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Homers hurt Halos
Rangers 8, Angels 1
Ervin Santana allowed five runs on seven hits in four innings. (Chris Carlson/AP)
By Lyle Spencer / MLB.com
Ervin Santana allowed three homers and Rich Thompson allowed two more as the Angels were routed in the series finale with the Rangers, who knocked the Halos from their first-place tie in the American League West. Bobby Abreu's RBI in the third was all the offense could muster.
BATTING 2B: Vizquel (5, Santana, E), Young, M (27, Thompson). HR: Jones, An 3 (14, 1st inning off Santana, E, 1 on, 2 out; 3rd inning off Santana, E, 0 on, 2 out; 5th inning off
Thompson, 0 on, 2 out), Teagarden (1, 4th inning off Santana, E, 0 on, 1 out), Byrd (8, 5th inning off Thompson, 1 on, 2 out). TB: Jones, An 12; Blalock 2; Young, M 3; Teagarden 4; Vizquel 2; Murphy, Dv 2; Byrd 4. RBI: Jones, An 4 (34), Teagarden (12), Byrd 2 (44). 2-out RBI: Jones, An 4; Byrd 2. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Jones, An 2; Andrus. GIDP: Teagarden. Team RISP: 1-for-6. Team LOB: 7.