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@LAA  3

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MIL  3

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MIL  6

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Standings at end of play this day

Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Attendance: 43,906

Saturday, May 17, 2008, 3:55pm
Time of Game: 3:12
Dodgers
6
22-20
Won 1
2nd, 4½ GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Dodgers         0  2  2   0  0  0   1  1  0    6  8  1
Angels          0  0  0   2  0  0   0  0  1    3  8  1
W: H Kuo (3-1), L: E Santana (6-1)
Angels
3
25-20
Lost 1
1st

BATTING

Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI   BB  SO    BA   OPS  Pit   PO   A  Details
J Pierre LF                   4   2   0   0    0   0  .277  .668   20    2   0   SB,HBP
A Ethier RF                   4   0   1   1    1   0  .296  .828   27    2   0   
R Martin C                    4   0   3   1    1   1  .319  .869   23    7   0   CS,IW
J Loney 1B                    5   0   0   0    0   1  .281  .783   28    7   1   
M Sweeney DH                  4   0   0   0    0   1  .125  .399   17    0   0   
A Jones CF                    3   1   0   0    1   1  .172  .563   17    2   0   
B DeWitt 3B                   4   2   2   2    0   0  .327  .933   11    1   1   HR,2B
L Maza 2B                     4   0   2   1    0   0  .400  .855   15    3   5   
C Hu SS                       3   1   0   0    1   1  .190  .484   17    3   2   

C Park P                                                                 0   0
  H Kuo P                                                                0   0
  T Saito P                                                              0   0
Totals                       35   6   8   5    4   5              175   27   9
BATTING
2B: B DeWitt (6, off C Bootcheck).
HR: B DeWitt (4, off E Santana; 2nd inn, 1 on, 2 outs to Deep RF).
IBB: R Martin (4, by D Oliver).
HBP: J Pierre (3, by E Santana).
TB: B DeWitt 6; R Martin 3; L Maza 2; A Ethier.
RBI: B DeWitt 2 (21); R Martin (17); A Ethier (18); L Maza (1).
2-out RBI: B DeWitt 2; L Maza.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 3 for 10.
FIELDING
DP: 1. B DeWitt-L Maza-J Loney.
E: J Loney (3).
BASERUNNING
SB: J Pierre (15, 2nd base off D Oliver/J Mathis).
CS: R Martin (4, 2nd base by D Oliver/J Mathis).
Los Angeles Angels           AB   R   H RBI   BB  SO    BA   OPS  Pit   PO   A  Details
R Willits RF                  4   0   1   0    1   0  .280  .739   29    3   0   
G Matthews CF                 5   0   0   0    0   1  .217  .650   19    7   0   
V Guerrero DH                 3   1   1   0    0   0  .265  .753    9    0   0   HBP,GDP
G Anderson LF                 4   1   3   0    0   0  .289  .770   15    1   0   2B
C Kotchman 1B                 4   0   0   1    0   2  .298  .827   24    7   1   
M Izturis 2B                  4   0   0   1    0   0  .205  .522    9    3   2   
R Quinlan 3B                  3   0   1   0    0   2  .250  .621   13    0   0   
  J Rivera PH                 1   1   1   0    0   0  .194  .466    4    0   0   2B
J Mathis C                    2   0   0   0    1   1  .224  .667   14    5   2   
  M Napoli PH                 1   0   0   0    0   0  .235  .821    2    0   0   
E Aybar SS                    4   0   1   1    0   1  .275  .661   14    1   3   

E Santana P                                                              0   1
  D Oliver P                                                             0   0
  C Bootcheck P                                                          0   0
Totals                       35   3   8   3    2   7              152   27   9
BATTING
2B: J Rivera (2, off T Saito); G Anderson (8, off C Park).
HBP: V Guerrero (2, by C Park).
TB: G Anderson 4; J Rivera 2; R Willits; E Aybar; V Guerrero; R Quinlan.
GIDP: V Guerrero (10).
RBI: C Kotchman (25); M Izturis (11); E Aybar (15).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 1 for 10.
FIELDING
E: M Izturis (2).

