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LAA  2
OAK  0

BAL  7
TBR  4

BOS  1
TOR  0

SEA  7
@CLE  2

MIN  3
CHW  1

DET  6
@NYY  4

KCR  9
@TEX  5

HOU  6
@ARI  4

MIL 10
@CHC  7

LAD  7
@FLA  6

NYM  5
PIT  4

(11)
PHI  7
SDP  4

COL  3
@SFG  2

STL  7
CIN  2

WSN  6
ATL  3

Standings at end of play this day

Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Attendance: 35,764

Tuesday, April 29, 2008, 10:05pm
Time of Game: 2:09
Athletics
0
17-11
Lost 1
1st
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Athletics       0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  4  0
Angels          0  0  2   0  0  0   0  0  X    2  3  0
W: J Saunders (5-0), L: G Smith (2-1), S: F Rodriguez (11)
Angels
2
17-11
Won 1
1st

BATTING

Oakland Athletics            AB   R   H RBI   BB  SO    BA   OPS  Pit   PO   A  Details
K Suzuki C                    4   0   1   0    0   0  .290  .704   16    5   0   
M Ellis 2B                    3   0   1   0    1   1  .254  .728   14    2   2   CS
M Sweeney 1B                  3   0   1   0    0   0  .313  .845   13   11   1   
  D Barton PH                 1   0   0   0    0   0  .265  .769    3    0   0   
F Thomas DH                   3   0   0   0    1   1  .190  .694   24    0   0   
  R Sweeney PR                0   0   0   0    0   0  .254  .601         0   0   
E Brown RF                    4   0   0   0    0   1  .281  .749   14    3   0   
B Crosby SS                   4   0   0   0    0   1  .257  .710   14    1   4   
D Murphy 3B                   2   0   1   0    1   0  .250  .828   12    0   4   
C Denorfia LF                 2   0   0   0    0   1  .271  .665    9    0   0   SH
R Davis CF                    3   0   0   0    0   0  .172  .441   11    2   0   

G Smith P                                                                0   2
Totals                       29   0   4   0    3   5              130   24  13
BATTING
SH: C Denorfia (2, off J Saunders).
TB: M Sweeney; M Ellis; D Murphy; K Suzuki.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
BASERUNNING
CS: M Ellis (2, Pickoff (CS) 2nd base by J Saunders).
Los Angeles Angels           AB   R   H RBI   BB  SO    BA   OPS  Pit   PO   A  Details
C Figgins 2B                  4   1   1   0    0   1  .312  .781   16    0   1   2B
G Matthews LF                 4   0   1   1    0   0  .234  .690   12    1   0   
V Guerrero RF                 3   0   0   0    0   0  .279  .795   10    5   0   
T Hunter CF                   3   0   0   0    0   2  .297  .874   12    4   0   
E Aybar SS                    2   0   0   0    1   0  .321  .714    9    2   3   CS
R Quinlan 1B                  2   0   0   0    1   0  .214  .527   13    9   2   
G Anderson DH                 3   0   0   0    0   1  .222  .600   16    0   0   
J Mathis C                    3   0   0   0    0   0  .302  .907    5    5   0   
B Wood 3B                     2   1   1   0    1   1  .333  .833   12    0   2   

J Saunders P                                                             1   2
  F Rodriguez P                                                          0   0
Totals                       26   2   3   1    3   5              105   27  10
BATTING
2B: C Figgins (6, off G Smith).
TB: C Figgins 2; G Matthews; B Wood.
RBI: G Matthews (19).
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 0 for 1.
BASERUNNING
CS: E Aybar (2, Pickoff (CS) 2nd base by G Smith).

