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Halos slam door on way out
Weaver impresses again
Jered Weaver pitched seven innings of one-run ball as the Angels took the series finale against Texas. Casey Kotchman got things started with a grand slam in the first inning and Tommy Murphy knocked in his first runs of the season with a two-run single.
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 Kotchman's grand slam
 Murphy's single
Angels 7, Rangers 2
Casey Kotchman hit a grand slam off Kevin Millwood in Monday's series finale. (Matt Slocum/AP)
Series at a glance:
Early departure for Millwood
Kevin Millwood lasted just 1 2/3 innings after re-aggravating a hamstring injury in the second. He allowed a grand slam prior to his departure, in the first. Home runs by Hank Blalock and Brad Wilkerson weren't enough for the Rangers to come back.
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 Wilkerson's homer
 Blalock's homer
TODAY'S WRAPS: May 14, 2007
LAA
LA Angels (22-17)
Won 1
LA Angels 7, Texas 2   TEX
Texas (15-23)
Lost 1
May 14, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Angels
4 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0   7 7 0
Texas
0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1   2 8 1
Standings thru 5/14/07  |  Gameday  |  Angels Stats  |  Rangers Stats
LA AngelsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Willits, LF3110201.358
Cabrera, SS5020011.278
Guerrero, DH4100015.341
  a-Hillenbrand, PH-DH1000000.223
Matthews, CF4210120.302
Kotchman, 1B1214300.256
Aybar, 2B3000002.253
Napoli, C4111012.218
Murphy, RF4012001.250
Figgins, 3B4000001.137
Totals337776513 

a-Grounded out for Guerrero in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Napoli (5, Eyre).
HR: Kotchman (3, 1st inning off Millwood, 3 on, 1 out).
TB: Willits; Cabrera 2; Matthews; Kotchman 4; Napoli 2; Murphy.
RBI: Kotchman 4 (17), Napoli (5), Murphy 2 (2).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Guerrero; Willits; Murphy.
S: Aybar.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
DP: (Weaver-Aybar-Kotchman).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lofton, CF4010001.240
Young, SS4010001.239
Teixeira, 1B4010021.289
Sosa, DH4000032.268
Blalock, 3B3121100.289
Wilkerson, LF4121002.241
Laird, C3010102.219
Cruz, RF4000014.185
Kinsler, 2B4000014.236
Totals342822717 

BATTING
HR: Blalock (4, 4th inning off Weaver, 0 on, 1 out), Wilkerson (6, 9th inning off Oliver, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Lofton; Young; Teixeira; Blalock 5; Wilkerson 5; Laird.
RBI: Blalock (15), Wilkerson (19).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kinsler; Wilkerson.
GIDP: Young.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Laird (3, throw).

 
LA AngelsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Weaver (W, 2-3)7.06112513.62
Bootcheck 1.00000203.38
Oliver 1.02110018.68
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Millwood (L, 2-4)1.23443016.62
Eyre 3.13332303.86
Francisco 2.01001100.82
Wilson 2.00000102.55

WP: Eyre.
Pitches-strikes: Weaver 87-57, Bootcheck 17-12, Oliver 22-13, Millwood 45-24, Eyre 71-41, Francisco 33-24, Wilson 25-13.
Ground outs-fly outs: Weaver 8-8, Bootcheck 1-0, Oliver 1-2, Millwood 3-2, Eyre 5-2, Francisco 1-4, Wilson 4-1.
Batters faced: Weaver 28, Bootcheck 3, Oliver 5, Millwood 11, Eyre 15, Francisco 8, Wilson 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Eyre 2-0.
EjectionsTexas Rangers designated hitter Sammy Sosa ejected by HP umpire Tim Timmons. (9th).
Umpires: HP: Tim Timmons. 1B: Rick Reed. 2B: Chuck Meriwether. 3B: Alfonso Marquez.
Weather: 86 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, R to L.
T: 2:58 (:33 delay).
Att: 23,421.

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