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Angels claim top spot
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Angels 9, Rangers 4
Jered Weaver picked up his ninth win of the season on Monday. (Jeff Lewis/AP)
Jered Weaver struck out nine over seven solid frames while the Halos rolled. Chone Figgins set the table with three walks, and Torii Hunter, Vladimir Guerrero and Juan Rivera combined for seven hits and five RBIs as the Angels claimed sole possession of first in the AL West.
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Series at a glance:
  • Mon. 07/06: LAA 9, TEX 4
  • Tue. 07/07: TEX 8, LAA 5
  • Wed. 07/08: vs TEX, 7:05 PM PT
TEX
Texas (45-36)
Lost 1
LA Angels 9, Texas 4   LAA
LA Angels (46-35)
Won 3
July 6, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0   4 7 0
LA Angels
0 3 2 0 4 0 0 0 X   9 10 1
Standings thru 7/6/09  |  Recap: TEX | LAA  |  Gameday  |  Rangers stats  |  Angels stats
Texas AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Kinsler, 2B 4 1 1 2 0 0 1 .253
Young, M, 3B 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .313
Hamilton, CF 4 1 2 0 0 2 0 .248
Jones, An, DH 3 0 0 0 1 1 3 .240
Blalock, 1B 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 .242
Byrd, LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .285
Cruz, N, RF 4 0 0 0 0 3 0 .262
Saltalamacchia, C 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .245
Andrus, SS 3 1 1 0 0 2 1 .268
Totals 34 4 7 3 1 11 9  

BATTING
2B: Hamilton (6, Weaver).
HR: Kinsler (20, 7th inning off Weaver, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Saltalamacchia; Kinsler 4; Andrus; Hamilton 3; Young, M; Blalock.
RBI: Blalock (39), Kinsler 2 (53).
2-out RBI: Blalock; Kinsler 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Byrd; Jones, An.
Team RISP: 1-for-4.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Cruz, N (Rivera, J at 2nd base).
DP: (Kinsler-Andrus-Blalock).

 
LA Angels AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Figgins, 3B 1 2 0 0 3 0 0 .311
Abreu, RF 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .302
Hunter, To, CF 4 2 2 2 0 0 0 .307
Guerrero, DH 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 .291
Rivera, J, LF 4 1 3 2 0 0 0 .312
Morales, K, 1B 2 1 1 1 1 0 1 .285
Izturis, M, SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .303
Mathis, C 4 1 1 3 0 0 2 .205
Kendrick, H, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .227
Totals 31 9 10 9 4 1 10  

BATTING
2B: Guerrero (8, Millwood), Morales, K (23, Mathis).
HR: Mathis (3, 2nd inning off Millwood, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Mathis 4; Guerrero 3; Hunter, To 2; Morales, K 2; Abreu; Rivera, J 3.
RBI: Mathis 3 (19), Hunter, To 2 (65), Rivera, J 2 (50), Guerrero (21), Morales, K (45).
2-out RBI: Mathis 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Morales, K.
SF: Morales, K.
GIDP: Abreu.
Team RISP: 6-for-10.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
E: Figgins (9, missed catch).

 
Texas IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Millwood (L, 8-6) 5.0 9 9 9 3 0 1 3.34
Grilli 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4.55
Mathis 2.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.16
 
LA Angels IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Weaver (W, 9-3) 7.0 7 4 3 1 9 1 3.15
Speier, J 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.31
Jepsen 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 9.39

Pitches-strikes: Millwood 78-48, Grilli 18-9, Mathis 26-18, Weaver 118-79, Speier, J 11-7, Jepsen 16-12.
Groundouts-flyouts: Millwood 7-4, Grilli 1-0, Mathis 3-1, Weaver 3-7, Speier, J 1-1, Jepsen 2-0.
Batters faced: Millwood 26, Grilli 3, Mathis 7, Weaver 29, Speier, J 3, Jepsen 3.
Umpires: HP: Laz Diaz. 1B: Eric Cooper. 2B: Mike Reilly. 3B: Chuck Meriwether.
Weather: 75 degrees, clear.
Wind: 5 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:28.
Att: 35,691.
Venue: Angel Stadium of Anaheim.
July 6, 2009
July 6, 2009

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