Texas 3, LA Angels 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(92-66)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
LA Angels 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 7 1
Texas 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 X 3 9 1
WP: J. Wright (4-5)
LP: D. Oliver (3-1)
(74-84)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 5th: LA Angels
- E. Aybar homered to deep left
Bot 6th: Texas
- I. Kinsler scored, M. Byrd to second on balk
- H. Blalock singled to right, M. Byrd scored
- D. Murphy singled to right, D. Murphy out at second, H. Blalock scored
 LA Angels
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Figgins 3b 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .339
O. Cabrera ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .303
J. Rivera dh 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 .257
    T. Murphy pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
G. Matthews Jr. cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .252
H. Kendrick 2b 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .324
R. Quinlan 1b 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 .243
    K. Morales ph-1b 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .294
E. Aybar lf 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 .235
J. Mathis c 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 .214
    C. Kotchman ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .297
    M. Napoli c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .246
R. Willits rf 3 0 2 0 0 1 0 .297
 Totals 32 1 7 1 1 6 14  
 Batting
HR - E Aybar (1, 5th inning off A Murray 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - E Aybar (17).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Figgins 1, G Matthews Jr 1, C Kotchman 1.
GIDP - H Kendrick.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
SB - R Willits (27, 2nd base off A Murray/J Saltalamacchia), H Kendrick (5, 2nd base off J Wright/J Saltalamacchia).
 
 Fielding
E - D Moseley (1, throw).
Outfield assists - R Willits (D Murphy at 2nd base).
DP - 1 (H Kendrick-O Cabrera-R Quinlan).
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
F. Catalanotto 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263
    N. Cruz rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .237
I. Kinsler 2b 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 .268
M. Young ss 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .312
M. Byrd cf 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 .310
H. Blalock dh 4 1 1 1 0 0 3 .296
J. Botts lf 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 .230
    B. Wilkerson 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .233
D. Murphy rf-lf 3 0 2 1 0 1 1 .366
J. Saltalamacchia c 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .245
R. Vazquez 3b 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 .233
 Totals 31 3 9 2 1 7 9  
 Batting
RBI - H Blalock (30), D Murphy (13).
2-out RBI - D Murphy.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - H Blalock 1, M Young 1, D Murphy 1.
GIDP - J Saltalamacchia.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
SB - I Kinsler (23, 2nd base off D Moseley/J Mathis), H Blalock (4, 2nd base off S Shields/J Mathis).
 
 Fielding
E - J Saltalamacchia (10, throw).
Outfield assists - D Murphy (R Willits at 1st base).
DP - 2 (D Murphy-F Catalanotto, R Vazquez-I Kinsler-F Catalanotto).
 LA Angels
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. Moseley 4.0 4 0 0 1 3 0 4.40
D. Oliver (L, 3-1) 1.1 3 3 3 0 2 0 3.66
S. Shields 1.2 1 0 0 0 2 0 3.79
C. Bootcheck 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.68
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A.J. Murray 5.0 5 1 1 1 4 1 4.50
J. Wright (W, 4-5) 4.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 3.62
WP - D Moseley 2.
BALK - D Oliver.
Pitches-strikes - D Moseley 62-37; D Oliver 32-20; S Shields 18-13; C Bootcheck 13-8; A Murray 73-45; J Wright 56-41.
Ground balls-fly balls - D Moseley 3-6; D Oliver 2-0; S Shields 2-0; C Bootcheck 1-2; A Murray 6-4; J Wright 8-2.
Batters faced - D Moseley 16; D Oliver 7; S Shields 5; C Bootcheck 4; A Murray 19; J Wright 14.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jeff Nelson. 1B--Jim Wolf. 2B--Tim Tschida. 3B--Jim Joyce.
Time: 2:38.
Attendance: 30,708.
Weather: 90 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, in from center.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUN BY LOS ANGELES LEFT FIELDER ERICK AYBAR IN THE FIFTH INNING WAS THE FIRST OF HIS MAJOR LEAGUE CAREER.

Updated on Wednesday, Sep 26, 2007 5:12 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 LA Angels
E. Aybar E. Aybar
1-3, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Texas
D. Murphy D. Murphy
2-3
1 RBI