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Angels rally for big win
Angels 10, Astros 9
John Lackey had a rare poor start, allowing six runs in 4 2/3 innings. (Francis Specker/AP)
 Figgins' triple
Chone Figgins' sixth hit of the night drove in Reggie Willits with the winning run as the Angels rallied from a 9-4 deficit. Figgins tied the American League record for hits in a nine-inning game. Francisco Rodriguez got out of a bases-loaded jam in the ninth.
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Series at a glance:
HOU
Houston (30-40)
Lost 1
LA Angels 10, Houston 9   LAA
LA Angels (45-26)
Won 3
June 18, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Houston
0 1 0 0 5 0 3 0 0   9 12 0
LA Angels
0 2 1 1 0 0 5 0 1   10 19 1
Standings thru 6/18/07  |  Gameday  |  Astros Stats  |  Angels Stats
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Biggio, 2B6110025.235
Pence, CF5010011.337
Berkman, DH3110210.255
Lee, LF4210113.299
Loretta, SS5243002.329
  1-Bruntlett, PR-SS0000000.500
Lamb, 1B5223022.312
Scott, RF3111102.250
Munson, C4010113.240
Ensberg, 3B3001115.213
Totals3891286923 


1-Ran for Loretta in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Pence (16, Lackey), Loretta (10, Lackey).
3B: Lee (1, Carrasco).
HR: Scott (7, 2nd inning off Lackey, 0 on, 1 out), Lamb (6, 5th inning off Lackey, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Biggio; Pence 2; Berkman; Lee 3; Loretta 5; Lamb 5; Scott 4; Munson.
RBI: Scott (33), Loretta 3 (21), Lamb 3 (20), Ensberg (20).
2-out RBI: Loretta 2; Lamb 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Loretta; Ensberg 2; Biggio 3.
SF: Ensberg.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Bruntlett (1, 2nd base off Shields/Napoli).
CS: Berkman (3, 2nd base by Lackey/Napoli).

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Loretta-Lamb 2, Borkowski-Loretta-Lamb).

 
LA AngelsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Willits, LF4111100.328
Figgins, 3B6163000.284
Cabrera, SS5021004.343
Guerrero, RF3110202.329
Matthews, CF4110114.282
Kendrick, DH4320102.283
Hillenbrand, 1B5132002.255
Napoli, C5122002.248
Aybar, 2B5111004.243
Totals411019105120 

BATTING
2B: Cabrera (23, Sampson), Figgins (9, Sampson).
3B: Figgins (1, Miller).
TB: Willits; Figgins 9; Cabrera 3; Guerrero; Matthews; Kendrick 2; Hillenbrand 3; Napoli 2; Aybar.
RBI: Napoli 2 (27), Figgins 3 (19), Cabrera (39), Hillenbrand 2 (20), Aybar (14), Willits (18).
2-out RBI: Figgins 3; Napoli.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Matthews; Cabrera 3; Aybar.
SF: Willits.
GIDP: Aybar; Matthews; Hillenbrand.
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING
SB: Figgins (15, 2nd base off Qualls/Munson), Cabrera (8, 3rd base off Sampson/Munson).

FIELDING
E: Carrasco (1, missed catch).

 
HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Sampson 6.014662103.70
Qualls (BS, 3)1.03331004.17
Borkowski (L, 1-1)1.21112003.23
Miller 0.01000007.50
 
LA AngelsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lackey 4.28664422.96
Carrasco 1.23310206.25
Bootcheck 0.20000004.44
Shields 1.11001202.11
Rodriguez (W, 1-2)0.20001102.37

Sampson pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.

WP: Qualls, Lackey, Carrasco.
HBP: Scott (by Lackey).
Pitches-strikes: Sampson 102-61, Qualls 31-20, Borkowski 24-12, Miller 3-2, Lackey 103-60, Carrasco 30-20, Bootcheck 3-3, Shields 28-18, Rodriguez 14-6.
Ground outs-fly outs: Sampson 9-8, Qualls 2-1, Borkowski 3-2, Miller 0-0, Lackey 2-7, Carrasco 2-1, Bootcheck 0-2, Shields 1-1, Rodriguez 0-1.
Batters faced: Sampson 32, Qualls 7, Borkowski 7, Miller 1, Lackey 26, Carrasco 9, Bootcheck 2, Shields 6, Rodriguez 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Qualls 2-2, Miller 1-1, Carrasco 2-0, Bootcheck 2-1, Rodriguez 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Mark Carlson. 1B: Larry Young. 2B: Angel Hernandez. 3B: Ted Barrett.
Weather: 74 degrees, clear.
Wind: 9 mph, Out to RF.
T: 3:31.
Att: 42,232.

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