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Stringing hits along
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Angels 5, Rangers 2
Sean O'Sullivan held on for his second career win in his third start. (Donna McWilliam/AP)
The Angels did the little things to put themselves in position, as Kendry Morales collected the third two-out base hit in the fourth and followed up Juan Rivera's shot with one of his own in the sixth as the Halos took a 2 1/2-game lead in the West.
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Series at a glance:
  • Mon. 06/29: LAA 5, TEX 2
  • Tue. 06/30: TEX 9, LAA 5
  • Wed. 07/01: TEX 9, LAA 7
LAA
LA Angels (42-32)
Won 6
LA Angels 5, Texas 2   TEX
Texas (40-35)
Lost 3
June 29, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Angels
0 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 0   5 12 1
Texas
0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0   2 8 0
Standings thru 6/29/09  |  Recap: LAA | TEX  |  Gameday  |  Angels stats  |  Rangers stats
LA Angels AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Figgins, 3B 4 0 0 1 0 1 2 .315
Abreu, RF 4 0 2 0 1 1 1 .299
Hunter, To, CF 5 0 1 0 0 3 3 .306
Guerrero, DH 5 2 2 0 0 2 2 .278
Rivera, J, LF 5 1 2 2 0 1 2 .307
Morales, K, 1B 4 1 2 2 0 0 0 .280
Izturis, M, 2B 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 .286
Napoli, C 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 .296
Aybar, SS 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 .276
Totals 36 5 12 5 3 10 13  

BATTING
2B: Morales, K (22, Padilla).
HR: Rivera, J (13, 6th inning off Padilla, 1 on, 0 out), Morales, K (13, 6th inning off Padilla, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Napoli; Guerrero 2; Aybar; Hunter, To; Morales, K 6; Abreu 2; Rivera, J 5; Izturis, M.
RBI: Morales, K 2 (41), Rivera, J 2 (43), Figgins (22).
2-out RBI: Morales, K.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Izturis, M 2; Hunter, To; Abreu; Rivera, J.
SAC: Aybar.
SF: Figgins.
Team RISP: 1-for-6.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
CS: Abreu (3, 2nd base by Padilla/Teagarden).

FIELDING
E: Aybar (4, fielding).
DP: 2 (Figgins-Izturis, M-Morales, K 2).

 
Texas AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Kinsler, 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .268
Young, M, 3B 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .310
Murphy, Dv, LF 4 1 1 1 0 0 3 .256
Byrd, CF 4 1 3 1 0 0 2 .284
Cruz, N, RF 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .259
Borbon, DH 3 0 0 0 0 2 4 .000
  a-Blalock, PH-DH 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .237
Teagarden, C 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .215
Davis, C, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .206
Andrus, SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .263
Totals 34 2 8 2 2 5 13  

a-Grounded out for Borbon in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Byrd (24, O'Sullivan).
HR: Murphy, Dv (6, 3rd inning off O'Sullivan, 0 on, 2 out), Byrd (5, 3rd inning off O'Sullivan, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Andrus; Kinsler; Cruz, N; Young, M; Murphy, Dv 4; Byrd 7.
RBI: Murphy, Dv (20), Byrd (34).
2-out RBI: Murphy, Dv; Byrd.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Borbon 3; Blalock 2.
GIDP: Byrd, Kinsler.
Team RISP: 0-for-5.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Cruz, N (12, 2nd base off O'Sullivan/Napoli).

FIELDING
DP: (Teagarden-Andrus-Davis, C).

 
LA Angels IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
O'Sullivan (W, 2-0) 6.0 6 2 2 2 5 2 3.00
Oliver, D (H, 7) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.91
Speier, J (H, 6) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.03
Fuentes (S, 22) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.62
 
Texas IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Padilla (L, 6-4) 5.0 10 5 5 2 5 2 4.75
Jennings 2.0 0 0 0 0 4 0 3.59
Grilli 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.88
Guardado 0.2 2 0 0 0 1 0 4.98
Mathis 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.63

Padilla pitched to 5 batters in the 6th.

WP: Speier, J.
IBB: Cruz, N (by O'Sullivan).
Pitches-strikes: O'Sullivan 90-53, Oliver, D 10-6, Speier, J 20-12, Fuentes 10-8, Padilla 97-57, Jennings 23-14, Grilli 15-8, Guardado 14-8, Mathis 5-3.
Groundouts-flyouts: O'Sullivan 4-4, Oliver, D 2-0, Speier, J 3-0, Fuentes 2-0, Padilla 7-1, Jennings 1-1, Grilli 1-1, Guardado 0-0, Mathis 1-0.
Batters faced: O'Sullivan 25, Oliver, D 3, Speier, J 5, Fuentes 3, Padilla 26, Jennings 6, Grilli 4, Guardado 4, Mathis 1.
Inherited runners-scored: Jennings 2-1, Mathis 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Ted Barrett. 1B: Tim McClelland. 2B: Andy Fletcher. 3B: Greg Gibson.
Weather: 90 degrees, clear.
Wind: 6 mph, L to R.
T: 2:49.
Att: 16,985.
Venue: Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.
June 29, 2009
June 29, 2009

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