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Standings at end of play this day

Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Attendance: 44,047

Friday, May 16, 2008, 10:05pm
Time of Game: 2:48
Dodgers
2
21-20
Lost 1
2nd, 5½ GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Dodgers         0  0  0   0  0  0   2  0  0    2  5  2
Angels          0  0  0   1  2  0   1  0  X    4  8  1
W: J Saunders (7-1), L: H Kuroda (1-3), S: F Rodriguez (17)
Angels
4
25-19
Won 1
1st

BATTING

Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI   BB  SO    BA   OPS  Pit   PO   A  Details
J Pierre LF                   4   0   0   0    0   0  .287  .686    9    4   0   
A Jones DH                    4   0   0   0    0   1  .176  .571   17    0   0   
M Kemp CF                     3   0   0   0    1   0  .302  .800   14    2   0   
J Kent 2B                     4   0   0   0    0   2  .236  .673   13    2   5   
R Martin 3B                   4   0   1   0    0   0  .307  .848   10    0   2   
J Loney 1B                    4   1   2   0    0   1  .290  .808   17    9   1   GDP
A Ethier RF                   3   1   1   2    0   0  .298  .834    7    2   0   HR
L Maza SS                     3   0   1   0    0   0  .333  .762    7    2   1   
G Bennett C                   2   0   0   0    1   0  .190  .642   14    3   1   

H Kuroda P                                                               0   0
  J Beimel P                                                             0   0
  S Proctor P                                                            0   0
Totals                       31   2   5   2    2   4              108   24  10
BATTING
HR: A Ethier (4, off J Saunders; 7th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to Deep RF).
TB: A Ethier 4; J Loney 2; L Maza; R Martin.
GIDP: J Loney (9).
RBI: A Ethier 2 (17).
2-out RBI: A Ethier 2.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 0 for 3.
FIELDING
E: G Bennett (1); R Martin (4).
Los Angeles Angels           AB   R   H RBI   BB  SO    BA   OPS  Pit   PO   A  Details
M Izturis 2B                  4   2   2   0    1   0  .214  .545   12    2   6   
G Matthews LF                 4   1   2   0    0   0  .224  .670   18    0   0   
V Guerrero RF                 3   0   0   2    0   0  .264  .751    8    2   0   SF
G Anderson DH                 4   0   2   1    0   1  .278  .746   14    0   0   
T Hunter CF                   4   0   0   0    0   1  .285  .807   11    6   0   
C Kotchman 1B                 4   1   1   0    0   0  .306  .848   15   12   0   2B
E Aybar SS                    4   0   0   0    0   2  .276  .665   14    1   2   
R Quinlan 3B                  3   0   1   0    1   0  .244  .617   18    0   3   
M Napoli C                    3   0   0   0    1   1  .238  .831   20    4   0   

J Saunders P                                                             0   1
  S Shields P                                                            0   0
  F Rodriguez P                                                          0   0
Totals                       33   4   8   3    3   5              130   27  12
BATTING
2B: C Kotchman (9, off H Kuroda).
SF: V Guerrero (1, off H Kuroda).
TB: G Matthews 2; G Anderson 2; C Kotchman 2; M Izturis 2; R Quinlan.
RBI: V Guerrero 2 (22); G Anderson (24).
2-out RBI: G Anderson.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 1 for 9.
FIELDING
DP: 1. M Izturis-E Aybar-C Kotchman.
E: E Aybar (7).

PITCHING

Los Angeles Dodgers           IP     H   R  ER   BB  SO  HR    ERA   BF  Pit-Str  Ct·Sw·Lk   GB·FB·LD· ?   GmSc  IR-IS   LevI    WPA
H Kuroda, L (1-3)              6.1   7   4   3    2   5   0   3.67   30  100-63   36·14·13   11·10· 2· 0     48    -     0.90  -0.16
J Beimel                       0     1   0   0    0   0   0   0.66    1    4-3     1· 0· 2    1· 0· 0· 0          1-0    0.59  -0.01
S Proctor                      1.2   0   0   0    1   0   0   5.31    6   15-9     7· 1· 1    3· 2· 0· 0          2-0    0.54   0.05
Totals                         8     8   4   3    3   5   0          37  119-75   44·15·16   15·12· 2· 0          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 (7-1)            7.1   5   2   2    2   1   1   2.48   28   90-55   32· 4·19   15· 7· 3· 0     59    -     0.97   0.21
S Shields, H (8)               0.2   0   0   0    0   1   0   4.15    2    8-5     2· 0· 3    0· 1· 0· 0          1-0    1.78   0.10
F Rodriguez, S (17)            1     0   0   0    0   2   0   2.95    3   10-8     5· 2· 1    0· 1· 0· 0          0-0    1.04   0.08
Totals                         9     5   2   2    2   4   1          33  108-68   39· 6·23   15· 9· 3· 0          1-0 
J Beimel faced 1 batter in the 7th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: H Kuroda 2 (3); S Proctor (3).
IBB: None.
HBP: None.

