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TEX  8
@LAA  7

BOS  3
BAL  2

CHW  8
@CLE  0

KCR  8
@MIN  1

TBD  8
@NYY  2

OAK  8
DET  7

(10)
TOR  6
SEA  4

COL  4
@ARI  3

NYM  3
@ATL  2

CHC  6
HOU  5

FLA  7
PHI  6

MIL  7
PIT  4

LAD  5
@SDP  0

STL  3
CIN  2

WSN  2
SFG  1

Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Attendance: 40,635

Sunday, September 2, 2007, 8:05pm
Time of Game: 3:04
Rangers
8
63-73
Won 2
4th, 17 GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Rangers         0  0  2   0  0  2   0  4  0    8  9  1
Angels          0  0  2   0  3  0   0  0  2    7  8  0
W: W Littleton (3-1), L: S Shields (3-5), S: C Wilson (10)
Angels
7
80-56
Lost 2
1st

BATTING

Texas Rangers                AB   R   H RBI   BB  SO    BA   OPS  Pit   PO   A  Details
I Kinsler 2B                  4   1   2   2    1   1  .265  .807   15    4   4   HR,GDP
R Vazquez 3B                  3   0   0   0    0   0  .235  .682   12    1   4   HBP,SH
M Young SS                    5   2   3   0    0   1  .307  .770   17    1   4   
M Byrd CF                     5   0   0   0    0   1  .305  .811   14    2   0   GDP
B Wilkerson 1B                3   2   1   2    1   1  .237  .798   16   10   0   HR
N Cruz RF                     2   0   0   0    0   2  .213  .620   10    0   0   
  F Catalanotto PH-LF         1   1   0   0    0   1  .270  .808    7    0   0   HBP
  J Hairston LF               0   0   0   0    0   0  .193  .551         0   0   
H Blalock DH                  4   1   2   4    0   0  .291  .854   21    0   0   HR
G Laird C                     3   0   0   0    1   2  .223  .621   14    5   1   
D Murphy LF-RF                3   1   1   0    1   0  .410 1.144   14    4   0   

K Gabbard P                                                              0   1
  W Littleton P                                                          0   0
  C Wilson P                                                             0   0
Totals                       33   8   9   8    4   9              140   27  14
BATTING
HR: H Blalock (6, off S Shields; 8th inn, 3 on, 1 out to RF); B Wilkerson (19, off J Lackey; 6th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to LF); I Kinsler (18, off J Lackey; 3rd inn, 1 on, 1 out to LF).
SH: R Vazquez (8, off J Lackey).
HBP: R Vazquez (2, by J Lackey); F Catalanotto (8, by S Shields).
TB: I Kinsler 5; H Blalock 5; B Wilkerson 4; M Young 3; D Murphy.
GIDP: M Byrd (9); I Kinsler (10).
RBI: H Blalock 4 (20); B Wilkerson 2 (59); I Kinsler 2 (53).
2-out RBI: B Wilkerson 2.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 2 for 6.
FIELDING
DP: 2. M Young-I Kinsler-B Wilkerson; R Vazquez-I Kinsler-B Wilkerson.
E: J Hairston (3).
Los Angeles Angels           AB   R   H RBI   BB  SO    BA   OPS  Pit   PO   A  Details
R Willits CF-RF               4   1   0   0    1   0  .292  .736   23    2   0   
O Cabrera SS                  4   1   2   1    0   0  .311  .770   13    3   1   2B,SB,HBP
V Guerrero DH                 3   0   0   1    2   0  .327  .955   22    0   0   IW
G Anderson LF                 5   0   1   2    0   2  .287  .796   21    2   0   
M Izturis 3B                  2   0   0   0    2   1  .276  .736   18    0   3   
H Kendrick 2B                 4   1   1   0    0   0  .321  .800   13    2   4   2B,GDP
J Rivera RF                   3   0   0   0    0   1  .000  .000    9    0   0   GDP
  G Matthews CF               1   0   0   0    0   1  .259  .752    6    3   0   
R Quinlan 1B                  3   2   2   1    1   0  .237  .644   21    8   0   
J Mathis C                    3   2   2   2    1   0  .227  .681   15    7   2   HR,2B,CS
  N Haynes PR                 0   0   0   0    0   0  .219  .523         0   0   

