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LAA 10
LAD  2

WSN  2
@BAL  1

BOS 11
MIL  7

NYM 11
@NYY  2

SEA  3
SDP  2

HOU  5
@TEX  4

ARI  4
DET  0

ATL  5
OAK  2

CHC  4
PIT  3

CIN  6
CLE  4

COL  6
MIN  2

KCR  9
@FLA  3

TOR  6
@PHI  5

CHW 13
@SFG  8

STL  5
TBR  4

Standings at end of play this day

Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Attendance: 44,007

Sunday, May 18, 2008, 3:35pm
Time of Game: 2:49
Dodgers
2
22-21
Lost 1
2nd, 5½ GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Dodgers         0  0  0   2  0  0   0  0  0    2  7  1
Angels          0  4  0   1  2  1   2  0  X   10 14  0
W: J Weaver (3-5), L: D Lowe (2-4)
Angels
10
26-20
Won 1
1st

BATTING

Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI   BB  SO    BA   OPS  Pit   PO   A  Details
J Pierre DH                   3   1   1   0    1   0  .278  .674   21    0   0   SB,CS
A Ethier LF                   4   0   0   0    0   1  .287  .804   16    1   1   
R Martin C                    4   1   2   0    0   1  .324  .872   11    5   3   SB
  G Bennett C                 0   0   0   0    0   0  .190  .642         1   0   
J Kent 2B                     2   0   1   2    1   1  .240  .683   21    2   2   
  L Maza 2B                   1   0   1   0    0   0  .455  .955    3    0   0   
J Loney 1B                    3   0   1   0    0   1  .282  .781   11    8   0   GDP
  M Sweeney PH                1   0   0   0    0   1  .121  .389    6    0   0   
M Kemp RF                     4   0   1   0    0   2  .301  .793   20    3   0   
B DeWitt 3B                   3   0   0   0    0   1  .318  .908   13    1   1   
  D Young PH                  0   0   0   0    1   0  .292  .703    5    0   0   
A Jones CF                    4   0   0   0    0   3  .167  .548   16    2   0   
C Hu SS                       3   0   0   0    0   0  .180  .462   12    1   3   

D Lowe P                                                                 0   0
  S Proctor P                                                            0   0
  Y Brazoban P                                                           0   0
Totals                       32   2   7   2    3  11              155   24  10
BATTING
TB: R Martin 2; J Loney; M Kemp; L Maza; J Kent; J Pierre.
GIDP: J Loney (10).
RBI: J Kent 2 (22).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
FIELDING
E: J Loney (4).
BASERUNNING
SB: J Pierre (16, 3rd base off J Weaver/M Napoli); R Martin (4, 2nd base off J Weaver/M Napoli).
CS: J Pierre (3, 2nd base by J Weaver/M Napoli).
Los Angeles Angels           AB   R   H RBI   BB  SO    BA   OPS  Pit   PO   A  Details
M Izturis 3B                  4   1   3   0    0   0  .228  .573   12    0   1   2B
  J Rivera PH                 1   0   0   0    0   0  .189  .454    5    0   0   
  M Brown 3B                  0   0   0   0    0   0  .077  .231         0   0   
G Matthews DH                 5   2   2   0    0   3  .223  .660   24    0   0   2B
V Guerrero RF                 4   0   0   0    0   1  .259  .736    7    0   0   
  R Willits RF                1   0   0   0    0   0  .269  .713    7    0   0   
G Anderson LF                 4   1   1   1    0   0  .288  .769   11    2   0   2B
T Hunter CF                   3   1   2   2    1   0  .292  .827   13    0   0   2B
C Kotchman 1B                 3   2   3   1    1   0  .312  .852   18    7   1   
E Aybar SS                    3   1   0   1    0   0  .270  .649    7    4   2   SH
M Napoli C                    4   2   3   5    0   1  .258  .917   20   11   1   2·HR,CS
S Rodriguez 2B                4   0   0   0    0   2  .206  .495   22    3   5   

J Weaver P                                                               0   0
  J Arredondo P                                                          0   0
  J Speier P                                                             0   0
  C Bootcheck P                                                          0   0
Totals                       36  10  14  10    2   7              146   27  10
BATTING
2B: G Matthews (6, off Y Brazoban); G Anderson (9, off Y Brazoban); T Hunter (11, off Y Brazoban); M Izturis (4, off D Lowe).
HR: M Napoli 2 (10, off D Lowe, off S Proctor; 2nd inn, 2 on, 1 out to Deep LF; 6th inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep LF).
SH: E Aybar (3, off D Lowe).
TB: M Napoli 9; M Izturis 4; C Kotchman 3; G Matthews 3; T Hunter 3; G Anderson 2.
RBI: M Napoli 5 (23); T Hunter 2 (24); C Kotchman (26); E Aybar (16); G Anderson (25).
2-out RBI: C Kotchman; T Hunter.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 6 for 13.
FIELDING
DP: 1. S Rodriguez-E Aybar-C Kotchman.
BASERUNNING
CS: M Napoli (1, 2nd base by D Lowe/R Martin).

