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TOR  5
@LAA  4

MIN  5
@BAL  2

CLE  3
@DET  1

(10)
OAK 12
@TBD  2

SEA  9
@TEX  4

CIN  9
ATL  7

(12)
PIT  5
@COL  1

WSN  7
@HOU  6

SDP  9
@NYM  8

(10)
LAD  5
@PHI  2

SFG  4
CHC  1

FLA 11
@STL  3

Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Attendance: 41,009

Thursday, August 23, 2007, 10:05pm
Time of Game: 2:28
Blue Jays
5
64-63
Won 1
3rd, 12 GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Blue Jays       0  0  0   2  3  0   0  0  0    5  8  1
Angels          2  0  1   0  0  0   0  1  0    4  8  2
W: J Litsch (5-6), L: E Santana (5-12), S: J Accardo (25)
Angels
4
74-53
Lost 2
1st

BATTING

Toronto Blue Jays            AB   R   H RBI   BB  SO    BA   OPS  Pit   PO   A  Details
R Johnson LF                  4   1   1   0    1   1  .262  .690   21    1   0   
L Overbay 1B                  4   2   1   0    1   1  .257  .759   16   18   1   2B
M Stairs RF                   3   1   1   2    0   0  .292  .912    6    0   0   2B
  A Rios PH-RF                0   0   0   0    1   0  .310  .889    5    0   0   
V Wells CF                    4   1   2   1    0   0  .263  .755   13    1   1   2B
F Thomas DH                   4   0   2   1    0   0  .263  .841   17    0   0   
T Glaus 3B                    4   0   0   0    0   2  .251  .790   16    1   2   
A Hill 2B                     4   0   1   0    0   1  .264  .739   11    1   7   
G Zaun C                      4   0   0   0    0   0  .233  .705    9    3   2   
R Olmedo SS                   4   0   0   0    0   2  .231  .616   14    2   9   

J Litsch P                                                               0   0
  C Janssen P                                                            0   0
  J Accardo P                                                            0   0
Totals                       35   5   8   4    3   7              128   27  22
BATTING
2B: M Stairs (21, off E Santana); V Wells (36, off E Santana); L Overbay (26, off E Santana).
TB: V Wells 3; L Overbay 2; F Thomas 2; M Stairs 2; A Hill; R Johnson.
RBI: M Stairs 2 (46); F Thomas (77); V Wells (74).
2-out RBI: M Stairs 2.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 2.
FIELDING
DP: 1. A Hill-R Olmedo-L Overbay.
E: R Olmedo (1).
Los Angeles Angels           AB   R   H RBI   BB  SO    BA   OPS  Pit   PO   A  Details
R Willits DH                  1   1   0   0    2   0  .295  .742   22    0   0   CS,HBP
O Cabrera SS                  4   0   1   0    0   1  .310  .772   15    1   0   
V Guerrero RF                 4   2   2   3    0   0  .323  .956   12    5   0   2·HR
G Anderson LF                 4   1   1   0    0   0  .281  .751   12    4   0   
G Matthews CF                 4   0   1   0    0   0  .266  .772   18    3   0   GDP
M Izturis 3B                  4   0   2   1    0   0  .274  .734    7    0   1   
H Kendrick 2B                 4   0   0   0    0   1  .313  .784   15    1   2   
R Quinlan 1B                  4   0   0   0    0   0  .228  .626   17    6   0   
R Budde C                     4   0   1   0    0   1  .188  .438   15    7   0   

E Santana P                                                              0   0
  D Oliver P                                                             0   0
  D Moseley P                                                            0   0
Totals                       33   4   8   4    2   3              133   27   3
BATTING
HR: V Guerrero 2 (21, off J Litsch, off C Janssen; 3rd inn, 0 on, 1 out to CF; 8th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to CF-RF).
HBP: R Willits (3, by J Litsch).
TB: V Guerrero 8; M Izturis 2; R Budde; G Matthews; O Cabrera; G Anderson.
GIDP: G Matthews (11).
RBI: V Guerrero 3 (103); M Izturis (37).
2-out RBI: M Izturis.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
FIELDING
E: H Kendrick (7); R Budde (1).
BASERUNNING
CS: R Willits (8, 2nd base by C Janssen/G Zaun).

