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Rapid Reaction: Rangers 10, Angels 3

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Rangers pounded out 15 hits and scored 10 runs to win their 95th game of the season. That ties the 1999 club for the most in team history. Some quick thoughts on tonight's game (more to come from the clubhouse):

* The win allows the Rangers to stay one game up on the Tigers for homefield advantage in the ALDS. They need a win on Wednesday or a Detroit loss to host either Boston or Tampa Bay at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on Friday. If the Rangers lose and the Tigers win, Texas will head to New York right after Wednesday's game.

* The Rangers hit back-to-back-to-back homers for the second time this season as Adrian Beltre, Mike Napoli and Nelson Cruz did it to lead off the fifth inning. The last time was May 28, when Napoli-Mitch Moreland-Endy Chavez did it against the Kansas City Royals to lead off the second inning.

* Ian Kinsler joined the 30-30 club for the second time in his career, becoming just the 12th player in major league history to complete the feat twice. He did it by stealing third in the fourth inning.

* Kinsler was a triple shy of the cycle on Tuesday. His home run in the third was his 32nd of the season, a new career-high.

* Michael Young moved closer to Miguel Cabrera in the race for the AL batting title. He was 2-for-5 with an RBI, his 106th of the year. It came in the third inning and gave the Rangers the lead. So Young and Cabrera go into the final day of the season in a tight race for the title. Cabrera is at .343 and Young is now at .338. (Adrian Gonzalez is also at .338).

* Colby Lewis, after getting into and out of a few early jams, settled in and pitched well. He attacked hitters and got the final 11 hitters he faced, three of them via strikeouts. Lewis ended up allowing two runs on three hits in six innings. It was a quality start, his third in the last four starts.

* The Rangers chased starter Tyler Chatwood (in the game as the starter instead of Ervin Santana, who was taken out of the lineup after the Angels were eliminated on Monday) after just 2 2/3 innings. He gave up seven hits -- six of them singles. Chatwood gave up four runs in the third inning and couldn't get out of it.

* Beltre's homer was his 32nd, tying Kinsler for the team high. It's the most homers for Beltre since he belted 48 for the Dodgers in 2004. Beltre now has 105 RBIs, his most since that 2004 season.

* Napoli hit two homers Tuesday, pushing his total to 28 for the season. That's a career high. Napoli is now 12-for-34 in eight games at Angel Stadium as a Ranger.

* Things were going so well on offense that Mitch Moreland was able to get a long double to end an 0-for-16 streak.

* Mike Gonzalez came in and gave up one run in the seventh.

* Yoshinori Tateyama pitched the eighth and surrendered a leadoff walk and a double by Mike Trout to put runners and second and third with no outs. But he then struck out Peter Bourjos (looking) and got Bobby Abreu to pop up and Howie Kendrick to fly out. He didn't allow a run.

* The Angels used their speed to score the first run of the game. Trout walked and then promptly stole second. Bourjos bunted his way on as Beltre tried to make a great play, but couldn't gun down Bourjos. That allowed Bobby Abreu's sacrifice fly to bring home Trout. Lewis, though, got Howie Kendrick and Vernon Wells on strikeouts to end the inning and limit the damage.