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Rangers put two TDs on A's
DeRosa leads Texas rout
Mark DeRosa hit two three-run home runs, notching a career-high six RBIs, as the Rangers pounded the A's. Carlos Lee had four hits, including his first homer with Texas. Vicente Padilla tossed seven shutout innings.
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 Lee's first-inning long ball
 Matthews hits a solo shot
 DeRosa drills a three-run homer
Rangers 14, Athletics 0
Texas' Mark DeRosa is congratulated after his first home run on Wednesday afternoon. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Series at a glance:
A's fall in tough finale
Southpaw Barry Zito surrendered six runs over five innings, and the Athletics went on to a tough loss to the Rangers. Oakland pitchers yielded 17 hits, including five home runs. Bobby Kielty collected three hits for the A's.
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TODAY'S WRAPS: August 09, 2006
TEX
Texas (57-58)
Won 1
Texas 14, Oakland 0   OAK
Oakland (62-52)
Lost 1
August 9, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
1 0 0 1 4 7 1 0 0   14 17 0
Oakland
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 7 3
Standings thru 8/9/06  |  Gameday  |  Rangers Stats  |  Athletics Stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Matthews, CF6221011.317
  1-Laird, PR-RF0000000.333
Young, SS5000022.302
  Wilkerson, LF1000011.222
Lee, DH5441100.290
Teixeira, 1B4231100.285
  Stairs, 1B1000000.266
DeRosa, 3B5246102.327
Kinsler, 2B5111011.300
Barajas, C4221104.253
Cruz, RF-CF5000025.167
Hairston, LF-SS3112202.211
Totals441417136718 


1-Ran for Matthews in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Teixeira (34, Zito), Barajas (15, Zito), Matthews (36, Halsey), Hairston (6, Witasick), DeRosa (31, Flores).
HR: Lee (29, 1st inning off Zito, 0 on, 2 out), Barajas (10, 4th inning off Zito, 0 on, 1 out), Matthews (12, 5th inning off Zito, 0 on, 0 out), DeRosa 2 (11, 5th inning off Zito, 2 on, 1 out; 6th inning off Halsey, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Matthews 6; Lee 7; Teixeira 4; DeRosa 11; Kinsler; Barajas 6; Hairston 2.
RBI: Lee (85), Barajas (33), Matthews (57), DeRosa 6 (54), Teixeira (69), Hairston 2 (9), Kinsler (36).
2-out RBI: Lee; Hairston 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hairston; DeRosa; Cruz; Matthews; Barajas; Kinsler.
SF: Kinsler.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
CS: Hairston (1, 2nd base by Zito/Melhuse).
PO: Hairston (1st base by Zito).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Kinsler-Young, Kinsler-Hairston-Stairs).

 
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Ellis, 2B-1B3020100.219
Swisher, 1B-RF4000005.249
Bradley, RF3010011.281
  Jimenez, 2B1000001.207
Thomas, DH3000011.261
  b-Kendall, PH-DH1000000.271
Chavez, 3B2000020.235
  a-Perez, PH-3B2000010.096
Payton, CF4000010.291
Kielty, LF3030000.271
Melhuse, C3000023.217
Scutaro, SS3010002.242
Totals320701813 

a-Grounded out for Chavez in the 6th. b-Grounded out for Thomas in the 9th.

BATTING
TB: Ellis 2; Bradley; Kielty 3; Scutaro.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Swisher.
GIDP: Jimenez.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Payton (5, throw), Scutaro (9, fielding), Perez (4, throw).
Pickoffs: Zito (Hairston at 1st base).

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Padilla (W, 12-7)7.06001604.13
Mahay 2.01000203.83
 
OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Zito (L, 12-8)5.011661243.73
Halsey 0.13652114.50
Witasick 1.022222016.20
Flores 2.21001203.09

WP: Witasick.
IBB: Lee (by Halsey).
Pitches-strikes: Padilla 106-79, Mahay 25-17, Zito 92-54, Halsey 37-20, Witasick 36-18, Flores 37-24.
Ground outs-fly outs: Padilla 6-9, Mahay 3-1, Zito 3-9, Halsey 0-0, Witasick 0-1, Flores 0-6.
Batters faced: Padilla 27, Mahay 6, Zito 26, Halsey 7, Witasick 7, Flores 11.
Inherited runners-scored: Witasick 1-1, Flores 2-1.
EjectionsOakland Athletics right fielder Milton Bradley ejected by HP umpire Paul Schrieber. (6th).
Umpires: HP: Paul Schrieber. 1B: Doug Eddings. 2B: Dana DeMuth. 3B: Jim Joyce.
Weather: 87 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 0 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:57.
Att: 30,127.

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