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All natural walk-off
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Rangers 5, Angels 4
Josh Hamilton's 20th homer was his first since June 17. (LM Otero/AP)
Warner Madrigal kept it close in his three-frame spot start. Ian Kinsler has now hit in 21 games. Josh Hamilton's heroics were the difference: the All-Star starter notched his first career walk-off home run, extending his gaudy RBI total to 89.
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Series at a glance:
LAA
LA Angels (54-37)
Lost 2
Texas 5, LA Angels 4   TEX
Texas (48-44)
Won 2
July 9, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Angels
0 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 0   4 8 2
Texas
0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 3   5 10 0
Standings thru 7/9/08  |  Recap: LAA | TEX  |  Gameday  |  Angels stats  |  Rangers stats
LA AngelsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Figgins, 3B4010010.278
Kotchman, 1B4000011.287
Izturis, SS3120100.270
Guerrero, RF4010022.291
Hunter, CF3210101.271
Anderson, DH4010001.267
Rivera, LF3113010.194
  Willits, LF0000000.167
Kendrick, 2B3010001.320
Mathis, C3000001.227
Totals31483257 

BATTING
3B: Kendrick (2, Francisco).
HR: Rivera (3, 7th inning off Francisco, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Figgins; Izturis 2; Guerrero; Hunter; Anderson; Rivera 4; Kendrick 3.
RBI: Rivera 3 (10).
2-out RBI: Rivera 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Mathis.
SF: Rivera.
GIDP: Kendrick; Kotchman; Hunter.
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING
SB: Hunter (10, 2nd base off Francisco/Saltalamacchia).

FIELDING
E: Rivera (2, fielding), Guerrero (1, fielding).
DP: (Kotchman).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kinsler, 2B5010033.335
Catalanotto, DH4000003.280
Young, SS5131011.297
Hamilton, RF5112014.307
Murphy, LF3120102.273
Byrd, CF2110101.237
Davis, C, 1B4000015.195
Saltalamacchia, C3012022.217
Duran, 3B3010013.224
  a-Vazquez, PH0100100.317
Totals3451053924 

a-Walked for Duran in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: Hamilton (20, 9th inning off Rodriguez, F, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Kinsler; Young 3; Hamilton 4; Murphy 2; Byrd; Saltalamacchia; Duran.
RBI: Saltalamacchia 2 (19), Young (47), Hamilton 2 (89).
2-out RBI: Saltalamacchia; Young; Hamilton 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Saltalamacchia; Duran; Murphy.
S: Byrd.
SF: Saltalamacchia.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Young (6, 2nd base off Rodriguez, F/Mathis).

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Duran-Kinsler-Davis, C, Kinsler-Young-Davis, C 2).

 
LA AngelsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Weaver 6.07212504.03
Arredondo (H, 8)1.00000101.29
Shields (H, 18)1.01000202.50
Rodriguez, F (BS, 3)(L, 0-2)0.22331112.54
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Madrigal 3.04110109.95
Rupe 3.01111204.24
Francisco 1.02221013.75
Wright (W, 5-3)2.01000204.26

HBP: Catalanotto (by Weaver).
Pitches-strikes: Weaver 102-64, Arredondo 10-7, Shields 13-11, Rodriguez, F 21-11, Madrigal 46-29, Rupe 40-23, Francisco 28-14, Wright 32-21.
Ground outs-fly outs: Weaver 3-9, Arredondo 2-0, Shields 0-1, Rodriguez, F 1-0, Madrigal 5-3, Rupe 3-4, Francisco 0-3, Wright 3-1.
Batters faced: Weaver 28, Arredondo 3, Shields 4, Rodriguez, F 5, Madrigal 11, Rupe 10, Francisco 6, Wright 7.
Umpires: HP: Bob Davidson. 1B: Alfonso Marquez. 2B: Andy Fletcher. 3B: Mike Reilly.
Weather: 96 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, R to L.
T: 2:58.
Att: 24,515.

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