy, Dv; Jennings.
Team RISP: 2-for-9.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
E: Saltalamacchia (4, throw).
DP: (Andrus-Kinsler-Davis, C).
Pickoffs: Harrison, M (Reynolds, Ma at 1st base).

 
Arizona AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Lopez, F, 2B 5 2 3 3 0 0 0 .303
Drew, SS 4 2 3 1 0 1 2 .246
Upton, J, RF 4 1 2 3 0 0 3 .324
Reynolds, Ma, 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .267
Parra, G, CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .266
Byrnes, LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .221
Montero, M, C 3 1 0 0 1 1 1 .231
Roberts, R, 3B 2 1 0 0 2 1 0 .274
Scherzer, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 .261
  a-Clark, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .171
  Vasquez, E, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Gutierrez, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Carlin, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Pena, R, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 32 8 11 7 4 4 12  

a-Flied out for Scherzer in the 6th. b-Grounded out for Gutierrez in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Upton, J (17, Jennings).
3B: Lopez, F (1, Jennings).
HR: Upton, J (14, 1st inning off Harrison, M, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Parra, G; Reynolds, Ma; Drew 3; Byrnes; Upton, J 6; Lopez, F 5.
RBI: Upton, J 3 (45), Lopez, F 3 (15), Drew (28).
2-out RBI: Lopez, F; Drew; Upton, J.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Upton, J; Reynolds, Ma.
SAC: Scherzer.
GIDP: Parra, G.
Team RISP: 3-for-7.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
CS: Reynolds, Ma (4, 2nd base by Harrison, M/Saltalamacchia).
PO: Reynolds, Ma (1st base by Harrison, M).

 
Texas IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Harrison, M (L, 4-5) 3.2 7 7 7 4 2 1 6.11
Jennings 2.1 3 1 1 0 1 0 3.46
Mathis 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.00
 
Arizona IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Scherzer (W, 5-4) 6.0 7 2 2 1 7 0 3.53
Vasquez, E 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.44
Gutierrez 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4.89
Pena, R 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.73

HBP: Byrd (by Scherzer).
Pitches-strikes: Harrison, M 85-49, Jennings 34-23, Mathis 27-17, Scherzer 119-82, Vasquez, E 21-13, Gutierrez 14-8, Pena, R 8-6.
Groundouts-flyouts: Harrison, M 5-1, Jennings 4-2, Mathis 4-1, Scherzer 3-6, Vasquez, E 2-1, Gutierrez 1-0, Pena, R 1-0.
Batters faced: Harrison, M 20, Jennings 10, Mathis 7, Scherzer 27, Vasquez, E 4, Gutierrez 4, Pena, R 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Jennings 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Mike Everitt. 1B: Brian Gorman. 2B: Gerry Davis. 3B: Todd Tichenor.
Weather: 97 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:38.
Att: 21,380.
Venue: Chase Field.
June 23, 2009
June 23, 2009

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