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
C Park                         4     3   2   1    2   3   0   2.17   18   82-52   26· 4·22    7· 4· 1· 0     51    -     1.26   0.04
H Kuo, W (3-1)                 4     3   0   0    0   4   0   2.40   15   53-35   20· 4·11    5· 5· 1· 0          0-0    1.13   0.23
T Saito                        1     2   1   1    0   0   0   2.08    5   16-11    6· 0· 5    2· 3· 0· 0          0-0    0.76   0.02
Totals                         9     8   3   2    2   7   0          38  151-98   52· 8·38   14·12· 2· 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
E Santana, L (6-1)             6     5   4   4    3   5   1   2.97   27  109-71   40·15·16    7· 8· 3· 0     48    -     0.74  -0.13
D Oliver                       1     0   1   0    1   0   0   2.66    4   24-15   10· 2· 3    1· 2· 0· 0          0-0    0.85  -0.06
C Bootcheck                    2     3   1   1    0   0   0   9.53    9   34-22   15· 0· 7    4· 4· 1· 0          0-0    0.18  -0.02
Totals                         9     8   6   5    4   5   1          40  167-108  65·17·26   12·14· 4· 0           -  
Balks: None.
WP: None.
IBB: D Oliver (1; R Martin).
HBP: C Park (1; V Guerrero); E Santana (2; J Pierre).

OTHER

Umpires: HP - Sam Holbrook, 1B - Gerry Davis, 2B - Bruce Dreckman, 3B - Brian Gorman.
Time of Game: 3:12.
Attendance: 43,906.
Weather: 98° F, Wind 8mph out to Centerfield, Sunny, No Precipitation.

LINEUPS

   Los Angeles Dodgers           Los Angeles Angels                   
1. J Pierre             LF    1. R Willits            RF 
2. A Ethier             RF    2. G Matthews           CF 
3. R Martin             C     3. V Guerrero           DH 
4. J Loney              1B    4. G Anderson           LF 
5. M Sweeney            DH    5. C Kotchman           1B 
6. A Jones              CF    6. M Izturis            2B 
7. B DeWitt             3B    7. R Quinlan            3B 
8. L Maza               2B    8. J Mathis             C  
9. C Hu                 SS    9. E Aybar              SS 

   C Park               P        E Santana            P  

TOP 5 PLAYS (wpa explanation)

   Inn Out Score RoB  Pt wWPA  wWE  Batter          Pitcher         Play Detail
  +---+---+-----+---+---+----+----++---------------+---------------+--------------------------------------------------------------+
   t 2   2  0-0  1--  1   19%  67% B DeWitt        E Santana       Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Jones Scores
   b 4   2  4-2  123  6   10%  75% E Aybar         C Park          Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
   b 4   1  4-0  1-3  6   -9%  71% C Kotchman      C Park          Reached on E3 (throw)/attempted forceout (Ground Ball to 2B-1B); Guerrero Scores; Anderson to 3B
   t 3   0  0-2  12-  6    9%  87% A Ethier        E Santana       Single to LF (Line Drive to LF Line); Hu Scores; Pierre to 3B
   b 2   0  2-0  ---  5   -6%  59% G Anderson      C Park          Double to RF (Line Drive to RF Line)

PLAY BY PLAY (explanation)

Top of the 1st, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Ervin Santana facing 1-2-3
  Scr/Out RoB  Pt  wWE  Batter          Play Detail
  +------+---+---+----++---------------+--------------------------------------------------------------+
   O      ---  2   48%  J Pierre        Bunt Groundout: P-2B
   O      ---  4   46%  A Ethier        Groundout: 2B-1B
   O      ---  7   45%  R Martin        Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 1st, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Chan Ho Park facing 1-2-3
          ---  5   42%  R Willits       Walk
   O      1--  5   45%  G Matthews      Popfly: 2B
   OO     1--  1   50%  V Guerrero      Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B (Weak 3B)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Angels 0.