J Lackey P                                                               0   0
  J Speier P                                                             0   0
  S Shields P                                                            0   0
  C Bootcheck P                                                          0   0
  D Oliver P                                                             0   0
Totals                       32   7   8   7    7   5              161   27  10
BATTING
2B: J Mathis (11, off C Wilson); O Cabrera (34, off K Gabbard); H Kendrick (18, off C Wilson).
HR: J Mathis (3, off K Gabbard; 3rd inn, 1 on, 0 outs to LF).
IBB: V Guerrero (26, by K Gabbard).
HBP: O Cabrera (4, by C Wilson).
TB: J Mathis 6; O Cabrera 3; R Quinlan 2; H Kendrick 2; G Anderson.
GIDP: H Kendrick (11); J Rivera (1).
RBI: G Anderson 2 (64); J Mathis 2 (18); O Cabrera (76); R Quinlan (20); V Guerrero (110).
2-out RBI: G Anderson 2; V Guerrero; O Cabrera.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 3 for 8.
FIELDING
DP: 2. M Izturis-H Kendrick-R Quinlan 2.
BASERUNNING
SB: O Cabrera (18, 2nd base off K Gabbard/G Laird).
CS: J Mathis (1, 2nd base by W Littleton/G Laird).

PITCHING

Texas Rangers              IP     H   R  ER   BB  SO  HR    ERA   BF  Pit-Str   GB-FB  GmSc  IR-IS
K Gabbard                   6     5   5   5    5   3   1   4.07   26  102-56     9-4     40    - 
W Littleton, W (3-1)        2     0   0   0    1   0   0   3.25    6   24-15     3-2          0-0
C Wilson, S (10)            1     3   2   2    1   2   0   2.77    8   35-22     0-1          0-0
Totals                      9     8   7   7    7   5   1          40  161-93    12-7          0-0 
Los Angeles Angels         IP     H   R  ER   BB  SO  HR    ERA   BF  Pit-Str   GB-FB  GmSc  IR-IS
J Lackey                    6.2   6   4   4    2   8   2   3.26   28   99-68     5-5     52    - 
J Speier, H (18)            0.1   0   0   0    0   0   0   3.46    1    4-2      0-1          2-0
S Shields, BS (5), L (3-5)  0.1   2   4   4    1   0   1   3.97    5   21-10     0-1          0-0
C Bootcheck                 0.2   0   0   0    1   1   0   3.88    3   10-4      0-1          0-0
D Oliver                    1     1   0   0    0   0   0   4.11    3    6-4      1-1          0-0
Totals                      9     9   8   8    4   9   3          40  140-88     6-9          2-0 
Balks: None.
WP: J Lackey (6).
IBB: K Gabbard (1; V Guerrero).
HBP: C Wilson (6; O Cabrera); S Shields (4; F Catalanotto); J Lackey (12; R Vazquez).

OTHER

Umpires: HP - Lance Barksdale, 1B - Bill Hohn, 2B - Jim Reynolds, 3B - Gary Cederstrom.
Time of Game: 3:04.
Attendance: 40,635.
Weather: 97° F, Wind 11mph out to Centerfield, Cloudy, No Precipitation.

