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Angels sweep Texas
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Angels 7, Rangers 3
Mark Teixeira (center) hit his 12th home run with the Angels. (Matt Slocum/AP)
John Lackey, who didn't allow a hit until the fifth inning, struck out a career-high 12 batters, including seven straight, to lead the Angels. After Mark Teixeira drilled a two-run home run, Sean Rodriguez nailed a three-run shot.
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Series at a glance:
LAA
LA Angels (96-59)
Won 4
LA Angels 7, Texas 3   TEX
Texas (75-81)
Lost 4
September 21, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Angels
2 0 0 0 1 3 1 0 0   7 11 0
Texas
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3   3 6 0
Standings thru 9/21/08  |  Recap: LAA | TEX  |  Gameday  |  Angels stats  |  Rangers stats
LA Angels AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Figgins, 3B 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .275
  Wilson, Bo, C 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.000
Anderson, G, LF 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 .298
  Morales, K, RF 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .260
Teixeira, 1B 3 1 1 2 0 0 2 .304
  Brown, M, 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .067
Guerrero, DH 4 0 1 1 0 1 1 .299
  1-Sandoval, F, PR-DH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
Matthews, CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .239
Napoli, C 3 1 2 0 0 1 0 .241
  a-Quinlan, PH-1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .258
Wood, Br, SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .201
Rodriguez, S, 2B 3 1 2 3 0 0 1 .199
Willits, RF-LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .175
Totals 36 7 11 7 1 3 13  

a-Flied out for Napoli in the 8th.
1-Ran for Guerrero in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Guerrero (31, Gordon).
HR: Teixeira (32, 1st inning off Feldman, 1 on, 1 out), Rodriguez, S (3, 6th inning off Feldman, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Figgins; Anderson, G 2; Teixeira 4; Guerrero 2; Matthews; Napoli 2; Rodriguez, S 5; Willits.
RBI: Teixeira 2 (119), Anderson, G (84), Rodriguez, S 3 (8), Guerrero (85).
2-out RBI: Anderson, G; Rodriguez, S 3; Guerrero.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Willits; Matthews.
GIDP: Morales, K.
Team RISP: 2-for-7.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
CS: Rodriguez, S (1, 3rd base by Feldman/Teagarden).
PO: Rodriguez, S (2nd base by Teagarden).

 
Texas AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Vazquez, SS 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .292
Duran, G, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .217
Hamilton, CF 3 0 0 0 1 2 3 .306
  Boggs, CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .229
Bradley, DH 3 1 1 0 1 2 1 .316
Byrd, LF 4 1 1 0 0 1 3 .298
Blalock, 1B 4 1 2 3 0 1 0 .275
Cruz, N, RF 4 0 0 0 0 4 1 .315
Davis, C, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .276
Teagarden, C 4 0 2 0 0 2 0 .366
Totals 33 3 6 3 3 16 13  

BATTING
2B: Blalock (16, Lackey), Teagarden (5, Arredondo), Byrd (28, Bulger).
HR: Blalock (8, 9th inning off Bulger, 2 on, 0 out).
TB: Bradley; Byrd 2; Blalock 6; Teagarden 3.
RBI: Blalock 3 (29).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Davis, C; Byrd 2; Hamilton.
Team RISP: 1-for-9.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
DP: (Littleton-Vazquez-Blalock).
Pickoffs: Teagarden (Rodriguez, S at 2nd base).

 
LA Angels IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Lackey (W, 12-4) 6.0 2 0 0 3 12 0 3.25
Arredondo 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.54
Bulger 1.0 3 3 3 0 3 1 9.00
 
Texas IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Feldman (L, 5-8) 6.0 8 6 6 0 3 2 5.45
Gordon 2.0 3 1 1 0 0 0 3.00
Littleton 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 7.20

WP: Lackey.
HBP: Teixeira (by Feldman), Rodriguez, S (by Feldman).
Pitches-strikes: Lackey 110-69, Arredondo 22-15, Bulger 21-14, Feldman 85-50, Gordon 34-21, Littleton 15-7.
Groundouts-flyouts: Lackey 1-2, Arredondo 4-1, Bulger 0-0, Feldman 6-7, Gordon 1-3, Littleton 2-0.
Batters faced: Lackey 23, Arredondo 7, Bulger 6, Feldman 27, Gordon 9, Littleton 3.
Umpires: HP: Brian O'Nora. 1B: Paul Nauert. 2B: Jerry Crawford. 3B: Tom Hallion.
Weather: 85 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, In from RF.
T: 2:34.
Att: 28,390.
September 21, 2008

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