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Arms, bats in sync
Rangers 5, Royals 3
Kevin Millwood surrendered just one earned run, striking out nine. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
Kevin Millwood was dominant and the Rangers bats provided enough offense for him to notch his eighth win. Millwood allowed just one earned run and struck out nine in seven innings of work. Michael Young hit a solo blast and Gerald Laird added a three-run shot in the win.
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Series at a glance:
KC
Kansas City (52-66)
Lost 1
Texas 5, Kansas City 3   TEX
Texas (52-66)
Won 2
August 14, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Kansas City
1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0   3 4 0
Texas
0 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 X   5 10 2
Standings thru 8/14/07  |  Gameday  |  Royals Stats  |  Rangers Stats
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
DeJesus, CF4000000.275
Grudzielanek, 2B3220100.302
Teahen, RF4000023.289
Butler, DH3121100.302
  1-Pena, PR-DH0000000.272
Gload, 1B3000001.286
  a-German, PH-3B0000000.284
Gordon, 3B-1B4000034.242
Brown, LF4000020.230
Smith, SS2000220.202
LaRue, C3000021.149
  b-Buck, PH1000001.227
Totals3134141110 

a-Hit by pitch for Gload in the 8th. b-Grounded into a double play for LaRue in the 9th.
1-Ran for Butler in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Grudzielanek (24, Millwood).
TB: Grudzielanek 3; Butler 2.
RBI: Butler (34).
2-out RBI: Butler.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Gordon 3.
GIDP: Buck.
Team LOB: 6.

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Catalanotto, LF4010000.251
  Murphy, LF0000000.556
Kinsler, 2B4010001.252
Young, SS4121022.307
Byrd, CF4120002.319
Botts, DH2110210.244
Cruz, RF4111004.209
Laird, C4123012.235
Saltalamacchia, 1B4000023.254
  Wilkerson, 1B0000000.232
Vazquez, 3B4000030.238
Totals3451052914 

BATTING
2B: Catalanotto (15, Davies), Laird (14, Davies), Byrd (14, Davies).
HR: Young (7, 4th inning off Davies, 0 on, 0 out), Laird (7, 6th inning off Riske, 2 on, 0 out).
TB: Catalanotto 2; Kinsler; Young 5; Byrd 3; Botts; Cruz; Laird 6.
RBI: Young (64), Cruz (22), Laird 3 (38).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Byrd; Saltalamacchia 2; Young; Cruz.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Kinsler (15, 2nd base off Davies/LaRue).

FIELDING
E: Saltalamacchia 2 (6, fielding, throw).
DP: (Young-Kinsler-Wilkerson).

 
Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Davies (L, 5-9)5.08441715.72
Riske (BS, 2)2.02111112.28
Bale 1.00000103.46
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Millwood (W, 8-9)7.04311905.63
Benoit (H, 14)0.20002102.71
Wilson (S, 5)1.10001102.17

Davies pitched to 3 batters in the 6th.

WP: Davies.
HBP: German (by Wilson).
Pitches-strikes: Davies 98-65, Riske 34-22, Bale 13-10, Millwood 102-66, Benoit 18-8, Wilson 17-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Davies 4-4, Riske 1-4, Bale 2-0, Millwood 5-7, Benoit 0-1, Wilson 3-0.
Batters faced: Davies 24, Riske 9, Bale 3, Millwood 27, Benoit 4, Wilson 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Riske 2-2, Wilson 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Laz Diaz. 1B: Bill Welke. 2B: John Hirschbeck. 3B: Wally Bell.
Weather: 99 degrees, clear.
Wind: 5 mph, In from LF.
T: 2:54.
Att: 23,906.

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