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Guerrero busts out in 11th
Late blast lifts Angels
Vladimir Guerrero's homer to lead off the 11th inning put the Angels ahead in their victory over Texas. His team had taken a one-run lead into the bottom of the ninth, but Francisco Rodriguez gave up a run for the first time since June 26. Jered Weaver only allowed a double over seven shutout innings.
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 Kennedy breaks tie
 Guerrero's blast
Angels 2, Rangers 1
Vladimir Guerrero watches his go-ahead homer in the top of the 11th inning Friday. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
Series at a glance:
Bullpen loses duel
When Frank Francisco gave up a leadoff home run in the top of the 11th, seven shutout innings from starter Robinson Tejeda and a two-out ninth-inning rally were lost. Tejeda allowed five hits and struck out four in his outing, but Texas' bats fell flat.
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 Blalock's RBI double
TODAY'S WRAPS: September 15, 2006
BOS
NYY
PPD
LAA
LA Angels (80-68)
Won 2
LA Angels 2, Texas 1   TEX
Texas (74-74)
Lost 2
September 15, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   R   H   E 
LA Angels
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1   2 7 0
Texas
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0   1 4 0
Standings thru 9/15/06  |  Gameday  |  Angels Stats  |  Rangers Stats
LA AngelsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Izturis, 3B4000022.294
Cabrera, SS4000113.279
Guerrero, RF5121001.329
Anderson, LF5010011.279
Rivera, DH3010100.297
  1-Willits, PR-DH1100000.222
Kendrick, 1B3000002.281
  a-McPherson, PH1000011.264
  Molina, C1000000.254
Kennedy, 2B4031000.271
Napoli, C3000022.222
  b-Pride, PH1000001.273
  Erstad, 1B0000000.226
Figgins, CF2000201.254
Totals372724714 

a-Struck out for Kendrick in the 9th. b-Flied out for Napoli in the 9th.
1-Ran for Rivera in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: Guerrero (29, 11th inning off Francisco, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Guerrero 5; Anderson; Rivera; Kennedy 3.
RBI: Kennedy (49), Guerrero (110).
2-out RBI: Kennedy.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kendrick; Cabrera; Figgins; Pride.
GIDP: Cabrera.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Willits (2, 2nd base off Otsuka/Laird).
CS: Figgins (15, 2nd base by Francisco/Laird).

FIELDING
DP: (Kennedy-Cabrera-Kendrick).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Matthews, CF4010111.311
Young, M, SS5000022.311
Teixeira, 1B4000120.270
Lee, DH3010102.301
  1-Hairston, PR-DH0100000.204
  a-Young, E, PH-DH1000000.209
Blalock, 3B4011021.270
DeRosa, LF3000121.309
Kinsler, 2B4000013.280
Laird, C4010020.319
Cruz, RF4000011.195
Totals3614141311 

a-Lined out for Hairston in the 11th.
1-Ran for Lee in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Matthews (43, Weaver), Lee (32, Rodriguez, F), Blalock (24, Rodriguez, F).
TB: Matthews 2; Lee 2; Blalock 2; Laird.
RBI: Blalock (83).
2-out RBI: Blalock.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kinsler 2; Lee.
GIDP: Matthews.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Lee (16, 2nd base off Weaver/Napoli).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: DeRosa (Guerrero at 2nd base).
DP: (Blalock-Kinsler-Teixeira).

 
LA AngelsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Weaver 7.01003902.15
Shields 1.01000003.00
Rodriguez, F (BS, 4)1.02111301.78
Donnelly (W, 5-0)2.00000104.07
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Tejeda 7.05002404.58
Littleton 1.00000001.74
Otsuka 1.01111102.15
Francisco (L, 0-1)1.011111110.12
Mahay 1.00000103.88

Francisco pitched to 1 batter in the 11th.

Balk: Tejeda.
IBB: Teixeira (by Weaver).
HBP: Izturis (by Littleton).
Pitches-strikes: Weaver 105-66, Shields 4-4, Rodriguez, F 24-15, Donnelly 25-18, Tejeda 100-67, Littleton 7-4, Otsuka 19-9, Francisco 17-9, Mahay 13-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Weaver 3-9, Shields 3-0, Rodriguez, F 0-0, Donnelly 2-3, Tejeda 7-9, Littleton 2-1, Otsuka 0-2, Francisco 1-0, Mahay 1-1.
Batters faced: Weaver 25, Shields 3, Rodriguez, F 6, Donnelly 6, Tejeda 27, Littleton 3, Otsuka 5, Francisco 4, Mahay 3.
Umpires: HP: Rick Reed. 1B: Tim Tschida. 2B: Ted Barrett. 3B: Laz Diaz.
Weather: 91 degrees, clear.
Wind: 10 mph, In from CF.
T: 3:09.
Att: 30,810.

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