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Standings at end of play this day

Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Attendance: 41,170

Saturday, April 5, 2008, 9:05pm
Time of Game: 2:24
Rangers
1
2-3
Lost 1
3rd, 1½ GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Rangers         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  0    1  5  0
Angels          0  0  0   1  1  0   0  0  X    2 12  0
W: J Weaver (1-1), L: K Millwood (0-2), S: F Rodriguez (3)
Angels
2
4-2
Won 1
1st

BATTING

Texas Rangers                AB   R   H RBI   BB  SO    BA   OPS  Pit   PO   A  Details
I Kinsler 2B                  3   0   0   0    1   0  .286  .777   21    4   3   
M Young SS                    4   0   0   0    0   0  .190  .594   13    2   3   
J Hamilton DH                 3   0   1   0    0   0  .316 1.119   12    0   0   2B,HBP
M Bradley RF                  4   0   1   0    0   1  .176  .612   18    0   0   
H Blalock 3B                  4   0   2   0    0   1  .308  .976   15    0   2   2B
M Byrd CF                     3   0   0   0    0   2  .000  .071    9    1   1   
  F Catalanotto PH            1   0   0   0    0   0  .125  .250    7    0   0   
D Murphy LF                   3   1   1   1    0   0  .412 1.180   14    4   0   HR
A Melhuse C                   3   0   0   0    0   3  .000  .000   23    6   0   
B Broussard 1B                3   0   0   0    0   0  .167  .667    8    7   0   

K Millwood P                                                             0   1
Totals                       31   1   5   1    1   7              140   24  10
BATTING
2B: J Hamilton (2, off J Weaver); H Blalock (3, off F Rodriguez).
HR: D Murphy (1, off D Oliver; 8th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep CF-RF).
HBP: J Hamilton (1, by J Weaver).
TB: D Murphy 4; H Blalock 3; J Hamilton 2; M Bradley.
RBI: D Murphy (3).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
FIELDING
DP: 2. M Young-I Kinsler-B Broussard; M Young-B Broussard.
BASERUNNING
PO: H Blalock (1st base by J Mathis).
Los Angeles Angels           AB   R   H RBI   BB  SO    BA   OPS  Pit   PO   A  Details
C Figgins 3B                  4   0   0   0    0   2  .391  .959   15    0   3   
G Matthews LF                 4   1   3   0    0   1  .346  .884   11    3   0   
V Guerrero RF                 4   0   2   0    0   0  .292  .653    6    2   0   
G Anderson DH                 4   1   2   0    0   1  .280  .708   17    0   0   
T Hunter CF                   4   0   1   1    0   0  .292  .804   10    0   0   2B,GDP
C Kotchman 1B                 3   0   1   0    0   0  .350  .931   11   12   0   HBP
H Kendrick 2B                 4   0   2   1    0   0  .435 1.089   10    1   2   SB,GDP
J Mathis C                    4   0   1   0    0   1  .286  .572   16    8   1   
E Aybar SS                    2   0   0   0    1   0  .000  .125   11    1   3   

J Weaver P                                                               0   0
  D Oliver P                                                             0   0
  J Speier P                                                             0   0
  F Rodriguez P                                                          0   0
Totals                       33   2  12   2    1   5              107   27   9
BATTING
2B: T Hunter (1, off K Millwood).
HBP: C Kotchman (1, by K Millwood).
TB: G Matthews 3; V Guerrero 2; G Anderson 2; T Hunter 2; H Kendrick 2; C Kotchman; J Mathis.
GIDP: T Hunter (1); H Kendrick (3).
RBI: T Hunter (2); H Kendrick (3).
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 3 for 8.
BASERUNNING
SB: H Kendrick (1, 2nd base off K Millwood/A Melhuse).

