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Angels win three-for-all
Eaton ejected in first inning
This one was over early -- especially for Adam Eaton. The pitcher was ejected when his 18th pitch just missed Juan Rivera, after his 17th was hit for a home run. In the second inning, Mark Teixeira walked to reach base safely for the 30th straight game.
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Angels 9, Rangers 1
Angels rookies are 11-0 after Joe Saunders allowed three hits over seven scoreless innings. (Francis Specker/AP)
Series at a glance:
Saunders throttles Rangers
Garret Anderson hit a three-run homer in the first and Vladimir Guerrero did likewise in the second, allowing the Angels to split the four-game series with a laugher. Rookie Joe Saunders now has won all three of his starts.
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TODAY'S WRAPS: August 06, 2006
TEX
Texas (56-56)
Lost 2
LA Angels 9, Texas 1   LAA
LA Angels (57-54)
Won 2
August 6, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1   1 5 2
LA Angels
3 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 X   9 13 1
Standings thru 8/6/06  |  Gameday  |  Rangers Stats  |  Angels Stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Matthews, CF4000020.321
  Wilkerson, RF0000000.223
Young, SS4000000.303
  Barajas, 1B0000000.248
Lee, LF4010011.283
Teixeira, 1B2000111.281
  Hairston, SS1110000.208
DeRosa, 3B3000021.322
  a-Stairs, PH1010000.261
Blalock, DH4010013.283
Laird, C3011001.340
Kinsler, 2B3000103.303
Cruz, RF-CF3000002.231
Totals321512712 

a-Doubled for DeRosa in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Stairs (16, Gregg).
TB: Lee; Hairston; Stairs 2; Blalock; Laird.
RBI: Laird (20).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kinsler 2; Cruz.
SF: Laird.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Kinsler 2 (10, fielding, throw).

 
LA AngelsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Figgins, CF-SS5110013.255
Izturis, 3B1110000.302
  Quinlan, 3B4021011.309
Cabrera, SS4100004.288
  Pride, LF1010000.500
Guerrero, DH2213210.313
  a-Napoli, PH-DH0000100.238
Anderson, LF4123012.278
  Murphy, CF1000012.250
Rivera, RF4000105.300
Kendrick, 1B4120001.326
Kennedy, 2B4110023.265
Molina, C4121002.250
Totals3891384723 

a-Walked for Guerrero in the 8th.

BATTING
HR: Anderson (10, 1st inning off Eaton, 2 on, 2 out), Guerrero (23, 2nd inning off Rupe, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Figgins; Izturis; Quinlan 2; Pride; Guerrero 4; Anderson 5; Kendrick 2; Kennedy; Molina 2.
RBI: Anderson 3 (61), Molina (16), Quinlan (26), Guerrero 3 (86).
2-out RBI: Anderson 3; Guerrero 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Figgins; Rivera 2; Quinlan.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Kennedy (10, 2nd base off Rupe/Laird).

FIELDING
E: Kennedy (9, throw).

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Eaton (L, 1-2)0.22331015.23
Rupe 1.25551117.94
Mahay 2.23101404.02
Littleton 1.01000100.61
Bauer 1.01000002.94
Otsuka 1.01001102.30
 
LA AngelsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Saunders (W, 3-0)7.03002601.29
Gregg 2.02110104.76

WP: Otsuka.
Pitches-strikes: Eaton 18-12, Rupe 34-22, Mahay 47-29, Littleton 10-9, Bauer 9-7, Otsuka 17-11, Saunders 104-67, Gregg 30-22.
Ground outs-fly outs: Eaton 1-1, Rupe 2-2, Mahay 2-2, Littleton 2-0, Bauer 1-2, Otsuka 1-1, Saunders 6-9, Gregg 2-3.
Batters faced: Eaton 5, Rupe 11, Mahay 13, Littleton 4, Bauer 4, Otsuka 5, Saunders 27, Gregg 8.
Inherited runners-scored: Mahay 1-0.
EjectionsTexas Rangers pitcher Adam Eaton ejected by HP umpire Rob Drake. (1st).
Umpires: HP: Rob Drake. 1B: Derryl Cousins. 2B: Brian Gorman. 3B: Tim Timmons.
Weather: 78 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:33.
Att: 43,804.

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