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TEX 12
@LAA  1

TOR  3
@BAL  0

(7)
NYY 19
@BOS  8

CLE 11
@CHW  8

DET  6
TBR  4

KCR  8
@MIN  1

SEA 10
OAK  8

ARI  6
COL  4

HOU  5
ATL  4

MIL  5
CHC  1

FLA  6
@NYM  1

PHI  8
WSN  4

PIT  6
@SDP  3

SFG  6
LAD  5

(10)
STL  7
CIN  6

Standings at end of play this day

Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Attendance: 43,758

Friday, September 26, 2008, 10:05pm
Time of Game: 2:46
Rangers
12
78-82
Won 3
2nd, 21 GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Rangers         1  7  2   2  0  0   0  0  0   12 19  2
Angels          1  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  5  0
W: V Padilla (14-8), L: J Lackey (12-5)
Angels
1
99-61
Lost 1
1st

BATTING

Texas Rangers                AB   R   H RBI   BB  SO    BA   OPS  Pit   PO   A  Details
J Arias 2B                    6   1   2   2    0   1  .274  .707   25    2   2   2B
M Young SS                    4   2   2   2    1   0  .286  .746   15    1   2   2·2B,GDP
  R Vazquez SS                1   0   0   0    0   1  .291  .798    6    0   1   
J Hamilton CF                 4   2   3   2    0   0  .307  .910   12    3   0   HR,HBP,GDP
  G Duran LF                  0   0   0   0    0   0  .230  .628         1   0   
M Bradley DH                  4   0   1   0    1   1  .324 1.006   24    0   0   3B,GDP
M Byrd LF                     4   0   1   2    0   0  .295  .840   13    0   0   
  B Boggs LF-CF               1   0   0   0    0   0  .227  .735    3    1   0   
H Blalock 1B                  5   2   2   1    0   2  .292  .860   21    5   1   HR,2B
  T Metcalf 3B                0   0   0   0    0   0  .232  .868         0   0   
N Cruz RF                     4   2   3   1    1   0  .336 1.030   21    2   0   2B
G Laird C                     4   1   1   0    1   0  .278  .732   16   11   0   
C Davis 3B-1B                 5   2   4   1    0   0  .284  .869   14    1   1   2B

V Padilla P                                                              0   0
  W Littleton P                                                          0   0
  B White P                                                              0   0
Totals                       42  12  19  11    4   5              170   27   7
BATTING
2B: N Cruz (8, off J Bulger); C Davis (22, off S Loux); H Blalock (18, off S Loux); M Young 2 (36, 2 off J Lackey); J Arias (7, off J Lackey).
3B: M Bradley (1, off S Loux).
HR: J Hamilton (32, off J Lackey; 3rd inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep LF-CF); H Blalock (12, off J Lackey; 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep RF Line).
HBP: J Hamilton (7, by J Lackey).
TB: H Blalock 6; J Hamilton 6; C Davis 5; N Cruz 4; M Young 4; M Bradley 3; J Arias 3; M Byrd; G Laird.
GIDP: J Hamilton (8); M Bradley (10); M Young (19).
RBI: J Arias 2 (8); M Byrd 2 (53); J Hamilton 2 (128); M Young 2 (81); N Cruz (24); C Davis (54); H Blalock (37).
2-out RBI: J Hamilton.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 7 for 18.
FIELDING
E: C Davis (4); V Padilla ().
Los Angeles Angels           AB   R   H RBI   BB  SO    BA   OPS  Pit   PO   A  Details
C Figgins 3B                  1   1   0   0    1   0  .275  .683    9    1   0   
  R Quinlan 1B                2   0   1   0    1   0  .261  .637    9    5   1   
G Anderson LF                 2   0   1   0    0   0  .294  .761    5    0   0   
  M Brown 3B                  3   0   0   0    0   0  .056  .167   11    0   0   
M Teixeira 1B                 1   0   0   0    1   1  .309  .965   11    4   1   
  B Wilson C                  3   0   0   0    0   2  .250  .650   10    4   0   
V Guerrero DH                 2   0   1   1    0   0  .304  .889    5    0   0   
  F Sandoval PR-DH            2   0   0   0    0   0  .167  .453    5    0   0   
T Hunter CF                   2   0   0   0    0   1  .280  .816    6    1   0   
  S Rodriguez 2B              2   0   0   0    0   1  .199  .581    6    0   4   
H Kendrick 2B                 1   0   0   0    0   1  .308  .761    3    1   2   
  R Willits CF                3   0   1   0    0   1  .200  .569    7    4   0   
J Rivera RF-LF                4   0   1   0    0   1  .241  .714   11    0   0   
M Napoli C                    1   0   0   0    0   1  .263  .925    5    1   0   
  K Morales RF                2   0   0   0    1   0  .224  .676   16    2   0   
E Aybar SS                    1   0   0   0    0   0  .276  .696    4    1   3   
  B Wood SS                   2   0   0   0    1   1  .199  .553   20    3   3   

