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LAA  6
BAL  5

BOS  7
TBR  3

KCR  2
@CLE  0

MIN  7
DET  6

NYY  8
SEA  2

OAK  3
TEX  1

TOR  4
CHW  3

NYM  5
@ARI  2

ATL 14
CIN  7

COL  7
LAD  2

FLA 10
SDP  3

HOU  8
MIL  6

(12)
PHI  6
SFG  5

STL  5
CHC  3

WSN  5
PIT  2

Standings at end of play this day

Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Attendance: 39,273

Sunday, May 4, 2008, 3:35pm
Time of Game: 2:53
Orioles
5
17-15
Lost 2
2nd, 2½ GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Orioles         2  0  1   0  1  0   1  0  0    5 15  1
Angels          4  0  2   0  0  0   0  0  X    6  8  0
W: J Saunders (6-0), L: S Trachsel (1-4), S: F Rodriguez (13)
Angels
6
20-13
Won 2
1st

BATTING

Baltimore Orioles            AB   R   H RBI   BB  SO    BA   OPS  Pit   PO   A  Details
B Roberts 2B                  5   0   2   0    0   0  .272  .797   23    1   3   2B,CS
N Markakis RF                 5   1   1   1    0   1  .279  .884   12    0   0   HR
M Mora 3B                     5   3   3   1    0   0  .256  .712   28    1   4   HR
A Huff DH                     4   1   3   0    0   0  .277  .834   12    0   0   
K Millar 1B                   4   0   2   2    0   1  .218  .633   17   10   0   
R Hernandez C                 4   0   2   1    0   0  .196  .600   10    6   1   GDP
A Jones CF                    4   0   0   0    0   0  .239  .658   15    4   0   
J Payton LF                   3   0   1   0    1   0  .254  .652   16    2   0   
L Hernandez SS                3   0   1   0    0   0  .246  .566   17    0   3   
  L Scott PH                  1   0   0   0    0   1  .280  .777    4    0   0   
  E Torres SS                 0   0   0   0    0   0  .167  .334         0   0   

S Trachsel P                                                             0   1
  L Cormier P                                                            0   0
  D Sarfate P                                                            0   0
  J Johnson P                                                            0   0
Totals                       38   5  15   5    1   3              154   24  12
BATTING
2B: B Roberts (10, off J Saunders).
HR: M Mora (4, off J Saunders; 3rd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep LF Line); N Markakis (6, off J Speier; 7th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep LF-CF).
TB: M Mora 6; N Markakis 4; A Huff 3; B Roberts 3; K Millar 2; R Hernandez 2; L Hernandez; J Payton.
GIDP: R Hernandez (2).
RBI: K Millar 2 (14); N Markakis (14); M Mora (17); R Hernandez (15).
2-out RBI: K Millar; R Hernandez.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 3 for 8.
FIELDING
DP: 1. B Roberts-K Millar.
E: L Hernandez (3).
BASERUNNING
CS: B Roberts (4, 3rd base by J Saunders/J Mathis).
PO: B Roberts (1st base by J Mathis).
Los Angeles Angels           AB   R   H RBI   BB  SO    BA   OPS  Pit   PO   A  Details
G Matthews DH                 2   1   1   1    3   0  .228  .694   29    0   0   HR
E Aybar SS                    5   0   0   0    0   2  .298  .683   15    1   3   
V Guerrero RF                 4   1   1   0    0   1  .256  .738   16    1   0   GDP
C Kotchman 1B                 4   2   2   0    0   0  .330  .939   12    9   1   2B
T Hunter CF                   3   1   1   3    1   0  .314  .901    9    4   0   HR
G Anderson LF                 3   0   1   0    1   1  .221  .586   12    4   1   
R Quinlan 3B                  4   1   1   2    0   2  .227  .656   17    2   2   HR
  B Wood 3B                   0   0   0   0    0   0  .111  .384         0   0   
J Mathis C                    4   0   0   0    0   1  .259  .762   11    3   2   
S Rodriguez 2B                2   0   1   0    2   0  .333  .833   16    2   3   

