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Halos hang on against Rangers
Lackey in control
John Lackey had everything working on Friday in Arlington, coming within two outs of a complete-game gem. Lackey struck out seven, allowed five hits and walked three in 8 1/3 innings, while Gary Matthews Jr., in his return to Texas, had two RBIs.
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 Morales' RBI double
 Angels score two on error
Angels 6, Rangers 3
Angels starter John Lackey improved to 5-3 with a 2.70 ERA with his longest outing of '07. (Matt Slocum/AP)
Series at a glance:
Sosa homers in loss
Sammy Sosa picked the right spot to crush his 596th career home run, but it was too little, too late for the Rangers. Sosa's two-run shot knocked Angels starter John Lackey out of the game in the ninth inning, but the Rangers could not score again.
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 Sosa hits No. 596
TODAY'S WRAPS: May 11, 2007
LAA
LA Angels (20-16)
Won 3
LA Angels 6, Texas 3   TEX
Texas (14-21)
Lost 1
May 11, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Angels
0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 2   6 9 0
Texas
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3   3 5 1
Standings thru 5/11/07  |  Gameday  |  Angels Stats  |  Rangers Stats
LA AngelsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Willits, LF5220010.362
Cabrera, SS4121000.265
Guerrero, RF2000200.348
Matthews, CF3012000.299
Kotchman, 1B4000005.224
Aybar, 2B2110200.289
Morales, DH4111003.333
Napoli, C4010020.200
Figgins, 3B4110001.150
Totals32694439 

BATTING
2B: Cabrera (12, Padilla), Morales (1, Mahay).
TB: Willits 2; Cabrera 3; Matthews; Aybar; Morales 2; Napoli; Figgins.
RBI: Cabrera (15), Matthews 2 (16), Morales (3).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kotchman.
SF: Matthews.
GIDP: Morales 2; Kotchman; Figgins.
Team LOB: 4.

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lofton, CF4110000.248
Young, SS4121010.238
Teixeira, 1B4010012.282
Sosa, DH3112111.278
Blalock, 3B4000012.282
Kinsler, 2B4000002.246
Wilkerson, LF3000010.234
Cruz, RF3000010.188
Laird, C3000010.202
Totals32353177 

BATTING
2B: Young (11, Lackey).
HR: Sosa (8, 9th inning off Lackey, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Lofton; Young 3; Teixeira; Sosa 4.
RBI: Young (22), Sosa 2 (26).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kinsler.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
E: Kinsler (7, fielding).
PB: Laird (6).
DP: 4 (Kinsler-Young-Teixeira, Padilla-Young-Teixeira 2, Kinsler-Teixeira-Young).

 
LA AngelsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lackey (W, 5-3)8.15331712.70
Shields 0.20000003.63
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Padilla (L, 1-5)7.07433304.78
Benoit 1.00000004.86
Mahay 1.02221003.86

IBB: Guerrero (by Padilla).
Pitches-strikes: Lackey 97-69, Shields 5-4, Padilla 103-65, Benoit 7-7, Mahay 13-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Lackey 5-13, Shields 1-1, Padilla 11-7, Benoit 1-2, Mahay 3-0.
Batters faced: Lackey 31, Shields 2, Padilla 29, Benoit 3, Mahay 5.
Umpires: HP: Rick Reed. 1B: Chuck Meriwether. 2B: Alfonso Marquez. 3B: Tim Timmons.
Weather: 83 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:15.
Att: 30,782.

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