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Angels 3, Rangers 2
Kendry Morales hit an RBI double in the fourth inning vs. the Rangers on Saturday. (AP)
Jered Weaver continued his string of solid starts, notching 11 strikeouts and holding the Rangers to a Hank Blalock homer. The struggling Angels offense got what it needed off of a Kendry Morales RBI double and solo homers from Vladimir Guerrero and Erick Aybar.
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Series at a glance:
TEX
Texas (61-48)
Lost 1
LA Angels 3, Texas 2   LAA
LA Angels (65-43)
Won 1
August 8, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0   2 6 1
LA Angels
0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 X   3 10 0
Standings thru 8/8/09  |  Recap: TEX | LAA  |  Gameday  |  Rangers stats  |  Angels stats
Texas AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Vizquel, 2B 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 .287
Young, M, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .325
Byrd, CF 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 .280
Jones, An, DH 4 0 0 0 0 3 1 .224
Hamilton, RF 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .239
Blalock, 1B 4 1 2 2 0 1 1 .247
Murphy, Dv, LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .272
Teagarden, C 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 .202
Andrus, SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .258
Totals 32 2 6 2 1 13 8  

BATTING
2B: Byrd (34, Weaver), Hamilton (9, Weaver).
HR: Blalock (23, 5th inning off Weaver, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Hamilton 3; Andrus; Blalock 5; Byrd 2.
RBI: Blalock 2 (55).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Jones, An; Byrd 2.
SAC: Vizquel.
Team RISP: 1-for-4.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Blalock (5, fielding).
DP: (Teagarden-Andrus).

 
LA Angels AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Figgins, 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .301
Aybar, SS 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .313
Abreu, RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .319
Guerrero, DH 4 2 2 1 0 1 0 .296
Rivera, J, LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .311
Morales, K, 1B 4 0 2 1 0 2 1 .294
Matthews, CF 4 0 2 0 0 2 1 .252
Kendrick, H, 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .272
Mathis, C 2 0 0 0 0 2 3 .203
Totals 32 3 10 3 1 8 17  

BATTING
2B: Morales, K (29, Millwood), Kendrick, H (13, Millwood).
HR: Guerrero (6, 6th inning off Millwood, 0 on, 0 out), Aybar (5, 7th inning off Guardado, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Guerrero 5; Kendrick, H 2; Aybar 4; Morales, K 3; Abreu; Rivera, J; Matthews 2.
RBI: Morales, K (72), Guerrero (23), Aybar (42).
2-out RBI: Morales, K.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Aybar 2; Matthews; Abreu; Mathis.
SAC: Mathis.
Team RISP: 1-for-9.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
CS: Abreu (6, 2nd base by Millwood/Teagarden), Rivera, J (1, 2nd base by Millwood/Teagarden).

 
Texas IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Millwood 6.0 9 2 2 1 5 1 3.38
Guardado (L, 1-2) 0.2 1 1 1 0 0 1 4.09
O'Day 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.74
Wilson, C 0.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.28
 
LA Angels IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Weaver (W, 12-3) 7.1 5 2 2 1 11 1 3.73
Jepsen (H, 6) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 6.51
Fuentes (S, 31) 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.34

WP: Millwood.
Pitches-strikes: Millwood 101-59, Guardado 8-4, O'Day 9-6, Wilson, C 9-7, Weaver 100-69, Jepsen 13-9, Fuentes 13-10.
Groundouts-flyouts: Millwood 5-3, Guardado 0-2, O'Day 0-1, Wilson, C 0-0, Weaver 2-5, Jepsen 0-1, Fuentes 0-0.
Batters faced: Millwood 27, Guardado 3, O'Day 2, Wilson, C 2, Weaver 28, Jepsen 3, Fuentes 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Jepsen 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Paul Emmel. 1B: Gary Darling. 2B: Todd Tichenor. 3B: Bill Hohn.
Weather: 78 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 8 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:41.
Att: 37,166.
Venue: Angel Stadium of Anaheim.
August 8, 2009
August 8, 2009

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