LA Angels 6, Texas 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(79-80)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Texas 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 0 5 10 0
LA Angels 3 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 X 6 11 0
WP: B. Donnelly (6-0) S: F. Rodriguez (45)
LP: C.J. Wilson (2-4)
(86-72)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: LA Angels
- T. Salmon homered to deep center, M. Izturis and R. Willits scored
Top 5th: Texas
- M. Teixeira homered to deep left, M. Young and N. Cruz scored
Bot 5th: LA Angels
- G. Anderson singled to right, R. Willits scored, T. Salmon to third
- A. Kennedy grounded into fielder's choice, T. Salmon scored, G. Anderson out at second
Top 7th: Texas
- M. Teixeira homered to deep right, G. Matthews Jr. scored
Bot 7th: LA Angels
- H. Kendrick doubled to right, J. Rivera scored, A. Kennedy to third
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Matthews Jr. cf 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 .316
M. Young ss 5 1 3 0 0 1 1 .316
M. Teixeira 1b 5 2 2 5 0 2 3 .278
C. Lee lf 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .329
H. Blalock dh 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .267
M. DeRosa 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .298
I. Kinsler 2b 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .284
G. Laird c 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .298
N. Cruz rf 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .218
 Totals 37 5 10 5 2 8 12  
 Batting
2B - G Matthews Jr (44, J Weaver); C Lee (19, J Weaver).
HR - M Teixeira 2 (32, 5th inning off J Weaver 2 on, 2 Out, 7th inning off J Weaver 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - M Teixeira 5 (109).
2-out RBI - M Teixeira 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - H Blalock 1, C Lee 1, G Laird 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - I Kinsler (11, 2nd base off J Weaver/J Mathis), C Lee (6, 3rd base off J Weaver/J Mathis).
 
 Fielding
Outfield assists - G Matthews Jr (G Anderson at 2nd base).
 LA Angels
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Izturis 3b 4 1 1 0 1 0 2 .287
R. Willits cf 3 2 2 0 2 1 0 .256
T. Salmon dh 4 2 2 3 1 0 2 .268
G. Anderson lf 4 0 1 1 0 1 0 .279
J. Rivera rf 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .310
A. Kennedy 2b 4 0 2 1 0 1 1 .271
H. Kendrick 1b 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 .280
E. Aybar ss 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .250
J. Mathis c 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .109
 Totals 35 6 11 6 4 7 16  
 Batting
2B - H Kendrick (21, C Wilson).
HR - T Salmon (9, 1st inning off A Eaton 2 on, 0 Out).
RBI - T Salmon 3 (26), G Anderson (83), A Kennedy (52), H Kendrick (30).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Rivera 2, M Izturis 2, T Salmon 1, J Mathis 2.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - R Willits (3, 2nd base off A Eaton/G Laird), E Aybar (1, 2nd base off A Eaton/G Laird).
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A. Eaton 5.0 7 5 5 3 3 1 5.12
J. Benoit 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 4.86
C.J. Wilson (L, 2-4) 1.0 3 1 1 0 2 0 4.15
N. Masset 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.70
 LA Angels
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Weaver 6.2 10 5 5 2 5 2 2.56
B. Donnelly (W, 6-0) 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.02
F. Rodriguez (S, 45) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.77
Pitches-strikes - A Eaton 89-56; J Benoit 26-16; C Wilson 26-17; N Masset 8-6; J Weaver 100-63; B Donnelly 23-16; F Rodriguez 12-7.
Ground balls-fly balls - A Eaton 8-4; J Benoit 2-0; C Wilson 0-1; N Masset 2-0; J Weaver 6-9; B Donnelly 1-2; F Rodriguez 0-1.
Batters faced - A Eaton 25; J Benoit 5; C Wilson 6; N Masset 3; J Weaver 32; B Donnelly 4; F Rodriguez 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Bruce Dreckman. 1B--Ed Hickox. 2B--Larry Poncino. 3B--Gary Darling.
Time: 2:43.
Attendance: 38,032.
Weather: 72 degrees, clear.
Wind: 4 mph, in from right.
Game Notes
TEXAS' IAN KINSLER EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 10 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE SIXTH INNING.

Updated on Thursday, Sep 28, 2006 6:00 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Texas
M. Teixeira M. Teixeira
2-5, 2 HR
5 RBI
 LA Angels
T. Salmon T. Salmon
2-4, 1 HR
3 RBI