Vicente Padilla allowed three runs on 10 hits over eight innings. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
By T.R. Sullivan / MLB.com
The Rangers plated five runs against an Angels' bullpen that was forced to pitch a full nine innings after John Lackey was ejected in the first. Those Texas runs came on eight hits, seven of them singles, as the Rangers did it small-ball style.
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).
Game Scores: Lackey , Padilla . 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
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