Josh Hamilton is congratulated on his home run in the third. (LM Otero/AP)
By T.R. Sullivan / MLB.com
The Rangers fell behind by six runs early, but put together a sensational comeback off Angels ace John Lackey and the bullpen, forcing extra innings. In the 11th, Jamey Wright gave up a run to the Angels on a single by Maicer Izturis. Ian Kinsler extended his hitting streak to 22 games.
BATTING 2B: Vazquez (14, Lackey), Davis, C 2 (3, Lackey, Oliver), Hamilton (21, Speier). HR: Hamilton (21, 3rd inning off Lackey, 1 on, 0 out), Byrd (4, 5th inning off Lackey, 0 on, 1 out), Ramirez, M (2, 7th inning off Shields, 1 on, 1 out). TB: Kinsler; Vazquez 4; Young 4; Hamilton 6; Murphy; Byrd 5; Davis, C 5; Boggs 2; Ramirez, M 5. RBI: Vazquez (30), Young 2 (49), Hamilton 2 (91), Byrd (14), Davis, C (11), Boggs (27), Ramirez, M 2 (6). 2-out RBI: Young. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Davis, C 2; Hamilton; Byrd; Vazquez; Young. GIDP: Vazquez. Team LOB: 14.
BASERUNNING SB: Hamilton (5, 2nd base off Arredondo/Mathis).
FIELDING Outfield assists: Byrd (Guerrero at 3rd base), Boggs (Hunter at home).