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Two runs enough
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Angels 2, Rangers 1
Vladimir Guerrero catches a fly ball from Marlon Byrd in the second inning. (Jeff Lewis/AP)
Jered Weaver was excellent for seven innings, allowing no runs on just three hits and striking out six. He got offensive help from Howie Kendrick, who singled in a run in the fourth inning, and Torii Hunter, who doubled in a run in the fifth. Francisco Rodriguez finished with his third save.
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Series at a glance:
TEX
Texas (2-3)
Lost 1
LA Angels 2, Texas 1   LAA
LA Angels (4-2)
Won 1
April 5, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0   1 5 0
LA Angels
0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 X   2 12 0
Standings thru 4/5/08  |  Recap: LAA  |  Gameday  |  Rangers stats  |  Angels stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kinsler, 2B3000100.286
Young, SS4000001.190
Hamilton, DH3010000.316
Bradley, RF4010011.176
Blalock, 3B4020012.308
Byrd, CF3000023.000
  a-Catalanotto, PH1000001.125
Murphy, LF3111000.412
Melhuse, C3000030.000
Broussard, 1B3000000.167
Totals31151178 

a-Grounded out for Byrd in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Hamilton (2, Weaver), Blalock (3, Rodriguez, F).
HR: Murphy (1, 8th inning off Oliver, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Hamilton 2; Bradley; Blalock 3; Murphy 4.
RBI: Murphy (3).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bradley; Byrd; Catalanotto.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
PO: Blalock (1st base by Mathis).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Byrd (Aybar at home).
DP: 2 (Young-Kinsler-Broussard, Young-Broussard).

 
LA AngelsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Figgins, 3B4000024.391
Matthews, LF4130010.346
Guerrero, RF4020001.292
Anderson, DH4120013.280
Hunter, CF4011002.292
Kotchman, 1B3010000.350
Kendrick, 2B4021003.435
Mathis, C4010013.286
Aybar, SS2000101.000
Totals3321221517 

BATTING
2B: Hunter (1, Millwood).
TB: Matthews 3; Guerrero 2; Anderson 2; Hunter 2; Kotchman; Kendrick 2; Mathis.
RBI: Kendrick (3), Hunter (2).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Mathis; Figgins 2.
GIDP: Kendrick; Hunter.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Kendrick (1, 2nd base off Millwood/Melhuse).

FIELDING
Pickoffs: Mathis (Blalock at 1st base).

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Millwood (L, 0-2)8.012221501.29
 
LA AngelsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Weaver (W, 1-1)7.03000602.02
Oliver (H, 2)0.21110119.00
Speier (H, 2)0.10001005.40
Rodriguez, F (S, 3)1.01000000.00

HBP: Kotchman (by Millwood), Hamilton (by Weaver).
Pitches-strikes: Millwood 106-74, Weaver 93-60, Oliver 15-9, Speier 11-7, Rodriguez, F 19-10.
Ground outs-fly outs: Millwood 11-7, Weaver 5-9, Oliver 1-0, Speier 1-0, Rodriguez, F 3-0.
Batters faced: Millwood 35, Weaver 24, Oliver 3, Speier 2, Rodriguez, F 4.
Umpires: HP: Angel Hernandez. 1B: Eric Cooper. 2B: Marty Foster. 3B: Derryl Cousins.
Weather: 65 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:24.
Att: 41,170.

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