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Teixeira's tater leads Texas
Rangers rally, avoid sweep
Trailing by two in the eighth inning, Texas scored a pair of runs to tie the game and designated hitter Mark Teixeira led off the 11th inning with a solo blast to right field for the eventual winning run for the Rangers. The shot was Teixeira's first since June 7.
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 Teixeira's 11th-inning solo homer
 Teixeria's RBI double
Rangers 5, Angels 4
Mark Teixeira follows through on his solo home run in the 11th inning Sunday. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)
Series at a glance:
Figgins hot, but Angels fall
Chone Figgins went 3-for-4 with two RBIs and three steals -- the second of hich set a club record for career stolen bases -- but the Angels couldn't hold off the Rangers in extras. Jered Weaver allowed two unearned runs in seven innings but got a no-decision.
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 Figgins' RBI single
 Figgins' second RBI single
TODAY'S WRAPS: July 15, 2007
TEX
Texas (39-52)
Won 1
Texas 5, LA Angels 4   LAA
LA Angels (55-36)
Lost 1
July 15, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   R   H   E 
Texas
0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1   5 8 1
LA Angels
0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0   4 8 2
Standings thru 7/15/07  |  Gameday  |  Rangers Stats  |  Angels Stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lofton, CF4010101.309
Young, SS5000023.280
Teixeira, DH4222101.303
Byrd, RF5121021.372
Catalanotto, LF4000011.221
  Hairston, LF0000000.204
Melhuse, C5010020.267
  Laird, C0000000.228
Wilkerson, 1B4000001.221
Metcalf, 3B4000021.175
Vazquez, 2B4220010.248
Totals395832109 

BATTING
2B: Vazquez (7, Shields), Teixeira (21, Shields), Byrd (9, Shields).
HR: Teixeira (13, 11th inning off Speier, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Lofton; Teixeira 6; Byrd 3; Melhuse; Vazquez 3.
RBI: Teixeira 2 (44), Byrd (26).
2-out RBI: Teixeira; Byrd.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Metcalf; Catalanotto.
S: Catalanotto.
GIDP: Young.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: McCarthy (1, fielding).
DP: (Metcalf-Vazquez-Wilkerson).

 
LA AngelsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Willits, RF4200120.311
Figgins, 2B-3B4132100.307
Cabrera, SS4001003.320
Guerrero, DH5011021.326
Matthews, CF4000101.282
Anderson, LF4020111.288
Kotchman, 1B4010111.290
Wood, 3B3000002.071
  a-Izturis, PH-2B2000003.252
Mathis, C4110003.100
  b-Morales, PH1000010.268
Totals394845715 

a-Popped out for Wood in the 8th. b-Struck out for Mathis in the 11th.

BATTING
2B: Guerrero (29, McCarthy).
TB: Figgins 3; Guerrero 2; Anderson 2; Kotchman; Mathis.
RBI: Figgins 2 (28), Cabrera (52), Guerrero (78).
2-out RBI: Figgins.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Guerrero; Cabrera; Wood; Anderson; Mathis 2; Kotchman.
S: Willits.
SF: Cabrera.
GIDP: Cabrera.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Figgins 3 (24, 2nd base off McCarthy/Melhuse, 2nd base off McCarthy/Melhuse, 3rd base off McCarthy/Melhuse), Willits (19, 2nd base off McCarthy/Melhuse).

FIELDING
E: Figgins (11, throw), Willits (2, fielding).
DP: (Cabrera-Kotchman).

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
McCarthy 6.06432405.59
Littleton 1.10001104.19
Mahay 0.01002002.32
Benoit 2.10000103.10
Wilson (W, 1-1)0.11000002.88
Gagne (S, 13)1.00000101.27
 
LA AngelsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Weaver 7.04202603.36
Shields (BS, 3)1.03220101.99
Rodriguez 2.00000202.16
Speier (L, 0-1)1.01110112.00

Mahay pitched to 3 batters in the 8th.

WP: Wilson.
Pitches-strikes: McCarthy 95-61, Littleton 17-9, Mahay 11-3, Benoit 30-18, Wilson 8-5, Gagne 14-8, Weaver 96-62, Shields 23-14, Rodriguez 30-18, Speier 21-15.
Ground outs-fly outs: McCarthy 6-8, Littleton 3-0, Mahay 0-0, Benoit 2-4, Wilson 0-1, Gagne 0-2, Weaver 8-7, Shields 0-2, Rodriguez 2-2, Speier 0-2.
Batters faced: McCarthy 27, Littleton 4, Mahay 3, Benoit 7, Wilson 2, Gagne 3, Weaver 26, Shields 6, Rodriguez 6, Speier 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Benoit 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Chuck Meriwether. 1B: Alfonso Marquez. 2B: Tim Timmons. 3B: Rick Reed.
Weather: 83 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 8 mph, Out to RF.
T: 3:31.
Att: 44,068.

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