J Saunders P                                                             0   1
  D O'Day P                                                              0   0
  D Oliver P                                                             0   0
  J Speier P                                                             1   0
  S Shields P                                                            0   0
  F Rodriguez P                                                          0   0
Totals                       31   6   8   6    7   7              137   27  13
BATTING
2B: C Kotchman (7, off S Trachsel).
HR: G Matthews (5, off S Trachsel; 1st inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep CF); R Quinlan (1, off S Trachsel; 3rd inn, 1 on, 2 outs to Deep LF-CF); T Hunter (5, off S Trachsel; 1st inn, 2 on, 1 out to Deep LF Line).
TB: G Matthews 4; T Hunter 4; R Quinlan 4; C Kotchman 3; V Guerrero; S Rodriguez; G Anderson.
GIDP: V Guerrero (7).
RBI: T Hunter 3 (20); R Quinlan 2 (3); G Matthews (23).
2-out RBI: R Quinlan 2.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
FIELDING
DP: 1. E Aybar-S Rodriguez-C Kotchman.

PITCHING

Baltimore Orioles             IP     H   R  ER   BB  SO  HR    ERA   BF  Pit-Str  Ct·Sw·Lk   GB·FB·LD· ?   GmSc  IR-IS   LevI    WPA
S Trachsel, L (1-4)            3     7   6   6    2   2   3   7.43   18   66-39   23· 3·13    6· 5· 3· 0     21    -     0.85  -0.47
L Cormier                      3     0   0   0    3   3   0   0.00   11   43-24   12· 2·10    4· 1· 0· 0          1-0    0.60   0.10
D Sarfate                      1     1   0   0    1   2   0   4.30    5   17-9     5· 3· 1    1· 0· 1· 0          0-0    0.83   0.04
J Johnson                      1     0   0   0    1   0   0   0.00    4   11-6     4· 0· 2    0· 3· 0· 0          0-0    0.48   0.03
Totals                         8     8   6   6    7   7   3          38  137-78   44· 8·26   11· 9· 4· 0          1-0 
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 (6-0)            5    12   4   4    0   1   1   2.61   24   85-58   39· 4·15    6·14· 3· 0     28    -     1.09  -0.12
D O'Day, H (1)                 0.1   0   0   0    1   0   0   4.32    2    7-3     1· 0· 2    1· 0· 0· 0          0-0    1.07  -0.00
D Oliver, H (6)                0.2   0   0   0    0   0   0   3.14    2   11-8     6· 1· 1    2· 0· 0· 0          1-0    1.53   0.07
J Speier, H (8)                1     2   1   1    0   1   1   3.38    5   19-11    8· 0· 3    2· 1· 1· 0          0-0    1.65  -0.03
S Shields, H (6)               1     0   0   0    0   1   0   1.98    3   13-9     7· 1· 1    0· 2· 0· 0          0-0    1.61   0.12
F Rodriguez, S (13)            1     1   0   0    0   0   0   3.29    3   16-9     6· 1· 2    1· 2· 0· 0          0-0    3.23   0.17
Totals                         9    15   5   5    1   3   2          39  151-98   67· 7·24   12·19· 4· 0          1-0 
S Trachsel faced 1 batter in the 4th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
IBB: None.
HBP: None.

OTHER

Umpires: HP - Gary Darling, 1B - Jerry Meals, 2B - Bill Miller, 3B - Paul Emmel.
Time of Game: 2:53.
Attendance: 39,273.
Weather: 70° F, Wind 5mph in from Centerfield, Cloudy, No Precipitation.

LINEUPS

   Baltimore Orioles             Los Angeles Angels                   
1. B Roberts            2B    1. G Matthews           DH 
2. N Markakis           RF    2. E Aybar              SS 
3. M Mora               3B    3. V Guerrero           RF 
4. A Huff               DH    4. C Kotchman           1B 
5. K Millar             1B    5. T Hunter             CF 
6. R Hernandez          C     6. G Anderson           LF 
7. A Jones              CF    7. R Quinlan            3B 
8. J Payton             LF    8. J Mathis             C  
9. L Hernandez          SS    9. S Rodriguez          2B 

   S Trachsel           P        J Saunders           P  

TOP 5 PLAYS (wpa explanation)

