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Champs are still punching
Lackey, Anderson in form
The Angels are using the final series of the regular season to prepare for the playoffs. Things couldn't have gone more smoothly in the opener, as John Lackey worked five shutout innings and injured Garret Anderson returned to smack a three-run homer.
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Angels 7, Rangers 0
John Lackey is likely looking at starting Game 2 of the AL Division Series. (Matt Slocum/AP)
Series at a glance:
Soriano reaches 30-30
It certainly was a memorable evening at Ameriquest Field. Alfonso Soriano stole two bases to become the first Ranger to join the 30-30 club (30 steals, 30 home runs). After walking in the fourth, Soriano stole second and then third to reach the milestone.
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TODAY'S WRAPS: September 30, 2005
LAA
LA Angels (93-67)
Won 2
LA Angels 7, Texas 1   TEX
Texas (79-81)
Lost 2
September 30, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Angels
2 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 0   7 12 0
Texas
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1   1 5 1
Standings through 9/30/05  |  Gameday  |  Angels Stats  |  Rangers Stats
LA AngelsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Figgins, 3B-2B5110122.288
Cabrera, SS2310200.258
Izturis, SS1000001.249
Anderson, DH4113003.279
b-Molina, J, PH-DH1000001.229
Guerrero, RF2010100.317
a-Kotchman, PH-1B2121000.271
Erstad, 1B3001103.272
1-DaVanon, PR-RF0000100.231
Molina, B, C2021100.297
Paul, C2011003.189
Finley, CF4010115.219
Rivera, LF5010004.271
Kennedy, 2B4110003.300
Quinlan, 3B1000002.235
Totals3871278327 

a-Doubled for Guerrero in the 7th. b-Grounded into a forceout for Anderson in the 8th.
1-Ran for Erstad in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Cabrera (28, Volquez), Kotchman (5, Volquez).
HR: Anderson (16, 5th inning off Dickey, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Figgins; Cabrera 2; Anderson 4; Guerrero; Kotchman 3; Molina, B 2; Paul; Finley; Rivera; Kennedy.
RBI: Erstad (65), Molina, B (69), Anderson 3 (93), Kotchman (21), Paul (4).
2-out RBI: Molina, B.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Finley 2; Rivera; Kennedy 2; Paul 2; Figgins.
GIDP: Quinlan.
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING
SB: Figgins (59, 2nd base off Dickey/Barajas), Kennedy (19, 2nd base off Dickey/Barajas).

FIELDING
PB: Molina, B (10).
DP: 2 (Cabrera-Erstad, Cabrera-Kennedy-Erstad).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Dellucci, DH3010010.253
Young, M, SS4000002.332
Botts, LF0000000.318
Teixeira, 1B3000000.298
McDougall, SS0000000.188
Blalock, 3B3100112.262
Soriano, 2B3010102.267
Gonzalez, A, RF-1B4010013.230
Mench, LF-RF3021001.268
Matthews, CF4000034.253
Barajas, C3000013.253
Totals301512717 

BATTING
TB: Dellucci; Soriano; Gonzalez, A; Mench 2.
RBI: Mench (73).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Soriano; Barajas; Mench.
SF: Mench.
GIDP: Matthews; Barajas.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Soriano 2 (30, 2nd base off Lackey/Molina, B, 3rd base off Lackey/Molina, B).

FIELDING
E: Gonzalez, A (3, fielding).
DP: (McDougall-Gonzalez, A).

 
LA AngelsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lackey (W, 14-5)5.03001403.44
Escobar 2.01000203.02
Yan 2.01111104.31
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Dickey (L, 1-2)4.25555216.67
Ramirez 1.10000104.35
Volquez 0.232220014.21
Shouse 1.12001005.33
Feldman 1.02000000.96

WP: Dickey.
HBP: Dellucci (by Lackey), Teixeira (by Lackey).
Pitches-strikes: Lackey 86-48, Escobar 22-18, Yan 28-17, Dickey 112-57, Ramirez 15-12, Volquez 20-7, Shouse 35-21, Feldman 10-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Lackey 8-4, Escobar 1-3, Yan 2-3, Dickey 5-7, Ramirez 1-2, Volquez 0-2, Shouse 2-2, Feldman 2-1.
Batters faced: Lackey 20, Escobar 7, Yan 8, Dickey 24, Ramirez 4, Volquez 7, Shouse 7, Feldman 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Ramirez 2-0, Shouse 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Mark Carlson. 1B: Brian Gorman. 2B: Mike DiMuro. 3B: Joe West.
Weather: 81 degrees, clear.
Wind: 11 mph, In from CF.
T: 2:55.
Att: 38,187.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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