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TEX  7
@LAA  6

BOS 10
BAL  0

CLE  7
CHW  0

MIN  6
KCR  4

NYY  9
TBD  6

DET  6
@OAK  1

TOR  2
SEA  1

ARI 13
COL  7

NYM  5
@ATL  1

CHC  4
HOU  3

FLA 12
PHI  6

MIL 12
PIT  3

SDP  7
LAD  0

STL 11
CIN  3

WSN  4
SFG  1

Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Attendance: 38,342

Saturday, September 1, 2007, 3:55pm
Time of Game: 3:28
Rangers
7
62-73
Won 1
4th, 18 GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Rangers         0  2  3   1  0  1   0  0  0    7 10  1
Angels          0  1  0   1  1  0   0  0  3    6 10  0
W: E Volquez (1-0), L: K Escobar (15-7), S: C Wilson (9)
Angels
6
80-55
Lost 1
1st

BATTING

Texas Rangers                AB   R   H RBI   BB  SO    BA   OPS  Pit   PO   A  Details
I Kinsler 2B                  3   0   2   1    2   0  .262  .795   31    4   5   3B,2B,CS
R Vazquez 3B                  5   0   0   0    0   3  .238  .687   20    2   0   
M Young SS                    5   1   1   0    0   1  .304  .766   14    1   1   
M Byrd CF                     5   3   3   1    0   1  .310  .823   22    0   0   HR,2B
B Wilkerson 1B                4   1   1   2    1   2  .236  .787   25    5   0   2B
N Cruz RF                     4   1   0   0    1   2  .215  .625   22    3   0   
D Murphy LF                   3   0   1   2    1   1  .417 1.169   18    5   0   2B
J Botts DH                    2   0   0   0    1   2  .202  .594   20    0   0   HBP
J Saltalamacchi C             4   1   2   1    0   2  .275  .745   21    7   0   

E Volquez P                                                              0   0
  J Wright P                                                             0   0
  J Benoit P                                                             0   0
  C Wilson P                                                             0   0
Totals                       35   7  10   7    6  14              193   27   6
BATTING
2B: M Byrd (15, off K Escobar); B Wilkerson (15, off K Escobar); D Murphy (6, off K Escobar); I Kinsler (19, off R Thompson).
3B: I Kinsler (1, off D Moseley).
HR: M Byrd (7, off D Moseley; 4th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF).
HBP: J Botts (3, by K Escobar).
TB: M Byrd 7; I Kinsler 5; D Murphy 2; B Wilkerson 2; J Saltalamacchia 2; M Young.
RBI: D Murphy 2 (7); B Wilkerson 2 (57); I Kinsler (51); M Byrd (56); J Saltalamacchia (27).
2-out RBI: M Byrd; J Saltalamacchia.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 3 for 13.
FIELDING
E: D Murphy (1).
BASERUNNING
CS: I Kinsler (1, 2nd base by K Escobar/J Mathis).
PO: J Botts (1st base by J Mathis).
Los Angeles Angels           AB   R   H RBI   BB  SO    BA   OPS  Pit   PO   A  Details
G Matthews CF                 5   0   0   0    0   3  .260  .754   15    1   0   
O Cabrera SS                  4   2   1   0    0   0  .310  .766   16    1   3   2B,HBP
V Guerrero RF                 4   1   2   0    1   0  .329  .959   14    2   0   2B
G Anderson LF                 3   1   1   4    1   0  .288  .801   22    0   0   HR,SF
M Izturis 3B                  5   0   2   0    0   1  .278  .737   19    0   1   
K Morales DH                  5   2   1   0    0   0  .329  .905   18    0   0   
C Kotchman 1B                 2   0   0   0    2   2  .294  .826   19   10   0   
H Kendrick 2B                 4   0   3   2    0   1  .322  .800   12    0   2   2B
J Mathis C                    4   0   0   0    0   0  .216  .624   10   13   4   

