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The Texas Rangers Love to Run Against the Boston Red Sox

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The Rangers stole 9 bases tonight in a loss to the Red Sox, all of them against Tim Wakefield and Victor Martinez.  They had two players with 3 stolen bases (Elvis Andrus, Nelson Cruz) and that is only the 13th time that a team has had 2 players with at least 3 stolen bases in one game:

1921 (Browns), 1922 (Browns), 1931 (Brewers), 1934 (Red Sox), 1982 (Braves), 1985 (Cardinals), 1986 (Dodgers), 1990 (Cardinals), 1991 (Cardinals), 1992 (Brewers), 2000 (Marlins), 2009 (Rangers), 2010 (Rangers)

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The most recent game was...Red Sox at Rangers (August 15, 2009): In a 7-2 victory, the Rangers stole 8 bases against the Red Sox: Ian Kinsler (1), Elvis Andrus (3), Julio Borbon (4).  6 were against Brad Penny and Jason Varitek and 2 were against Fernando Cabrera and Jason Varitek.

Elvis Andrus (who made his ML debut in April of 2009) is one of three players to be one of the teammates with 3 steals in multiple games.  The others were George Sisler (St. Louis Browns 1921, 1922) and Ozzie Smith (St. Louis Cardinals 1990, 1991).