Rangers 9, Athletics 8
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 0 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 8 16 0
Texas 1 0 1 0 0 3 1 3 X 9 15 0
WP: F. Cordero (3-6) S: U. Urbina (20)
LP: J. Mecir (1-1)
 Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Texas
-A. Rodriguez homered to left
Top 2nd: Oakland
-M. Ellis tripled to right center, E. Chavez scored
-A. Melhuse doubled to deep right center, M. Ellis scored
-C. Singleton singled to center, A. Melhuse scored
-M. Tejada singled to center, C. Singleton scored, E. Byrnes to third
Top 3rd: Oakland
-E. Chavez homered to left center
Bot 3rd: Texas
-R. Palmeiro singled to left, H. Blalock scored, A. Rodriguez to third
Top 4th: Oakland
-M. Tejada singled to left, E. Byrnes scored
Bot 6th: Texas
-E. Durazo homered to right
-D. Sadler doubled to left, K. Mench scored, M. Teixeira to third
-E. Diaz grounded out to second, M. Teixeira scored, D. Sadler to third
Bot 7th: Texas
-R. Palmeiro homered to right
Bot 8th: Texas
-M. Young singled to right, D. Sadler scored, M. Lamb to third, M. Young to second advancing on throw
-H. Blalock singled to center, M. Lamb and M. Young scored
Top 9th: Oakland
-B. McMillon doubled to left center, E. Chavez and M. Ellis scored
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
E. Byrnes lf 6 1 1 0 0 2 2 .321
S. Hatteberg 1b 4 0 0 0 1 1 2 .269
M. Tejada ss 4 0 4 2 1 0 0 .241
E. Durazo dh 4 0 0 0 1 1 7 .282
E. Chavez 3b 5 3 3 1 0 0 2 .257
M. Ellis 2b 5 2 3 1 0 2 0 .251
T. Long rf 5 0 1 0 0 0 3 .241
A. Melhuse c 4 1 1 1 0 1 1 .174
   B. McMillon ph 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 .308
C. Singleton cf 4 1 2 1 1 0 3 .302
 Totals 42 8 16 8 4 7 20  
 Batting
2B - A Melhuse (2, J Thomson); E Chavez (15, U Urbina); B McMillon (4, U Urbina).
3B - M Ellis (2, J Thomson).
HR - E Chavez (15, 3rd inning off J Thomson 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - M Ellis (23), A Melhuse (2), C Singleton (20), M Tejada 2 (51), E Chavez (42), B McMillon 2 (2).
2-out RBI - M Tejada 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Singleton 1, E Chavez 1, E Durazo 3, E Byrnes 1.
Team LOB - 11.
 Fielding
DP - 2 (M Tejada-M Ellis-S Hatteberg, M Ellis-M Tejada-S Hatteberg).
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Young 2b 5 1 2 1 0 0 2 .320
H. Blalock 3b 5 1 2 2 0 1 1 .336
A. Rodriguez ss 5 1 2 1 0 1 1 .296
R. Palmeiro dh 4 2 3 3 0 0 0 .269
C. Everett rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .282
K. Mench lf 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .299
M. Teixeira 1b 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 .251
D. Sadler cf 4 1 2 1 0 0 2 .255
E. Diaz c 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 .246
   M. Lamb ph 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .148
 Totals 37 9 15 9 1 2 10  
 Batting
2B - K Mench (8, A Harang); D Sadler (3, C Bradford).
3B - D Sadler (2, J Mecir).
HR - A Rodriguez (19, 1st inning off A Harang 0 on, 2 Out), R Palmeiro 2 (17, 6th inning off A Harang 0 on, 0 Out, 7th inning off R Rincon 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - A Rodriguez (45), R Palmeiro 3 (47), D Sadler (3), E Diaz (16), M Young (32), H Blalock 2 (46).
2-out RBI - A Rodriguez, R Palmeiro 2, M Young, H Blalock 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Everett 1, D Sadler 1, M Young 1.
GIDP - M Young, H Blalock.
Team LOB - 6.
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A. Harang 5.1 8 3 3 1 0 2 4.98
C. Bradford 0.2 3 2 2 0 0 0 4.02
R. Rincon 1.0 1 1 1 0 2 1 4.05
J. Mecir (L, 1-1) 1.0 3 3 3 0 0 0 4.05
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Thomson 3.2 10 6 6 0 3 1 6.05
V. Santos 1.2 0 0 0 4 1 0 6.75
B. Shouse 1.2 2 0 0 0 1 0 3.53
F. Cordero (W, 3-6) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.79
U. Urbina (S, 20) 1.0 3 2 2 0 1 0 4.26
HBP - M Lamb (by J Mecir).
Pitches-strikes - A Harang 92-62; C Bradford 13-10; R Rincon 18-12; J Mecir 16-11; J Thomson 67-46; V Santos 39-17; B Shouse 19-11; F Cordero 12-8; U Urbina 28-21.
Ground balls-fly balls - A Harang 5-11; C Bradford 2-0; R Rincon 1-0; J Mecir 1-2; J Thomson 5-3; V Santos 2-2; B Shouse 0-3; F Cordero 1-1; U Urbina 0-2.
Batters faced - A Harang 23; C Bradford 5; R Rincon 4; J Mecir 7; J Thomson 21; V Santos 9; B Shouse 6; F Cordero 4; U Urbina 6.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jim Reynolds. 1B--Dale Scott. 2B--Laz Diaz. 3B--Jim Joyce.
Time: 3:20.
Attendance: 19,164.
Weather: 90 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 14 mph, in from right.
Game Notes
THE GAME IS BEING DELAYED WHILE THE MEDICAL STAFF ATTENDS TO A FAN WHO WAS HIT WITH A BAT THAT FLEW OUT OF THE HANDS TEXAS' CARL EVERETT ON A SWING.

Updated on Wednesday, Jun 25, 2003 11:34 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Oakland
M. Tejada M. Tejada
4-4
2 RBI
 Texas
R. Palmeiro R. Palmeiro
3-4, 2 HR
3 RBI