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Rangers win small
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Rangers 5, Angels 3
Vicente Padilla allowed three runs on 10 hits over eight innings. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
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.
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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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