K Escobar P                                                              0   0
  D Moseley P                                                            0   0
  C Bootcheck P                                                          0   0
  R Thompson P                                                           0   0
  J Bulger P                                                             0   0
Totals                       36   6  10   6    4   7              145   27  10
BATTING
2B: O Cabrera (33, off J Benoit); H Kendrick (17, off E Volquez); V Guerrero (45, off E Volquez).
HR: G Anderson (12, off C Wilson; 9th inn, 2 on, 1 out to RF).
SF: G Anderson (6, off E Volquez).
HBP: O Cabrera (3, by E Volquez).
TB: G Anderson 4; H Kendrick 4; V Guerrero 3; O Cabrera 2; M Izturis 2; K Morales.
RBI: G Anderson 4 (62); H Kendrick 2 (25).
2-out RBI: H Kendrick.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 3 for 9.

PITCHING

Texas Rangers              IP     H   R  ER   BB  SO  HR    ERA   BF  Pit-Str   GB-FB  GmSc  IR-IS
E Volquez, W (1-0)          5     7   3   3    2   4   0   5.40   25   94-60     2-9     43    - 
J Wright                    3     1   0   0    1   2   0   3.94   11   31-18     5-2          0-0
J Benoit                    0.1   1   2   2    1   1   0   2.65    3   11-5      0-0          0-0
C Wilson, S (9)             0.2   1   1   1    0   0   1   2.52    3    9-7      0-2          2-2
Totals                      9    10   6   6    4   7   1          42  145-90     7-13         2-2 
Los Angeles Angels         IP     H   R  ER   BB  SO  HR    ERA   BF  Pit-Str   GB-FB  GmSc  IR-IS
K Escobar, L (15-7)         2.2   6   5   5    4   6   0   2.99   18   78-51     0-1     28    - 
D Moseley                   2.1   3   2   2    1   2   1   4.48   10   47-28     2-1          2-0
C Bootcheck                 2     0   0   0    0   3   0   3.91    6   31-20     2-1          1-0
R Thompson                  1     1   0   0    0   2   0   0.00    4   19-12     1-0          0-0
J Bulger                    1     0   0   0    1   1   0   0.00    4   18-12     1-1          0-0
Totals                      9    10   7   7    6  14   1          42  193-123    6-4          3-0 
D Moseley faced 2 batters in the 6th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
IBB: None.
PO: J Mathis (; J Botts, 1st base).
HBP: E Volquez (1; O Cabrera); K Escobar (3; J Botts).

OTHER

Umpires: HP - Gary Cederstrom, 1B - Lance Barksdale, 2B - Bill Hohn, 3B - Jim Reynolds.
Time of Game: 3:28.
Attendance: 38,342.
Weather: 101° F, Wind 5mph out to Centerfield, Sunny, No Precipitation.

LINEUPS

   Texas Rangers                 Los Angeles Angels                   
1. I Kinsler            2B    1. G Matthews           CF 
2. R Vazquez            3B    2. O Cabrera            SS 
3. M Young              SS    3. V Guerrero           RF 
4. M Byrd               CF    4. G Anderson           LF 
5. B Wilkerson          1B    5. M Izturis            3B 
6. N Cruz               RF    6. K Morales            DH 
7. D Murphy             LF    7. C Kotchman           1B 
8. J Botts              DH    8. H Kendrick           2B 
9. J Saltalamacchia     C     9. J Mathis             C  

   E Volquez            P        K Escobar            P  

PLAY BY PLAY (explanation)

Top of the 1st, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Kelvim Escobar facing 1-2-3
  Scr/Out RoB  Pt Batter          Play Detail
  +------+---+---+---------------+--------------------------------------------------------------+
          ---  5  I Kinsler       Walk
   O      1--     R Vazquez       Kinsler Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
   O      ---  6  " "             Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  3  M Young         Flyball: CF
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 1st, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Edinson Volquez facing 1-2-3
   O      ---  3  G Matthews      Flyball: LF
   O      ---  4  O Cabrera       Flyball: LF
   O      ---  3  V Guerrero      Flyball: RF
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Angels 0.

