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Friday, March 14, 2008:
Rangers 10, Royals 8
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kinsler, 2B2000000.419
Roberts, 2B3211002.444
Mench, DH3121010.321
a-Shelton, PH-DH2112012.231
Young, SS1100100.344
Vazquez, SS3010001.344
Hamilton, CF2120000.607
Ellison, CF2000112.346
Byrd, RF4123012.152
Cruz, RF1000000.200
Blalock, 3B2111011.263
Alfonzo, 3B3000003.304
Broussard, 1B3122001.207
Botts, 1B2010000.370
Murphy, D, LF3110001.393
Murphy, S, LF2000011.000
Laird, C4010003.280
Melhuse, C0000000.263
Totals421015102619.299
a-Singled for Mench in the 6th.
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
DeJesus, CF3111001.333
Hollins, CF2011000.344
Callaspo, 2B3022000.342
1-Aviles, M, PR-2B2000001.429
Gordon, 3B2010111.345
Smith, 3B2000010.320
Olivo, C3000015.296
Tupman, C2020000.375
Butler, DH2111112.378
a-Huber, PH-DH2000001.429
Shealy, 1B3100214.227
Maier, RF4220012.179
Pena, T, SS3122002.258
Berroa, SS1000001.286
Gathright, LF4221022.250
Totals3881484822.294
a-Grounded into a double play for Butler in the 7th.
1-Ran for Callaspo in the 4th.
BATTING
2B: Broussard (2, Tomko), Roberts (3, Yabuta).
3B: Mench (1, Tomko).
TB: Roberts 2; Mench 4; Shelton; Vazquez; Hamilton 2; Byrd 2; Blalock; Broussard 3; Botts; Murphy, D; Laird.
RBI: Byrd 3 (5), Blalock (6), Broussard 2 (5), Mench (8), Roberts (5), Shelton 2 (2).
2-out RBI: Byrd.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Laird; Alfonzo 2; Shelton 2.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Young (2, fielding), Roberts (1, fielding).
DP: 4 (Young-Kinsler-Broussard 2, Vazquez-Roberts-Botts 2).
Pickoffs: Ramirez, E (Pena, T at 1st base).

BATTING
2B: Callaspo (5, Gabbard), Maier (2, Gabbard), Pena, T (2, Gabbard).
3B: DeJesus (1, Gabbard).
HR: Butler (3, 4th inning off Gabbard, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: DeJesus 3; Hollins; Callaspo 3; Gordon; Tupman 2; Butler 4; Maier 3; Pena, T 3; Gathright 2.
RBI: Callaspo 2 (5), Butler (8), Pena, T 2 (6), Gathright (4), DeJesus (4), Hollins (12).
2-out RBI: Hollins.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Olivo; Shealy.
GIDP: Olivo; Pena, T; Huber; Shealy.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
PO: Pena, T (1st base by Ramirez, E).

FIELDING
E: Smith (4, throw).
Outfield assists: Gathright (Mench at 2nd base).

TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Gabbard3.077741112.66
Ramirez, E(W, 1-0)2.03000400.00
Tejeda(H, 3)1.00000006.43
Wright(S, 1)3.04110303.12
Totals9.014884814.68
Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Tomko4.186414010.13
Giron, R(H, 1)0.20000000.00
Yabuta(BS, 1)(L, 0-1)1.054410010.29
Soria2.02000203.38
Mahay1.00000005.40
Totals9.0151082606.50
Gabbard pitched to 6 batters in the 4th.

WP: Tomko, Soria.
Ground outs-fly outs: Gabbard 8-0, Ramirez, E 1-0, Tejeda 2-1, Wright 5-1, Tomko 5-3, Giron, R 1-1, Yabuta 1-2, Soria 3-1, Mahay 2-1.
Batters faced: Gabbard 19, Ramirez, E 8, Tejeda 3, Wright 12, Tomko 22, Giron, R 2, Yabuta 9, Soria 8, Mahay 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Ramirez, E 1-1, Giron, R 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Mike DiMuro. 1B: Delfin Colon. 2B: Mike Muchlinski. 3B: Shawn Rakos.
Weather: 80 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 21 mph, L to R.
T: 3:11.
Att: 5,025.
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media