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(12)
Standings at end of play this day

Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Attendance: 35,301

Wednesday, April 30, 2008, 10:05pm
Time of Game: 2:38
Athletics
1
17-12
Lost 2
2nd, 1 GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Athletics       0  0  0   0  1  0   0  0  0    1  6  0
Angels          0  2  1   0  0  3   0  0  X    6 10  2
W: E Santana (5-0), L: D Eveland (3-2)
Angels
6
18-11
Won 2
1st

BATTING

Oakland Athletics            AB   R   H RBI   BB  SO    BA   OPS  Pit   PO   A  Details
K Suzuki C                    4   0   1   0    0   2  .289  .697   18    9   0   
M Ellis 2B                    4   0   1   0    0   0  .254  .721   19    2   5   
D Barton 1B                   4   0   1   0    0   0  .265  .759   22   11   2   GDP
F Thomas DH                   4   0   0   0    0   1  .181  .664   15    0   0   GDP
E Brown RF                    4   0   0   0    0   1  .270  .719   12    0   0   
J Cust LF                     3   1   1   0    1   1  .176  .650   23    0   0   2B
B Crosby SS                   3   0   0   0    0   0  .250  .692   13    0   3   
J Hannahan 3B                 2   0   1   0    0   0  .206  .687    9    0   2   
  M Sweeney PH                1   0   0   0    0   0  .309  .833    2    0   0   
  D Murphy 3B                 0   0   0   0    0   0  .250  .828         0   0   
R Sweeney CF                  3   0   1   1    0   1  .258  .604    9    0   0   GDP

D Eveland P                                                              1   0
  J Devine P                                                             0   0
  A Embree P                                                             1   0
  D Braden P                                                             0   0
Totals                       32   1   6   1    1   6              142   24  12
BATTING
2B: J Cust (3, off E Santana).
TB: J Cust 2; D Barton; M Ellis; K Suzuki; J Hannahan; R Sweeney.
GIDP: R Sweeney (3); F Thomas (4); D Barton (4).
RBI: R Sweeney (11).
2-out RBI: R Sweeney.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Los Angeles Angels           AB   R   H RBI   BB  SO    BA   OPS  Pit   PO   A  Details
C Figgins 2B                  3   1   1   1    1   1  .313  .783   20    2   6   SB
G Matthews LF                 4   0   0   0    0   1  .226  .667   16    2   0   
V Guerrero RF                 3   0   0   0    1   1  .271  .780   13    4   0   IW
T Hunter CF                   4   0   2   1    0   0  .305  .878   14    0   0   
E Aybar SS                    4   2   1   0    0   0  .318  .705    9    2   4   
J Rivera DH                   4   2   2   0    0   1  .185  .436   19    0   0   2B
C Kotchman 1B                 4   1   3   3    0   0  .344 1.000   18   10   0   2·2B
J Mathis C                    4   0   1   1    0   2  .298  .873   13    6   0   
M Brown 3B                    4   0   0   0    0   3  .000  .000   17    0   1   

E Santana P                                                              1   0
  D Oliver P                                                             0   0
  J Speier P                                                             0   0
Totals                       34   6  10   6    2   9              139   27  11
BATTING
2B: J Rivera (1, off D Eveland); C Kotchman 2 (6, 2 off D Eveland).
IBB: V Guerrero (4, by D Eveland).
TB: C Kotchman 5; J Rivera 3; T Hunter 2; J Mathis; E Aybar; C Figgins.
RBI: C Kotchman 3 (19); T Hunter (16); J Mathis (8); C Figgins (7).
2-out RBI: C Figgins.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 5 for 12.
FIELDING
DP: 3. C Figgins-E Aybar-C Kotchman 2; E Aybar-C Figgins-C Kotchman.
E: M Brown 2 (2).
BASERUNNING
SB: C Figgins (8, 2nd base off D Eveland/K Suzuki).

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
D Eveland, L (3-2)             5.1   7   6   6    2   5   0   3.67   25   96-59   31·11·17   15· 2· 1· 0     33    -     0.79  -0.20
J Devine                       0.2   2   0   0    0   2   0   0.90    4   16-12    4· 4· 4    1· 0· 1· 0          2-2    0.38  -0.03
A Embree                       1     0   0   0    0   0   0   3.75    3    8-6     4· 1· 1    2· 1· 0· 0          0-0    0.05   0.00
D Braden                       1     1   0   0    0   2   0   3.60    4   16-11    6· 2· 3    2· 0· 0· 0          0-0    0.03   0.00
Totals                         8    10   6   6    2   9   0          36  136-88   45·18·25   20· 3· 2· 0          2-2 
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
E Santana, W (5-0)             6.2   4   1   0    1   3   0   2.48   25  112-67   38· 9·20    9· 9· 3· 0     66    -     0.89   0.25
D Oliver                       1.1   2   0   0    0   1   0   3.86    5   18-12    8· 1· 3    3· 1· 0· 0          1-0    0.38   0.02
J Speier                       1     0   0   0    0   2   0   3.18    3   12-10    6· 1· 3    1· 0· 0· 0          0-0    0.09   0.01
Totals                         9     6   1   0    1   6   0          33  142-89   52·11·26   13·10· 3· 0          1-0 
Balks: None.
WP: None.
IBB: D Eveland (1; V Guerrero).
HBP: None.

