Game 1 Facts

- Dellucci was the leadoff man (0 for 0 : 2 walks , 1 Base Hit on an error , this success was pure luck !!!)
-Nevin hit a HR on his first at-bat !!!
-5th starter competition opened up strong with Josh Rupe pitching 2 scoreless innings

Game 1 Stats

H : Young (1) , Teixeira (2) , D'Angelo Jimenez (1) , Nevin (1) , Botts (1) , Derosa (1)
HR : Nevin (1)
RBI : Nevin (1), Teixeira (1) , Young (1) , Mench (1)

Batting Averages For The Starters :

Dellucci LF .000
Young SS .333
Teixeira 1B .667
Nevin DH .500
Blalock 3B .000
Mench RF .000
Wilkerson CF .000
Barajas C .000
DeRosa 2B .500

Game 2 Starters :

TEX: Rick Bauer (2 innings pitched : gave up one hit with 4 SO)
KC: Denny Bautista (1 inning pitched : gave up 2 hits , 2 runs and 1 HR to Nevin

Game 2 Facts

-Nevin pushed his HR streak to 2 straight games
-Rookie 2B Ian Kinsler hit his first homerun of the spring (Congrats)
-Aarom Baldiris hit a 3-run jack in the top of the 9th cutting the Royal's lead to 1 but the Rangers couldn't close the gap
-Starter Rick Bauer gave up one hit in 2 scoreless innings (He gave up a leadoff double to Mark Teahen but then struckout
the next three batters.
-In the 7th , Joaquin Benoit , coming in to relieve Jesse Carlson , gave up 3 runs in 0.2 innings pitched and was charged with the loss.

Game 2 Stats

H : Durazo (1) , Nevin 2 (3) , Metcalf (1) , Hyzdu (1) , Yan (1) , Kinsler (1) , Baldiris (1) , Burke (1) , Arias (1)
HR : Nevin 1 (2) , Kinsler (1) , Baldiris (1)
RBI : Nevin 2 (3) , Kinsler (1) , Baldiris (3)

Batting Averages For The Starters :

Brown CF .000
Webster LF .000
Jimenez 3B .250
Mahar RF .000
Durazo DH .167
Nevin 1B .750
Kinsler 2B .1000
Laird C .000
Arias SS .250

Game 3 Starters :