OTHER

Umpires: HP - Brian Gorman, 1B - Sam Holbrook, 2B - Gerry Davis, 3B - Bruce Dreckman.
Time of Game: 2:48.
Attendance: 44,047.
Weather: 87° F, Wind 7mph out to Rightfield, Night, No Precipitation.

LINEUPS

   Los Angeles Dodgers           Los Angeles Angels                   
1. J Pierre             LF    1. M Izturis            2B 
2. A Jones              DH    2. G Matthews           LF 
3. M Kemp               CF    3. V Guerrero           RF 
4. J Kent               2B    4. G Anderson           DH 
5. R Martin             3B    5. T Hunter             CF 
6. J Loney              1B    6. C Kotchman           1B 
7. A Ethier             RF    7. E Aybar              SS 
8. L Maza               SS    8. R Quinlan            3B 
9. G Bennett            C     9. M Napoli             C  

   H Kuroda             P        J Saunders           P  

TOP 5 PLAYS (wpa explanation)

   Inn Out Score RoB  Pt wWPA  wWE  Batter          Pitcher         Play Detail
  +---+---+-----+---+---+----+----++---------------+---------------+--------------------------------------------------------------+
   t 7   2  3-0  1--  1  -15%  77% A Ethier        J Saunders      Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Loney Scores
   b 4   2  0-0  -2-  7   13%  68% E Aybar         H Kuroda        Strikeout Swinging, E2; Kotchman Scores/unER; Aybar to 3B
   b 5   1  0-1  1--  1    8%  79% G Matthews      H Kuroda        Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Izturis to 3B; Matthews to 2B/Adv on throw
   t 2   0  0-0  1--  2    8%  54% J Loney         J Saunders      Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
   b 5   2  0-2  --3  3    7%  87% G Anderson      H Kuroda        Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Matthews Scores

PLAY BY PLAY (explanation)

Top of the 1st, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Joe Saunders facing 1-2-3
  Scr/Out RoB  Pt  wWE  Batter          Play Detail
  +------+---+---+----++---------------+--------------------------------------------------------------+
   O      ---  2   52%  J Pierre        Groundout: 2B-1B
   O      ---  3   54%  A Jones         Flyball: CF
          ---  6   53%  M Kemp          Walk
   O      1--  1   55%  J Kent          Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 1st, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Hiroki Kuroda facing 1-2-3
          ---  2   58%  M Izturis       Single to RF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF)
   O      1--  4   55%  G Matthews      Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
   O      1--  1   52%  V Guerrero      Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
   O      1--  3   50%  G Anderson      Groundout: 2B-1B
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Angels 0.

Top of the 2nd, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Joe Saunders facing 5-6-7
          ---  1   46%  R Martin        Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
   OO     1--  2   54%  J Loney         Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
   O      ---  3   55%  A Ethier        Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 2nd, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Hiroki Kuroda facing 5-6-7
   O      ---  5   53%  T Hunter        Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  1   51%  C Kotchman      Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
   O      ---  3   50%  E Aybar         Groundout: 2B-1B
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Angels 0.

Top of the 3rd, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Joe Saunders facing 8-9-1
   O      ---  3   53%  L Maza          Groundout: 2B-1B
   O      ---  5   54%  G Bennett       Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
   O      ---  1   56%  J Pierre        Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B (Short 3B Line)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 3rd, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Hiroki Kuroda facing 8-9-1
   O      ---  3   53%  R Quinlan       Flyball: CF (Short CF)
          ---  7   56%  M Napoli        Walk
   O      1--  2   53%  M Izturis       Flyball: LF
          1--  2   55%  G Matthews      Single to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF); Napoli to 2B
   O      12-  1   50%  V Guerrero      Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 0, Angels 0.

Top of the 4th, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Joe Saunders facing 2-3-4
   O      ---  6   53%  A Jones         Reached on E6 (throw) unassisted (Ground Ball to Weak SS); Jones out at 2B/1B
   O      ---  3   55%  M Kemp          Groundout: 2B-1B
   O      ---  6   56%  J Kent          Strikeout Looking
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 4th, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Hiroki Kuroda facing 4-5-6
   O      ---  4   53%  G Anderson      Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  4   51%  T Hunter        Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
          ---  2   54%  C Kotchman      Double (Fly Ball to LF Line)
   R      -2-  7   68%  E Aybar         Strikeout Swinging, E2; Kotchman Scores/unER; Aybar to 3B
   O      --3  5   64%  R Quinlan       Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak SS)
                  1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Angels 1.

