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Rapid Reaction: Angels 10, Rangers 2

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Hector Santiago handcuffed the Texas Rangers on four hits and Mike Trout accounted for three of the Angels' 13 hits in a 10-2 Los Angeles victory Wednesday afternoon before 25,757 at Globe Life Park.

The Angels (4-5) climbed a half-game ahead of Texas (4-6) in the American League West standings. The Rangers went 2-4 in the season's first homestand.

What happened: The Angels sent 10 batters to the plate and scored six runs in the second inning, sending Rangers first-time starter Anthony Ranaudo to an early shower. That was more than enough support for Santiago. The Los Angeles lefty did not allow more than one Ranger on base in any of his seven innings.

No luck: Ranaudo didn't make it out of the second inning in his first Rangers start. He was hit hard and luck was not with him, either. Third baseman Adrian Beltre was inches away from gloving Chris Iannetta's double. Center fielder Leonys Martin likewise came close on a dive for Johnny Giavotella's two-run single. To register five outs Ranaudo needed 62 pitches.

Going deep: Batting from the right side, switch hitter Carlos Corporan connected on his first Rangers home run in the fifth inning. Catchers have produced two of Texas' three home runs at Globe Life Park this season. Adam Rosales ended an 0-for-24 stretch dating back to last season with a solo home run in the ninth.

Deceptive line: Anthony Bass' pitching line might not show it (3 2/3 innings, four earned runs), but the long reliever had a solid outing, limiting the Angels to one run until tiring in his fourth inning of work.

Defensive gem: On a day when the Rangers looked lethargic in the field, one fine play stood out. Second baseman Rougned Odor went behind the bag to stab David Freese's grounder and then executed a jump throw to first from the outfield grass for the final out of the fourth inning.

Up next: After their first off day of the season Thursday, the Rangers travel to Seattle to open a weekend series against the Mariners at 9:10 p.m. Friday. Yovani Gallardo (1-1, 5.59 ERA) makes his third start for Texas. He'll be opposed by left-hander J.A. Happ (0-0, 2.84).