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Tough-luck Greinke
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Rangers 2, Royals 1
Zack Greinke threw 101 pitches in his outing on Tuesday. (Ed Zurga/AP)
Zack Greinke did his part, allowing only one unearned run over his six innings of pitching and Miguel Olivo drove in a run with a double and had three hits. However, Olivo's throwing error allowed Texas to go ahead in the KC loss.
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Series at a glance:
TEX
Texas (65-68)
Won 2
Texas 2, Kansas City 1   KC
Kansas City (56-76)
Lost 2
August 26, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0   2 8 0
Kansas City
0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   1 9 2
Standings thru 8/26/08  |  Recap: TEX | KC  |  Gameday  |  Rangers stats  |  Royals stats
Texas AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Arias, 2B 5 1 2 0 0 1 4 .407
Young, M, SS 5 0 1 0 0 1 4 .289
Hamilton, CF 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .298
Bradley, DH 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 .324
  1-Boggs, PR-DH 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .232
Blalock, 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .262
Byrd, LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .297
Cruz, N, RF 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .375
Laird, C 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 .284
Vazquez, R, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .304
Totals 35 2 8 1 3 5 23  

1-Ran for Bradley in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Arias 2 (4, Greinke, Oviedo), Laird (19, Ramirez, R).
TB: Vazquez, R; Arias 4; Young, M; Laird 3; Blalock; Byrd.
RBI: Bradley (69).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Blalock 3; Arias; Hamilton 2.
SF: Bradley.
GIDP: Laird.
Team RISP: 1-for-15.
Team LOB: 10.

FIELDING
DP: (Vazquez, R-Arias-Blalock).

 
Kansas City AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Aviles, SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .329
Callaspo, 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .292
DeJesus, LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .291
Guillen, J, RF 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 .249
Teahen, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .241
Butler, B, DH 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 .266
  1-Smith, J, PR-DH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .211
Gload, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .277
Olivo, C 4 0 3 1 0 1 0 .268
Gathright, CF 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .245
  a-German, E, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .234
Totals 34 1 9 1 0 2 13  

a-Grounded into a forceout for Gathright in the 9th.
1-Ran for Butler, B in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Olivo (19, Millwood).
TB: Olivo 4; DeJesus; Guillen, J 2; Aviles; Butler, B 2.
RBI: Olivo (36).
2-out RBI: Olivo.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Aviles; Guillen, J; German, E.
SAC: Callaspo.
GIDP: Butler, B.
Team RISP: 0-for-4.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Olivo (5, 3rd base off Millwood/Laird).

FIELDING
E: Aviles (7, throw), Olivo (5, throw).
DP: (Aviles-Callaspo-Gload).

 
Texas IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Millwood (W, 8-7) 9.0 9 1 1 0 2 0 4.95
 
Kansas City IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Greinke 6.0 4 1 0 1 5 0 3.72
Ramirez, R (L, 2-2) 2.0 3 1 0 2 0 0 2.95
Oviedo 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.25

WP: Greinke.
IBB: Cruz, N (by Ramirez, R).
HBP: Gathright (by Millwood).
Pitches-strikes: Millwood 94-69, Greinke 101-60, Ramirez, R 25-16, Oviedo 13-11.
Groundouts-flyouts: Millwood 14-8, Greinke 10-3, Ramirez, R 5-0, Oviedo 1-2.
Batters faced: Millwood 36, Greinke 25, Ramirez, R 10, Oviedo 4.
Umpires: HP: Gary Darling. 1B: Paul Emmel. 2B: Bill Miller. 3B: Jerry Meals.
Weather: 78 degrees, clear.
Wind: 3 mph, In from RF.
T: 2:31.
Att: 17,004.
Venue: Kauffman Stadium.
August 26, 2008
August 26, 2008

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