Top of the 2nd, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Ervin Santana facing 4-5-6
   O      ---  8   48%  J Loney         Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
   O      ---  5   46%  M Sweeney       Strikeout Swinging
          ---  7   47%  A Jones         Walk
   RR     1--  1   67%  B DeWitt        Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Jones Scores
   O      ---  1   66%  L Maza          Flyball: RF
                  2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 2, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 2nd, Angels Batting, Behind 0-2, Chan Ho Park facing 4-5-6
          ---  5   59%  G Anderson      Double to RF (Line Drive to RF Line)
   O      -2-  6   64%  C Kotchman      Strikeout Looking
   O      -2-  4   68%  M Izturis       Flyball: CF
   O      -2-  6   71%  R Quinlan       Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 2, Angels 0.

Top of the 3rd, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 2-0, Ervin Santana facing 9-1-2
          ---  7   74%  C Hu            Walk
          1--  3   78%  J Pierre        Hit By Pitch; Hu to 2B
   R      12-  6   87%  A Ethier        Single to LF (Line Drive to LF Line); Hu Scores; Pierre to 3B
   R      1-3  4   90%  R Martin        Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Weak 3B); Pierre Scores; Ethier to 2B
   O      12-  4   87%  J Loney         Strikeout Swinging
   O      12-  6   85%  M Sweeney       Flyball: CF
   O      12-  6   84%  A Jones         Strikeout Swinging
                  2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 4, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 3rd, Angels Batting, Behind 0-4, Chan Ho Park facing 8-9-1
   O      ---  2   86%  J Mathis        Popfly: 2B
   O      ---  4   87%  E Aybar         Strikeout Looking
   O      ---  7   88%  R Willits       Groundout: 2B-1B
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 4, Angels 0.

Top of the 4th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 4-0, Ervin Santana facing 7-8-9
   O      ---  4   87%  B DeWitt        Flyball: LF
   O      ---  4   86%  L Maza          Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
   O      ---  1   86%  C Hu            Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS-2B)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 4, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 4th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-4, Chan Ho Park facing 2-3-4
   O      ---  4   88%  G Matthews      Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
          ---  2   85%  V Guerrero      Hit By Pitch
          1--  5   80%  G Anderson      Single to RF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Guerrero to 3B
   R      1-3  6   71%  C Kotchman      Reached on E3 (throw)/attempted forceout (Ground Ball to 2B-1B); Guerrero Scores; Anderson to 3B
   RO     1-3  3   72%  M Izturis       Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B (2B-1B); Anderson Scores/unER
          1--  4   69%  R Quinlan       Single to RF (Ground Ball); Izturis to 3B
          1-3  7   66%  J Mathis        Walk; Quinlan to 2B
   O      123  6   75%  E Aybar         Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
                  2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 3 LOB. Dodgers 4, Angels 2.

Top of the 5th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 4-2, Ervin Santana facing 1-2-3
   O      ---  3   73%  J Pierre        Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
          ---  4   75%  A Ethier        Walk
          1--  2   78%  R Martin        Single to CF (Line Drive); Ethier to 2B
   O      12-  2   75%  J Loney         Flyball: CF (Deep CF); Ethier to 3B
   O      1-3  3   71%  M Sweeney       Popfly: 2B
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 4, Angels 2.

Bottom of the 5th, Angels Batting, Behind 2-4, Hong-Chih Kuo facing 1-2-3
                  Hong-Chih Kuo replaces Chan Ho Park pitching
          ---  3   66%  R Willits       Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B)
   O      1--  5   71%  G Matthews      Strikeout Looking
   O      1--  4   75%  V Guerrero      Flyball: LF (Short LF)
          1--  3   72%  G Anderson      Single to P (Ground Ball to Weak 2B); Willits to 2B
   O      12-  6   78%  C Kotchman      Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
                  0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 4, Angels 2.