LINEUPS

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

   K Gabbard            P        J Lackey             P  

PLAY BY PLAY (explanation)

Top of the 1st, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, John Lackey facing 1-2-3
  Scr/Out RoB  Pt Batter          Play Detail
  +------+---+---+---------------+--------------------------------------------------------------+
          ---  2  I Kinsler       Single to CF (Line Drive)
   O      1--  2  R Vazquez       Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B; Kinsler to 2B
   O      -2-  1  M Young         Groundout: 2B-1B; Kinsler to 3B
   O      --3  3  M Byrd          Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 0, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 1st, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Kason Gabbard facing 1-2-3
   O      ---  2  R Willits       Groundout: P-1B
          ---  3  O Cabrera       Single to CF (Fly Ball)
   O      1--  7  V Guerrero      Flyball: LF
          1--     G Anderson      Cabrera Steals 2B
   O      -2-  5  " "             Groundout: 1B unassisted
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 0, Angels 0.

Top of the 2nd, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, John Lackey facing 5-6-7
   O      ---  4  B Wilkerson     Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  5  N Cruz          Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  6  H Blalock       Flyball: LF
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 2nd, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Kason Gabbard facing 5-6-7
          ---  5  M Izturis       Walk
   O      1--  3  H Kendrick      Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
   OO     1--  1  J Rivera        Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Angels 0.

Top of the 3rd, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, John Lackey facing 8-9-1
   O      ---  5  G Laird         Strikeout Looking
          ---  3  D Murphy        Single to RF (Line Drive)
   RR     1--  3  I Kinsler       Home Run (Fly Ball to LF); Murphy Scores
          ---  2  R Vazquez       Hit By Pitch
   O      1--  5  M Young         Strikeout Swinging
   O      1--  3  M Byrd          Flyball: CF
                  2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 2, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 3rd, Angels Batting, Behind 0-2, Kason Gabbard facing 8-9-1
          ---  7  R Quinlan       Walk
   RR     1--  4  J Mathis        Home Run (Fly Ball to LF); Quinlan Scores
   O      ---  4  R Willits       Groundout: SS-1B
   O      ---  4  O Cabrera       Groundout: 2B-1B
   O      ---  1  V Guerrero      Flyball: LF
                  2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 2, Angels 2.

Top of the 4th, Rangers Batting, Tied 2-2, John Lackey facing 5-6-7
   O      ---  4  B Wilkerson     Groundout: 1B unassisted
   O      ---  5  N Cruz          Strikeout Looking
   O      ---  6  H Blalock       Popfly: SS
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 2, Angels 2.

Bottom of the 4th, Angels Batting, Tied 2-2, Kason Gabbard facing 4-5-6
   O      ---  4  G Anderson      Strikeout Looking
          ---  4  M Izturis       Walk
   OO     1--  5  H Kendrick      Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 2, Angels 2.

Top of the 5th, Rangers Batting, Tied 2-2, John Lackey facing 8-9-1
   O      ---  3  G Laird         Strikeout Swinging
          ---  5  D Murphy        Walk
   OO     1--  2  I Kinsler       Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 2, Angels 2.

Bottom of the 5th, Angels Batting, Tied 2-2, Kason Gabbard facing 7-8-9
   O      ---  3  J Rivera        Strikeout Swinging
          ---  6  R Quinlan       Single to CF (Ground Ball)
   O      1--  3  J Mathis        Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
          1--  4  R Willits       Walk; Mathis to 2B
   R      12-  1  O Cabrera       Double to LF (Fly Ball); Mathis Scores; Willits to 3B
          -23  4  V Guerrero      Intentional Walk
   RR     123  1  G Anderson      Single to SS (Pop Fly); Willits Scores; Cabrera Scores; Guerrero to 3B
   O      1-3  6  M Izturis       Strikeout Swinging
                  3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 2, Angels 5.

Top of the 6th, Rangers Batting, Behind 2-5, John Lackey facing 2-3-4
   O      ---  1  R Vazquez       Flyball: LF
          ---  5  M Young         Single to CF (Line Drive)
   O      1--  3  M Byrd          Groundout: SS-1B; Young to 2B
   RR     -2-  4  B Wilkerson     Home Run (Fly Ball to LF); Young Scores
                  Frank Catalanotto pinch hits for Nelson Cruz batting 6th
   O      ---  5  F Catalanotto   Strikeout Swinging
                  2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 4, Angels 5.

