The Angels made little noise against the Rangers until the fifth inning, when Casey Kotchman singled to spark a rally. Though the Halos loaded the bases three times in the frame, they scored just twice and couldn't thwart the eventual sweep.
Five Texas taters -- hit by Sammy Sosa, Nelson Cruz, Gerald Laird, Travis Metcalf and pinch-hitter Hank Blalock -- made for a romp against the Angels. In front of the home crowd, Michael Young notched his 200th hit in the fifth straight season, becoming the third player since 1940 to do so.
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