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Sosa steady at 599
Reds 8, Rangers 4
Jamey Wright allowed two runs on three hits over 5 2/3 innings against the Astros. (Al Behrman/AP)
 Metcalf's RBI double
 Sosa strikes out
One night after hitting a grand slam for career home run No. 599, Rangers slugger Sammy Sosa went 0-for-5 with two strikeouts. Texas starter Jamey Wright, making his first appearace since coming off the 60-day DL, allowed three homers in five innings.
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Series at a glance:
TEX
Texas (25-43)
Lost 1
Cincinnati 8, Texas 4   CIN
Cincinnati (27-42)
Won 1
June 16, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 0   4 8 1
Cincinnati
2 0 2 0 0 3 0 1 X   8 14 2
Standings thru 6/16/07  |  Gameday  |  Rangers Stats  |  Reds Stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lofton, CF4010103.274
  Eyre, P0000000.000
Catalanotto, LF5000001.183
Young, SS4010100.286
Sosa, RF5000024.247
Laird, C4120000.245
Kinsler, 2B4110013.231
Wilkerson, 1B2100221.221
Metcalf, 3B4122002.250
Wright, P1000010.000
  a-Diaz, PH1000001.253
  Francisco, P0000000.000
  Mahay, P0000000.000
  b-Byrd, PH-CF1011000.384
Totals354834615 

a-Grounded out for Wright in the 6th. b-Singled for Mahay in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Metcalf 2 (2, Harang, Harang).
3B: Laird (2, Harang).
TB: Lofton; Young; Laird 4; Kinsler; Metcalf 4; Byrd.
RBI: Metcalf 2 (3), Byrd (8).
2-out RBI: Byrd.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kinsler; Sosa 2; Lofton 2.
S: Wright.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
CS: Young (2, 2nd base by Harang/Ross).

FIELDING
E: Laird (5, catcher interference).
DP: 3 (Wilkerson-Young-Wilkerson, Young-Kinsler-Wilkerson, Laird-Young-Wilkerson).

 
CincinnatiABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Hatteberg, 1B5010014.300
Phillips, 2B4120013.281
Griffey, RF4223001.288
Dunn, LF2111200.267
  Hopper, LF0000000.281
Encarnacion, 3B3000012.262
Hamilton, CF4120012.265
Gonzalez, SS4130010.264
Ross, C4234002.196
Harang, P1000002.129
  Stanton, P1000000.000
  Salmon, P0000000.000
  Coutlangus, P0000000.000
  a-Valentin, PH1000000.219
  Weathers, P0000000.000
Totals3381482516 

a-Popped out for Coutlangus in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Hamilton (8, Wright), Gonzalez (15, Francisco).
HR: Griffey 2 (18, 1st inning off Wright, 0 on, 2 out; 3rd inning off Wright, 1 on, 0 out), Dunn (17, 1st inning off Wright, 0 on, 2 out), Ross 2 (9, 6th inning off Francisco, 2 on, 0 out; 8th inning off Eyre, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Hatteberg; Phillips 2; Griffey 8; Dunn 4; Hamilton 3; Gonzalez 4; Ross 9.
RBI: Griffey 3 (43), Dunn (43), Ross 4 (23).
2-out RBI: Griffey; Dunn.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hatteberg 2; Phillips 2.
S: Harang.
GIDP: Hamilton; Encarnacion.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
CS: Phillips (4, 2nd base by Wright/Laird), Dunn (2, 2nd base by Mahay/Laird).

FIELDING
E: Encarnacion (8, fielding), Gonzalez (10, throw).

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wright (L, 0-1)5.094411310.57
Francisco 0.24330114.56
Mahay 1.10001203.57
Eyre 1.01110113.03
 
CincinnatiIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Harang (W, 7-2)5.26323503.88
Stanton (H, 6)0.10000004.44
Salmon 1.22111104.26
Coutlangus (H, 6)0.10000004.24
Weathers 1.00000003.48

WP: Salmon.
Pitches-strikes: Wright 88-48, Francisco 28-18, Mahay 26-16, Eyre 13-10, Harang 122-73, Stanton 4-3, Salmon 26-16, Coutlangus 2-1, Weathers 9-6.
Ground outs-fly outs: Wright 9-4, Francisco 1-0, Mahay 0-1, Eyre 1-1, Harang 5-6, Stanton 0-1, Salmon 0-4, Coutlangus 1-0, Weathers 1-2.
Batters faced: Wright 23, Francisco 6, Mahay 4, Eyre 4, Harang 27, Stanton 1, Salmon 8, Coutlangus 1, Weathers 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Mahay 1-0, Stanton 1-0, Coutlangus 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Ron Kulpa. 1B: Dale Scott. 2B: Adam Dowdy. 3B: Dan Iassogna.
Weather: 88 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 3 mph, L to R.
T: 3:00.
Att: 37,413.

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