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Box > Texas 3, Anaheim 2
Young gun sends Rangers to win
Kelvim Escobar's tough luck continued as he ended up on the short end of a pitchers' duel with Rangers starter Ryan Drese on Wednesday in Texas. The loss was the fourth straight for the Angels.
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Michael Young's RBI double in the seventh was the difference. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Michael Young's RBI double pushed the Rangers past the Angels on Wednesday. Ryan Drese improved to 6-1 at home this season.
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Anaheim (49-45)
Lost 4
Texas 3, Anaheim 2  
Texas (54-38)
Won 2
Standings through 7/21/04  |  Gameday  |  Angels Stats  |  Rangers Stats
AnaheimABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Eckstein, SS4000002.299
Figgins, 3B4000000.311
Anderson, CF4120000.309
Guerrero, RF4010021.333
Guillen, LF4001002.299
Erstad, 1B2100200.307
DaVanon, DH4000013.286
Molina, B, C3000001.287
Kennedy, 2B3021000.265
Totals32252239 

BATTING
2B: Guerrero (27, Drese).
TB: Anderson 2; Guerrero 2; Kennedy 2.
RBI: Guillen (67), Kennedy (33).
2-out RBI: Kennedy.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: DaVanon, Guillen, Eckstein.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
DP: (Erstad-Eckstein-Escobar).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Young, M, SS4021011.332
Blalock, 3B3011121.299
Soriano, 2B4121002.297
Teixeira, 1B3000122.281
Fullmer, DH4000011.238
Nix, CF3000011.299
Matthews, RF2100110.280
Barajas, C3110011.268
Dellucci, LF1000011.261
Mench, LF2000001.267
Totals2936331011 

BATTING
2B: Barajas (15, Escobar), Young, M (21, Rodriguez).
HR: Soriano (19, 1st inning off Escobar, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Young, M 3; Blalock; Soriano 5; Barajas 2.
RBI: Soriano (62), Blalock (71), Young, M (55).
2-out RBI: Soriano, Blalock, Young, M.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Teixeira, Soriano, Blalock.
GIDP: Nix.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Matthews (3, 2nd base off Escobar/Molina, B).

 
AnaheimIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Escobar (L, 5-7)6.25333813.95
Rodriguez 1.11000201.43
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Drese (W, 6-5)7.05222103.58
Mahay (H, 6)0.20000002.84
Almanzar (H, 10)0.10000103.42
Cordero (S, 30)1.00000101.91

WP: Escobar, Drese.
Pitches-strikes: Escobar 107-69, Rodriguez 18-12, Drese 95-57, Mahay 8-4, Almanzar 3-3, Cordero 14-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Escobar 8-4, Rodriguez 2-0, Drese 12-8, Mahay 2-0, Almanzar 0-0, Cordero 1-1.
Batters faced: Escobar 27, Rodriguez 5, Drese 28, Mahay 2, Almanzar 1, Cordero 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Rodriguez 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Ed Rapuano. 1B: Ted Barrett. 2B: Rick Reed. 3B: Alfonso Marquez.
Weather: 91 degrees, clear.
Wind: 14 mph, In from RF.
T: 2:32.
Att: 37,210.

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