PITCHING

Toronto Blue Jays          IP     H   R  ER   BB  SO  HR    ERA   BF  Pit-Str   GB-FB  GmSc  IR-IS
J Litsch, W (5-6)           6.1   6   3   2    2   2   1   3.44   28  102-65    10-5     51    - 
C Janssen, H (22)           1.2   2   1   1    0   0   1   2.32    5   17-11     3-0          1-0
J Accardo, S (25)           1     0   0   0    0   1   0   2.19    3   14-10     2-0          0-0
Totals                      9     8   4   3    2   3   2          36  133-86    15-5          1-0 
Los Angeles Angels         IP     H   R  ER   BB  SO  HR    ERA   BF  Pit-Str   GB-FB  GmSc  IR-IS
E Santana, L (5-12)         6     8   5   5    1   4   0   6.03   27   83-53     4-10    39    - 
D Oliver                    2     0   0   0    1   2   0   3.80    7   30-17     0-4          0-0
D Moseley                   1     0   0   0    1   1   0   4.70    4   15-8      1-1          0-0
Totals                      9     8   5   5    3   7   0          38  128-78     5-15         0-0 
Balks: None.
WP: E Santana (7).
IBB: None.
HBP: J Litsch (3; R Willits).

OTHER

Umpires: HP - Charlie Reliford, 1B - Greg Gibson, 2B - Larry Vanover, 3B - Tony Randazzo.
Time of Game: 2:28.
Attendance: 41,009.
Weather: 75° F, Wind 7mph out to Rightfield, Night, No Precipitation.

LINEUPS

   Toronto Blue Jays             Los Angeles Angels                   
1. R Johnson            LF    1. R Willits            DH 
2. L Overbay            1B    2. O Cabrera            SS 
3. M Stairs             RF    3. V Guerrero           RF 
4. V Wells              CF    4. G Anderson           LF 
5. F Thomas             DH    5. G Matthews           CF 
6. T Glaus              3B    6. M Izturis            3B 
7. A Hill               2B    7. H Kendrick           2B 
8. G Zaun               C     8. R Quinlan            1B 
9. R Olmedo             SS    9. R Budde              C  

   J Litsch             P        E Santana            P  

PLAY BY PLAY (explanation)

Top of the 1st, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, Ervin Santana facing 1-2-3
  Scr/Out RoB  Pt Batter          Play Detail
  +------+---+---+---------------+--------------------------------------------------------------+
   O      ---  2  R Johnson       Flyball: LF
   O      ---  5  L Overbay       Strikeout Looking
   O      ---  1  M Stairs        Groundout: 1B unassisted
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 1st, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Jesse Litsch facing 1-2-3
          ---  3  R Willits       Hit By Pitch
   O      1--  4  O Cabrera       Single to CF (Ground Ball); Willits to 3B; Cabrera out at 2B/CF-SS-1B-2B-1B
   RO     --3  4  V Guerrero      Groundout: 2B-1B; Willits Scores
          ---  2  G Anderson      Reached on E6 (Line Drive)
          1--  5  G Matthews      Single to RF (Ground Ball); Anderson to 3B
   R      1-3  1  M Izturis       Single to RF (Ground Ball); Anderson Scores/unER; Matthews to 3B
   O      1-3  6  H Kendrick      Strikeout Looking
                  2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Angels 2.

Top of the 2nd, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 0-2, Ervin Santana facing 4-5-6
   O      ---  4  V Wells         Flyball: RF
          ---  4  F Thomas        Single to CF (Line Drive)
   O      1--  6  T Glaus         Strikeout Looking
   O      1--  1  A Hill          Flyball: LF
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Angels 2.

Bottom of the 2nd, Angels Batting, Ahead 2-0, Jesse Litsch facing 8-9-1
   O      ---  4  R Quinlan       Groundout: 2B-1B
   O      ---  4  R Budde         Groundout: SS-1B
   O      ---  5  R Willits       Groundout: 2B-1B
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Angels 2.

Top of the 3rd, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 0-2, Ervin Santana facing 8-9-1
   O      ---  2  G Zaun          Groundout: 2B-1B
   O      ---  2  R Olmedo        Flyball: CF
   O      ---  4  R Johnson       Strikeout Looking
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Angels 2.

Bottom of the 3rd, Angels Batting, Ahead 2-0, Jesse Litsch facing 2-3-4
   O      ---  3  O Cabrera       Groundout: 3B-1B
   R      ---  2  V Guerrero      Home Run (Fly Ball to CF)
   O      ---  5  G Anderson      Flyball: LF
   O      ---  6  G Matthews      Popfly: SS
                  1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Angels 3.

Top of the 4th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 0-3, Ervin Santana facing 2-3-4
          ---  6  L Overbay       Walk
   O      1--  1  M Stairs        Flyball: CF
   R      1--  1  V Wells         Double to CF (Fly Ball); Overbay Scores; Wells to 3B/Adv on E4 (throw)
   R      --3  1  F Thomas        Single to SS (Ground Ball); Wells Scores
   O      1--  5  T Glaus         Flyball: LF
   O      1--  3  A Hill          Flyball: LF
                  2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Angels 3.

