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Byrd has big night
Rangers 4, Angels 2
Jamey Wright allowed two runs on five hits over six innings. (Matt Slocum/AP)
 Hairston's diving stop
 Byrd's RBI single
The Rangers scored a run in each of the even-numbered innings, which was enough to put them ahead of the Angels. Marlon Byrd went 3-for-3 with a walk, an RBI and a run scored. The bullpen pitched three perfect innings to give Jamey Wright his second win.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: July 04, 2007
LAA
LA Angels (51-33)
Lost 2
Texas 4, LA Angels 2   TEX
Texas (36-48)
Won 2
July 4, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Angels
0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0   2 5 0
Texas
0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 X   4 11 0
Standings thru 7/4/07  |  Gameday  |  Angels Stats  |  Rangers Stats
LA AngelsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Willits, LF3000110.326
Figgins, 3B4120001.321
Cabrera, SS4110002.332
Guerrero, RF4011011.327
Matthews, CF2010110.279
Kotchman, 1B3000013.302
Anderson, DH3000012.259
Kendrick, 2B3000010.295
Mathis, C2000000.000
  a-Izturis, PH1000010.240
  Molina, C0000000.230
Totals29251279 

a-Struck out for Mathis in the 8th.

BATTING
TB: Figgins 2; Cabrera; Guerrero; Matthews.
RBI: Guerrero (74).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Anderson.
GIDP: Anderson; Kotchman.
Team LOB: 2.

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lofton, CF5010002.296
  Relaford, 2B0000000.286
Hairston, 2B-CF3000010.232
Young, SS3010101.292
Sosa, DH4110013.251
Catalanotto, LF4230000.222
Byrd, RF3131100.383
Wilkerson, 1B4011026.235
Laird, C2002013.230
Vazquez, 3B4010004.248
Totals3241142519 

BATTING
2B: Byrd (8, Weaver), Wilkerson (10, Weaver).
TB: Lofton; Young; Sosa; Catalanotto 3; Byrd 4; Wilkerson 2; Vazquez.
RBI: Wilkerson (40), Laird 2 (27), Byrd (23).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Vazquez 2; Sosa; Lofton.
S: Hairston.
SF: Laird 2.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Hairston-Young-Wilkerson 2, Wright-Wilkerson).

 
LA AngelsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Weaver (L, 6-5)5.07332203.67
Oliver 1.01000105.92
Resop 2.03110203.00
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wright (W, 2-2)6.05222205.55
Wilson (H, 8)1.00000202.61
Benoit (H, 10)1.00000303.27
Gagne (S, 11)1.00000001.07

Weaver pitched to 3 batters in the 6th.
Oliver pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.

Pitches-strikes: Weaver 105-66, Oliver 18-11, Resop 30-20, Wright 76-48, Wilson 14-11, Benoit 15-11, Gagne 6-4.
Ground outs-fly outs: Weaver 4-9, Oliver 1-1, Resop 2-2, Wright 12-4, Wilson 1-0, Benoit 0-0, Gagne 2-1.
Batters faced: Weaver 24, Oliver 4, Resop 9, Wright 22, Wilson 3, Benoit 3, Gagne 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Oliver 2-0, Resop 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Bill Welke. 1B: Angel Campos. 2B: Laz Diaz. 3B: John Hirschbeck.
Weather: 81 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, In from LF.
T: 2:47.
Att: 46,105.

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