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Angels rally for win
Angels 2, Rangers 1
Kelvin Escobar allowed one run on six hits, while striking out six in eight frames. (Chris Carlson/AP)
A pitchers' duel ended when Casey Kotchman's single knocked in Garry Matthews Jr., who doubled to lead off the ninth. Kotchman was hitless prior to the walk-off. Starter Ervin Santana allowed just one run on six in eight frames, but left with a no-decision.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: July 13, 2007
TEX
Texas (38-51)
Lost 1
LA Angels 2, Texas 1   LAA
LA Angels (54-35)
Won 1
July 13, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   1 6 0
LA Angels
0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1   2 7 1
Standings thru 7/13/07  |  Gameday  |  Rangers Stats  |  Angels Stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lofton, CF4020000.304
Young, SS4000003.285
Teixeira, 1B3010110.302
Sosa, DH4000013.241
Byrd, RF4000021.367
Catalanotto, LF3010101.232
Laird, C4110011.230
Hairston, 2B2000012.209
  a-Wilkerson, PH1000011.227
  Relaford, 2B0000000.200
Vazquez, 3B3011010.240
Totals321612812 

a-Struck out for Hairston in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Catalanotto (8, Escobar), Teixeira (19, Escobar), Laird (9, Escobar), Lofton (14, Escobar).
TB: Lofton 3; Teixeira 2; Catalanotto 2; Laird 2; Vazquez.
RBI: Vazquez (14).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hairston; Catalanotto; Sosa.
S: Hairston.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Hairston-Young-Teixeira, Hairston-Teixeira).

 
LA AngelsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Willits, LF3010120.312
Figgins, 3B4000022.299
Cabrera, SS3110101.328
Guerrero, RF4020002.327
Matthews, CF3121100.283
Anderson, DH3000115.279
Kotchman, 1B4011005.291
Izturis, 2B3000020.248
Molina, C3000000.221
Totals302724715 

BATTING
2B: Willits (12, Millwood), Guerrero (28, Millwood), Matthews (16, Benoit).
TB: Willits 2; Cabrera; Guerrero 3; Matthews 3; Kotchman.
RBI: Matthews (44), Kotchman (39).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Guerrero; Kotchman 2; Figgins.
GIDP: Kotchman; Guerrero.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Figgins (10, throw).
Outfield assists: Guerrero (Vazquez at 2nd base).
DP: (Guerrero-Cabrera).

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Millwood 7.05113705.77
Benoit (L, 3-3)1.01111003.26
Mahay 0.11000002.32
 
LA AngelsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Escobar 8.06111603.04
Rodriguez (W, 3-2)1.00001202.27

Benoit pitched to 1 batter in the 9th.

IBB: Teixeira (by Escobar).
Pitches-strikes: Millwood 101-59, Benoit 14-8, Mahay 8-5, Escobar 110-65, Rodriguez 20-11.
Ground outs-fly outs: Millwood 11-3, Benoit 3-0, Mahay 1-0, Escobar 4-14, Rodriguez 0-1.
Batters faced: Millwood 28, Benoit 4, Mahay 2, Escobar 31, Rodriguez 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Mahay 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Tim Timmons. 1B: Rick Reed. 2B: Chuck Meriwether. 3B: Alfonso Marquez.
Weather: 87 degrees, clear.
Wind: 7 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:38.
Att: 44,100.

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