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Sweep slips away
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Angels 7, Rangers 0
Kevin Millwood walked one and struck out six in Sunday's season finale. (AP)
With the season coming to an end and the postseason out of reach, the Rangers had a chance to end the regular tilt with a sweep over the first-place Angels. It was not to be, however, as Kevin Millwood allowed four earned runs and the typically stellar offense was stifled to send Texas out on a sour note in its season finale.
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Series at a glance:
TEX
Texas (79-83)
Lost 1
LA Angels 7, Texas 0   LAA
LA Angels (100-62)
Won 1
September 28, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 3 1
LA Angels
0 1 0 0 1 3 0 2 X   7 12 0
Standings thru 9/28/08  |  Recap: TEX | LAA  |  Gameday  |  Rangers stats  |  Angels stats
Texas AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Duran, G, 2B-LF 4 0 1 0 0 2 1 .231
Young, M, SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .284
  Vazquez, R, SS 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .290
Hamilton, CF 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 .304
  Boggs, CF 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .226
Bradley, DH 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .321
Byrd, LF 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .298
  Arias, 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .291
Blalock, 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .287
Cruz, N, RF 3 0 1 0 0 2 0 .330
Laird, C 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .276
  Ramirez, M, C 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .217
Davis, C, 3B 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .285
Totals 30 0 3 0 0 14 5  

BATTING
2B: Cruz, N (9, Saunders, J).
TB: Duran, G; Cruz, N 2; Byrd.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Duran, G.
Team RISP: 0-for-3.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
E: Laird (8, missed catch).
Outfield assists: Cruz, N (Rivera, J at 1st base).
DP: (Cruz, N-Blalock).

 
LA Angels AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Figgins, 3B 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 .276
  Willits, CF 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 .194
Anderson, G, DH 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .293
  a-Quinlan, PH-DH 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .262
Teixeira, 1B 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 .308
  Morales, K, 1B 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 .213
Hunter, To, CF 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .278
  Wood, 3B-SS 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .200
Rivera, J, LF 3 1 1 0 1 1 2 .246
Kendrick, H, 2B 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 .306
  Rodriguez, S, 2B 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .204
Matthews, RF 4 3 3 1 0 1 0 .242
Napoli, C 3 1 3 4 0 0 0 .273
  Wilson, Bo, C 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .167
Aybar, SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .277
  Brown, M, 3B 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .053
Totals 34 7 12 7 5 8 14  

a-Grounded out for Anderson, G in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Napoli 2 (9, Millwood, Millwood), Teixeira (41, Millwood).
HR: Napoli (20, 5th inning off Millwood, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Figgins; Quinlan; Teixeira 2; Napoli 8; Kendrick, H; Wood; Rivera, J; Matthews 3.
RBI: Napoli 4 (49), Matthews (46), Willits (7), Morales, K (8).
2-out RBI: Napoli 3; Matthews; Morales, K.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hunter, To 2; Aybar 2; Rivera, J; Wood 2.
SF: Willits.
Team RISP: 3-for-12.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Figgins (34, 2nd base off Millwood/Laird).

 
Texas IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Millwood (L, 9-10) 6.0 9 5 4 1 6 1 5.07
Wright, J 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 5.12
Rupe 0.2 2 2 2 3 1 0 5.14
Madrigal 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.75
 
LA Angels IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Saunders, J (W, 17-7) 6.0 2 0 0 0 9 0 3.41
Arredondo, J 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.62
Oliver, D 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.88
Shields, S 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2.70

Pitches-strikes: Millwood 93-65, Wright, J 17-8, Rupe 33-15, Madrigal 1-1, Saunders, J 93-54, Arredondo, J 7-6, Oliver, D 9-7, Shields, S 16-9.
Groundouts-flyouts: Millwood 5-4, Wright, J 2-0, Rupe 0-1, Madrigal 0-1, Saunders, J 4-3, Arredondo, J 0-2, Oliver, D 1-1, Shields, S 0-0.
Batters faced: Millwood 27, Wright, J 5, Rupe 7, Madrigal 1, Saunders, J 20, Arredondo, J 4, Oliver, D 3, Shields, S 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Madrigal 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Chris Guccione. 1B: Jeff Nelson. 2B: Tim Tschida. 3B: Jim Joyce.
Weather: 82 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 6 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:30.
Att: 43,761.
Venue: Angel Stadium of Anaheim.
September 28, 2008
September 28, 2008

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