Bottom of the 4th, Angels Batting, Ahead 3-2, Jesse Litsch facing 6-7-8
          ---  3  M Izturis       Single to CF (Ground Ball)
   O      1--  3  H Kendrick      Groundout: SS-1B; Izturis to 2B
   O      -2-  4  R Quinlan       Fielder's Choice SS; Izturis out at 3B/SS-3B; Quinlan to 1B
          1--  4  R Budde         Single to 2B (Pop Fly); Quinlan to 3B
          1-3  8  R Willits       Walk; Budde to 2B
   O      123  4  O Cabrera       Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Angels 3.

Top of the 5th, Blue Jays Batting, Behind 2-3, Ervin Santana facing 8-9-1
   O      ---  2  G Zaun          Flyball: RF
   O      ---  5  R Olmedo        Groundout: 2B-1B
          ---  5  R Johnson       Single to LF (Ground Ball)
          1--  1  L Overbay       Double to CF (Ground Ball); Johnson to 3B
   RR     -23  4  M Stairs        Double to CF (Line Drive); Johnson Scores; Overbay Scores
   R      -2-     V Wells         Wild Pitch; Stairs Scores/Adv on E2 (throw)
          ---  5  " "             Single to CF (Ground Ball)
   O      1--  4  F Thomas        Flyball: CF
                  3 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 5, Angels 3.

Bottom of the 5th, Angels Batting, Behind 3-5, Jesse Litsch facing 3-4-5
   O      ---  4  V Guerrero      Foul Popfly: C (Behind Home)
   O      ---  1  G Anderson      Popfly: 1B
   O      ---  2  G Matthews      Groundout: SS-1B
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 5, Angels 3.

Top of the 6th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 5-3, Ervin Santana facing 6-7-8
   O      ---  1  T Glaus         Groundout: 3B-1B
          ---  2  A Hill          Single to LF (Line Drive)
   O      1--  3  G Zaun          Flyball: RF
   O      1--  3  R Olmedo        Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 5, Angels 3.

Bottom of the 6th, Angels Batting, Behind 3-5, Jesse Litsch facing 6-7-8
   O      ---  1  M Izturis       Flyball: CF
   O      ---  3  H Kendrick      Groundout: 2B-1B
   O      ---  3  R Quinlan       Groundout: 1B unassisted
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 5, Angels 3.

Top of the 7th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 5-3, Darren Oliver facing 1-2-3
                  Darren Oliver replaces Ervin Santana pitching
   O      ---  3  R Johnson       Popfly: 2B
   O      ---  2  L Overbay       Popfly: SS
                  Alexis Rios pinch hits for Matt Stairs batting 3rd
          ---  5  A Rios          Walk
   O      1--  3  V Wells         Popfly: 1B
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 5, Angels 3.

Bottom of the 7th, Angels Batting, Behind 3-5, Jesse Litsch facing 9-1-2
                  Alexis Rios moves to RF
   O      ---  2  R Budde         Groundout: SS-1B
          ---  6  R Willits       Walk
                  Casey Janssen replaces Jesse Litsch pitching
   O      1--     O Cabrera       Willits Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
   O      ---  4  " "             Groundout: SS-1B
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 5, Angels 3.

Top of the 8th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 5-3, Darren Oliver facing 5-6-7
   O      ---  8  F Thomas        Flyball: RF
   O      ---  4  T Glaus         Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  5  A Hill          Strikeout Looking
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 5, Angels 3.

Bottom of the 8th, Angels Batting, Behind 3-5, Casey Janssen facing 3-4-5
   R      ---  2  V Guerrero      Home Run (Fly Ball to CF-RF)
          ---  4  G Anderson      Single to 2B (Line Drive)
   OO     1--  5  G Matthews      Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
   O      ---  2  M Izturis       Groundout: 3B-1B
                  1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 5, Angels 4.

Top of the 9th, Blue Jays Batting, Ahead 5-4, Dustin Moseley facing 8-9-1
                  Dustin Moseley replaces Darren Oliver pitching
   O      ---  2  G Zaun          Lineout: RF
   O      ---  4  R Olmedo        Strikeout Swinging
          ---  7  R Johnson       Walk
   O      1--  2  L Overbay       Groundout: 1B unassisted
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 5, Angels 4.

Bottom of the 9th, Angels Batting, Behind 4-5, Jeremy Accardo facing 7-8-9
                  Jeremy Accardo replaces Casey Janssen pitching
   O      ---  3  H Kendrick      Groundout: 2B-1B
   O      ---  6  R Quinlan       Groundout: SS-1B
   O      ---  5  R Budde         Strikeout Swinging
        0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 5, Angels 4.

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