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Texas Rangers 5, California Angels 0

Texas Rangers 5, California Angels 0

Day

Game Played on Saturday, April 22, 1972 (D) at Arlington Stadium

CAL A    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  4  1
TEX A    0  0  2    0  3  0    0  0  x  -   5  8  0
BATTING
California Angels     AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alomar 2b              4   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Rivers cf              3   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Cardenas ss            3   0   0   0       1   0       1   1
Pinson lf              3   0   2   0       1   0       0   0
Spencer 1b             4   0   1   0       0   0       9   1
Stanton rf             3   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
McMullen 3b            4   0   0   0       0   1       1   3
Kusnyer c              2   0   1   0       1   0       7   1
Clark p                2   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Queen p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Llenas ph            1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Doyle p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                29   0   4   0       5   2      24  10
FIELDING - 
E: Clark (1).
Texas Rangers         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Randle 2b              5   2   2   1       0   2       6   4
Nelson 3b              2   1   0   0       3   0       0   2
Mincher 1b             3   1   1   2       2   1      10   0
King c                 2   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
  Billings ph,c        1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Howard lf              4   0   2   1       0   1       1   0
  Maddox pr,rf         0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Biittner rf,lf         3   0   1   0       1   1       2   0
Lovitto cf             3   0   0   0       1   0       4   0
Harrah ss              4   1   2   0       0   0       2   3
Broberg p              3   0   0   0       0   0       0   4
Totals                30   5   8   4       8   7      27  13
FIELDING - 
DP: 2.
BATTING - 
2B: Randle 2 (4,off Clark 2); Mincher (1,off Clark); Howard 2 (2,off Queen,off
Doyle).
3B: Harrah (1,off Clark).
SH: Broberg (2,off Doyle).
Team LOB: 10.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Nelson (3,2nd base off Queen/Kusnyer).
CS: Biittner (2,2nd base by Clark/Kusnyer).
PITCHING
California Angels     IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Clark L(0-1)           4.1   5   5   4   4   1   0
Queen                  1.2   1   0   0   3   2   0
Doyle                  2     2   0   0   1   4   0
Totals                 8     8   5   4   8   7   0
Texas Rangers         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Broberg W(2-0)         9     4   0   0   5   2   0

Umpires: Russ Goetz, Hank Morgenweck, John Rice, Marty Springstead
Time of Game: 2:34   Attendance: 5517
Starting Lineups:

   California Angels             Texas Rangers            
1. Alomar              2b        Randle              2b
2. Rivers              cf        Nelson              3b
3. Cardenas            ss        Mincher             1b
4. Pinson              lf        King                c
5. Spencer             1b        Howard              lf
6. Stanton             rf        Biittner            rf
7. McMullen            3b        Lovitto             cf
8. Kusnyer             c         Harrah              ss
9. Clark               p         Broberg             p

ANGELS 1ST: Alomar grounded out (third to first); Rivers
grounded out (pitcher to first); Cardenas made an out to center;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Angels 0, Rangers 0.

RANGERS 1ST: Randle made an out to center; Nelson grounded out
(third to first); Mincher walked; King grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Angels 0, Rangers 0.

ANGELS 2ND: Pinson made an out to center; Spencer singled to
left; Stanton made an out to right; McMullen made an out to
second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Angels 0, Rangers 0.

RANGERS 2ND: Howard made an out to second; Biittner grounded out
(first unassisted); Lovitto grounded out (first to pitcher); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Angels 0, Rangers 0.

ANGELS 3RD: Kusnyer grounded out (pitcher to first); Clark
struck out; Alomar made an out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Angels 0, Rangers 0.

RANGERS 3RD: Harrah tripled to right; Broberg popped to third in
foul territory; Randle doubled to right [Harrah scored]; Nelson
grounded out (third to first) [Randle to third]; Mincher walked;
King walked [Mincher to second]; King was picked off first but
was safe on an error by Clark [Randle scored (unearned), Mincher
to third, King to second]; Howard struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2
LOB.  Angels 0, Rangers 2.

ANGELS 4TH: Rivers walked; Cardenas made an out to left; Pinson
singled to left [Rivers to second]; Spencer grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Pinson out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Angels 0, Rangers 2.

RANGERS 4TH: Biittner singled to right; Biittner was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Lovitto grounded out
(second to first); Harrah grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Angels 0, Rangers 2.

ANGELS 5TH: Stanton walked; McMullen forced Stanton (third to
second); Kusnyer singled to right [McMullen to second]; Clark
forced Kusnyer (shortstop to second) [McMullen to third]; Alomar
forced Clark (second unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Angels
0, Rangers 2.

RANGERS 5TH: Broberg grounded out (third to first); Randle
doubled to right; Nelson walked; Mincher doubled to right
[Randle scored, Nelson scored]; QUEEN REPLACED CLARK (PITCHING);
King was called out on strikes; Howard doubled to right [Mincher
scored]; Biittner walked; Lovitto walked [Howard to third,
Biittner to second]; Harrah made an out to second; 3 R, 3 H, 0
E, 3 LOB.  Angels 0, Rangers 5.

ANGELS 6TH: Rivers grounded out (second to first); Cardenas
walked; Pinson singled to center [Cardenas to second]; Spencer
grounded out (second to first) [Cardenas to third, Pinson to
second]; Stanton lined to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Angels
0, Rangers 5.

RANGERS 6TH: Broberg made an out to right; Randle was called out
on strikes; Nelson walked; Nelson stole second; Mincher grounded
out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Angels 0, Rangers
5.

ANGELS 7TH: McMullen made an out to second; Kusnyer walked;
LLENAS BATTED FOR QUEEN; Llenas grounded into a double play
(pitcher to shortstop to first) [Kusnyer out at second]; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Angels 0, Rangers 5.

RANGERS 7TH: DOYLE REPLACED LLENAS (PITCHING); BILLINGS BATTED
FOR KING; Billings was called out on strikes; Howard doubled to
center; MADDOX RAN FOR HOWARD; Biittner struck out; Lovitto made
an out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Angels 0, Rangers 5.

ANGELS 8TH: MADDOX STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); BIITTNER CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); BILLINGS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C );
Alomar grounded out (pitcher to first); Rivers grounded out
(second to first); Cardenas made an out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Angels 0, Rangers 5.

RANGERS 8TH: Harrah singled to center; Broberg out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Harrah to second]; Randle
struck out; Nelson walked; Mincher was called out on strikes; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Angels 0, Rangers 5.

ANGELS 9TH: Pinson walked; Spencer made an out to first; Stanton
made an out to center; McMullen struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Angels 0, Rangers 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Angels           0   4   1    7
 Rangers          5   8   0   10

References

Total Baseball: The Ultimate Baseball Encyclopedia by John Thorn, et al.
2006 ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia by Gary Gillette (Editor), Pete Palmer (Editor).

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