Rangers 8W: Rogers (9-2)

L: J. Patterson (3-2)Nationals 1

HOW THEY SCORED

Rangers second: Soriano doubled. Mench popped out. Nix singled to left, Soriano scored. Hidalgo flied out. Barajas singled, Nix to third. Dellucci struck out. Rangers, 1-0.

Rangers third: M. Young grounded out. Teixeira popped out. Blalock homered to right. Soriano struck out. Rangers, 2-0.

Rangers fifth: Dellucci struck out. M. Young doubled. Teixeira walked. Blalock singled, M. Young scored, Teixeira to third. On Patterson's wild pitch, Blalock to second. Soriano hit a sacrifice fly, Teixeira scored. Mench walked. Nix struck out. Rangers, 4-0.

Nationals seventh: Guzman homered. Wilkerson grounded out. Byrd infield single. Johnson walked, Byrd to second. Wasdin pitching. Castilla grounded into a double play. Rangers, 4-1.

Rangers eighth: Mench homered. Nix grounded out. Hidalgo singled. Barajas walked, Hidalgo to second. Majewski pitching. Dellucci struck out. M.Young singled, Hidalgo scored, Barajas to third. Teixeira singled, Barajas scored, M.Young to third. Blalock singled, M.Young scored, Teixeira to second. Soriano struck out. Rangers, 8-1.

WashingtonABRHBIBBSOAVGTotals3318145 -- Wilkerson cf500003.275Byrd lf302010.325NJohnson 1b101030.328Castilla 3b401000.265WCordero dh400000.050Spivey 2b400000.223GBennett c400001.233Blanco rf402001.282CGuzman ss412100.205TexasABRHBIBBSOAVGTotals37815839 -- Dellucci dh501003.251MYoung ss522100.320Teixeira 1b412110.289Blalock 3b513300.292ASoriano 2b411103.294DeRosa 2b000000.152Mench lf312110.305Nix cf401102.244Hidalgo rf411000.227Barajas c312011.259Washington

000000100 -- 180Texas

01102004x -- 8150 LOB: Washington 9, Texas 9. 2B: NJohnson (18), MYoung (13), ASoriano (20), Mench (18). HR: Mench (12), off Tucker; CGuzman (2), off Rogers; Blalock (12), off JoPatterson. RBI: CGuzman (9), MYoung (34), Teixeira (51), Blalock 3 (41), ASoriano (45), Mench (37), Nix (28). SF: ASoriano. GIDP: Castilla.

DP: Washington 1 (Byrd, CGuzman and NJohnson); Texas 1 (Blalock, ASoriano and Teixeira).

WashingtonIP HRERBBSONPERAJoPatterson, L5 844261052.89HCarrasco1 10000102.84Tucker1B33311376.39MajewskiC31102192.61TexasIP HRERBBSONPERARogers, W6B811431131.98Wasdin1C00001130.00Dominguez1 00001111.93 Inherited runners-scored: Majewski 2-2, Wasdin 2-0.

WP: JoPatterson.

T: 3:10. A: 33,653 (49,115).