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TEX 11
@LAA  6

BAL  7
SEA  4

CHW  8
@DET  5

MIN  4
KCR  3

TBR 13
@NYY  4

OAK  6
CLE  3

TOR  6
BOS  3

HOU  4
@CHC  3

PHI  8
@CIN  4

ARI  8
@COL  1

FLA  5
PIT  4

MIL 13
SFG  4

LAD  7
@SDP  1

STL  5
WSN  4

Standings at end of play this day

Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Attendance: 43,838

Friday, April 4, 2008, 10:05pm
Time of Game: 3:12
Rangers
11
2-2
Won 1
2nd, ½ GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Rangers         0  1  0   4  0  0   1  5  0   11 12  0
Angels          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  6    6 14  1
W: K Gabbard (1-0), L: D Moseley (0-1)
Angels
6
3-2
Lost 1
1st

BATTING

Texas Rangers                AB   R   H RBI   BB  SO    BA   OPS  Pit   PO   A  Details
I Kinsler 2B                  5   2   3   2    0   1  .333  .868   21    7   6   2·2B
M Young SS                    4   1   1   1    1   1  .235  .728   23    0   6   
J Hamilton CF                 5   0   2   3    0   1  .313 1.109   14    1   0   3B,2B
M Bradley DH                  5   1   1   0    0   1  .154  .641   23    0   0   2B
D Murphy LF                   4   2   2   0    1   1  .429 1.071   23    1   0   2B,SB
M Byrd RF                     4   1   0   0    0   0  .000  .091   27    1   0   HBP
B Broussard 1B                4   2   1   4    0   0  .200  .800   19   11   2   HR
  J Botts PH-1B               1   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000    1    1   0   
G Laird C                     3   1   0   0    1   0  .091  .377   17    4   0   
  A Melhuse C                 0   0   0   0    0   0                     0   0   
R Vazquez 3B                  3   1   2   0    1   0  .500 1.100   17    0   3   

K Gabbard P                                                              1   2
  K Fukumori P                                                           0   0
  D Nippert P                                                            0   0
  F German P                                                             0   0
  E Guardado P                                                           0   0
Totals                       38  11  12  10    4   5              185   27  19
BATTING
2B: J Hamilton (1, off R Thompson); M Bradley (2, off D Moseley); D Murphy (2, off D Moseley); I Kinsler 2 (3, off J Bulger, off R Thompson).
3B: J Hamilton (1, off J Bulger).
HR: B Broussard (2, off D Moseley; 4th inn, 3 on, 1 out to Deep CF-RF).
HBP: M Byrd (1, by D Moseley).
TB: J Hamilton 5; I Kinsler 5; B Broussard 4; D Murphy 3; M Bradley 2; R Vazquez 2; M Young.
RBI: B Broussard 4 (6); J Hamilton 3 (5); I Kinsler 2 (2); M Young (2).
2-out RBI: J Hamilton 3; I Kinsler 2; M Young.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 5 for 11.
FIELDING
DP: 4. M Young-I Kinsler-B Broussard 3; R Vazquez-I Kinsler-B Broussard.
BASERUNNING
SB: D Murphy (1, 2nd base off R Thompson/M Napoli).
Los Angeles Angels           AB   R   H RBI   BB  SO    BA   OPS  Pit   PO   A  Details
C Figgins 3B                  3   1   3   0    2   0  .474 1.144   21    0   1   
G Matthews LF                 5   1   1   1    0   2  .273  .773   23    2   1   2B
V Guerrero RF                 4   0   1   0    0   0  .250  .586    7    5   0   2·GDP
  R Willits RF                1   0   1   2    0   0 1.000 3.000    6    0   0   2B
T Hunter CF                   4   1   3   0    1   0  .300  .814   22    1   0   
G Anderson DH                 5   1   1   0    0   2  .238  .654   17    0   0   2B
H Kendrick 2B                 4   1   2   2    0   0  .421 1.108    8    2   6   3B,GDP
R Quinlan 1B                  3   0   1   0    0   0  .333  .666    9    4   1   GDP
  E Aybar SS                  1   0   0   1    0   0  .000  .000    1    0   2   
M Napoli C                    3   1   1   0    1   0  .286 1.089   12    6   0   
M Izturis SS                  2   0   0   0    0   0  .143  .286   14    0   0   
  J Rivera PH-1B              2   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000    6    5   0   