Bottom of the 6th, Angels Batting, Ahead 5-4, Kason Gabbard facing 6-7-8
                  Frank Catalanotto moves to LF; David Murphy moves to RF
   O      ---  3  H Kendrick      Groundout: 3B-1B
   O      ---  5  J Rivera        Lineout: RF
   O      ---  7  R Quinlan       Flyball: RF
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 4, Angels 5.

Top of the 7th, Rangers Batting, Behind 4-5, John Lackey facing 7-8-9
          ---  2  H Blalock       Single to RF (Fly Ball)
   O      1--  2  G Laird         Popfly: SS
   O      1--  4  D Murphy        Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
          1--     I Kinsler       Wild Pitch; Murphy to 2B
          -2-  4  " "             Walk
                  Justin Speier replaces John Lackey pitching
   O      12-  4  R Vazquez       Flyball: CF
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 4, Angels 5.

Bottom of the 7th, Angels Batting, Ahead 5-4, Wes Littleton facing 9-1-2
                  Wes Littleton replaces Kason Gabbard pitching
          ---  5  J Mathis        Walk
   O      1--     R Willits       Mathis Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
   O      ---  4  " "             Flyball: CF
   O      ---  2  O Cabrera       Groundout: SS-1B
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 4, Angels 5.

Top of the 8th, Rangers Batting, Behind 4-5, Scot Shields facing 3-4-5
                  Scot Shields replaces Justin Speier pitching; Gary Matthews replaces Juan Rivera playing CF batting 7th; Reggie Willits moves to RF
          ---  4  M Young         Single to RF (Line Drive)
   O      1--  4  M Byrd          Lineout: CF
          1--  4  B Wilkerson     Walk; Young to 2B
          12-  2  F Catalanotto   Hit By Pitch; Young to 3B; Wilkerson to 2B
   RRRR   123  7  H Blalock       Home Run (Fly Ball to RF); Young Scores; Wilkerson Scores; Catalanotto Scores
                  Chris Bootcheck replaces Scot Shields pitching
          ---  4  G Laird         Walk
   O      1--  2  D Murphy        Flyball: CF; Laird to 2B
   O      -2-  4  I Kinsler       Strikeout Swinging
                  4 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 8, Angels 5.

Bottom of the 8th, Angels Batting, Behind 5-8, Wes Littleton facing 3-4-5
   O      ---  4  V Guerrero      Groundout: 2B-1B
   O      ---  6  G Anderson      Flyball: CF
   O      ---  3  M Izturis       Groundout: SS-1B
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 8, Angels 5.

Top of the 9th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 8-5, Darren Oliver facing 2-3-4
                  Darren Oliver replaces Chris Bootcheck pitching
   O      ---  3  R Vazquez       Flyball: CF
          ---  2  M Young         Single to RF (Line Drive)
   OO     1--  1  M Byrd          Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 8, Angels 5.

Bottom of the 9th, Angels Batting, Behind 5-8, C.J. Wilson facing 6-7-8
                  C.J. Wilson replaces Wes Littleton pitching; Jerry Hairston replaces Frank Catalanotto playing LF batting 6th
          ---  2  H Kendrick      Double to LF (Line Drive); Kendrick to 3B/Adv on E7
   O      --3  6  G Matthews      Strikeout Swinging
   R      --3  1  R Quinlan       Single to LF (Line Drive); Kendrick Scores
          1--  3  J Mathis        Double to LF (Ground Ball); Quinlan to 3B
                  Nathan Haynes pinch runs for Jeff Mathis batting 9th
   O      -23  9  R Willits       Lineout: 3B
          -23  3  O Cabrera       Hit By Pitch
   R      123  6  V Guerrero      Walk; Quinlan Scores; Haynes to 3B; Cabrera to 2B
   O      123  5  G Anderson      Strikeout Swinging
        2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 3 LOB. Rangers 8, Angels 7.

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