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Rangers 10, Angels 8
Chone Figgins slides in safely with his first steal of the game. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
Entering the ninth trailing by seven, the Angels put up five runs, all after the first two batters were retired, and put the tying run on base before the final batter was retired. Kendry Morales' three-run homer was the big blow of the rally.
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Series at a glance:
LAA
LA Angels (18-16)
Lost 1
Texas 10, LA Angels 8   TEX
Texas (21-14)
Won 5
May 15, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Angels
0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 5   8 16 2
Texas
2 0 4 0 0 1 1 2 X   10 10 0
Standings thru 5/15/09  |  Recap: LAA | TEX  |  Gameday  |  Angels stats  |  Rangers stats
LA Angels AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Figgins, 3B 5 2 3 0 0 2 0 .258
Aybar, SS 5 2 3 2 0 1 1 .321
Abreu, RF 5 1 1 2 0 0 2 .302
Hunter, To, CF 2 2 0 0 3 2 0 .315
Morales, K, 1B 5 1 3 3 0 1 1 .293
Napoli, DH 4 0 3 0 1 0 2 .319
Rivera, J, LF 4 0 2 1 1 0 3 .286
  1-Willits, PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
Kendrick, H, 2B 5 0 1 0 0 0 6 .233
Mathis, C 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 .273
  a-Quinlan, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167
Totals 38 8 16 8 6 7 16  

a-Flied out for Mathis in the 9th.
1-Ran for Rivera, J in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Napoli (7, Millwood), Aybar (7, Holland, D), Abreu (6, Holland, D).
3B: Aybar (2, Millwood).
HR: Aybar (1, 7th inning off Holland, D, 0 on, 2 out), Morales, K (6, 9th inning off O'Day, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Figgins 3; Napoli 4; Kendrick, H; Aybar 9; Morales, K 6; Abreu 2; Rivera, J 2.
RBI: Aybar 2 (9), Rivera, J (10), Abreu 2 (14), Morales, K 3 (23).
2-out RBI: Aybar 2; Rivera, J; Abreu 2; Morales, K 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Abreu 2; Rivera, J; Kendrick, H.
GIDP: Kendrick, H, Napoli, Rivera, J.
Team RISP: 6-for-13.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Figgins 2 (15, 2nd base off Millwood/Saltalamacchia, 2nd base off Millwood/Saltalamacchia).
PO: Mathis (1st base by Holland, D).

FIELDING
E: Figgins (5, fielding), Morales, K (2, fielding).
PB: Mathis (2).

 
Texas AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Kinsler, 2B 3 3 2 3 2 0 0 .318
Young, M, 3B 5 2 2 0 0 0 3 .350
Hamilton, CF 5 2 2 3 0 1 4 .244
Jones, An, RF 4 1 1 3 0 0 3 .297
Blalock, DH 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .244
Byrd, LF 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .303
Davis, C, 1B 4 0 1 1 0 1 2 .240
Saltalamacchia, C 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .260
Andrus, SS 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .275
Totals 35 10 10 10 4 4 14  

BATTING
2B: Young, M (14, Saunders, J), Davis, C (4, Loux, S).
3B: Hamilton (2, Saunders, J).
HR: Kinsler 2 (11, 3rd inning off Saunders, J, 1 on, 0 out; 6th inning off Saunders, J, 0 on, 1 out), Jones, An (4, 3rd inning off Saunders, J, 1 on, 1 out), Hamilton (5, 8th inning off Loux, S, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Davis, C 2; Kinsler 8; Andrus; Hamilton 7; Young, M 3; Jones, An 4; Byrd.
RBI: Hamilton 3 (17), Jones, An 3 (11), Kinsler 3 (31), Davis, C (21).
2-out RBI: Davis, C; Hamilton 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Jones, An 2; Saltalamacchia 2.
SF: Jones, An.
Team RISP: 2-for-8.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Byrd (2, 2nd base off Saunders, J/Mathis).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Hamilton (Kendrick, H at home).
DP: 3 (Andrus-Kinsler-Davis, C 2, Kinsler-Andrus-Davis, C).
Pickoffs: Holland, D (Mathis at 1st base).

 
LA Angels IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Saunders, J (L, 5-2) 5.1 8 7 7 2 4 3 3.59
Speier, J 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.71
Loux, S 2.0 2 3 2 2 0 1 4.89
 
Texas IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Millwood (W, 4-3) 6.0 9 2 2 2 5 0 2.93
Holland, D 2.2 5 5 5 3 2 1 4.85
O'Day 0.0 2 1 1 0 0 1 1.69
Wilson, C (S, 1) 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.11

O'Day pitched to 2 batters in the 9th.

WP: Holland, D.
Pitches-strikes: Saunders, J 84-53, Speier, J 6-4, Loux, S 30-15, Millwood 100-66, Holland, D 58-35, O'Day 10-7, Wilson, C 8-3.
Groundouts-flyouts: Saunders, J 8-4, Speier, J 1-0, Loux, S 2-2, Millwood 8-0, Holland, D 3-1, O'Day 0-0, Wilson, C 1-0.
Batters faced: Saunders, J 28, Speier, J 2, Loux, S 10, Millwood 26, Holland, D 14, O'Day 2, Wilson, C 2.
Inherited runners-scored: O'Day 2-2, Wilson, C 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Tim Tschida. 1B: Bob Davidson. 2B: Rob Drake. 3B: Jeff Nelson.
Weather: 86 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 18 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:02.
Att: 33,429.
Venue: Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.
May 15, 2009
May 15, 2009

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