Ervin Santana struck out seven Rangers over eight innings. (Kevork Djansezian/AP)
By Mike Scarr / MLB.com
Garret Anderson batted second for the first time in nine years, and he did it well, belting a two-run shot in the sixth that put the Angels ahead for good. Ervin Santana earned his 14th win with eight innings of one-run ball, and Francisco Rodriguez finished things up with his 52nd save.
BATTING 2B: Rodriguez, S (2, Rupe). HR: Anderson, G (14, 6th inning off Nippert, 1 on, 1 out). TB:
Figgins; Anderson, G 4; Teixeira; Rivera, J; Rodriguez, S 3. RBI: Anderson, G 2 (73), Rivera, J (33). Runners
left in scoring position, 2 out: Mathis. SF: Rivera, J. Team RISP: 0-for-2. Team LOB:
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