OTHER

Umpires: HP - Angel Campos, 1B - Brian Runge, 2B - Charlie Reliford, 3B - Greg Gibson.
Time of Game: 2:38.
Attendance: 35,301.
Weather: 64° F, Wind 10mph out to Rightfield, Cloudy, 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. D Barton             1B    3. V Guerrero           RF 
4. F Thomas             DH    4. T Hunter             CF 
5. E Brown              RF    5. E Aybar              SS 
6. J Cust               LF    6. J Rivera             DH 
7. B Crosby             SS    7. C Kotchman           1B 
8. J Hannahan           3B    8. J Mathis             C  
9. R Sweeney            CF    9. M Brown              3B 

   D Eveland            P        E Santana            P  

TOP 5 PLAYS (wpa explanation)

   Inn Out Score RoB  Pt wWPA  wWE  Batter          Pitcher         Play Detail
  +---+---+-----+---+---+----+----++---------------+---------------+--------------------------------------------------------------+
   b 2   1  0-0  -23  6   12%  76% C Kotchman      D Eveland       Double to LF (Ground Ball); Aybar Scores; Rivera Scores
   t 5   2  3-0  12-  3  -11%  74% R Sweeney       E Santana       Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Cust Scores/unER; Hannahan to 3B; Sweeney to 2B/Adv on throw
   b 2   1  0-0  1--  4    9%  64% J Rivera        D Eveland       Double to RF (Fly Ball to RF Line); Aybar to 3B
   t 3   0  2-0  1--  3    8%  75% R Sweeney       E Santana       Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
   t 5   2  3-1  -23  6    8%  81% K Suzuki        E Santana       Strikeout Swinging

PLAY BY PLAY (explanation)

Top of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Ervin Santana facing 1-2-3
  Scr/Out RoB  Pt  wWE  Batter          Play Detail
  +------+---+---+----++---------------+--------------------------------------------------------------+
   O      ---  3   52%  K Suzuki        Groundout: 2B-1B
   O      ---  4   54%  M Ellis         Flyball: RF
          ---  6   53%  D Barton        Reached on E5 (Ground Ball to Deep SS-3B Hole)
   O      1--  5   55%  F Thomas        Lineout: 1B (2B-1B)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 1st, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Dana Eveland facing 1-2-3
   O      ---  5   53%  C Figgins       Lineout: 1B (2B-1B)
   O      ---  2   51%  G Matthews      Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
   O      ---  5   50%  V Guerrero      Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Angels 0.

Top of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Ervin Santana facing 5-6-7
   O      ---  1   52%  E Brown         Flyball: RF
   O      ---  6   54%  J Cust          Lineout: 2B
   O      ---  6   55%  B Crosby        Lineout: P
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 2nd, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Dana Eveland facing 4-5-6
          ---  6   59%  T Hunter        Single to CF (Ground Ball)
   O      1--  3   55%  E Aybar         Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS-2B)
          1--  4   64%  J Rivera        Double to RF (Fly Ball to RF Line); Aybar to 3B
   RR     -23  6   76%  C Kotchman      Double to LF (Ground Ball); Aybar Scores; Rivera Scores
   O      -2-  4   74%  J Mathis        Strikeout Swinging
   O      -2-  4   71%  M Brown         Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
                  2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Angels 2.

Top of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-2, Ervin Santana facing 8-9-1
          ---  1   67%  J Hannahan      Single to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF)
   OO     1--  3   75%  R Sweeney       Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
   O      ---  5   77%  K Suzuki        Strikeout Looking
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Angels 2.

Bottom of the 3rd, Angels Batting, Ahead 2-0, Dana Eveland facing 1-2-3
          ---  5   79%  C Figgins       Walk
          1--      81%  G Matthews      Figgins Steals 2B
   O      -2-  4   80%  " "             Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS); Figgins to 3B
          --3  4   81%  V Guerrero      Intentional Walk
   R      1-3  1   86%  T Hunter        Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Figgins Scores; Guerrero to 2B
   O      12-  3   84%  E Aybar         Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS); Guerrero to 3B
   O      1-3  5   81%  J Rivera        Strikeout Swinging
                  1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 0, Angels 3.

