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Kinsler hits two
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Rangers 10, Angels 8
Josh Hamilton hit the third longest homer in Rangers Ballpark history. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
The offensive outburst from the Rangers was highlighted by Ian Kinsler's two home runs and Josh Hamilton's 460-foot blast in the eighth that proved to be the difference. Kevin Millwood tossed six effective innings, giving up two runs to the Angels.
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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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