J Lackey P                                                               0   0
  S Loux P                                                               0   0
  J Bulger P                                                             0   0
Totals                       34   1   5   1    5  10              143   27  14
BATTING
TB: R Willits; J Rivera; V Guerrero; G Anderson; R Quinlan.
RBI: V Guerrero (91).
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 1 for 8.
FIELDING
DP: 4. S Rodriguez-B Wood-R Quinlan 2; E Aybar-H Kendrick-M Teixeira; H Kendrick-E Aybar-M Teixeira-C Figgins.

PITCHING

Texas Rangers                 IP     H   R  ER   BB  SO  HR    ERA   BF  Pit-Str  Ct·Sw·Lk   GB·FB·LD· ?   GmSc  IR-IS   LevI    WPA
V Padilla, W (14-8)            6     4   1   1    2   8   0   4.74   26   92-61   31·12·18    8· 7· 1· 0     66    -     0.42  -0.03
W Littleton                    2     1   0   0    0   2   0   6.00    7   26-20   13· 4· 3    3· 2· 0· 0          0-0    0.01   0.00
B White                        1     0   0   0    3   0   0  20.25    6   25-13    7· 1· 5    0· 3· 0· 0          0-0    0.00   0.00
Totals                         9     5   1   1    5  10   0          39  143-94   51·17·26   11·12· 1· 0           -  
Los Angeles Angels            IP     H   R  ER   BB  SO  HR    ERA   BF  Pit-Str  Ct·Sw·Lk   GB·FB·LD· ?   GmSc  IR-IS   LevI    WPA
J Lackey, L (12-5)             2.2  12  10  10    2   1   2   3.75   21   73-47   36· 2· 9    5· 8· 4· 0     -7    -     0.66  -0.52
S Loux                         3.1   5   2   2    0   0   0   2.81   14   48-30   24· 1· 5    5· 8· 1· 0          0-0    0.03  -0.01
J Bulger                       3     2   0   0    2   4   0   7.31   12   48-27   10· 8· 9    3· 3· 0· 0          0-0    0.00   0.00
Totals                         9    19  12  12    4   5   2          47  169-104  70·11·23   13·19· 5· 0           -  
Balks: None.
WP: J Lackey (5).
IBB: None.
HBP: J Lackey (10; J Hamilton).

OTHER

Umpires: HP - Tim Tschida, 1B - Jim Joyce, 2B - Chris Guccione, 3B - Jeff Nelson.
Time of Game: 2:46.
Attendance: 43,758.
Weather: 76° F, Wind 6mph out to Rightfield, Night, No Precipitation.

LINEUPS

   Texas Rangers                 Los Angeles Angels                   
1. J Arias              2B    1. C Figgins            3B 
2. M Young              SS    2. G Anderson           LF 
3. J Hamilton           CF    3. M Teixeira           1B 
4. M Bradley            DH    4. V Guerrero           DH 
5. M Byrd               LF    5. T Hunter             CF 
6. H Blalock            1B    6. H Kendrick           2B 
7. N Cruz               RF    7. J Rivera             RF 
8. G Laird              C     8. M Napoli             C  
9. C Davis              3B    9. E Aybar              SS 

   V Padilla            P        J Lackey             P  

TOP 5 PLAYS (wpa explanation)

   Inn Out Score RoB  Pt wWPA  wWE  Batter          Pitcher         Play Detail
  +---+---+-----+---+---+----+----++---------------+---------------+--------------------------------------------------------------+
   t 2   0  1-1  ---  6   10%  60% H Blalock       J Lackey        Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line)
   t 1   1  0-0  -2-  1   10%  61% J Hamilton      J Lackey        Single to CF (Fly Ball to Short CF); Young Scores; Hamilton to 2B/Adv on throw
   b 1   0  1-0  1--  2   -9%  42% G Anderson      V Padilla       Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Figgins to 3B
   t 2   0  1-2  1--  1    8%  72% G Laird         J Lackey        Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Cruz to 3B
   t 1   1  0-1  12-  8   -8%  55% M Byrd          J Lackey        Double Play: Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Hamilton out at Hm/1B-3B

