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Night to forget for Joe
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Rangers 9, Angels 5
Joe Saunders allowed four homers, the most he's allowed in an outing for his career. (AP)
Joe Saunders has always had trouble at Rangers Ballpark and Tuesday was no exception. Saunders was pulled in the fourth frame after allowing eight runs -- all earned -- as the Halos couldn't match the Rangers' power production in the loss.
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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 (42-33)
Lost 1
Texas 9, LA Angels 5   TEX
Texas (41-35)
Won 1
June 30, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Angels
0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2   5 8 1
Texas
3 0 1 4 0 0 1 0 X   9 11 2
Standings thru 6/30/09  |  Recap: LAA | TEX  |  Gameday  |  Angels stats  |  Rangers stats
LA Angels AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Figgins, 3B 5 0 0 0 0 2 5 .309
Abreu, RF 4 0 1 1 0 2 0 .298
  Quinlan, RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .213
  a-Matthews, PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .229
Hunter, To, CF 3 0 1 1 1 1 0 .306
  Rodriguez, S, CF 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .118
Guerrero, DH 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .277
Rivera, J, LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .302
Morales, K, 1B 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 .281
Izturis, M, 2B 4 2 2 0 0 0 1 .291
Napoli, C 3 2 1 1 0 1 1 .297
Aybar, SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .271
Totals 36 5 8 4 2 9 21  

a-Singled for Quinlan in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Guerrero (6, Feldman), Izturis, M (8, Wilson, C).
TB: Napoli; Guerrero 2; Hunter, To; Morales, K; Abreu; Izturis, M 3; Matthews.
RBI: Napoli (29), Abreu (44), Hunter, To (57), Matthews (22).
2-out RBI: Abreu; Hunter, To.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rivera, J 2; Guerrero 3; Morales, K.
Team RISP: 4-for-14.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Thompson (1, pickoff).

 
Texas AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Kinsler, 2B 5 1 1 1 0 0 4 .267
Young, M, 3B 3 2 1 0 2 1 1 .310
Byrd, CF 5 2 2 5 0 1 2 .286
Jones, An, DH 4 1 1 0 1 2 1 .239
Cruz, N, RF 4 1 2 2 0 0 2 .262
Murphy, Dv, LF 2 1 1 1 2 0 1 .259
Saltalamacchia, C 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .250
Davis, C, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .202
Andrus, SS 3 1 2 0 0 0 1 .269
Totals 34 9 11 9 5 6 18  

BATTING
2B: Saltalamacchia (9, Rodriguez, R).
HR: Kinsler (19, 1st inning off Saunders, J, 0 on, 0 out), Byrd 2 (7, 1st inning off Saunders, J, 1 on, 0 out; 4th inning off Saunders, J, 2 on, 2 out), Cruz, N (19, 3rd inning off Saunders, J, 0 on, 1 out), Murphy, Dv (7, 7th inning off Rodriguez, R, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Andrus 2; Kinsler 4; Jones, An; Saltalamacchia 2; Cruz, N 5; Young, M; Murphy, Dv 4; Byrd 8.
RBI: Kinsler (51), Byrd 5 (39), Cruz, N 2 (47), Murphy, Dv (21).
2-out RBI: Byrd 3; Cruz, N.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Davis, C; Byrd; Murphy, Dv; Kinsler 2; Cruz, N.
Team RISP: 2-for-15.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Andrus 4 (15, 2nd base off Saunders, J/Napoli, 3rd base off Saunders, J/Napoli, 2nd base off Thompson/Napoli, 3rd base off Thompson/Napoli), Jones, An (3, 2nd base off Thompson/Napoli).
CS: Murphy, Dv (4, 2nd base by Saunders, J/Napoli).

FIELDING
E: Andrus (12, fielding), Byrd (1, fielding).

 
LA Angels IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Saunders, J (L, 8-5) 3.2 6 8 8 5 2 4 4.24
Thompson 2.1 3 0 0 0 3 0 4.73
Rodriguez, R 2.0 2 1 1 0 1 1 6.97
 
Texas IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Feldman (W, 6-2) 6.0 6 3 3 2 3 0 4.09
Guardado 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.76
O'Day 0.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.30
Wilson, C 0.2 1 2 1 0 1 0 2.81
Francisco, F 0.2 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.19

WP: Thompson, Francisco, F.
HBP: Guerrero (by O'Day), Napoli (by Wilson, C), Andrus (by Saunders, J).
Pitches-strikes: Saunders, J 100-61, Thompson 43-29, Rodriguez, R 26-17, Feldman 116-64, Guardado 18-12, O'Day 17-10, Wilson, C 27-17, Francisco, F 9-8.
Groundouts-flyouts: Saunders, J 4-1, Thompson 3-1, Rodriguez, R 3-0, Feldman 8-2, Guardado 1-1, O'Day 0-0, Wilson, C 2-0, Francisco, F 0-0.
Batters faced: Saunders, J 22, Thompson 10, Rodriguez, R 8, Feldman 26, Guardado 3, O'Day 3, Wilson, C 5, Francisco, F 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Thompson 1-1, Wilson, C 1-0, Francisco, F 3-2.
Umpires: HP: Tim McClelland. 1B: Andy Fletcher. 2B: Greg Gibson. 3B: Ted Barrett.
Weather: 86 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:21.
Att: 20,042.
Venue: Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.
June 30, 2009
June 30, 2009

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