LA Angels 9, Texas 7
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(62-58)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
LA Angels 0 0 2 4 0 0 0 3 0 9 11 0
Texas 0 3 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 7 11 0
WP: H. Carrasco (3-3) S: F. Rodriguez (31)
LP: W. Littleton (2-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 2nd: Texas
- M. Stairs homered to deep center, H. Blalock and M. DeRosa scored
Top 3rd: LA Angels
- G. Anderson singled to left, V. Guerrero scored
- H. Kendrick doubled to deep center, G. Anderson scored, J. Rivera to third
Top 4th: LA Angels
- M. Izturis singled to center, R. Willits scored, C. Figgins to third
- V. Guerrero homered to deep right, C. Figgins and M. Izturis scored
Bot 4th: Texas
- H. Blalock homered to deep right
- I. Kinsler doubled to deep left, M. DeRosa scored
Bot 5th: Texas
- M. Young homered to deep right
Bot 7th: Texas
- R. Barajas homered to deep left
Top 8th: LA Angels
- C. Figgins tripled to deep right, C. Pride and R. Willits scored
- M. Izturis grounded out to second, C. Figgins scored
 LA Angels
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Figgins 3b 4 2 1 2 1 2 0 .264
M. Izturis ss 5 1 2 2 0 0 0 .304
V. Guerrero rf 4 2 2 3 0 0 0 .316
G. Anderson dh 4 1 1 1 1 0 1 .272
J. Rivera lf 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .304
H. Kendrick 1b 5 0 1 1 0 0 1 .331
    R. Quinlan 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .326
A. Kennedy 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .261
J. Molina c 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .263
    C. Pride ph 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .333
    M. Napoli c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .230
R. Willits cf 3 2 1 0 1 0 1 .235
 Totals 37 9 11 9 3 3 8  
 Batting
2B - J Molina (15, V Padilla); H Kendrick (13, V Padilla); R Willits (1, W Littleton).
3B - C Figgins (5, W Littleton).
HR - V Guerrero (27, 4th inning off V Padilla 2 on, 1 Out).
RBI - G Anderson (64), H Kendrick (15), M Izturis 2 (27), V Guerrero 3 (92), C Figgins 2 (42).
2-out RBI - G Anderson, H Kendrick.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Rivera 1, A Kennedy 2, R Willits 1.
GIDP - J Rivera.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - V Guerrero (14, 2nd base off V Padilla/R Barajas).
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Matthews Jr. cf 4 0 0 0 1 1 0 .318
M. Young ss 5 1 3 1 0 1 1 .309
C. Lee lf 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .333
M. Teixeira 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .287
H. Blalock 3b 4 2 2 1 0 0 1 .290
M. DeRosa rf 3 2 1 0 1 0 1 .331
M. Stairs dh 4 1 2 3 0 1 1 .265
    J. Hairston Jr. pr-dh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .215
I. Kinsler 2b 4 0 1 1 0 1 2 .302
R. Barajas c 4 1 1 1 0 1 1 .257
 Totals 36 7 11 7 2 6 9  
 Batting
2B - H Blalock (21, E Santana); M DeRosa (33, E Santana); I Kinsler (18, E Santana); M Young (42, H Carrasco).
HR - M Stairs (9, 2nd inning off E Santana 2 on, 1 Out), H Blalock (14, 4th inning off E Santana 0 on, 1 Out), M Young (12, 5th inning off E Santana 0 on, 1 Out), R Barajas (11, 7th inning off H Carrasco 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - M Stairs 3 (39), H Blalock (74), I Kinsler (37), M Young (80), R Barajas (34).
2-out RBI - I Kinsler.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Lee 1, R Barajas 1, I Kinsler 1.
Team LOB - 4.
 Base Running
CS - G Matthews Jr (4, 2nd base by E Santana/J Molina), M Young (3, 2nd base by E Santana/J Molina).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (I Kinsler-M Young-M Teixeira).
 LA Angels
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
E. Santana 5.0 7 6 6 2 3 3 4.36
J.C. Romero 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.09
H. Carrasco (W, 3-3) 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 1 4.38
S. Shields (H, 22) 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 2.80
F. Rodriguez (S, 31) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.20
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
V. Padilla 3.2 8 6 6 2 3 1 4.39
J. Rupe 2.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 5.73
W. Littleton (L, 2-1) 2.0 3 3 3 0 0 0 1.74
R. Mahay 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.65
BALK - V Padilla.
HBP - V Guerrero (by V Padilla); J Rivera (by V Padilla).
Pitches-strikes - E Santana 101-66; J Romero 6-4; H Carrasco 16-11; S Shields 19-11; F Rodriguez 14-8; V Padilla 81-52; J Rupe 31-18; W Littleton 24-14; R Mahay 13-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - E Santana 1-9; J Romero 2-1; H Carrasco 0-2; S Shields 1-1; F Rodriguez 2-0; V Padilla 6-2; J Rupe 7-0; W Littleton 5-1; R Mahay 2-1.
Batters faced - E Santana 22; J Romero 3; H Carrasco 5; S Shields 5; F Rodriguez 3; V Padilla 23; J Rupe 8; W Littleton 8; R Mahay 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Hunter Wendelstedt. 1B--Sam Holbrook. 2B--Randy Marsh. 3B--Angel Hernandez.
Ejections: TEXAS' Padilla by Wendelstedt (4th), TEXAS' Showalter by Wendelstedt (4th).
Time: 2:55.
Attendance: 26,561.
Weather: 101 degrees, clear.
Wind: 11 mph, right to left.
Game Notes
LOS ANGELES CATCHER JOSE MOLINA EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 12 GAMES WITH A DOUBLE IN THE TOP OF THE SECOND INNING.
TEXAS MANAGER BUCK SHOWALTER WAS EJECTED BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE HUNTER WENDELSTEDT IN THE TOP OF THE FOURTH INNING FOR ARGUING BALLS AND STRIKES.
CORRECTION; TEXAS PITCHER VICENTE PADILLA AND MANGER BUCK SHOWALTER WERE EJECTED BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE HUNTER WENDELSTEDT IN THE TOP OF THE FOURTH INNING AFTER PADILLA HIT LOS ANGELES' JUAN RIVERA WITH A PITCH.

Updated on Tuesday, Aug 15, 2006 11:18 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 LA Angels
V. Guerrero V. Guerrero
2-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Texas
M. Young M. Young
3-5, 1 HR
1 RBI