PITCHING

Oakland Athletics             IP     H   R  ER   BB  SO  HR    ERA   BF  Pit-Str  Ct·Sw·Lk   GB·FB·LD· ?   GmSc  IR-IS   LevI    WPA
G Smith, L (2-1)               8     3   2   2    3   5   0   2.73   29  101-57   35·12·10   13· 5· 3· 0     70    -     0.64   0.06
Totals                         8     3   2   2    3   5   0          29  101-57   35·12·10   13· 5· 3· 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 Saunders, W (5-0)            8     4   0   0    1   5   0   2.08   28  102-64   36·10·18    9· 9· 4· 0     78    -     1.02   0.49
F Rodriguez, S (11)            1     0   0   0    2   0   0   3.86    5   26-13    7· 4· 2    0· 3· 0· 0          0-0    2.72   0.08
Totals                         9     4   0   0    3   5   0          33  128-77   43·14·20    9·12· 4· 0           -  
Balks: None.
WP: G Smith (1).
IBB: None.
PO: J Saunders (2; M Ellis, 2nd base (CS)); G Smith (4; E Aybar, 2nd base (CS)).
HBP: None.

OTHER

Umpires: HP - Greg Gibson, 1B - Angel Campos, 2B - Brian Runge, 3B - Charlie Reliford.
Time of Game: 2:09.
Attendance: 35,764.
Weather: 68° F, Wind 10mph out to Centerfield, Night, No Precipitation.

LINEUPS

   Oakland Athletics             Los Angeles Angels                   
1. K Suzuki             C     1. C Figgins            2B 
2. M Ellis              2B    2. G Matthews           LF 
3. M Sweeney            1B    3. V Guerrero           RF 
4. F Thomas             DH    4. T Hunter             CF 
5. E Brown              RF    5. E Aybar              SS 
6. B Crosby             SS    6. R Quinlan            1B 
7. D Murphy             3B    7. G Anderson           DH 
8. C Denorfia           LF    8. J Mathis             C  
9. R Davis              CF    9. B Wood               3B 

   G Smith              P        J Saunders           P  

TOP 5 PLAYS (wpa explanation)

   Inn Out Score RoB  Pt wWPA  wWE  Batter          Pitcher         Play Detail
  +---+---+-----+---+---+----+----++---------------+---------------+--------------------------------------------------------------+
   b 3   1  0-0  1--  1    9%  65% C Figgins       G Smith         Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line); Wood to 3B
   t 9   1  2-0  12-  4    9%  93% E Brown         F Rodriguez     Popfly: SS (Short LF-CF)
   t 9   1  2-0  1--  8   -8%  84% F Thomas        F Rodriguez     Walk; Ellis to 2B
   t 9   0  2-0  ---  6   -8%  85% M Ellis         F Rodriguez     Walk
   t 9   2  2-0  12-  5    7% 100% B Crosby        F Rodriguez     Foul Popfly: SS (3B Foul)

PLAY BY PLAY (explanation)

Top of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Joe Saunders facing 1-2-3
  Scr/Out RoB  Pt  wWE  Batter          Play Detail
  +------+---+---+----++---------------+--------------------------------------------------------------+
   O      ---  6   52%  K Suzuki        Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
          ---  2   50%  M Ellis         Single to CF (Fly Ball)
   O      1--      54%  M Sweeney       Ellis Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B-2B-1B)
   O      ---  7   55%  " "             Flyball: RF (Short RF)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 1st, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Greg Smith facing 1-2-3
   O      ---  5   53%  C Figgins       Groundout: 2B-1B
          ---  2   55%  G Matthews      Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B)
   O      1--  5   52%  V Guerrero      Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
   O      1--  4   50%  T Hunter        Groundout: 2B unassisted/Forceout at 2B (SS-2B)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Angels 0.

Top of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Joe Saunders facing 4-5-6
   O      ---  6   52%  F Thomas        Flyball: RF
   O      ---  6   54%  E Brown         Flyball: RF
   O      ---  2   55%  B Crosby        Lineout: LF
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 2nd, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Greg Smith facing 5-6-7
   O      ---  2   53%  E Aybar         Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
   O      ---  4   51%  R Quinlan       Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
   O      ---  4   50%  G Anderson      Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Angels 0.

Top of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Joe Saunders facing 7-8-9
   O      ---  1   53%  D Murphy        Lineout: CF
   O      ---  4   54%  C Denorfia      Groundout: P-1B
   O      ---  2   56%  R Davis         Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 3rd, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Greg Smith facing 8-9-1
   O      ---  1   53%  J Mathis        Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
          ---  4   56%  B Wood          Walk
          1--  1   65%  C Figgins       Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line); Wood to 3B
   R      -23      71%  G Matthews      Wild Pitch; Wood Scores; Figgins to 3B
   RO     --3  3   74%  " "             Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B); Figgins Scores
   O      ---  2   73%  V Guerrero      Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
                  2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Angels 2.

