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Byrd flies just shy in win
Rangers 7, Angels 6
Marlon Byrd finished a triple short of the cycle on Saturday. (Mark Avery/AP)
 Byrd's homer
Two-run doubles from David Murphy and Brad Wilkerson gave Edinson Volquez an early advantage in his season debut and he would hold on to grab his second career Major League victory. Marlon Byrd went 3-for-5 with a homer and three runs scored.
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Series at a glance:
TEX
Texas (62-73)
Won 1
Texas 7, LA Angels 6   LAA
LA Angels (80-55)
Lost 1
September 1, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 2 3 1 0 1 0 0 0   7 10 1
LA Angels
0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 3   6 10 0
Standings thru 9/1/07  |  Gameday  |  Rangers Stats  |  Angels Stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kinsler, 2B3021202.262
Vazquez, 3B5000035.238
Young, SS5110011.304
Byrd, CF5331011.310
Wilkerson, 1B4112121.236
Cruz, RF4100122.215
Murphy, LF3012110.417
Botts, DH2000122.202
Saltalamacchia, C4121022.275
Totals35710761416 

BATTING
2B: Byrd (15, Escobar), Murphy (6, Escobar), Wilkerson (15, Escobar), Kinsler (19, Thompson).
3B: Kinsler (1, Moseley).
HR: Byrd (7, 4th inning off Moseley, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Kinsler 5; Young; Byrd 7; Wilkerson 2; Murphy 2; Saltalamacchia 2.
RBI: Murphy 2 (7), Wilkerson 2 (57), Saltalamacchia (27), Byrd (56), Kinsler (51).
2-out RBI: Saltalamacchia; Byrd.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Vazquez 3; Kinsler; Byrd.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
CS: Kinsler (1, 2nd base by Escobar/Mathis).
PO: Botts (1st base by Mathis).

FIELDING
E: Murphy (1, throw).

 
LA AngelsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Matthews, CF5000032.260
Cabrera, SS4210000.310
Guerrero, RF4120100.329
Anderson, LF3114101.288
Izturis, 3B5020011.278
Morales, DH5210003.329
Kotchman, 1B2000222.294
Kendrick, 2B4032010.322
Mathis, C4000005.216
Totals3661064714 

BATTING
2B: Guerrero (45, Volquez), Kendrick (17, Volquez), Cabrera (33, Benoit).
HR: Anderson (12, 9th inning off Wilson, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Cabrera 2; Guerrero 3; Anderson 4; Izturis 2; Morales; Kendrick 4.
RBI: Kendrick 2 (25), Anderson 4 (62).
2-out RBI: Kendrick.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Mathis; Anderson; Matthews 2; Kotchman.
SF: Anderson.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
Pickoffs: Mathis (Botts at 1st base).

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Volquez (W, 1-0)5.07332405.40
Wright (H, 1)3.01001203.94
Benoit 0.11221102.65
Wilson (S, 9)0.21110012.52
 
LA AngelsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Escobar (L, 15-7)2.26554602.99
Moseley 2.13221214.48
Bootcheck 2.00000303.91
Thompson 1.01000200.00
Bulger 1.00001100.00

Moseley pitched to 2 batters in the 6th.

HBP: Cabrera (by Volquez), Botts (by Escobar).
Pitches-strikes: Volquez 94-60, Wright 31-18, Benoit 11-5, Wilson 9-7, Escobar 78-51, Moseley 47-28, Bootcheck 31-20, Thompson 19-12, Bulger 18-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: Volquez 2-9, Wright 5-2, Benoit 0-0, Wilson 0-2, Escobar 0-1, Moseley 3-1, Bootcheck 2-1, Thompson 1-0, Bulger 1-1.
Batters faced: Volquez 25, Wright 11, Benoit 3, Wilson 3, Escobar 18, Moseley 10, Bootcheck 6, Thompson 4, Bulger 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Wilson 2-2, Moseley 2-0, Bootcheck 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Gary Cederstrom. 1B: Lance Barksdale. 2B: Bill Hohn. 3B: Jim Reynolds.
Weather: 101 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 5 mph, Out to CF.
T: 3:28.
Att: 38,342.

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