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AL GAME OF THE DAY

Rangers steal one from the Red Sox

Texas has eight stolen bases in 7-2 win over Boston.

August 16, 2009|Associated Press

ARLINGTON, TEXAS — Julio Borbon had four hits and four of Texas' eight stolen bases, Derek Holland (6-7) pitched into the seventh inning and the Rangers cut Boston's American League wild-card lead to half a game with a 7-2 victory over the Red Sox on Saturday night.

The eight stolen bases matched the most in the majors this season. Boston also saw Tampa Bay steal eight bases on May 3.

Elvis Andrus stole three bases and Ian Kinsler stole two.

Jason Bay and Victor Martinez hit home runs for the Red Sox.

For The Record
Los Angeles Times Wednesday, August 19, 2009 Home Edition Main News Part A Page 4 National Desk 1 inches; 42 words Type of Material: Correction
Baseball: In Sunday's Sports section, an article detailing the game between Boston and Texas said Julio Borbon had four of Texas' record-matching eight stolen bases, Elvis Andrus had three and Ian Kinsler two. Kinsler had only one stolen base in that game.
For The Record
Los Angeles Times Sunday, August 23, 2009 Home Edition Main News Part A Page 4 National Desk 1 inches; 44 words Type of Material: Correction
Baseball: In the Aug. 16 Sports section, an article detailing the game between Boston and Texas said Julio Borbon had four of Texas' record-matching eight stolen bases, Elvis Andrus had three and Ian Kinsler two. Kinsler had only one stolen base in that game.

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