Texas 14, LA Angels 11

Date - Tuesday, July 30, 2013 8:05 PM
Location - Rangers Ballpark in Arlington
Temperature - 97°
Umpires - Home Plate - Greg Gibson, First Base - Jerry Layne, Second Base - Hunter Wendelstedt, Third Base - Alan Porter,
Attendance - 36931

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
LA Angels 2 0 1 0 1 0 3 4 0 0 11 16 0
Texas 2 0 3 1 0 0 1 3 1 3 14 19 1

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
LA Angels 48-57 27-28 21-29 L5
Texas 58-49 31-24 27-25 W2


Rangers 14, Angels 11 (10): Leonys Martin belted a three-run homer in the 10th inning as host Texas overcame a late four-run deficit to slug its way to a second consecutive walk-off victory.

After Geovany Soto's homer in the ninth inning gave Texas a 4-3 triumph in the series opener on Monday, Martin launched a 1-2 fastball from Daniel Stange (0-1) over the wall in left field to end Tuesday's wild affair. Martin's first career walk-off hit made a winner of Joe Nathan (2-1), who overcame a pair of walks in a scoreless inning of work.

Soto blasted a three-run homer in the eighth inning and Adrian Beltre forged an 11-11 tie in the ninth with his second RBI single of the night. Craig Gentry had a two-run single and Elvis Andrus joined Ian Kinsler and Nelson Cruz with an RBI base hit while also extending his hitting streak to 12 games.

Josh Hamilton highlighted his four-RBI performance with a three-run double in the seventh inning and Howie Kendrick recorded his 1,000th career hit - a two-run single in the eighth. Mike Trout had an RBI single among his four hits and scored three times, Mark Trumbo launched a two-run homer and Collin Cowgill led off the fifth with his third blast - and first with the Angels.

After Hamilton's RBI single capped a four-run eighth, Soto trimmed the deficit with a three-run shot off Dane De La Rosa in the bottom of the inning. Beltre forced extra innings as his single off closer Ernesto Frieri plated Kinsler.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Angels 3B Alberto Callaspo was pulled from the game after being traded to American League West-rival Oakland for promising minor-league INF Grant Green. ... Former Rangers LHP C.J. Wilson, who was 7-1 with a 1.96 ERA over his previous eight starts, was battered for six runs on 11 hits over four innings in a no-decision. ... Los Angeles manager Mike Scioscia was ejected by 1B umpire Jerry Layne in the second inning after arguing a safe call.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
LA Angels   Texas
C.J. Wilson Player Derek Holland
No Decision W/L No Decision
4.0 IP 6.0
6 Strikeouts 6
11 Hits 8
13.50 ERA 6.00
LA Angels   Texas
Mike Trout Player Adrian Beltre
4 Hits 3
1 RBI 2
0 HR 0
5 TB 3
1.000 Avg .600

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
LA Angels 16 2 26 .364 22 9 11 7 1 0
Texas 19 2 30 .413 25 11 13 9 3 1

Upcoming Games

  • Texas will play their next game at home against LA Angels. The Rangers have a W/L % of .534 after a win and .551 after a loss.
  • LA Angels will play their next game on the road against Texas. The Angels have a W/L % of .531 after a win and .393 after a loss.
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