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
D Lowe, L (2-4)                5    10   7   7    1   3   1   5.34   24   76-50   28·11·11   11· 5· 4· 0     21    -     0.69  -0.36
S Proctor                      1     1   1   1    0   1   1   5.48    4   14-10    4· 2· 4    1· 1· 1· 0          0-0    0.07  -0.01
Y Brazoban                     2     3   2   2    1   3   0   6.00   11   52-29   15· 5· 9    0· 7· 0· 0          0-0    0.01  -0.00
Totals                         8    14  10  10    2   7   2          39  142-89   47·18·24   12·13· 5· 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 Weaver, W (3-5)              5.1   5   2   2    2   7   0   4.73   22  100-68   39·16·13    5· 5· 3· 0     55    -     0.90   0.07
J Arredondo                    1.2   1   0   0    0   1   0   3.00    5   16-10    5· 3· 2    4· 0· 0· 0          2-0    0.44   0.05
J Speier                       1     0   0   0    0   1   0   5.29    3   15-10    7· 1· 2    2· 0· 0· 0          0-0    0.02   0.00
C Bootcheck                    1     1   0   0    1   2   0   8.76    5   22-15    8· 3· 4    1· 1· 0· 0          0-0    0.01   0.00
Totals                         9     7   2   2    3  11   0          35  153-103  59·23·21   12· 6· 3· 0          2-0 
Balks: None.
WP: Y Brazoban (1).
IBB: None.
HBP: None.

OTHER

Umpires: HP - Gerry Davis, 1B - Bruce Dreckman, 2B - Brian Gorman, 3B - Sam Holbrook.
Time of Game: 2:49.
Attendance: 44,007.
Weather: 94° F, Wind 9mph out to Centerfield, Sunny, No Precipitation.

LINEUPS

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

   D Lowe               P        J Weaver             P  

TOP 5 PLAYS (wpa explanation)

   Inn Out Score RoB  Pt wWPA  wWE  Batter          Pitcher         Play Detail
  +---+---+-----+---+---+----+----++---------------+---------------+--------------------------------------------------------------+
   b 2   1  0-1  -23  3   14%  87% M Napoli        D Lowe          Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Kotchman Scores; Aybar Scores
   b 2   1  0-0  1-3  1   11%  73% E Aybar         D Lowe          Fielder's Choice 1B; Hunter Scores; Kotchman to 3B/Adv on E3 (throw); Aybar to 2B
   t 4   1  4-0  -23  6   -8%  73% J Kent          J Weaver        Single to CF (Fly Ball to LF-CF); Pierre Scores; Martin Scores
   b 2   1  0-0  1--  5    7%  62% C Kotchman      D Lowe          Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Hunter to 3B
   b 4   1  2-4  -2-  6    6%  86% M Napoli        D Lowe          Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Kotchman Scores

PLAY BY PLAY (explanation)

Top of the 1st, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Jered Weaver facing 1-2-3
  Scr/Out RoB  Pt  wWE  Batter          Play Detail
  +------+---+---+----++---------------+--------------------------------------------------------------+
          ---  5   47%  J Pierre        Walk
   O      1--      52%  A Ethier        Pierre Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
   O      ---  3   54%  " "             Popfly: SS (Short CF)
   O      ---  1   55%  R Martin        Foul Popfly: SS (3B Foul)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 1st, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Derek Lowe facing 1-2-3
          ---  6   58%  M Izturis       Single to RF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF)
   O      1--      53%  G Matthews      Baserunner Out Advancing; Izturis out at 2B/C-SS
   O      ---  4   51%  " "             Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  2   50%  V Guerrero      Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Angels 0.

Top of the 2nd, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Jered Weaver facing 4-5-6
   O      ---  6   52%  J Kent          Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  3   54%  J Loney         Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  6   55%  M Kemp          Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 2nd, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Derek Lowe facing 4-5-6
   O      ---  2   53%  G Anderson      Flyball: LF (Short LF)
          ---  4   55%  T Hunter        Walk
          1--  5   62%  C Kotchman      Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Hunter to 3B
   R      1-3  1   73%  E Aybar         Fielder's Choice 1B; Hunter Scores; Kotchman to 3B/Adv on E3 (throw); Aybar to 2B
   RRR    -23  3   87%  M Napoli        Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Kotchman Scores; Aybar Scores
   O      ---  6   86%  S Rodriguez     Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
          ---  3   87%  M Izturis       Double to CF (Line Drive to CF-RF)
   O      -2-  3   86%  G Matthews      Strikeout Swinging
                  4 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Angels 4.