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 Millwood, L (0-2)            8    12   2   2    1   5   0   1.29   35  106-74   43· 9·22   14· 8· 6· 0     54    -     1.01   0.09
Totals                         8    12   2   2    1   5   0          35  106-74   43· 9·22   14· 8· 6· 0           -  
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
J Weaver, W (1-1)              7     3   0   0    0   6   0   2.03   24   93-60   38· 9·13    7· 9· 1· 0     77    -     1.00   0.43
D Oliver, H (2)                0.2   1   1   1    0   1   1   9.00    3   15-9     5· 1· 3    1· 1· 0· 0          0-0    1.76  -0.02
J Speier, H (2)                0.1   0   0   0    1   0   0   5.40    2   11-7     4· 0· 3    1· 0· 0· 0          0-0    1.56   0.03
F Rodriguez, S (3)             1     1   0   0    0   0   0   0.00    4   19-10    6· 1· 3    4· 0· 0· 0          0-0    2.65   0.17
Totals                         9     5   1   1    1   7   1          33  138-86   53·11·22   13·10· 1· 0           -  
Balks: None.
WP: None.
IBB: None.
HBP: J Weaver (1; J Hamilton); K Millwood (1; C Kotchman).

OTHER

Umpires: HP - Angel Hernandez, 1B - Eric Cooper, 2B - Marty Foster, 3B - Derryl Cousins.
Time of Game: 2:24.
Attendance: 41,170.
Weather: 65° F, Wind 8mph out to Centerfield, Cloudy, 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           DH    3. V Guerrero           RF 
4. M Bradley            RF    4. G Anderson           DH 
5. H Blalock            3B    5. T Hunter             CF 
6. M Byrd               CF    6. C Kotchman           1B 
7. D Murphy             LF    7. H Kendrick           2B 
8. A Melhuse            C     8. J Mathis             C  
9. B Broussard          1B    9. E Aybar              SS 

   K Millwood           P        J Weaver             P  

TOP 5 PLAYS (wpa explanation)

   Inn Out Score RoB  Pt wWPA  wWE  Batter          Pitcher         Play Detail
  +---+---+-----+---+---+----+----++---------------+---------------+--------------------------------------------------------------+
   b 5   1  0-1  12-  3   13%  87% T Hunter        K Millwood      Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line); Matthews Scores; Guerrero to 3B
   t 8   0  2-0  ---  5  -12%  74% D Murphy        D Oliver        Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
   b 4   1  0-0  12-  4   12%  72% H Kendrick      K Millwood      Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Anderson Scores; Kotchman to 2B
   t 9   2  2-1  -2-  7   11% 100% F Catalanotto   F Rodriguez     Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
   b 5   1  0-2  123  1   -9%  78% H Kendrick      K Millwood      Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)

PLAY BY PLAY (explanation)

Top of the 1st, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Jered Weaver facing 1-2-3
  Scr/Out RoB  Pt  wWE  Batter          Play Detail
  +------+---+---+----++---------------+--------------------------------------------------------------+
   O      ---  6   52%  I Kinsler       Flyball: LF
   O      ---  4   54%  M Young         Groundout: 2B-1B
          ---  5   52%  J Hamilton      Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
   O      -2-  5   55%  M Bradley       Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 0, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 1st, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Kevin Millwood facing 1-2-3
   O      ---  4   53%  C Figgins       Strikeout Looking
   O      ---  3   51%  G Matthews      Strikeout Swinging
          ---  2   52%  V Guerrero      Single to RF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF)
   O      1--  4   50%  G Anderson      Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 0, Angels 0.

Top of the 2nd, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Jered Weaver facing 5-6-7
          ---  1   46%  H Blalock       Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
   O      1--  4   50%  M Byrd          Strikeout Swinging
   O      1--      54%  D Murphy        Blalock Picked off 1B (C-1B)
   O      ---  5   55%  " "             Flyball: RF (Short RF)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 2nd, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Kevin Millwood facing 5-6-7
   O      ---  3   53%  T Hunter        Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
   O      ---  3   51%  C Kotchman      Flyball: LF
          ---  2   52%  H Kendrick      Single to CF (Line Drive)
          1--      53%  J Mathis        Kendrick Steals 2B
   O      -2-  2   50%  " "             Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 0, Angels 0.

Top of the 3rd, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Jered Weaver facing 8-9-1
   O      ---  8   53%  A Melhuse       Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  2   54%  B Broussard     Foul Popfly: C (Behind Home)
   O      ---  5   56%  I Kinsler       Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 3rd, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Kevin Millwood facing 9-1-2
   O      ---  6   53%  E Aybar         Flyball: LF
   O      ---  7   51%  C Figgins       Strikeout Swinging
          ---  2   53%  G Matthews      Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
   O      1--  1   50%  V Guerrero      Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 0, Angels 0.

