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Rangers 7, Yankees 2
Ian Kinsler follows through on his three-run homer in the fourth. (Al Bello/Getty Images)
By the time the Rangers wrapped up the series with a win, it was hard to remember that they didn't get a hit until the fourth. It was Ian Kinsler who opened the floodgates with a three-run shot -- his first of two homers -- and Chris Davis knocked one of his own to put the finale far out of reach.
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Series at a glance:
TEX
Texas (71-55)
Won 1
Texas 7, NY Yankees 2   NYY
NY Yankees (79-48)
Lost 1
August 27, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 0 0 3 0 0 3 1 0   7 6 0
NY Yankees
1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   2 6 0
Standings thru 8/27/09  |  Recap: TEX | NYY  |  Gameday  |  Rangers stats  |  Yankees stats
Texas AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Borbon, DH 4 0 0 0 0 3 0 .378
Young, M, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .328
Hamilton, CF 3 1 0 0 1 2 1 .273
Cruz, N, RF 2 1 0 0 2 2 0 .263
Kinsler, 2B 4 2 2 4 0 1 2 .247
Murphy, Dv, LF 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 .263
Teagarden, C 4 1 1 0 0 3 0 .196
Davis, C, 1B 4 1 1 3 0 2 0 .207
Andrus, SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .266
Totals 33 7 6 7 3 15 3  

BATTING
2B: Murphy, Dv (16, Coke).
HR: Kinsler 2 (28, 4th inning off Burnett, AJ, 2 on, 2 out; 8th inning off Robertson, D, 0 on, 2 out), Davis, C (16, 7th inning off Coke, 2 on, 0 out).
TB: Kinsler 8; Davis, C 4; Young, M; Teagarden; Murphy, Dv 2.
RBI: Kinsler 4 (73), Davis, C 3 (36).
2-out RBI: Kinsler 4.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kinsler.
Team RISP: 3-for-4.
Team LOB: 2.

FIELDING
DP: (Kinsler-Andrus-Davis, C).

 
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Jeter, SS 4 1 0 0 1 1 1 .331
Damon, LF 3 1 2 0 2 1 1 .288
Teixeira, 1B 5 0 2 2 0 1 2 .287
Rodriguez, Al, 3B 4 0 1 0 1 2 5 .267
Matsui, DH 3 0 0 0 2 2 4 .268
Swisher, RF 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .243
Cano, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 .314
Cabrera, Me, CF 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 .266
Molina, J, C 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .239
Totals 33 2 6 2 8 10 24  

BATTING
TB: Teixeira 2; Rodriguez, Al; Damon 2; Cabrera, Me.
RBI: Teixeira 2 (97).
2-out RBI: Teixeira.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cano 3; Damon; Rodriguez, Al; Swisher; Matsui.
GIDP: Molina, J.
Team RISP: 2-for-12.
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING
SB: Damon (10, 2nd base off Nippert/Teagarden), Cabrera, Me (7, 2nd base off Nippert/Teagarden), Jeter (22, 3rd base off Nippert/Teagarden).

 
Texas IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Nippert 3.2 4 2 2 7 3 0 4.02
Grilli (W, 2-3) 2.1 0 0 0 0 3 0 4.35
Wilson, C 2.0 1 0 0 0 3 0 2.95
Francisco, F 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 3.65
 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Burnett, AJ (L, 10-8) 6.0 2 3 3 3 12 1 4.10
Coke 0.2 3 3 3 0 0 1 5.05
Robertson, D 1.1 1 1 1 0 2 1 3.58
Aceves, A 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.06

Pitches-strikes: Nippert 98-52, Grilli 31-25, Wilson, C 29-19, Francisco, F 21-12, Burnett, AJ 105-63, Coke 12-8, Robertson, D 30-20, Aceves, A 13-9.
Groundouts-flyouts: Nippert 4-1, Grilli 2-2, Wilson, C 2-2, Francisco, F 0-2, Burnett, AJ 3-3, Coke 1-0, Robertson, D 0-2, Aceves, A 1-1.
Batters faced: Nippert 21, Grilli 7, Wilson, C 8, Francisco, F 5, Burnett, AJ 23, Coke 5, Robertson, D 5, Aceves, A 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Grilli 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Jim Reynolds. 1B: Chuck Meriwether. 2B: Laz Diaz. 3B: Randy Marsh.
Weather: 73 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, Out to RF.
T: 3:14.
Att: 47,209.
Venue: Yankee Stadium.
August 27, 2009
August 27, 2009

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