Top of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-3, Ervin Santana facing 2-3-4
   O      ---  6   84%  M Ellis         Flyball: RF
   O      ---  6   85%  D Barton        Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
   O      ---  1   86%  F Thomas        Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Angels 3.

Bottom of the 4th, Angels Batting, Ahead 3-0, Dana Eveland facing 7-8-9
   O      ---  3   85%  C Kotchman      Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
   O      ---  3   84%  J Mathis        Groundout: 2B-1B
   O      ---  6   84%  M Brown         Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Angels 3.

Top of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-3, Ervin Santana facing 5-6-7
   O      ---  5   86%  E Brown         Strikeout Swinging
          ---  6   83%  J Cust          Walk
   O      1--  3   86%  B Crosby        Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
          1--  8   84%  J Hannahan      Reached on E5 (throw) (Ground Ball to Weak 3B); Cust to 2B
   R      12-  3   74%  R Sweeney       Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Cust Scores/unER; Hannahan to 3B; Sweeney to 2B/Adv on throw
   O      -23  6   81%  K Suzuki        Strikeout Swinging
                  1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Athletics 1, Angels 3.

Bottom of the 5th, Angels Batting, Ahead 3-1, Dana Eveland facing 1-2-3
   O      ---  4   80%  C Figgins       Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  2   79%  G Matthews      Groundout: 2B-1B
   O      ---  1   78%  V Guerrero      Groundout: 2B-1B
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Angels 3.

Top of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-3, Ervin Santana facing 2-3-4
   O      ---  6   81%  M Ellis         Groundout: 2B-1B
          ---  4   77%  D Barton        Single to CF (Fly Ball to LF-CF)
   OO     1--  5   85%  F Thomas        Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Angels 3.

Bottom of the 6th, Angels Batting, Ahead 3-1, Dana Eveland facing 4-5-6
   O      ---  4   83%  T Hunter        Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
          ---  1   85%  E Aybar         Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak 3B)
          1--  5   88%  J Rivera        Single to LF (Fly Ball); Aybar to 3B
   R      1-3  6   94%  C Kotchman      Double to RF (Ground Ball); Aybar Scores; Rivera to 3B
                  Joey Devine replaces Dana Eveland pitching
   R      -23  2   96%  J Mathis        Single to P (Bunt to Front of Home); Rivera Scores; Kotchman to 3B
   O      1-3  3   95%  M Brown         Strikeout Swinging
   R      1-3  6   97%  C Figgins       Single to LF (Line Drive); Kotchman Scores; Mathis to 2B
   O      12-  5   97%  G Matthews      Strikeout Swinging
                  3 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 1, Angels 6.

Top of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-6, Ervin Santana facing 5-6-7
   O      ---  3   98%  E Brown         Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
          ---  6   96%  J Cust          Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
   O      -2-  4   98%  B Crosby        Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
                  Darren Oliver replaces Ervin Santana pitching; Mike Sweeney pinch hits for Jack Hannahan batting 8th
   O      -2-  2   99%  M Sweeney       Groundout: 2B-1B
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Angels 6.

Bottom of the 7th, Angels Batting, Ahead 6-1, Alan Embree facing 3-4-5
                  Alan Embree replaces Joey Devine pitching; Donnie Murphy replaces Mike Sweeney playing 3B batting 8th
   O      ---  3   98%  V Guerrero      Groundout: 2B-1B
   O      ---  3   98%  T Hunter        Popfly: 1B (Weak 2B-1B)
   O      ---  2   98%  E Aybar         Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Angels 6.

Top of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-6, Darren Oliver facing 9-1-2
   O      ---  3   99%  R Sweeney       Strikeout Swinging
          ---  4   98%  K Suzuki        Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF)
          1--  3   97%  M Ellis         Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak 3B); Suzuki to 2B
   OO     12-  6   99%  D Barton        Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
                  0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Angels 6.

Bottom of the 8th, Angels Batting, Ahead 6-1, Dallas Braden facing 6-7-8
                  Dallas Braden replaces Alan Embree pitching
   O      ---  5   99%  J Rivera        Groundout: 2B-1B
          ---  3   99%  C Kotchman      Single to CF (Ground Ball)
   O      1--  4   99%  J Mathis        Strikeout Swinging
   O      1--  4   99%  M Brown         Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Angels 6.

Top of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-6, Justin Speier facing 4-5-6
                  Justin Speier replaces Darren Oliver pitching
   O      ---  4  100%  F Thomas        Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  3  100%  E Brown         Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
   O      ---  5  100%  J Cust          Strikeout Looking
        0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Angels 6.

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