Texas 8, LA Angels 7
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(92-65)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
LA Angels 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 2 0 7 7 0
Texas 1 0 3 0 2 1 1 0 X 8 12 0
WP: B. White (2-0) S: W. Littleton (2)
LP: E. Santana (7-14)
(73-84)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Texas
- M. Young singled to center, G. Laird scored
Bot 3rd: Texas
- M. Young homered to deep center, G. Laird and I. Kinsler scored
Top 5th: LA Angels
- H. Kendrick doubled to deep left, J. Rivera scored, M. Izturis to third
- C. Figgins hit sacrifice fly to left, M. Izturis scored
- O. Cabrera singled to left, H. Kendrick scored
- C. Kotchman homered to deep right, O. Cabrera scored
Bot 5th: Texas
- M. Byrd homered to deep left, G. Laird scored
Bot 6th: Texas
- T. Metcalf singled to right, J. Saltalamacchia scored
Bot 7th: Texas
- N. Cruz singled to center, H. Blalock scored
Top 8th: LA Angels
- J. Rivera doubled to deep right center, O. Cabrera and C. Kotchman scored
 LA Angels
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Figgins rf 4 0 0 1 0 2 2 .341
O. Cabrera ss 4 2 2 1 0 1 0 .305
C. Kotchman dh 2 2 1 2 2 0 0 .297
K. Morales 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .299
G. Matthews Jr. cf 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 .254
J. Rivera lf 3 1 1 2 1 0 2 .226
    N. Haynes pr-lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .256
M. Izturis 3b 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 .288
H. Kendrick 2b 4 1 2 1 0 1 2 .325
M. Napoli c 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .246
    E. Aybar ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .233
 Totals 30 7 7 7 6 6 13  
 Batting
2B - H Kendrick (24, A Galarraga); J Rivera (1, M Wood).
HR - C Kotchman (11, 5th inning off A Galarraga 1 on, 2 Out).
SF - C Figgins.
RBI - H Kendrick (39), C Figgins (58), O Cabrera (86), C Kotchman 2 (68), J Rivera 2 (7).
2-out RBI - O Cabrera, C Kotchman 2, J Rivera 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Izturis 1, H Kendrick 2.
GIDP - J Rivera.
Team LOB - 3.
 Base Running
SB - G Matthews Jr (18, 3rd base off A Galarraga/G Laird), M Izturis (7, 2nd base off A Galarraga/G Laird).
CS - C Kotchman (3, 2nd base by A Galarraga/G Laird), H Kendrick (4, 2nd base by F Francisco/G Laird).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (H Kendrick-K Morales).
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
I. Kinsler 2b 4 1 1 0 1 2 1 .263
G. Laird c 5 3 3 0 0 2 2 .222
M. Young ss 4 1 2 4 0 0 3 .313
M. Byrd cf 4 1 1 2 0 1 1 .308
H. Blalock dh 2 1 2 0 2 0 0 .296
J. Botts lf 4 0 0 0 0 2 5 .228
    D. Murphy lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .356
N. Cruz rf 4 0 1 1 0 1 1 .237
J. Saltalamacchia 1b 4 1 1 0 0 2 1 .250
    B. Wilkerson 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .233
T. Metcalf 3b 3 0 1 1 1 0 0 .235
    F. Guzman pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
    R. Vazquez 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235
 Totals 34 8 12 8 4 10 14  
 Batting
2B - G Laird (17, E Santana); H Blalock (16, E Santana).
3B - G Laird (3, E Santana); J Saltalamacchia (1, C Bootcheck).
HR - M Young (9, 3rd inning off E Santana 2 on, 0 Out), M Byrd (10, 5th inning off E Santana 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - M Young 4 (90), M Byrd 2 (68), T Metcalf (17), N Cruz (31).
2-out RBI - N Cruz.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Young 1, J Botts 1, N Cruz 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
CS - F Guzman (1, 2nd base by R Thompson/M Napoli).
 
 Fielding
DP - 2 (G Laird-M Young, I Kinsler-M Young-J Saltalamacchia).
 LA Angels
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
E. Santana (L, 7-14) 5.0 8 6 6 2 4 2 5.80
C. Bootcheck 1.0 2 1 1 1 2 0 4.74
J. Bulger 1.0 2 1 1 0 2 0 2.84
R. Thompson 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 6.00
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A. Galarraga 4.2 4 5 5 4 4 1 6.23
B. White (W, 2-0) 1.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 6.14
F. Francisco (H, 19) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.63
M. Wood (H, 3) 1.0 2 2 2 1 0 0 5.04
W. Littleton (S, 2) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.37
WP - J Bulger.
Pitches-strikes - E Santana 102-60; C Bootcheck 31-19; J Bulger 21-12; R Thompson 14-6; A Galarraga 87-48; B White 18-10; F Francisco 18-11; M Wood 21-11; W Littleton 13-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - E Santana 4-6; C Bootcheck 0-1; J Bulger 1-0; R Thompson 0-0; A Galarraga 4-5; B White 3-1; F Francisco 0-1; M Wood 2-1; W Littleton 1-1.
Batters faced - E Santana 24; C Bootcheck 6; J Bulger 5; R Thompson 3; A Galarraga 21; B White 4; F Francisco 3; M Wood 6; W Littleton 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jim Joyce. 1B--Jeff Nelson. 2B--Jim Wolf. 3B--Tim Tschida.
Time: 3:06.
Attendance: 22,881.
Weather: 89 degrees, clear.
Wind: 12 mph, in from center.

Updated on Tuesday, Sep 25, 2007 12:14 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 LA Angels
C. Kotchman C. Kotchman
1-2, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Texas
M. Young M. Young
2-4, 1 HR
4 RBI