Texas 7, LA Angels 6
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(21-17)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
LA Angels 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 6 13 1
Texas 0 0 3 1 0 2 0 0 1 7 9 2
WP: E. Gagne (1-0)
LP: S. Shields (0-2)
(15-22)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: LA Angels
- G. Matthews Jr. homered to deep right, O. Cabrera scored
Bot 3rd: Texas
- I. Kinsler homered to deep left, G. Laird scored
- M. Teixeira doubled to deep center, M. Young scored
Top 4th: LA Angels
- S. Hillenbrand homered to deep left
- M. Napoli homered to deep right
Bot 4th: Texas
- H. Blalock homered to deep right
Top 5th: LA Angels
- G. Matthews Jr. homered to deep center, V. Guerrero scored
Bot 6th: Texas
- B. Wilkerson homered to deep center, H. Blalock scored
Bot 9th: Texas
- N. Cruz homered to deep right center
 LA Angels
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Willits lf 4 0 1 0 1 1 0 .359
O. Cabrera ss 5 1 1 0 0 0 3 .274
V. Guerrero rf 4 1 2 0 1 0 1 .352
G. Matthews Jr. cf 4 2 3 4 0 0 1 .303
C. Kotchman 1b 5 0 3 0 0 1 2 .250
E. Aybar 2b 5 0 0 0 0 2 6 .261
S. Hillenbrand dh 5 1 1 1 0 1 5 .225
M. Napoli c 4 1 2 1 0 0 3 .216
C. Figgins 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .149
 Totals 40 6 13 6 2 5 22  
 Batting
2B - V Guerrero (11, J Benoit).
HR - G Matthews Jr 2 (6, 1st inning off M Wood 1 on, 2 Out, 5th inning off C Wilson 1 on, 0 Out), S Hillenbrand (1, 4th inning off M Wood 0 on, 1 Out), M Napoli (2, 4th inning off M Wood 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - G Matthews Jr 4 (21), S Hillenbrand (8), M Napoli (4).
2-out RBI - G Matthews Jr 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - O Cabrera 1, S Hillenbrand 1, C Kotchman 1, M Napoli 2.
GIDP - O Cabrera.
Team LOB - 10.
 Base Running
SB - R Willits (7, 2nd base off M Wood/G Laird).
 
 Fielding
E - C Figgins (2, ground ball).
DP - 2 (G Matthews Jr-E Santana-C Kotchman, O Cabrera-E Aybar-C Kotchman).
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
K. Lofton cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .240
M. Young ss 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .238
M. Teixeira 1b 3 0 1 1 1 0 1 .290
S. Sosa dh 4 0 1 0 0 3 2 .276
H. Blalock 3b 4 2 2 1 0 0 2 .280
B. Wilkerson lf 4 1 1 2 0 2 2 .229
G. Laird c 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .216
N. Cruz rf 4 1 1 1 0 2 1 .193
I. Kinsler 2b 2 1 1 2 0 0 0 .244
 Totals 33 7 9 7 1 8 10  
 Batting
2B - M Teixeira (13, E Santana); M Young (12, E Santana).
HR - I Kinsler (10, 3rd inning off E Santana 1 on, 1 Out), H Blalock (3, 4th inning off E Santana 0 on, 0 Out), B Wilkerson (5, 6th inning off E Santana 1 on, 1 Out), N Cruz (1, 9th inning off S Shields 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - I Kinsler 2 (26), M Teixeira (18), H Blalock (14), B Wilkerson 2 (18), N Cruz (7).
2-out RBI - M Teixeira.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Sosa 1, M Teixeira 1.
GIDP - M Young.
Team LOB - 3.
 Base Running
SB - G Laird (2, 2nd base off E Santana/M Napoli), M Young (4, 2nd base off E Santana/M Napoli).
 
 Fielding
E - M Wood (1, throw); M Young (6, ground ball).
DP - 1 (H Blalock-I Kinsler-M Teixeira).
 LA Angels
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
E. Santana 6.0 8 6 5 0 5 3 5.51
H. Carrasco 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.71
D. Moseley 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.66
S. Shields (L, 0-2) 1.1 1 1 1 1 2 1 3.54
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Wood 4.0 7 5 4 1 3 3 7.02
C.J. Wilson 2.0 3 1 1 0 1 1 2.87
J. Benoit 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4.58
A. Otsuka 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.32
E. Gagne (W, 1-0) 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
HBP - G Matthews Jr (by J Benoit); I Kinsler (by H Carrasco).
Pitches-strikes - E Santana 88-55; H Carrasco 1-0; D Moseley 6-4; S Shields 29-16; M Wood 86-52; C Wilson 31-16; J Benoit 18-14; A Otsuka 12-7; E Gagne 17-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - E Santana 5-7; H Carrasco 0-0; D Moseley 2-0; S Shields 1-1; M Wood 7-2; C Wilson 3-2; J Benoit 1-2; A Otsuka 1-2; E Gagne 1-1.
Batters faced - E Santana 26; H Carrasco 1; D Moseley 2; S Shields 6; M Wood 21; C Wilson 8; J Benoit 6; A Otsuka 3; E Gagne 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Alfonso Marquez. 1B--Tim Timmons. 2B--Rick Reed. 3B--Chuck Meriwether.
Ejections: LA ANGELS' Carrasco by Marquez (7th), LA ANGELS' Scioscia by Marquez (7th).
Time: 2:49.
Attendance: 24,847.
Weather: 88 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUNS BY LOS ANGELES' SHEA HILLENBRAND AND MIKE NAPOLI IN THE FOURTH INNING WERE HIT BACK-TO-BACK.
TEXAS FIRST BASEMAN MARK TEIXEIRA EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 11 GAMES WITH A DOUBLE IN THE THIRD INNING.
LOS ANGELES MANAGER MIKE SCIOSCIA AND PITCHER HECTOR CARRASCO WERE EJECTED IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SEVENTH INNING FOR CARRASCO HITTING IAN KINSLER WITH A PITCH.

Updated on Sunday, May 13, 2007 6:23 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 LA Angels
G. Matthews Jr. G. Matthews Jr.
3-4, 2 HR
4 RBI
 Texas
H. Blalock H. Blalock
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI