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Gaudin takes his lumps
Rangers 8, Athletics 6
Chad Gaudin allowed seven runs over five-plus innings on Tuesday. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
 Ellis' two-run homer
Chad Gaudin was cruising until the fourth inning, when he allowed a three-run shot to Marlon Byrd. Mark Ellis tied the contest with a two-run homer in the sixth and finished a triple short of the cycle, but Gaudin allowed four more runs in the sixth during the loss.
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Series at a glance:
OAK
Oakland (54-60)
Lost 1
Texas 8, Oakland 6   TEX
Texas (49-64)
Won 1
August 7, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Oakland
0 0 0 1 0 2 0 3 0   6 11 0
Texas
0 0 0 3 0 4 0 1 X   8 9 0
Standings thru 8/7/07  |  Gameday  |  Athletics Stats  |  Rangers Stats
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Stewart, LF5122010.298
Swisher, CF4010100.253
Cust, RF4000123.261
Piazza, DH5110025.293
Ellis, 2B5232003.264
Johnson, 1B4000012.234
Scutaro, 3B3000101.236
Murphy, SS4121002.235
Suzuki, C4121001.237
Totals3861163617 

BATTING
2B: Ellis (20, Gabbard), Murphy (6, Francisco).
HR: Ellis (15, 6th inning off Gabbard, 1 on, 0 out), Stewart (9, 8th inning off Francisco, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Stewart 5; Swisher; Piazza; Ellis 7; Murphy 3; Suzuki 2.
RBI: Murphy (9), Ellis 2 (52), Suzuki (11), Stewart 2 (35).
2-out RBI: Murphy; Suzuki; Stewart 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Murphy; Piazza; Ellis 2.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Ellis (7, 2nd base off Gabbard/Laird).

FIELDING
DP: (Ellis-Murphy-Johnson).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Catalanotto, LF3011200.243
  1-Hairston, PR-LF0100000.195
Kinsler, 2B4120103.252
Young, SS2110202.306
Byrd, CF4113117.316
Cruz, RF3101222.215
Botts, DH5110033.214
Saltalamacchia, 1B4111001.262
Laird, C3112120.234
Vazquez, 3B3010012.243
Totals318989920 


1-Ran for Catalanotto in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Saltalamacchia (8, Gaudin), Laird (13, Gaudin), Catalanotto (14, Lugo).
HR: Byrd (4, 4th inning off Gaudin, 2 on, 0 out).
TB: Catalanotto 2; Kinsler 2; Young; Byrd 4; Botts; Saltalamacchia 2; Laird 2; Vazquez.
RBI: Byrd 3 (41), Saltalamacchia (15), Laird 2 (35), Catalanotto (28), Cruz (21).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Byrd 3; Vazquez; Botts.
S: Vazquez.
GIDP: Byrd.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Hairston (5, 2nd base off Casilla/Suzuki).

 
OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Gaudin (L, 8-8)5.08773714.18
Lugo 2.01003109.35
Casilla 1.00113103.03
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Gabbard (W, 5-1)6.05333413.93
Littleton 0.03000004.13
Francisco (H, 13)1.23330114.80
Wilson (S, 3)1.10000102.28

Gaudin pitched to 4 batters in the 6th.
Littleton pitched to 3 batters in the 7th.

IBB: Young (by Lugo), Byrd (by Casilla).
HBP: Young (by Gaudin).
Pitches-strikes: Gaudin 101-65, Lugo 34-16, Casilla 27-9, Gabbard 107-58, Littleton 7-5, Francisco 26-16, Wilson 19-11.
Ground outs-fly outs: Gaudin 7-1, Lugo 3-2, Casilla 1-1, Gabbard 7-7, Littleton 0-0, Francisco 1-3, Wilson 1-2.
Batters faced: Gaudin 26, Lugo 10, Casilla 6, Gabbard 26, Littleton 3, Francisco 8, Wilson 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Lugo 1-1, Francisco 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Marvin Hudson. 1B: Chris Guccione. 2B: Ed Montague. 3B: Bill Miller.
Weather: 92 degrees, clear.
Wind: 15 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:00.
Att: 25,122.

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