Top of the 2nd, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Kelvim Escobar facing 4-5-6
          ---  5  M Byrd          Ground-rule Double (Fly Ball to LF)
   O      -2-  3  B Wilkerson     Strikeout Swinging
          -2-  6  N Cruz          Walk
   RR     12-  2  D Murphy        Double to CF (Fly Ball); Byrd Scores; Cruz Scores
          -2-  6  J Botts         Hit By Pitch
   O      12-  4  J Saltalamacchi Strikeout Looking
          12-  8  I Kinsler       Walk; Murphy to 3B; Botts to 2B
   O      123  5  R Vazquez       Strikeout Swinging
                  2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Rangers 2, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 2nd, Angels Batting, Behind 0-2, Edinson Volquez facing 4-5-6
   O      ---  7  G Anderson      Popfly: 3B
          ---  3  M Izturis       Single to CF (Ground Ball)
   O      1--  5  K Morales       Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Morales to 1B
          1--  6  C Kotchman      Walk; Morales to 2B
   R      12-  2  H Kendrick      Single to LF (Line Drive); Morales Scores; Kotchman to 3B/Adv on E7 (throw)
   O      1-3  1  J Mathis        Groundout: 2B-1B
                  1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Rangers 2, Angels 1.

Top of the 3rd, Rangers Batting, Ahead 2-1, Kelvim Escobar facing 3-4-5
          ---  2  M Young         Single to RF (Fly Ball)
          1--  4  M Byrd          Single to RF (Line Drive); Young to 2B
   RR     12-  3  B Wilkerson     Double to LF (Fly Ball); Young Scores; Byrd Scores
   O      -2-  5  N Cruz          Strikeout Swinging
          -2-  5  D Murphy        Walk
   O      12-  3  J Botts         Strikeout Looking
   R      12-  3  J Saltalamacchi Single to CF (Ground Ball); Wilkerson Scores; Murphy to 3B
                  Dustin Moseley replaces Kelvim Escobar pitching
   O      1-3  5  I Kinsler       Groundout: 3B-1B
                  3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 5, Angels 1.

Bottom of the 3rd, Angels Batting, Behind 1-5, Edinson Volquez facing 1-2-3
   O      ---  4  G Matthews      Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  5  O Cabrera       Popfly: 2B
          ---  3  V Guerrero      Double to CF (Fly Ball)
   O      -2-  4  G Anderson      Lineout: RF
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 5, Angels 1.

Top of the 4th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 5-1, Dustin Moseley facing 2-3-4
   O      ---  2  R Vazquez       Bunt Groundout: C-1B
   O      ---  1  M Young         Groundout: SS-1B
   R      ---  2  M Byrd          Home Run (Fly Ball to LF)
   O      ---  6  B Wilkerson     Strikeout Swinging
                  1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 6, Angels 1.

Bottom of the 4th, Angels Batting, Behind 1-6, Edinson Volquez facing 5-6-7
   O      ---  6  M Izturis       Strikeout Looking
          ---  6  K Morales       Single to LF (Ground Ball)
          1--  5  C Kotchman      Walk; Morales to 2B
   R      12-  5  H Kendrick      Double to RF (Line Drive); Morales Scores; Kotchman to 3B
   O      -23  6  J Mathis        Popfly: 3B
   O      -23  3  G Matthews      Strikeout Looking
                  1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 6, Angels 2.

Top of the 5th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 6-2, Dustin Moseley facing 6-7-8
   O      ---  5  N Cruz          Popfly: 1B
   O      ---  5  D Murphy        Strikeout Swinging
          ---  7  J Botts         Walk
   O      1--  3  J Saltalamacchi Botts Picked off 1B (C-1B)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 6, Angels 2.

