ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Nelson Cruz homered with one out in the
ninth inning to give the Texas Rangers a 7-to-6 win over the L-A
Cruz hit his first home run of the season off Scot Shields to
help the Rangers beat Los Angeles for the first time this year
after five straight losses. Shields is 0-and-2.
Eric Gagne is 1-and-0. He worked a scoreless ninth for his first win since June tenth, 2005, when he pitched for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Ian Kinsler, Hank Blalock and Brad Wilkerson also homered for the Rangers.
Gary Matthews Junior homered twice and drove in four runs for
the Angels against his former team. He connected from both sides of