   Inn Out Score RoB  Pt wWPA  wWE  Batter          Pitcher         Play Detail
  +---+---+-----+---+---+----+----++---------------+---------------+--------------------------------------------------------------+
   b 1   1  2-1  -23  2   18%  72% T Hunter        S Trachsel      Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line); Guerrero Scores; Kotchman Scores
   b 3   2  3-4  1--  3   18%  82% R Quinlan       S Trachsel      Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Kotchman Scores
   t 5   1  6-4  1-3  1   14%  81% R Hernandez     J Saunders      Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)
   t 9   1  6-5  1--  2   14%  96% M Mora          F Rodriguez     Roberts Picked off 1B (C-1B)
   t 5   1  6-3  12-  6  -12%  67% K Millar        J Saunders      Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short CF-RF); Mora Scores; Huff to 3B

PLAY BY PLAY (explanation)

Top of the 1st, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Joe Saunders facing 1-2-3
  Scr/Out RoB  Pt  wWE  Batter          Play Detail
  +------+---+---+----++---------------+--------------------------------------------------------------+
          ---  7   44%  B Roberts       Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
   O      -2-  1   48%  N Markakis      Flyball: LF (Short LF)
   O      -2-      54%  M Mora          Roberts Caught Stealing 3B (C-3B)
          ---  7   53%  " "             Single to CF (Fly Ball)
          1--  4   51%  A Huff          Single to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF); Mora to 2B
   R      12-  4   41%  K Millar        Single to CF (Fly Ball); Mora Scores; Huff to 2B
   RO     12-  3   35%  R Hernandez     Single to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Huff Scores; Millar to 3B; Hernandez out at 2B/LF-SS-2B
                  2 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 2, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 1st, Angels Batting, Behind 0-2, Steve Trachsel facing 1-2-3
   R      ---  6   45%  G Matthews      Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
   O      ---  3   42%  E Aybar         Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
          ---  7   45%  V Guerrero      Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF)
          1--  3   54%  C Kotchman      Double to LF (Line Drive to Short LF Line); Guerrero to 3B
   RRR    -23  2   72%  T Hunter        Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line); Guerrero Scores; Kotchman Scores
   O      ---  2   71%  G Anderson      Groundout: P-1B (Front of Home)
   O      ---  5   70%  R Quinlan       Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
                  4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 2, Angels 4.

Top of the 2nd, Orioles Batting, Behind 2-4, Joe Saunders facing 7-8-9
   O      ---  6   72%  A Jones         Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
          ---  3   69%  J Payton        Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
          1--  6   66%  L Hernandez     Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak SS); Payton to 2B
   O      12-  6   70%  B Roberts       Foul Flyball: RF (RF Foul); Payton to 3B
   O      1-3  6   75%  N Markakis      Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Orioles 2, Angels 4.

Bottom of the 2nd, Angels Batting, Ahead 4-2, Steve Trachsel facing 8-9-1
   O      ---  2   73%  J Mathis        Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
          ---  3   75%  S Rodriguez     Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
          1--  8   77%  G Matthews      Walk; Rodriguez to 2B
   O      12-  2   75%  E Aybar         Groundout: 2B--SS; Rodriguez to 3B; Matthews out at 3B/SS-3B; Aybar to 2B
   O      -23  2   71%  V Guerrero      Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Orioles 2, Angels 4.

Top of the 3rd, Orioles Batting, Behind 2-4, Joe Saunders facing 3-4-5
   R      ---  3   61%  M Mora          Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line)
   O      ---  4   64%  A Huff          Groundout: 2B-1B
   O      ---  2   66%  K Millar        Flyball: LF (Short LF)
          ---  1   64%  R Hernandez     Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
   O      1--  2   67%  A Jones         Groundout: P-1B
                  1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 3, Angels 4.

Bottom of the 3rd, Angels Batting, Ahead 4-3, Steve Trachsel facing 4-5-6
          ---  4   70%  C Kotchman      Single to CF (Fly Ball)
   O      1--  1   67%  T Hunter        Lineout: CF
   O      1--  4   64%  G Anderson      Strikeout Swinging
   RR     1--  3   82%  R Quinlan       Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Kotchman Scores
   O      ---  5   81%  J Mathis        Strikeout Looking
                  2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 3, Angels 6.

Top of the 4th, Orioles Batting, Behind 3-6, Joe Saunders facing 8-9-1
   O      ---  4   84%  J Payton        Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
   O      ---  3   85%  L Hernandez     Flyball: CF
   O      ---  1   86%  B Roberts       Lineout: CF (LF-CF)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 3, Angels 6.