Bottom of the 5th, Angels Batting, Behind 2-6, Edinson Volquez facing 2-3-4
          ---  1  O Cabrera       Hit By Pitch
          1--  1  V Guerrero      Single to RF (Ground Ball); Cabrera to 3B
   RO     1-3  3  G Anderson      Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Cabrera Scores
          1--  3  M Izturis       Single to RF (Ground Ball); Guerrero to 2B
   O      12-  2  K Morales       Flyball: LF
   O      12-  3  C Kotchman      Strikeout Swinging
                  1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 6, Angels 3.

Top of the 6th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 6-3, Dustin Moseley facing 9-1-2
          ---  5  J Saltalamacchi Single to LF (Fly Ball)
   R      1--  6  I Kinsler       Triple to CF (Fly Ball); Saltalamacchi Scores
                  Chris Bootcheck replaces Dustin Moseley pitching
   O      --3  5  R Vazquez       Strikeout Swinging
   O      --3  6  M Young         Strikeout Swinging
   O      --3  6  M Byrd          Strikeout Swinging
                  1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 7, Angels 3.

Bottom of the 6th, Angels Batting, Behind 3-7, Jamey Wright facing 8-9-1
                  Jamey Wright replaces Edinson Volquez pitching
   O      ---  4  H Kendrick      Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  2  J Mathis        Popfly: 2B
   O      ---  2  G Matthews      Groundout: 1B unassisted
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 7, Angels 3.

Top of the 7th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 7-3, Chris Bootcheck facing 5-6-7
   O      ---  7  B Wilkerson     Groundout: 2B-1B
   O      ---  1  N Cruz          Flyball: RF
   O      ---  6  D Murphy        Groundout: SS-1B
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 7, Angels 3.

Bottom of the 7th, Angels Batting, Behind 3-7, Jamey Wright facing 2-3-4
   O      ---  2  O Cabrera       Flyball: LF
   O      ---  3  V Guerrero      Groundout: 2B-1B
          ---  4  G Anderson      Walk
   O      1--  4  M Izturis       Groundout: 2B-1B
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 7, Angels 3.

Top of the 8th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 7-3, Rich Thompson facing 8-9-1
                  Rich Thompson replaces Chris Bootcheck pitching
   O      ---  4  J Botts         Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  6  J Saltalamacchi Strikeout Swinging
          ---  7  I Kinsler       Double to RF (Line Drive)
   O      -2-  2  R Vazquez       Groundout: 2B-1B
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 7, Angels 3.

Bottom of the 8th, Angels Batting, Behind 3-7, Jamey Wright facing 6-7-8
   O      ---  3  K Morales       Groundout: 2B-1B
   O      ---  5  C Kotchman      Strikeout Swinging
          ---  1  H Kendrick      Single to CF (Line Drive)
   O      1--  1  J Mathis        Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 7, Angels 3.

Top of the 9th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 7-3, Jason Bulger facing 3-4-5
                  Jason Bulger replaces Rich Thompson pitching
   O      ---  2  M Young         Groundout: SS-1B
   O      ---  5  M Byrd          Flyball: RF
          ---  6  B Wilkerson     Walk
   O      1--  5  N Cruz          Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 7, Angels 3.

Bottom of the 9th, Angels Batting, Behind 3-7, Joaquin Benoit facing 1-2-3
                  Joaquin Benoit replaces Jamey Wright pitching
   O      ---  3  G Matthews      Strikeout Swinging
          ---  4  O Cabrera       Double to LF (Ground Ball)
          -2-  4  V Guerrero      Walk
                  C.J. Wilson replaces Joaquin Benoit pitching
   RRR    12-  4  G Anderson      Home Run (Fly Ball to RF); Cabrera Scores; Guerrero Scores
   O      ---  3  M Izturis       Popfly: 2B
   O      ---  2  K Morales       Flyball: LF
        3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 7, Angels 6.

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