D Moseley P                                                              2   0
  J Bulger P                                                             0   0
  R Thompson P                                                           0   1
  D O'Day P                                                              0   0
Totals                       37   6  14   6    4   4              146   27  12
BATTING
2B: R Willits (1, off F German); G Matthews (2, off D Nippert); G Anderson (3, off D Nippert).
3B: H Kendrick (1, off D Nippert).
TB: H Kendrick 4; T Hunter 3; C Figgins 3; R Willits 2; G Matthews 2; G Anderson 2; V Guerrero; M Napoli; R Quinlan.
GIDP: V Guerrero 2 (2); R Quinlan (1); H Kendrick (2).
RBI: H Kendrick 2 (2); R Willits 2 (2); E Aybar (1); G Matthews (3).
2-out RBI: R Willits 2; G Matthews.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 6 for 11.
FIELDING
E: M Napoli (1).

PITCHING

Texas Rangers                 IP     H   R  ER   BB  SO  HR    ERA   BF  Pit-Str  Ct·Sw·Lk   GB·FB·LD· ?   GmSc  IR-IS   LevI    WPA
K Gabbard, W (1-0)             7     7   0   0    2   4   0   0.00   27   92-57   29·11·17   18· 1· 2· 0     65    -     0.91   0.26
K Fukumori                     1     0   0   0    1   0   0  20.25    3    9-4     2· 0· 2    1· 1· 0· 0          0-0    0.01   0.00
D Nippert                      0.2   5   6   6    1   0   0  81.00    8   34-16    9· 1· 6    4· 2· 1· 0          0-0    0.01   0.00
F German                       0     1   0   0    0   0   0   0.00    1    6-3     1· 0· 2    0· 0· 1· 0          2-2    0.02  -0.00
E Guardado                     0.1   1   0   0    0   0   0   0.00    2    5-3     2· 1· 0    0· 1· 1· 0          1-0    0.13   0.00
Totals                         9    14   6   6    4   4   0          41  146-83   43·13·27   23· 5· 5· 0          3-2 
Los Angeles Angels            IP     H   R  ER   BB  SO  HR    ERA   BF  Pit-Str  Ct·Sw·Lk   GB·FB·LD· ?   GmSc  IR-IS   LevI    WPA
D Moseley, L (0-1)             5     6   5   5    2   4   1   9.00   23   91-52   32· 7·13    6· 7· 3· 0     37    -     0.83  -0.23
J Bulger                       2     2   1   1    0   1   0   4.50    8   33-21   13· 1· 7    1· 6· 0· 0          0-0    0.15  -0.00
R Thompson                     1     4   5   5    2   0   0  45.00    9   41-23   15· 1· 7    4· 1· 2· 0          0-0    0.05  -0.01
D O'Day                        1     0   0   0    0   0   0   0.00    3    9-5     3· 0· 2    3· 0· 0· 0          0-0    0.00   0.00
Totals                         9    12  11  11    4   5   1          43  174-101  63· 9·29   14·14· 5· 0           -  
F German faced 1 batter in the 9th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: D Moseley 2 (2); R Thompson (1).
IBB: None.
HBP: D Moseley (1; M Byrd).

OTHER

Umpires: HP - Derryl Cousins, 1B - Angel Hernandez, 2B - Eric Cooper, 3B - Marty Foster.
Time of Game: 3:12.
Attendance: 43,838.
Weather: 66° F, Wind 9mph out to Rightfield, Night, No Precipitation.

LINEUPS

   Texas Rangers                 Los Angeles Angels                   
1. I Kinsler            2B    1. C Figgins            3B 
2. M Young              SS    2. G Matthews           LF 
3. J Hamilton           CF    3. V Guerrero           RF 
4. M Bradley            DH    4. T Hunter             CF 
5. D Murphy             LF    5. G Anderson           DH 
6. M Byrd               RF    6. H Kendrick           2B 
7. B Broussard          1B    7. R Quinlan            1B 
8. G Laird              C     8. M Napoli             C  
9. R Vazquez            3B    9. M Izturis            SS 

   K Gabbard            P        D Moseley            P  

TOP 5 PLAYS (wpa explanation)

   Inn Out Score RoB  Pt wWPA  wWE  Batter          Pitcher         Play Detail
  +---+---+-----+---+---+----+----++---------------+---------------+--------------------------------------------------------------+
   t 4   1  0-1  123  3   20%  91% B Broussard     D Moseley       Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Bradley Scores; Murphy Scores; Byrd Scores
   b 4   1  5-0  123  3   10%  94% R Quinlan       K Gabbard       Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)
   t 2   2  0-0  --3  3    8%  57% B Broussard     D Moseley       Wild Pitch; Murphy Scores
   b 3   2  1-0  1-3  6    6%  62% G Matthews      K Gabbard       Groundout: P-1B (P's Right)
   b 2   1  1-0  1--  2    6%  61% H Kendrick      K Gabbard       Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS-2B)

