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Halos held off
Rangers 3, Angels 2
Mike Napoli's solo shot gave the Angels a short-lived lead in the fifth. (AP)
By Lyle Spencer / MLB.com
The Angels spent Saturday evening locking horns with the Rangers, with hits few and runs scarce. In the ninth, the Halos managed to load the bases with one out on a single, an error, and an intentional walk, but Howard Kendrick hit into a double play to end the rally.
BATTING HR: Napoli (18, 5th inning off Feldman, 0 on, 2 out). TB: Napoli 4; Hunter, To 2; Kendrick, H; Guerrero; Rivera, J; Izturis, M. RBI: Hunter, To (85), Napoli (51). 2-out RBI: Hunter, To; Napoli. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Morales, K. GIDP: Napoli, Kendrick, H. Team RISP: 1-for-3. Team LOB: 6.
BASERUNNING SB: Hunter, To (17, 3rd base off Francisco, F/Rodriguez, I), Willits (5, 2nd base off Francisco, F/Rodriguez, I).
FIELDING DP: (Figgins-Kendrick, H-Morales, K). Pickoffs: Oliver, D (Borbon at 1st base).
BATTING 2B: Davis, C (13, Weaver). HR: Blalock (24, 6th inning off Weaver, 0 on, 1 out). TB: Andrus 2; Davis, C 2; Kinsler; Blalock 4; Borbon; Rodriguez, I. RBI: Davis, C (50), Andrus (34), Blalock (59). 2-out RBI: Andrus. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Andrus; Cruz, N 2; Murphy, Dv. SAC: Borbon. GIDP: Byrd. Team RISP: 2-for-7. Team LOB: 4.
BASERUNNING SB: Cruz, N (20, 2nd base off Weaver/Napoli), Kinsler (29, 2nd base off Weaver/Napoli), Andrus (27, 2nd base off Weaver/Napoli). PO: Borbon (1st base by Oliver, D).