Top of the 4th, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Jered Weaver facing 2-3-4
   O      ---  2   53%  M Young         Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
          ---  3   50%  J Hamilton      Hit By Pitch
          1--  2   45%  M Bradley       Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Hamilton to 2B
   O      12-  6   51%  H Blalock       Strikeout Swinging
   O      12-  4   56%  M Byrd          Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 0, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 4th, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Kevin Millwood facing 4-5-6
          ---  5   60%  G Anderson      Single to CF (Ground Ball)
   O      1--  2   56%  T Hunter        Popfly: 2B
          1--  3   61%  C Kotchman      Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF); Anderson to 2B
   R      12-  4   72%  H Kendrick      Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Anderson Scores; Kotchman to 2B
   O      12-  5   69%  J Mathis        Groundout: P-1B (Weak SS-2B); Kotchman to 3B; Kendrick to 2B
          -23  4   70%  E Aybar         Walk
   O      123  2   64%  C Figgins       Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS)
                  1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Rangers 0, Angels 1.

Top of the 5th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-1, Jered Weaver facing 7-8-9
   O      ---  2   67%  D Murphy        Popfly: SS (SS-2B)
   O      ---  8   69%  A Melhuse       Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  3   71%  B Broussard     Popfly: 2B
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Angels 1.

Bottom of the 5th, Angels Batting, Ahead 1-0, Kevin Millwood facing 2-3-4
          ---  4   74%  G Matthews      Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
          1--  2   79%  V Guerrero      Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Matthews to 2B
   O      12-  4   74%  G Anderson      Popfly: 2B
   R      12-  3   87%  T Hunter        Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line); Matthews Scores; Guerrero to 3B
          -23  2   87%  C Kotchman      Hit By Pitch
   OO     123  1   78%  H Kendrick      Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)
                  1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 0, Angels 2.

Top of the 6th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-2, Jered Weaver facing 1-2-3
   O      ---  1   81%  I Kinsler       Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
   O      ---  5   83%  M Young         Flyball: LF
   O      ---  2   85%  J Hamilton      Flyball: LF (Short LF)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Angels 2.

Bottom of the 6th, Angels Batting, Ahead 2-0, Kevin Millwood facing 8-9-1
          ---  3   87%  J Mathis        Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B)
   O      1--  1   85%  E Aybar         Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
   O      1--  2   84%  C Figgins       Groundout: 2B-1B; Aybar to 2B
   O      -2-  2   82%  G Matthews      Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF); Aybar out at Hm/CF-C
                  0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 0, Angels 2.

Top of the 7th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-2, Jered Weaver facing 4-5-6
   O      ---  6   85%  M Bradley       Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak SS)
   O      ---  3   87%  H Blalock       Groundout: 1B unassisted
   O      ---  1   89%  M Byrd          Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Angels 2.

Bottom of the 7th, Angels Batting, Ahead 2-0, Kevin Millwood facing 3-4-5
   O      ---  1   88%  V Guerrero      Flyball: LF
          ---  4   89%  G Anderson      Single to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
   OO     1--  2   86%  T Hunter        Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B (Weak SS)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Angels 2.

Top of the 8th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-2, Darren Oliver facing 7-8-9
                  Darren Oliver replaces Jered Weaver pitching
   R      ---  5   74%  D Murphy        Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
   O      ---  7   80%  A Melhuse       Strikeout Looking
   O      ---  3   84%  B Broussard     Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
                  Justin Speier replaces Darren Oliver pitching
          ---  9   81%  I Kinsler       Walk
   O      1--  2   87%  M Young         Groundout: 2B-1B
                  1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 1, Angels 2.

Bottom of the 8th, Angels Batting, Ahead 2-1, Kevin Millwood facing 6-7-8
   O      ---  3   85%  C Kotchman      Groundout: 1B unassisted
   O      ---  3   84%  H Kendrick      Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
   O      ---  5   83%  J Mathis        Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 1, Angels 2.

Top of the 9th, Rangers Batting, Behind 1-2, Francisco Rodriguez facing 3-4-5
                  Francisco Rodriguez replaces Justin Speier pitching
   O      ---  2   91%  J Hamilton      Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS-2B)
   O      ---  5   96%  M Bradley       Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
          ---  5   89%  H Blalock       Double to RF (Ground Ball)
                  Frank Catalanotto pinch hits for Marlon Byrd batting 6th
   O      -2-  7  100%  F Catalanotto   Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
        0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 1, Angels 2.

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