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Bullpen falters
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Angels 7, Rangers 5
Brandon McCarthy missed out on his first win of the season. (Matt Avery/AP)
Home runs from Milton Bradley and Chris Davis had a win lined up for Brandon McCarthy, who allowed two runs over six innings, but Jamey Wright and Warner Madrigal combined to allow five runs in the eighth, and the Rangers dropped the first of four in Anaheim.
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Series at a glance:
TEX
Texas (66-69)
Lost 1
LA Angels 7, Texas 5   LAA
LA Angels (81-52)
Won 1
August 28, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   5 9 2
LA Angels
0 0 1 0 0 1 0 5 X   7 11 0
Standings thru 8/28/08  |  Recap: TEX | LAA  |  Gameday  |  Rangers stats  |  Angels stats
Texas AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Arias, 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .333
  a-Boggs, PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .236
Young, M, SS 5 1 1 0 0 1 3 .286
Hamilton, CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .298
Bradley, DH 4 1 1 3 0 0 0 .322
Blalock, 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .255
Byrd, LF 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 .299
Cruz, N, RF 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .200
Davis, C, 3B 4 1 2 2 0 1 0 .278
Saltalamacchia, C 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 .254
Totals 35 5 9 5 1 4 7  

a-Hit by pitch for Arias in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Davis, C (15, Garland), Blalock (7, Garland).
HR: Bradley (22, 1st inning off Garland, 2 on, 1 out), Davis, C (14, 4th inning off Garland, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Davis, C 6; Hamilton; Bradley 4; Arias; Blalock 2; Saltalamacchia; Young, M; Byrd.
RBI: Bradley 3 (72), Davis, C 2 (39).
2-out RBI: Davis, C.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Saltalamacchia 2; Cruz, N.
GIDP: Young, M.
Team RISP: 2-for-5.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Cruz, N (1, fielding), Davis, C (2, throw).

 
LA Angels AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Figgins, 3B-2B 5 0 2 0 0 1 1 .286
Willits, RF 5 0 1 1 0 0 2 .186
Teixeira, 1B 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 .303
Guerrero, DH 5 1 2 0 0 0 3 .290
Hunter, To, CF 3 2 3 0 1 0 0 .279
Anderson, G, LF 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .283
Napoli, C 3 1 0 1 1 1 2 .218
Wood, SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .118
Rodriguez, S, 2B 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .154
  a-Rivera, J, PH 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 .240
  1-Quinlan, PR-3B 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .271
Totals 35 7 11 6 4 4 17  

a-Doubled for Rodriguez, S in the 8th.
1-Ran for Rivera, J in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Hunter, To (31, McCarthy), Anderson, G (22, McCarthy), Rivera, J (8, Madrigal).
HR: Teixeira (28, 3rd inning off McCarthy, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Figgins 2; Teixeira 4; Willits; Anderson, G 2; Guerrero 2; Hunter, To 4; Rivera, J 2.
RBI: Teixeira (101), Napoli (32), Rivera, J 3 (32), Willits (6).
2-out RBI: Teixeira; Rivera, J 3; Willits.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Anderson, G 2; Wood; Napoli; Willits; Guerrero 2.
Team RISP: 3-for-13.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Hunter, To (12, 3rd base off McCarthy/Saltalamacchia), Figgins (26, 2nd base off Madrigal/Saltalamacchia).
CS: Figgins (11, 2nd base by McCarthy/Saltalamacchia).

FIELDING
DP: (Rodriguez, Fr-Wood-Teixeira).

 
Texas IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
McCarthy 6.0 6 2 1 1 2 1 1.80
Benoit (H, 12) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 5.06
Wright, J (H, 16)(L, 6-6) 0.1 2 4 4 2 0 0 4.64
Madrigal (BS, 2) 0.1 3 1 1 0 0 0 5.47
White 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.00
 
LA Angels IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Garland (W, 12-8) 8.0 8 5 5 1 3 2 4.54
Rodriguez, Fr (S, 51) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.56

HBP: Byrd (by Garland), Boggs (by Rodriguez, Fr), Teixeira (by McCarthy).
Pitches-strikes: McCarthy 98-62, Benoit 13-10, Wright, J 15-6, Madrigal 14-8, White 6-2, Garland 109-69, Rodriguez, Fr 9-5.
Groundouts-flyouts: McCarthy 1-10, Benoit 1-0, Wright, J 1-0, Madrigal 0-0, White 1-0, Garland 13-4, Rodriguez, Fr 1-0.
Batters faced: McCarthy 25, Benoit 4, Wright, J 5, Madrigal 4, White 2, Garland 34, Rodriguez, Fr 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Madrigal 3-3, White 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Alfonso Marquez. 1B: Dan Iassogna. 2B: Dale Scott. 3B: Bill Hohn.
Weather: 75 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, Varies.
T: 2:31.
Att: 37,541.
Venue: Angel Stadium of Anaheim.
August 28, 2008
August 28, 2008

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