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K-Rod saves No. 60
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Angels 7, Rangers 3
Garret Anderson rounds the bases after his home run in the third inning. (Matt Slocum/AP)
Francisco Rodriguez recorded the final out of the Angels' win, giving him 60 saves this season. Garret Anderson had three hits, including a two-run home run, three RBIs and two runs scored. Erick Aybar scored three runs.
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Series at a glance:
LAA
LA Angels (95-59)
Won 3
LA Angels 7, Texas 3   TEX
Texas (75-80)
Lost 3
September 20, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Angels
0 0 2 0 0 1 2 0 2   7 9 1
Texas
0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0   3 10 1
Standings thru 9/20/08  |  Recap: LAA | TEX  |  Gameday  |  Angels stats  |  Rangers stats
LA Angels AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Aybar, SS 4 3 2 0 0 0 0 .283
Anderson, G, DH 4 2 3 3 1 0 0 .296
Teixeira, 1B 4 0 0 0 1 1 4 .304
Guerrero, RF 2 0 1 0 1 1 0 .299
  1-Morales, K, PR-RF 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 .271
  Willits, LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .172
Hunter, To, CF 3 0 0 0 2 2 3 .282
Matthews, LF-RF 4 0 0 1 1 0 3 .239
Wood, Br, 3B 5 0 2 1 0 0 3 .207
Mathis, C 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .188
Rodriguez, S, 2B 3 1 0 0 1 2 0 .190
Totals 36 7 9 6 7 7 19  


1-Ran for Guerrero in the 6th.

BATTING
2B: Guerrero (30, Padilla), Aybar (16, Rupe), Morales, K (2, White).
HR: Anderson, G (15, 3rd inning off Padilla, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Aybar 3; Anderson, G 6; Guerrero 2; Morales, K 2; Wood, Br 2.
RBI: Anderson, G 3 (83), Wood, Br (13), Morales, K (6), Matthews (42).
2-out RBI: Wood, Br.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hunter, To; Mathis 3; Matthews.
Team RISP: 4-for-12.
Team LOB: 10.

FIELDING
E: Mathis (13, pickoff).

 
Texas AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Arias, 2B 3 0 0 1 0 0 2 .274
  a-Vazquez, PH-2B 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .295
  Metcalf, SS 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .229
Duran, G, SS-2B 5 0 1 0 0 1 1 .224
Hamilton, CF 3 0 1 0 2 2 0 .308
Bradley, DH 5 0 0 0 0 1 4 .316
Byrd, LF 5 1 2 0 0 1 1 .299
Blalock, 1B 4 1 4 1 1 0 0 .271
Cruz, N, RF 4 0 0 0 1 0 7 .329
Laird, C 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .282
Davis, C, 3B 4 0 1 1 0 3 3 .280
Totals 36 3 10 3 5 9 20  

a-Struck out for Arias in the 6th.

BATTING
2B: Blalock 2 (15, Moseley, Moseley), Laird (24, Moseley), Byrd 2 (27, Moseley, Speier, J).
TB: Duran, G; Hamilton; Byrd 4; Blalock 6; Laird 2; Davis, C.
RBI: Arias (6), Davis, C (53), Blalock (26).
2-out RBI: Davis, C.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cruz, N 4; Bradley; Arias; Vazquez 2.
SAC: Laird.
Team RISP: 2-for-12.
Team LOB: 13.

FIELDING
E: Padilla (3, missed catch).
PB: Laird (6).

 
LA Angels IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Moseley 5.0 8 3 3 1 3 0 7.15
Speier, J (W, 2-8) 1.2 1 0 0 2 4 0 5.18
Jepsen (H, 2) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.69
Shields, S (H, 30) 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2.83
Bulger 0.2 1 0 0 1 1 0 7.50
Rodriguez, Fr (S, 60) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.34
 
Texas IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Padilla (L, 13-8) 6.0 7 5 5 3 5 1 4.85
Rupe 2.0 1 2 2 2 2 0 4.88
White 0.1 1 0 0 2 0 0 27.00
Mendoza, L 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 8.66

Moseley pitched to 3 batters in the 6th.
Padilla pitched to 3 batters in the 7th.
Rupe pitched to 2 batters in the 9th.

WP: Padilla 2.
IBB: Blalock (by Speier, J), Hunter, To (by Rupe), Anderson, G (by Rupe), Hunter, To (by White).
HBP: Laird (by Moseley), Aybar (by Padilla).
Pitches-strikes: Moseley 72-48, Speier, J 28-17, Jepsen 2-1, Shields, S 19-12, Bulger 15-8, Rodriguez, Fr 4-2, Padilla 106-71, Rupe 33-17, White 18-7, Mendoza, L 6-5.
Groundouts-flyouts: Moseley 11-0, Speier, J 1-0, Jepsen 0-1, Shields, S 1-0, Bulger 0-1, Rodriguez, Fr 0-1, Padilla 10-3, Rupe 4-0, White 0-0, Mendoza, L 0-2.
Batters faced: Moseley 25, Speier, J 8, Jepsen 1, Shields, S 4, Bulger 4, Rodriguez, Fr 1, Padilla 29, Rupe 9, White 4, Mendoza, L 2.
Inherited runners-scored: Speier, J 2-0, Jepsen 3-0, Rodriguez, Fr 2-0, Rupe 1-0, White 2-2, Mendoza, L 3-0.
Ejections: Texas Rangers Manager Ron Washington ejected by HP umpire Tom Hallion (7th); Texas Rangers third baseman Ramon Vazquez ejected by HP umpire Tom Hallion (7th).
Umpires: HP: Tom Hallion. 1B: Brian O'Nora. 2B: Paul Nauert. 3B: Jerry Crawford.
Weather: 81 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, In from CF.
T: 3:15.
Att: 38,973.
September 20, 2008

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