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Ace gets fired up
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Rangers 11, Angels 3
Trevor Bell was hit with a broken bat in the fifth but remained in the game. (AP)
John Lackey delivered only two innings in his final tuneup before the ALDS, but the ace wielded a playoff-level intensity, jawing with Chris Davis after the Rangers slugger took him deep. Though the Angels managed runs in only one inning, they set the franchise record for runs in a season.
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Series at a glance:
TEX
Texas (86-73)
Won 1
Texas 11, LA Angels 3   LAA
LA Angels (94-65)
Lost 1
October 1, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 2 0 0 1 6 0 0 2   11 15 1
LA Angels
0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0   3 7 2
Standings thru 10/1/09  |  Recap: TEX | LAA  |  Gameday  |  Rangers stats  |  Angels stats
Texas AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Borbon, LF 5 2 2 1 1 0 2 .313
Andrus, SS 5 1 2 2 1 1 2 .268
Murphy, Dv, RF 5 1 1 1 1 1 5 .271
Jones, An, 1B 4 0 0 1 0 4 4 .207
Kinsler, 2B 5 2 2 1 0 0 2 .254
Davis, C, DH 5 1 3 3 0 1 2 .232
Vizquel, 3B 5 0 2 1 0 1 1 .270
Teagarden, C 5 2 2 0 0 2 4 .219
Gentry, CF 4 2 1 0 1 0 2 .143
Totals 43 11 15 10 4 10 24  

BATTING
2B: Vizquel (7, Lackey), Borbon (4, Thompson), Kinsler (31, Thompson), Teagarden (12, Bell, T), Andrus (15, Bell, T).
HR: Davis, C (21, 2nd inning off Lackey, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Borbon 3; Andrus 3; Murphy, Dv; Kinsler 3; Davis, C 6; Vizquel 3; Teagarden 3; Gentry.
RBI: Davis, C 3 (57), Kinsler (86), Borbon (19), Andrus 2 (37), Jones, An (43), Vizquel (13), Murphy, Dv (57).
2-out RBI: Kinsler; Davis, C; Vizquel.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Borbon; Kinsler 2; Davis, C 2; Teagarden; Murphy, Dv; Jones, An 2.
SF: Jones, An.
Team RISP: 7-for-22.
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING
SB: Kinsler (31, 2nd base off Lackey/Mathis), Andrus (33, 3rd base off Thompson/Mathis).

FIELDING
E: Teagarden (6, throw).
Outfield assists: Murphy, Dv (Wood, Br at 1st base).
DP: 2 (Murphy, Dv-Jones, An, Andrus-Kinsler-Jones, An).

 
LA Angels AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Izturis, M, SS 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .300
  1-Quinlan, PR-3B 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 .227
Willits, CF 2 0 1 0 1 1 1 .221
Morales, K, 1B 2 1 1 2 0 0 1 .304
  Wilson, Bo, 1B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .200
Guerrero, DH 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .294
  a-Napoli, PH-DH 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 .267
Rivera, J, LF 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .285
  Pettit, RF 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .250
Wood, Br, 3B-SS 4 0 1 0 0 3 0 .200
Mathis, C 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .211
  Budde, C 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
Sandoval, F, 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .167
Evans, RF-LF 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 .333
Totals 31 3 7 2 1 10 9  

a-Struck out for Guerrero in the 5th.
1-Ran for Izturis, M in the 3rd.

BATTING
2B: Sandoval, F (1, Millwood).
HR: Morales, K (34, 3rd inning off Millwood, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Izturis, M; Willits; Morales, K 4; Guerrero; Wood, Br; Sandoval, F 2; Evans.
RBI: Morales, K 2 (107).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rivera, J; Evans; Napoli.
SAC: Izturis, M; Willits.
GIDP: Wilson, Bo.
Team RISP: 1-for-4.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: Wood, Br (2, fielding), Quinlan (1, fielding).

 
Texas IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Millwood (W, 13-10) 9.0 7 3 2 1 10 1 3.67
 
LA Angels IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Lackey 2.0 4 2 2 0 2 1 3.83
Thompson 2.2 4 1 1 0 3 0 5.12
Bell, T (L, 1-2) 2.1 6 6 3 1 2 0 9.74
Bulger 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.32
Arredondo 1.0 1 2 2 3 1 0 6.00

WP: Millwood, Thompson.
IBB: Murphy, Dv (by Bell, T).
HBP: Jones, An (by Thompson).
Pitches-strikes: Millwood 122-79, Lackey 40-24, Thompson 49-35, Bell, T 63-37, Bulger 11-9, Arredondo 28-11.
Groundouts-flyouts: Millwood 7-9, Lackey 3-1, Thompson 1-1, Bell, T 4-2, Bulger 0-0, Arredondo 1-1.
Batters faced: Millwood 34, Lackey 10, Thompson 13, Bell, T 16, Bulger 3, Arredondo 7.
Inherited runners-scored: Bell, T 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Larry Vanover. 1B: Sam Holbrook. 2B: Mike Winters. 3B: Dan Iassogna.
Weather: 92 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 8 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:57.
Att: 38,552.
October 1, 2009

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