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Lackey's debut brief
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Rangers 5, Angels 3
Shane Loux went 3 1/3 innings in relief of John Lackey, who was ejected. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
John Lackey's 2009 debut lasted just two pitches, as the right-hander was ejected in the first inning after plunking the Rangers' Ian Kinsler in the ribs. Reliever Shane Loux stepped in, but he couldn't stem the Texas tide, surrendering four runs.
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Series at a glance:
LAA
LA Angels (18-17)
Lost 2
Texas 5, LA Angels 3   TEX
Texas (22-14)
Won 6
May 16, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Angels
1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0   3 10 0
Texas
1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 X   5 8 0
Standings thru 5/16/09  |  Recap: LAA | TEX  |  Gameday  |  Angels stats  |  Rangers stats
LA Angels AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Figgins, 3B 4 1 3 1 1 0 0 .273
Izturis, M, 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .262
Abreu, RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .300
Hunter, To, DH 2 0 1 0 2 0 2 .317
Morales, K, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .283
Napoli, C 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 .316
Matthews, CF 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .284
Rivera, J, LF 4 0 1 1 0 1 1 .284
Aybar, SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .306
Totals 34 3 10 2 3 2 17  

BATTING
TB: Figgins 3; Napoli; Hunter, To; Abreu; Rivera, J; Matthews 2; Izturis, M.
RBI: Rivera, J (11), Figgins (8).
2-out RBI: Figgins.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Morales, K; Abreu 2.
GIDP: Aybar, Hunter, To.
Team RISP: 2-for-7.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Izturis, M (4, 2nd base off Padilla/Saltalamacchia).

FIELDING
DP: (Aybar-Izturis, M-Morales, K).

 
Texas AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Kinsler, 2B 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 .313
Young, M, 3B 4 0 2 1 0 0 2 .354
Hamilton, CF 2 0 1 2 0 1 0 .250
Blalock, DH 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .236
Byrd, LF 3 1 1 0 1 0 2 .303
Cruz, N, RF 3 1 1 0 1 0 3 .271
Davis, C, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .232
Saltalamacchia, C 3 1 2 2 1 0 1 .273
Andrus, SS 3 1 1 0 0 1 2 .276
Totals 28 5 8 5 4 4 19  

BATTING
2B: Cruz, N (7, Bulger).
TB: Saltalamacchia 2; Andrus; Hamilton; Cruz, N 2; Young, M 2; Byrd.
RBI: Hamilton 2 (19), Saltalamacchia 2 (16), Young, M (17).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kinsler; Cruz, N; Blalock; Young, M; Andrus.
SAC: Andrus.
SF: Hamilton 2.
GIDP: Cruz, N.
Team RISP: 2-for-15.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Kinsler (9, 2nd base off Loux, S/Napoli), Andrus (4, 2nd base off Loux, S/Napoli).

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Andrus-Davis, C, Davis, C, Kinsler-Andrus-Davis, C).

 
LA Angels IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Lackey 0.0 0 1 1 0 0 0 -.--
Loux, S (L, 2-3) 3.1 7 4 4 2 1 0 5.40
Oliver, D 1.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.10
Speier, J 2.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 6.59
Bulger 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 7.30
 
Texas IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Padilla (W, 3-2) 8.0 10 3 3 3 2 0 4.71
Wilson, C (S, 2) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.86

Lackey pitched to 1 batter in the 1st.

WP: Loux, S 2, Padilla.
HBP: Kinsler (by Lackey).
Pitches-strikes: Lackey 2-0, Loux, S 58-32, Oliver, D 26-13, Speier, J 25-16, Bulger 10-6, Padilla 115-71, Wilson, C 11-6.
Groundouts-flyouts: Lackey 0-0, Loux, S 3-6, Oliver, D 1-2, Speier, J 2-1, Bulger 0-2, Padilla 6-10, Wilson, C 2-1.
Batters faced: Lackey 1, Loux, S 19, Oliver, D 5, Speier, J 7, Bulger 4, Padilla 34, Wilson, C 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Loux, S 1-1, Oliver, D 3-1.
Ejections: Los Angeles Angels pitcher John Lackey ejected by HP umpire Bob Davidson (1st)
Umpires: HP: Bob Davidson. 1B: Rob Drake. 2B: Jeff Nelson. 3B: Tim Tschida.
Weather: 65 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 9 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:52 (1:16 delay).
Att: 34,284.
Venue: Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.
May 16, 2009
May 16, 2009

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