PLAY BY PLAY (explanation)

Top of the 1st, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Dustin Moseley facing 1-2-3
  Scr/Out RoB  Pt  wWE  Batter          Play Detail
  +------+---+---+----++---------------+--------------------------------------------------------------+
   O      ---  1   48%  I Kinsler       Single to LF (Ground Ball); Kinsler out at 2B/LF-2B
   O      ---  7   46%  M Young         Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  4   45%  J Hamilton      Strikeout Looking
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 1st, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Kason Gabbard facing 1-2-3
          ---  2   42%  C Figgins       Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
   O      1--  5   45%  G Matthews      Strikeout Looking
   OO     1--  1   50%  V Guerrero      Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Angels 0.

Top of the 2nd, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Dustin Moseley facing 4-5-6
   O      ---  5   48%  M Bradley       Groundout: 2B-P (2B-1B)
          ---  3   52%  D Murphy        Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF)
   O      -2-  2   49%  M Byrd          Flyball: RF; Murphy to 3B
   R      --3      57%  B Broussard     Wild Pitch; Murphy Scores
   O      ---  5   56%  " "             Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
                  1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 1, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 2nd, Angels Batting, Behind 0-1, Kason Gabbard facing 4-5-6
          ---  4   52%  T Hunter        Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B)
   O      1--  4   55%  G Anderson      Strikeout Looking
   OO     1--  2   61%  H Kendrick      Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS-2B)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 1, Angels 0.

Top of the 3rd, Rangers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Dustin Moseley facing 8-9-1
   O      ---  3   59%  G Laird         Groundout: 2B-1B
          ---  3   61%  R Vazquez       Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF)
   O      1--  1   59%  I Kinsler       Foul Popfly: 2B (1B Foul)
   O      1--  3   56%  M Young         Groundout: 2B-1B
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 1, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 3rd, Angels Batting, Behind 0-1, Kason Gabbard facing 7-8-9
   O      ---  5   59%  R Quinlan       Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS-2B)
          ---  2   56%  M Napoli        Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
   O      1--  7   58%  M Izturis       Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B); Napoli to 2B
          -2-  4   56%  C Figgins       Single to P (Ground Ball to Front of Home); Napoli to 3B
   O      1-3  6   62%  G Matthews      Groundout: P-1B (P's Right)
                  0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 1, Angels 0.

Top of the 4th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Dustin Moseley facing 3-4-5
   O      ---  4   60%  J Hamilton      Groundout: 2B-1B
          ---  5   64%  M Bradley       Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF)
          -2-  5   66%  D Murphy        Walk
          12-      69%  M Byrd          Wild Pitch; Bradley to 3B
          1-3  5   72%  " "             Hit By Pitch; Murphy to 2B
   RRRR   123  3   91%  B Broussard     Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Bradley Scores; Murphy Scores; Byrd Scores
   O      ---  3   91%  G Laird         Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
          ---  5   91%  R Vazquez       Single to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF-CF)
   O      1--  8   91%  I Kinsler       Strikeout Swinging
                  4 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 5, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 4th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-5, Kason Gabbard facing 3-4-5
          ---  1   88%  V Guerrero      Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B)
          1--  5   84%  T Hunter        Walk; Guerrero to 2B
   O      12-  5   88%  G Anderson      Strikeout Looking
          12-  2   83%  H Kendrick      Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Guerrero to 3B; Hunter to 2B
   OO     123  3   94%  R Quinlan       Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)
                  0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 5, Angels 0.

Top of the 5th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 5-0, Dustin Moseley facing 2-3-4
          ---  6   94%  M Young         Walk
   O      1--  1   94%  J Hamilton      Flyball: LF (Short LF)
   O      1--  5   93%  M Bradley       Flyball: CF
   O      1--  4   92%  D Murphy        Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 5, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 5th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-5, Kason Gabbard facing 8-9-1
   O      ---  2   94%  M Napoli        Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
   O      ---  7   95%  M Izturis       Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
          ---  4   94%  C Figgins       Walk
   O      1--  5   95%  G Matthews      Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 5, Angels 0.

Top of the 6th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 5-0, Jason Bulger facing 6-7-8
                  Jason Bulger replaces Dustin Moseley pitching
   O      ---  2   95%  M Byrd          Flyball: RF (Short CF-RF)
   O      ---  4   95%  B Broussard     Flyball: RF (Short CF-RF)
   O      ---  5   94%  G Laird         Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 5, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 6th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-5, Kason Gabbard facing 3-4-5
   O      ---  3   96%  V Guerrero      Groundout: 1B-P (Weak 2B)
   O      ---  2   96%  T Hunter        Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
   O      ---  3   97%  G Anderson      Groundout: P-1B
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 5, Angels 0.