Bottom of the 4th, Angels Batting, Ahead 6-3, Steve Trachsel facing 9-1-2
          ---  4   88%  S Rodriguez     Walk
                  Lance Cormier replaces Steve Trachsel pitching
          1--  5   90%  G Matthews      Walk; Rodriguez to 2B
   O      12-  4   88%  E Aybar         Strikeout Looking
   OO     12-  2   84%  V Guerrero      Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B (Weak SS-2B)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 3, Angels 6.

Top of the 5th, Orioles Batting, Behind 3-6, Joe Saunders facing 2-3-4
   O      ---  1   86%  N Markakis      Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
          ---  3   83%  M Mora          Single to CF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF)
          1--  1   79%  A Huff          Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Mora to 2B
   R      12-  6   67%  K Millar        Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short CF-RF); Mora Scores; Huff to 3B
   OO     1-3  1   81%  R Hernandez     Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)
                  1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 4, Angels 6.

Bottom of the 5th, Angels Batting, Ahead 6-4, Lance Cormier facing 4-5-6
   O      ---  2   80%  C Kotchman      Groundout: 2B-1B
   O      ---  2   79%  T Hunter        Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
          ---  5   79%  G Anderson      Walk
   O      1--  5   78%  R Quinlan       Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 4, Angels 6.

Top of the 6th, Orioles Batting, Behind 4-6, Darren O'Day facing 7-8-9
                  Darren O'Day replaces Joe Saunders pitching
   O      ---  2   81%  A Jones         Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
          ---  5   77%  J Payton        Walk
                  Darren Oliver replaces Darren O'Day pitching
   O      1--  8   80%  L Hernandez     Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B); Payton to 2B
   O      -2-  3   85%  B Roberts       Groundout: 2B-1B
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 4, Angels 6.

Bottom of the 6th, Angels Batting, Ahead 6-4, Lance Cormier facing 8-9-1
   O      ---  2   83%  J Mathis        Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
          ---  7   85%  S Rodriguez     Walk
   O      1--  4   83%  G Matthews      Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
   O      1--  5   82%  E Aybar         Strikeout Looking
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 4, Angels 6.

Top of the 7th, Orioles Batting, Behind 4-6, Justin Speier facing 2-3-4
                  Justin Speier replaces Darren Oliver pitching
   R      ---  1   69%  N Markakis      Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
   O      ---  5   74%  M Mora          Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
          ---  3   69%  A Huff          Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF)
   O      1--  5   74%  K Millar        Strikeout Looking
   O      1--  5   79%  R Hernandez     Groundout: 1B-P (Weak 2B-1B)
                  1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 5, Angels 6.

Bottom of the 7th, Angels Batting, Ahead 6-5, Dennis Sarfate facing 3-4-5
                  Dennis Sarfate replaces Lance Cormier pitching
   O      ---  5   77%  V Guerrero      Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  3   75%  C Kotchman      Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
          ---  4   77%  T Hunter        Walk
          1--  1   78%  G Anderson      Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Hunter to 2B
   O      12-  4   74%  R Quinlan       Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Orioles 5, Angels 6.

Top of the 8th, Orioles Batting, Behind 5-6, Scot Shields facing 7-8-9
                  Scot Shields replaces Justin Speier pitching; Brandon Wood replaces Robb Quinlan playing 3B batting 7th
   O      ---  5   80%  A Jones         Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
   O      ---  4   84%  J Payton        Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
                  Luke Scott pinch hits for Luis Hernandez batting 9th
   O      ---  4   87%  L Scott         Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 5, Angels 6.

Bottom of the 8th, Angels Batting, Ahead 6-5, Jim Johnson facing 8-9-1
                  Jim Johnson replaces Dennis Sarfate pitching; Eider Torres replaces Luke Scott playing SS batting 9th
   O      ---  2   85%  J Mathis        Flyball: LF (Short LF Line)
   O      ---  2   84%  S Rodriguez     Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
          ---  6   85%  G Matthews      Walk
   O      1--  1   83%  E Aybar         Flyball: CF
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 5, Angels 6.

Top of the 9th, Orioles Batting, Behind 5-6, Francisco Rodriguez facing 1-2-3
                  Francisco Rodriguez replaces Scot Shields pitching
          ---  6   72%  B Roberts       Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
   O      1--  3   83%  N Markakis      Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
   O      1--      96%  M Mora          Roberts Picked off 1B (C-1B)
   O      ---  7  100%  " "             Popfly: SS (Short LF-CF)
        0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 5, Angels 6.

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