Texas 6, LA Angels 2

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, October 2, 2010 8:05 PM
Location - Rangers Ballpark in Arlington
Temperature - 79°
Umpires - Home Plate - Tom Hallion, First Base - Mark Ripperger, Second Base - Lance Barksdale, Third Base - Ed Rapuano,
Attendance - 45893

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
LA Angels 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 0
Texas 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 6 11 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
LA Angels 79-82 43-38 36-44 L1
Texas 90-71 51-29 39-42 W1

Recap

Josh Hamilton homered and had three RBIs in his second game since returning from injured ribs to pace the Texas Rangers to a 6-2 victory over the visiting Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night.

Hamilton hit a two-run homer in the fifth inning to give the Rangers a 3-2 lead. He added a sacrifice fly in the seventh for his 100th RBI of the season.

Vladimir Guerrero singled in a run in the seventh and Michael Young had three hits. Young also drove in a run with a fifth-inning sacrifice fly.

Neftali Feliz entered with two on and none out in the ninth and retired the side on three pitches to become the fifth Texas pitcher to record 40 saves in a season.

Rangers starter C.J. Wilson (15-8) allowed two runs and four hits in five innings.

The Angels scored both their runs in the first inning on run-scoring singles by Torii Hunter and Howie Kendrick.

Ervin Santana (17-10) took the loss for Los Angeles. Santana allowed five runs and nine hits in 6 1/3 innings.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
LA Angels   Texas
Ervin Santana Player C.J. Wilson
Loss W/L Win
6.1 IP 5.0
1 Strikeouts 4
9 Hits 4
7.11 ERA 3.60
Hitting
LA Angels   Texas
Howie Kendrick Player Michael Young
2 Hits 3
1 RBI 1
0 HR 0
3 TB 3
.500 Avg .750

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
LA Angels 6 0 9 .188 18 7 2 3 0 0
Texas 11 1 15 .344 15 2 6 6 0 0

Upcoming Games

  • Texas will play their next game at home against LA Angels. The Rangers have a W/L % of .562 after a win and .556 after a loss.
  • LA Angels will play their next game on the road against Texas. The Angels have a W/L % of .462 after a win and .519 after a loss.
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