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Howie Kendrick, Jered Weaver guide Angels past Rangers, 5-2
Howie Kendrick, Jered Weaver guide Angels past Rangers, 5-2

KEY MOMENT: With the Angels trailing, 2-1, Albert Pujols and Josh Hamilton led off the sixth inning with singles, and Howie Kendrick, on his 31st birthday, lofted a run-scoring single to right-center, his third hit of the game. David Freese added a tiebreaking RBI single, and Hank Conger grounded a two-run double to right to cap a four-run rally and push the Angels toward their 28th come-from-behind win of the year. AT THE PLATE: The Angels got a scare in the eighth when Collin Cowgill squared to bunt, and Matt West's high-and-tight fastball nicked off his right thumb and the bat and struck him in the nose, opening a gash that bled profusely. Cowgill remained conscious and alert,...

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