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

(62-73)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Texas 0 2 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 7 10 1
LA Angels 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 3 6 10 0
WP: E. Volquez (1-0) S: C.J. Wilson (9)
LP: K. Escobar (15-7)
(80-55)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Texas
- D. Murphy doubled to deep center, M. Byrd and N. Cruz scored
Bot 2nd: LA Angels
- H. Kendrick singled to left, K. Morales scored, C. Kotchman to second, C. Kotchman to third on left fielder D. Murphy's throwing error
Top 3rd: Texas
- B. Wilkerson doubled to deep left center, M. Byrd and M. Young scored
- J. Saltalamacchia singled to center, B. Wilkerson scored, D. Murphy to third
Top 4th: Texas
- M. Byrd homered to deep left
Bot 4th: LA Angels
- H. Kendrick doubled to deep right, K. Morales scored, C. Kotchman to third
Bot 5th: LA Angels
- G. Anderson hit sacrifice fly to right, O. Cabrera scored
Top 6th: Texas
- I. Kinsler tripled to deep center, J. Saltalamacchia scored
Bot 9th: LA Angels
- G. Anderson homered to deep right, V. Guerrero and O. Cabrera scored
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
I. Kinsler 2b 3 0 2 1 2 0 2 .262
R. Vazquez 3b 5 0 0 0 0 3 6 .238
M. Young ss 5 1 1 0 0 1 1 .304
M. Byrd cf 5 3 3 1 0 1 1 .310
B. Wilkerson 1b 4 1 1 2 1 2 1 .236
N. Cruz rf 4 1 0 0 1 2 2 .215
D. Murphy lf 3 0 1 2 1 1 0 .417
J. Botts dh 2 0 0 0 1 2 2 .202
J. Saltalamacchia c 4 1 2 1 0 2 2 .262
 Totals 35 7 10 7 6 14 17  
 Batting
2B - M Byrd (15, K Escobar); D Murphy (6, K Escobar); B Wilkerson (15, K Escobar); I Kinsler (19, R Thompson).
3B - I Kinsler (1, D Moseley).
HR - M Byrd (7, 4th inning off D Moseley 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - D Murphy 2 (7), B Wilkerson 2 (57), J Saltalamacchia (15), M Byrd (56), I Kinsler (51).
2-out RBI - J Saltalamacchia, M Byrd.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Byrd 1, R Vazquez 3, I Kinsler 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
CS - I Kinsler (1, 2nd base by K Escobar/J Mathis).
Picked Off - J Botts (1st base, J Mathis).
 
 Fielding
E - D Murphy (1, throw).
 LA Angels
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Matthews Jr. cf 5 0 0 0 0 3 2 .260
O. Cabrera ss 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 .310
V. Guerrero rf 4 1 2 0 1 0 0 .329
G. Anderson lf 3 1 1 4 1 0 2 .288
M. Izturis 3b 5 0 2 0 0 1 1 .278
K. Morales dh 5 2 1 0 0 0 3 .329
C. Kotchman 1b 2 0 0 0 2 2 2 .294
H. Kendrick 2b 4 0 3 2 0 1 0 .322
J. Mathis c 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 .216
 Totals 36 6 10 6 4 7 15  
 Batting
2B - V Guerrero (45, E Volquez); H Kendrick (17, E Volquez); O Cabrera (33, J Benoit).
HR - G Anderson (12, 9th inning off C Wilson 2 on, 1 Out).
SF - G Anderson.
RBI - H Kendrick 2 (25), G Anderson 4 (62).
2-out RBI - H Kendrick.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - G Anderson 1, G Matthews Jr 2, C Kotchman 1, J Mathis 1.
Team LOB - 9.
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
E. Volquez (W, 1-0) 5.0 7 3 3 2 4 0 5.40
J. Wright 3.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 3.94
J. Benoit 0.1 1 2 2 1 1 0 2.65
C.J. Wilson (S, 9) 0.2 1 1 1 0 0 1 2.52
 LA Angels
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Escobar (L, 15-7) 2.2 6 5 5 4 6 0 2.99
D. Moseley 2.1 3 2 2 1 2 1 4.48
C. Bootcheck 2.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3.91
R. Thompson 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
J. Bulger 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
HBP - J Botts (by K Escobar); O Cabrera (by E Volquez).
Pitches-strikes - E Volquez 94-60; J Wright 31-18; J Benoit 11-5; C Wilson 9-7; K Escobar 78-51; D Moseley 47-28; C Bootcheck 31-20; R Thompson 19-12; J Bulger 18-12.
Ground balls-fly balls - E Volquez 2-9; J Wright 5-2; J Benoit 0-0; C Wilson 0-2; K Escobar 0-1; D Moseley 3-1; C Bootcheck 2-1; R Thompson 1-0; J Bulger 1-1.
Batters faced - E Volquez 25; J Wright 11; J Benoit 3; C Wilson 3; K Escobar 18; D Moseley 10; C Bootcheck 6; R Thompson 4; J Bulger 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Gary Cederstrom. 1B--Lance Barksdale. 2B--Bill Hohn. 3B--Jim Reynolds.
Time: 3:28.
Attendance: 38,342.
Weather: 101 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 5 mph, out to center.
Game Notes
LOS ANGELES THIRD BASEMAN MAICER IZTURIS EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 11 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE SECOND INNING.

Updated on Saturday, Sep 1, 2007 7:31 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Texas
M. Byrd M. Byrd
3-5, 1 HR
1 RBI
 LA Angels
H. Kendrick H. Kendrick
3-4
2 RBI