PLAY BY PLAY (explanation)

Top of the 1st, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, John Lackey facing 1-2-3
  Scr/Out RoB  Pt  wWE  Batter          Play Detail
  +------+---+---+----++---------------+--------------------------------------------------------------+
   O      ---  6   48%  J Arias         Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
          ---  1   52%  M Young         Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
   R      -2-  1   61%  J Hamilton      Single to CF (Fly Ball to Short CF); Young Scores; Hamilton to 2B/Adv on throw
          -2-  6   63%  M Bradley       Walk
   OO     12-  8   55%  M Byrd          Double Play: Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Hamilton out at Hm/1B-3B
                  1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 1, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 1st, Angels Batting, Behind 0-1, Vicente Padilla facing 1-2-3
          ---  5   51%  C Figgins       Walk
          1--  2   42%  G Anderson      Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Figgins to 3B
   O      1-3  5   48%  M Teixeira      Strikeout Swinging
   R      1-3  2   42%  V Guerrero      Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Figgins Scores; Anderson to 2B
   O      12-  4   46%  T Hunter        Strikeout Swinging
   O      12-  3   50%  H Kendrick      Strikeout Swinging
                  1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 1, Angels 1.

Top of the 2nd, Rangers Batting, Tied 1-1, John Lackey facing 6-7-8
   R      ---  6   60%  H Blalock       Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line)
          ---  3   64%  N Cruz          Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
          1--  1   72%  G Laird         Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Cruz to 3B
   R      1-3  6   79%  C Davis         Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Cruz Scores; Laird to 3B
   R      1-3  2   86%  J Arias         Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF); Laird Scores; Davis to 3B
   RR     -23  3   91%  M Young         Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Davis Scores; Arias Scores
          -2-  3   92%  J Hamilton      Hit By Pitch
   O      12-  2   92%  M Bradley       Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 2B-1B); Young to 3B; Hamilton to 2B
   RR     -23  1   95%  M Byrd          Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF); Young Scores; Hamilton Scores
   O      1--  4   95%  H Blalock       Strikeout Looking
          1--  6   95%  N Cruz          Walk; Byrd to 2B
   O      12-  4   94%  G Laird         Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
                  7 runs, 7 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 8, Angels 1.

Bottom of the 2nd, Angels Batting, Behind 1-8, Vicente Padilla facing 7-8-9
   O      ---  4   95%  J Rivera        Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  5   96%  M Napoli        Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  4   96%  E Aybar         Flyball: CF
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 8, Angels 1.

Top of the 3rd, Rangers Batting, Ahead 8-1, John Lackey facing 9-1-2
          ---  2   97%  C Davis         Single to RF (Ground Ball)
          1--      97%  J Arias         Wild Pitch; Davis to 2B
          -2-  3   98%  " "             Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF); Davis to 3B
   ROO    1-3  4   97%  M Young         Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS); Davis Scores
   R      ---  1   98%  J Hamilton      Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
                  Shane Loux replaces John Lackey pitching
          ---  3   98%  M Bradley       Triple to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF)
   O      --3  3   98%  M Byrd          Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS-2B)
                  2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 10, Angels 1.

Bottom of the 3rd, Angels Batting, Behind 1-10, Vicente Padilla facing 1-2-3
   O      ---  4   99%  C Figgins       Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
   O      ---  3   99%  G Anderson      Foul Popfly: C (Behind Home)
          ---  6   99%  M Teixeira      Walk
          1--  3   98%  V Guerrero      Reached on E5 (throw) (Ground Ball); Teixeira to 3B; Guerrero to 1B
                  Freddy Sandoval pinch runs for Vladimir Guerrero batting 4th
   O      1-3  2   99%  T Hunter        Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Rangers 10, Angels 1.

Top of the 4th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 10-1, Shane Loux facing 6-7-8
                  Bobby Wilson replaces Mark Teixeira playing C batting 3rd; Robb Quinlan replaces Chone Figgins playing 1B batting 1st; Sean Rodriguez replaces Torii Hunter playing 2B batting 5th; Matthew Brown replaces Garret Anderson playing 3B batting 2nd; Brandon Wood replaces Erick Aybar playing SS batting 9th; Juan Rivera moves to LF; Reggie Willits replaces Howie Kendrick playing CF batting 6th; Kendry Morales replaces Mike Napoli playing RF batting 8th
          ---  5   99%  H Blalock       Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
   R      -2-  5   99%  N Cruz          Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Blalock Scores
   O      1--  3   99%  G Laird         Flyball: CF
          1--  2   99%  C Davis         Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Cruz to 3B
   RO     -23  8  100%  J Arias         Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS); Cruz Scores
   O      -2-  2  100%  M Young         Groundout: 2B-1B
                  2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 12, Angels 1.