Top of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-2, Joe Saunders facing 1-2-3
   O      ---  2   76%  K Suzuki        Flyball: RF
   O      ---  4   77%  M Ellis         Strikeout Swinging
          ---  1   76%  M Sweeney       Single to CF (Line Drive)
   O      1--  6   79%  F Thomas        Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Angels 2.

Bottom of the 4th, Angels Batting, Ahead 2-0, Greg Smith facing 4-5-6
   O      ---  5   77%  T Hunter        Strikeout Swinging
          ---  6   79%  E Aybar         Walk
   O      1--  5   77%  R Quinlan       Flyball: RF (Short RF)
   O      1--  2   75%  G Anderson      Aybar Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B-SS)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Angels 2.

Top of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-2, Joe Saunders facing 5-6-7
   O      ---  1   78%  E Brown         Groundout: 1B-P
   O      ---  4   80%  B Crosby        Strikeout Looking
          ---  6   78%  D Murphy        Walk
   O      1--  4   81%  C Denorfia      Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Angels 2.

Bottom of the 5th, Angels Batting, Ahead 2-0, Greg Smith facing 7-8-9
   O      ---  3   80%  G Anderson      Flyball: RF (Short RF)
   O      ---  3   79%  J Mathis        Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
          ---  5   79%  B Wood          Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF)
   O      1--  5   78%  C Figgins       Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Angels 2.

Top of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-2, Joe Saunders facing 9-1-2
   O      ---  3   81%  R Davis         Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
          ---  4   77%  K Suzuki        Single to CF (Fly Ball to Short CF)
   O      1--  2   80%  M Ellis         Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B); Suzuki to 2B
   O      -2-  3   85%  M Sweeney       Foul Flyball: RF (RF Foul)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Angels 2.

Bottom of the 6th, Angels Batting, Ahead 2-0, Greg Smith facing 2-3-4
   O      ---  3   83%  G Matthews      Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
   O      ---  3   82%  V Guerrero      Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
   O      ---  3   82%  T Hunter        Strikeout Looking
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Angels 2.

Top of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-2, Joe Saunders facing 4-5-6
   O      ---  4   85%  F Thomas        Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
   O      ---  3   87%  E Brown         Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  3   89%  B Crosby        Flyball: CF
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Angels 2.

Bottom of the 7th, Angels Batting, Ahead 2-0, Greg Smith facing 5-6-7
   O      ---  1   88%  E Aybar         Lineout: CF (Deep CF)
          ---  4   89%  R Quinlan       Walk
   O      1--  7   87%  G Anderson      Strikeout Swinging
   O      1--  1   86%  J Mathis        Groundout: P-1B
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Angels 2.

Top of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-2, Joe Saunders facing 7-8-9
          ---  5   80%  D Murphy        Single to LF (Line Drive)
   O      1--  1   84%  C Denorfia      Bunt Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 1B); Murphy to 2B
   O      -2-  6   90%  R Davis         Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
   O      -2-  4   94%  K Suzuki        Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Angels 2.

Bottom of the 8th, Angels Batting, Ahead 2-0, Greg Smith facing 9-1-2
   O      ---  3   93%  B Wood          Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  5   93%  C Figgins       Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
   O      ---  2   92%  G Matthews      Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Angels 2.

Top of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-2, Francisco Rodriguez facing 2-3-4
                  Francisco Rodriguez replaces Joe Saunders pitching
          ---  6   85%  M Ellis         Walk
                  Daric Barton pinch hits for Mike Sweeney batting 3rd
   O      1--  3   91%  D Barton        Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
          1--  8   84%  F Thomas        Walk; Ellis to 2B
                  Ryan Sweeney pinch runs for Frank Thomas batting 4th
   O      12-  4   93%  E Brown         Popfly: SS (Short LF-CF)
   O      12-  5  100%  B Crosby        Foul Popfly: SS (3B Foul)
        0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 0, Angels 2.

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