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MLB: Los Angeles Angels 11, Texas 3

Sept. 19, 2012 at 1:50 AM

ANAHEIM, Calif., Sept. 19 (UPI) -- An eight-run fourth inning and a solid start by Jered Weaver carried the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim to an 11-3 victory over AL West rivals the Texas Rangers.

Weaver (18-4) allowed three runs on six hits over seven innings in his 100th career victory, which was also the Halos' fourth win in their last five starts.

Chris Ianetta notched a two-run single and Eric Aybar went 3-for-4 with an RBI to lead the Angels' 11-hit attack.

Los Angeles broke the game open in the fourth with eight runs, two of which scored on a wild pitch by Tanner Scheppers.

Ryan Dempster (6-2) took the loss. Dempster was rattled by five runs on six hits and three walks in 3 1/3 innings.

Ian Kinsler and Mike Napoli both homered for the Rangers, who had won two of their previous three games.

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