Top of the 5th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-1, Joe Saunders facing 5-6-7
   O      ---  4   67%  R Martin        Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
          ---  7   63%  J Loney         Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
   O      1--  3   68%  A Ethier        Flyball: CF (Short CF)
          1--  2   65%  L Maza          Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF); Loney to 2B
   O      12-  4   71%  G Bennett       Flyball: RF (Short RF)
                  0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 0, Angels 1.

Bottom of the 5th, Angels Batting, Ahead 1-0, Hiroki Kuroda facing 9-1-2
   O      ---  4   69%  M Napoli        Strikeout Swinging
          ---  2   71%  M Izturis       Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak SS)
          1--  1   79%  G Matthews      Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Izturis to 3B; Matthews to 2B/Adv on throw
   RO     -23  4   81%  V Guerrero      Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly (Deep RF); Izturis Scores; Matthews to 3B
   R      --3  3   87%  G Anderson      Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Matthews Scores
   O      1--  1   86%  T Hunter        Flyball: RF (Short CF-RF)
                  2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Angels 3.

Top of the 6th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-3, Joe Saunders facing 1-2-3
   O      ---  2   89%  J Pierre        Groundout: 2B-1B
   O      ---  3   90%  A Jones         Lineout: 2B
   O      ---  2   91%  M Kemp          Flyball: CF (LF-CF)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Angels 3.

Bottom of the 6th, Angels Batting, Ahead 3-0, Hiroki Kuroda facing 6-7-8
   O      ---  1   90%  C Kotchman      Flyball: CF
   O      ---  3   90%  E Aybar         Strikeout Swinging
          ---  6   91%  R Quinlan       Single to 3B (Ground Ball); Quinlan to 2B/Adv on E5 (throw)
   O      -2-  7   89%  M Napoli        Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Angels 3.

Top of the 7th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-3, Joe Saunders facing 4-5-6
   O      ---  3   92%  J Kent          Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
   O      ---  1   93%  R Martin        Flyball: RF (Short RF)
          ---  5   92%  J Loney         Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
   RR     1--  1   77%  A Ethier        Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Loney Scores
   O      ---  2   79%  L Maza          Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
                  2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 2, Angels 3.

Bottom of the 7th, Angels Batting, Ahead 3-2, Hiroki Kuroda facing 1-2-3
          ---  5   82%  M Izturis       Walk
          1--      84%  G Matthews      Wild Pitch; Izturis to 2B
          -2-      87%  " "             Wild Pitch; Izturis to 3B
   O      --3  5   84%  " "             Groundout: 1B-2B (2B-1B)
   R      --3  2   89%  V Guerrero      Fielder's Choice 3B; Izturis Scores; Guerrero to 1B
                  Joe Beimel replaces Hiroki Kuroda pitching
          1--  4   90%  G Anderson      Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Guerrero to 2B
                  Scott Proctor replaces Joe Beimel pitching
   O      12-  1   88%  T Hunter        Popfly: 1B (2B-1B)
          12-      89%  C Kotchman      Wild Pitch; Guerrero to 3B
   O      1-3  6   86%  " "             Groundout: 2B-1B
                  1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 2, Angels 4.

Top of the 8th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 2-4, Joe Saunders facing 9-1-2
          ---  5   80%  G Bennett       Walk
   O      1--  4   84%  J Pierre        Groundout: P-1B; Bennett to 2B
                  Scot Shields replaces Joe Saunders pitching
   O      -2-  5   90%  A Jones         Strikeout Looking
   O      -2-  3   94%  M Kemp          Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 2, Angels 4.

Bottom of the 8th, Angels Batting, Ahead 4-2, Scott Proctor facing 7-8-9
   O      ---  1   93%  E Aybar         Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 2B-1B)
          ---  4   94%  R Quinlan       Walk
   O      1--  2   93%  M Napoli        Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
   O      1--  1   92%  M Izturis       Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 2, Angels 4.

Top of the 9th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 2-4, Francisco Rodriguez facing 4-5-6
                  Francisco Rodriguez replaces Scot Shields pitching
   O      ---  3   96%  J Kent          Strikeout Looking
   O      ---  4   99%  R Martin        Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
   O      ---  3  100%  J Loney         Strikeout Swinging
        0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 2, Angels 4.

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