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Fast start backs Santana
Angels 5, Rangers 3
Ervin Santana struck out six and walked only one. (Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty)
Ervin Santana allowed four hits and two runs over seven innings in completing a three-game sweep. Vladimir Guerrero triggered a four-run first with an RBI single and then scored on Garret Anderson's double.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: April 04, 2007
TB
NYY
PPD
TEX
Texas (0-3)
Lost 3
LA Angels 5, Texas 3   LAA
LA Angels (3-0)
Won 3
April 4, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1   3 6 1
LA Angels
4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 X   5 11 0
Standings thru 4/4/07  |  Gameday  |  Rangers Stats  |  Angels Stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lofton, CF4000002.182
Catalanotto, DH3000121.000
Young, SS4121000.154
Teixeira, 1B4000023.111
Blalock, 3B4010010.273
Kinsler, 2B3000100.222
Wilkerson, LF3111010.167
Cruz, RF4110032.125
Laird, C2011000.200
Totals31363298 

BATTING
2B: Wilkerson (1, Santana).
TB: Young 2; Blalock; Wilkerson 2; Cruz; Laird.
RBI: Laird (1), Young (1), Wilkerson (1).
2-out RBI: Young.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Teixeira; Cruz.
SF: Laird; Wilkerson.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Young (1, fielding).
Outfield assists: Lofton (Willits at 1st base).
DP: 2 (Lofton-Teixeira, Young-Kinsler-Teixeira).

 
LA AngelsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Matthews, CF4120003.500
Cabrera, SS4100001.231
Guerrero, DH4111000.545
Anderson, LF4221000.231
Kotchman, 1B4021001.556
Kendrick, 2B3011011.273
Izturis, 3B3011004.300
Molina, C4010004.250
Willits, RF3010111.333
Totals3351151215 

BATTING
2B: Anderson (2, McCarthy), Kotchman (1, McCarthy).
TB: Matthews 2; Guerrero; Anderson 3; Kotchman 3; Kendrick; Izturis; Molina; Willits.
RBI: Guerrero (5), Anderson (1), Kotchman (3), Izturis (2), Kendrick (2).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Molina 3; Izturis; Cabrera; Willits.
SF: Izturis.
GIDP: Matthews.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Izturis (2, 2nd base off Otsuka/Laird), Kendrick (1, 2nd base off McCarthy/Laird).
CS: Matthews (1, 2nd base by McCarthy/Laird).

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
McCarthy (L, 0-1)6.010531004.50
Loe 1.00000000.00
Benoit 0.21000100.00
Otsuka 0.10000100.00
 
LA AngelsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Santana (W, 1-0)7.04221602.57
Carrasco (H, 1)1.00000100.00
Rodriguez (S, 2)1.02111204.50

WP: McCarthy.
HBP: Kendrick (by McCarthy).
Pitches-strikes: McCarthy 79-56, Loe 15-8, Benoit 14-8, Otsuka 7-4, Santana 107-66, Carrasco 7-6, Rodriguez 27-16.
Ground outs-fly outs: McCarthy 7-10, Loe 2-1, Benoit 0-1, Otsuka 0-0, Santana 8-7, Carrasco 1-1, Rodriguez 0-1.
Batters faced: McCarthy 29, Loe 3, Benoit 3, Otsuka 1, Santana 26, Carrasco 3, Rodriguez 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Otsuka 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Brian O'Nora. 1B: Phil Cuzzi. 2B: Jerry Crawford. 3B: Bill Hohn.
Weather: 70 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:26.
Att: 35,701.

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