Top of the 6th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 4-2, Ervin Santana facing 6-7-8
   O      ---  2   76%  A Jones         Lineout: CF
   O      ---  4   75%  B DeWitt        Groundout: 2B-1B
          ---  5   76%  L Maza          Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
   O      1--  4   74%  C Hu            Strikeout Looking
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 4, Angels 2.

Bottom of the 6th, Angels Batting, Behind 2-4, Hong-Chih Kuo facing 6-7-8
   O      ---  1   78%  M Izturis       Bunt Popfly: 3B (Weak 3B)
   O      ---  3   80%  R Quinlan       Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  5   82%  J Mathis        Strikeout Looking
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 4, Angels 2.

Top of the 7th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 4-2, Darren Oliver facing 1-2-3
                  Darren Oliver replaces Ervin Santana pitching
          ---  7   84%  J Pierre        Reached on E4 (Ground Ball)
          1--      86%  A Ethier        Pierre Steals 2B
   O      -2-  7   85%  " "             Flyball: CF (Deep CF); Pierre to 3B
          --3  4   86%  R Martin        Intentional Walk
   RO     1-3      88%  J Loney         Martin Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS-1B-2B); Pierre Scores/unER
   O      ---  6   87%  " "             Popfly: SS (Weak 3B)
                  1 run, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Dodgers 5, Angels 2.

Bottom of the 7th, Angels Batting, Behind 2-5, Hong-Chih Kuo facing 9-1-2
   O      ---  3   90%  E Aybar         Popfly: SS (Short LF-CF)
   O      ---  8   92%  R Willits       Flyball: RF (Short RF)
   O      ---  1   93%  G Matthews      Groundout: 2B-1B
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 5, Angels 2.

Top of the 8th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 5-2, Chris Bootcheck facing 5-6-7
                  Chris Bootcheck replaces Darren Oliver pitching
   O      ---  3   92%  M Sweeney       Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
   O      ---  2   92%  A Jones         Flyball: RF (Short RF)
          ---  2   92%  B DeWitt        Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF)
   R      -2-  5   96%  L Maza          Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); DeWitt Scores; Maza to 2B/Adv on throw
   O      -2-  5   96%  C Hu            Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
                  1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 6, Angels 2.

Bottom of the 8th, Angels Batting, Behind 2-6, Hong-Chih Kuo facing 3-4-5
          ---  2   93%  V Guerrero      Single to CF (Line Drive)
   O      1--  2   95%  G Anderson      Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
   O      1--  6   97%  C Kotchman      Strikeout Swinging
   O      1--  1   99%  M Izturis       Popfly: 1B (2B-1B)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 6, Angels 2.

Top of the 9th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 6-2, Chris Bootcheck facing 1-2-3
   O      ---  5   98%  J Pierre        Flyball: CF
   O      ---  3   98%  A Ethier        Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
          ---  6   98%  R Martin        Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B)
   O      1--  3   98%  J Loney         Foul Popfly: C (Behind Home)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 6, Angels 2.

Bottom of the 9th, Angels Batting, Behind 2-6, Takashi Saito facing 7-8-9
                  Takashi Saito replaces Hong-Chih Kuo pitching; Juan Rivera pinch hits for Robb Quinlan batting 7th
          ---  4   96%  J Rivera        Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
                  Mike Napoli pinch hits for Jeff Mathis batting 8th
   O      -2-  2   98%  M Napoli        Flyball: RF; Rivera to 3B
   R      --3  1   95%  E Aybar         Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak SS-2B); Rivera Scores
   O      1--  6   98%  R Willits       Flyball: LF
          1--      98%  G Matthews      Defensive Indifference; Aybar to 2B
   O      -2-  3  100%  " "             Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
        1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 6, Angels 3.

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