Bottom of the 4th, Angels Batting, Behind 1-12, Vicente Padilla facing 6-7-8
   O      ---  4  100%  R Willits       Strikeout Looking
   O      ---  2  100%  J Rivera        Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
          ---  6  100%  K Morales       Reached on E1 (catch) (Ground Ball to 2B-1B to 1B); Morales to 1B
   O      1--  4  100%  B Wood          Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Rangers 12, Angels 1.

Top of the 5th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 12-1, Shane Loux facing 3-4-5
          ---  1  100%  J Hamilton      Single to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF)
   OO     1--  7  100%  M Bradley       Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
   O      ---  1  100%  M Byrd          Flyball: CF
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 12, Angels 1.

Bottom of the 5th, Angels Batting, Behind 1-12, Vicente Padilla facing 1-2-3
   O      ---  2  100%  R Quinlan       Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
   O      ---  4  100%  M Brown         Groundout: 2B-1B
   O      ---  4  100%  B Wilson        Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 12, Angels 1.

Top of the 6th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 12-1, Shane Loux facing 6-7-8
   O      ---  1  100%  H Blalock       Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
   O      ---  4  100%  N Cruz          Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
   O      ---  3  100%  G Laird         Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 12, Angels 1.

Bottom of the 6th, Angels Batting, Behind 1-12, Vicente Padilla facing 4-5-6
   O      ---  2  100%  F Sandoval      Popfly: SS (Deep SS)
   O      ---  3  100%  S Rodriguez     Strikeout Swinging
          ---  2  100%  R Willits       Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short CF-RF)
          1--  3  100%  J Rivera        Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Willits to 3B
   O      1-3  4  100%  K Morales       Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
                  0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 12, Angels 1.

Top of the 7th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 12-1, Jason Bulger facing 9-1-2
                  Jason Bulger replaces Shane Loux pitching
          ---  1  100%  C Davis         Single to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
   O      1--  2  100%  J Arias         Groundout: 2B-1B (Weak SS-2B); Davis to 2B
          -2-  5  100%  M Young         Walk
   OO     12-  6  100%  J Hamilton      Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 12, Angels 1.

Bottom of the 7th, Angels Batting, Behind 1-12, Wes Littleton facing 9-1-2
                  Wes Littleton replaces Vicente Padilla pitching; Brandon Boggs replaces Marlon Byrd playing LF batting 5th
   O      --- 11  100%  B Wood          Strikeout Swinging
          ---  2  100%  R Quinlan       Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B)
   O      1--  3  100%  M Brown         Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
   O      1--  3  100%  B Wilson        Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 12, Angels 1.

Top of the 8th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 12-1, Jason Bulger facing 4-5-6
   O      ---  6  100%  M Bradley       Strikeout Looking
   O      ---  3  100%  B Boggs         Flyball: RF
   O      ---  5  100%  H Blalock       Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 12, Angels 1.

Bottom of the 8th, Angels Batting, Behind 1-12, Wes Littleton facing 4-5-6
                  Ramon Vazquez replaces Michael Young playing SS batting 2nd; German Duran replaces Josh Hamilton playing LF batting 3rd; Brandon Boggs moves to CF
   O      ---  3  100%  F Sandoval      Flyball: LF (Short LF Line)
   O      ---  3  100%  S Rodriguez     Groundout: 2B-1B
   O      ---  1  100%  R Willits       Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 12, Angels 1.

Top of the 9th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 12-1, Jason Bulger facing 7-8-9
          ---  3  100%  N Cruz          Double to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF Line)
          -2-  5  100%  G Laird         Walk
   O      12-  3  100%  C Davis         Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Cruz to 3B
   O      1-3  3  100%  J Arias         Strikeout Swinging
   O      1-3  6  100%  R Vazquez       Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 12, Angels 1.

Bottom of the 9th, Angels Batting, Behind 1-12, Bill White facing 7-8-9
                  Bill White replaces Wes Littleton pitching; Chris Davis moves to 1B; Travis Metcalf replaces Hank Blalock playing 3B batting 6th
   O      ---  2  100%  J Rivera        Popfly: 1B
          ---  6  100%  K Morales       Walk
          1--  5  100%  B Wood          Walk; Morales to 2B
          12-  5  100%  R Quinlan       Walk; Morales to 3B; Wood to 2B
   O      123  4  100%  M Brown         Flyball: RF
   O      123  3  100%  B Wilson        Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
        0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Rangers 12, Angels 1.

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