Top of the 7th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 5-0, Jason Bulger facing 9-1-2
   O      ---  4   96%  R Vazquez       Groundout: 2B-1B
          ---  8   97%  I Kinsler       Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
   O      -2-  4   97%  M Young         Flyball: RF (RF Line); Kinsler to 3B
   R      --3  2   98%  J Hamilton      Triple to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Kinsler Scores
   O      --3  4   98%  M Bradley       Strikeout Swinging
                  1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 6, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 7th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-6, Kason Gabbard facing 6-7-8
   O      ---  2   99%  H Kendrick      Groundout: 2B-1B
          ---  1   98%  R Quinlan       Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
   O      1--  3   99%  M Napoli        Groundout: 1B-2B/Forceout at 2B (Front of Home)
                  Juan Rivera pinch hits for Maicer Izturis batting 9th
   O      1--  2   99%  J Rivera        Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 6, Angels 0.

Top of the 8th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 6-0, Rich Thompson facing 5-6-7
                  Rich Thompson replaces Jason Bulger pitching; Juan Rivera moves to 1B; Erick Aybar replaces Robb Quinlan playing SS batting 7th
          ---  7   99%  D Murphy        Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
          1--     100%  M Byrd          Murphy Steals 2B; Murphy to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw)
   O      --3  7   99%  " "             Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
   O      --3  4   99%  B Broussard     Fielder's Choice SS; Murphy out at Hm/SS-C; Broussard to 1B
          1--      99%  G Laird         Wild Pitch; Broussard to 2B
          -2-  5   99%  " "             Walk
          12-  5   99%  R Vazquez       Walk; Broussard to 3B; Laird to 2B
   RR     123  3  100%  I Kinsler       Ground-rule Double (Line Drive to Deep LF Line); Broussard Scores; Laird Scores; Vazquez to 3B
   R      -23  3  100%  M Young         Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF); Vazquez Scores; Kinsler to 3B
   RR     1-3  3  100%  J Hamilton      Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Kinsler Scores; Young Scores
   O      -2-  4  100%  M Bradley       Groundout: P-1B (Weak SS-2B)
                  5 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Rangers 11, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 8th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-11, Kazuo Fukumori facing 1-2-3
                  Kazuo Fukumori replaces Kason Gabbard pitching
          ---  5  100%  C Figgins       Walk
   O      1--  2  100%  G Matthews      Flyball: CF (LF-CF)
   OO     1--  2  100%  V Guerrero      Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 11, Angels 0.

Top of the 9th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 11-0, Darren O'Day facing 5-6-7
                  Darren O'Day replaces Rich Thompson pitching; Reggie Willits replaces Vladimir Guerrero playing RF batting 3rd
   O      ---  4  100%  D Murphy        Groundout: 2B-1B
   O      ---  4  100%  M Byrd          Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
                  Jason Botts pinch hits for Ben Broussard batting 7th
   O      ---  1  100%  J Botts         Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS-2B)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 11, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 9th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-11, Dustin Nippert facing 4-5-6
                  Dustin Nippert replaces Kazuo Fukumori pitching; Adam Melhuse replaces Gerald Laird playing C batting 8th; Jason Botts moves to 1B
          ---  7  100%  T Hunter        Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
          1--  4  100%  G Anderson      Double to RF (Ground Ball); Hunter to 3B
   RR     -23  2  100%  H Kendrick      Triple to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF Line); Hunter Scores; Anderson Scores
   RO     --3  1  100%  E Aybar         Groundout: 2B-1B; Kendrick Scores
          ---  5  100%  M Napoli        Walk
   O      1--  4  100%  J Rivera        Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
          1--  6  100%  C Figgins       Single to P (Ground Ball to Weak SS); Napoli to 2B
   R      12-  5  100%  G Matthews      Double to RF (Ground Ball); Napoli Scores; Figgins to 3B
                  Franklyn German replaces Dustin Nippert pitching
   RR     -23  6  100%  R Willits       Double to LF (Line Drive to Short LF Line); Figgins Scores; Matthews Scores
                  Eddie Guardado replaces Franklyn German pitching
          -2-  4  100%  T Hunter        Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Willits to 3B
   O      1-3  1  100%  G Anderson      Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
        6 runs, 7 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 11, Angels 6.

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