Top of the 3rd, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-4, Jered Weaver facing 7-8-9
   O      ---  3   88%  B DeWitt        Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  6   89%  A Jones         Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  8   89%  C Hu            Flyball: LF
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Angels 4.

Bottom of the 3rd, Angels Batting, Ahead 4-0, Derek Lowe facing 3-4-5
   O      ---  1   89%  V Guerrero      Lineout: 3B (Weak 3B)
   O      ---  3   88%  G Anderson      Groundout: 2B-1B
   O      ---  2   88%  T Hunter        Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Angels 4.

Top of the 4th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-4, Jered Weaver facing 1-2-3
          ---  5   85%  J Pierre        Single to P (Ground Ball to Weak 2B-1B)
   O      1--  5   87%  A Ethier        Strikeout Swinging
          1--  1   84%  R Martin        Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak SS); Pierre to 2B
          12-      81%  J Kent          Pierre Steals 3B; Martin Steals 2B
   RR     -23  6   73%  " "             Single to CF (Fly Ball to LF-CF); Pierre Scores; Martin Scores
          1--  4   68%  J Loney         Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF); Kent to 2B
   O      12-  9   74%  M Kemp          Strikeout Swinging
   O      12-  6   79%  B DeWitt        Groundout: 2B-1B
                  2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 2, Angels 4.

Bottom of the 4th, Angels Batting, Ahead 4-2, Derek Lowe facing 6-7-8
          ---  6   81%  C Kotchman      Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
   O      1--  1   80%  E Aybar         Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B (Short 3B Line); Kotchman to 2B
   R      -2-  6   86%  M Napoli        Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Kotchman Scores
   O      1--      84%  S Rodriguez     Napoli Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
   O      ---  4   84%  " "             Flyball: RF (Short CF-RF)
                  1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 2, Angels 5.

Top of the 5th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 2-5, Jered Weaver facing 8-9-1
   O      ---  1   86%  A Jones         Flyball: LF
   O      ---  2   87%  C Hu            Lineout: 2B
   O      ---  5   88%  J Pierre        Groundout: 2B-1B
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 2, Angels 5.

Bottom of the 5th, Angels Batting, Ahead 5-2, Derek Lowe facing 1-2-3
          ---  2   90%  M Izturis       Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
          1--  3   92%  G Matthews      Single to CF (Fly Ball to Short CF); Izturis to 2B
   O      12-  3   90%  V Guerrero      Strikeout Swinging
   O      12-  2   88%  G Anderson      Flyball: RF
   R      12-  3   93%  T Hunter        Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Izturis Scores; Matthews to 2B
   RO     12-  1   95%  C Kotchman      Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Matthews Scores; Hunter to 3B; Kotchman out at 2B
                  2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 2, Angels 7.

Top of the 6th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 2-7, Jered Weaver facing 2-3-4
   O      ---  3   96%  A Ethier        Groundout: 2B-1B
          ---  4   95%  R Martin        Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
          1--  8   93%  J Kent          Walk; Martin to 2B
                  Jose Arredondo replaces Jered Weaver pitching
   OO     12-  4   97%  J Loney         Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 2, Angels 7.

Bottom of the 6th, Angels Batting, Ahead 7-2, Scott Proctor facing 7-8-9
                  Scott Proctor replaces Derek Lowe pitching
   O      ---  4   97%  E Aybar         Groundout: 2B-1B
   R      ---  5   99%  M Napoli        Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
   O      ---  4   98%  S Rodriguez     Strikeout Looking
   O      ---  1   98%  M Izturis       Lineout: 1B (2B-1B)
                  1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 2, Angels 8.

Top of the 7th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 2-8, Jose Arredondo facing 6-7-8
          ---  2   97%  M Kemp          Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B)
   O      1--  4   98%  B DeWitt        Groundout: 1B-2B/Forceout at 2B (2B-1B)
   O      1--  4   99%  A Jones         Strikeout Swinging
   O      1--  2   99%  C Hu            Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 2, Angels 8.

Bottom of the 7th, Angels Batting, Ahead 8-2, Yhency Brazoban facing 2-3-4
                  Yhency Brazoban replaces Scott Proctor pitching
          ---  5   99%  G Matthews      Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
   O      -2-  1   99%  V Guerrero      Flyball: CF
   R      -2-  4  100%  G Anderson      Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Matthews Scores
   R      -2-  4  100%  T Hunter        Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Anderson Scores
          -2-  6  100%  C Kotchman      Walk
   O      12-  1  100%  E Aybar         Flyball: CF (Short CF)
   O      12-  6  100%  M Napoli        Strikeout Looking
                  2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 2, Angels 10.

Top of the 8th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 2-10, Justin Speier facing 1-2-3
                  Justin Speier replaces Jose Arredondo pitching; Reggie Willits replaces Vladimir Guerrero playing RF batting 3rd
   O      ---  6  100%  J Pierre        Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
   O      ---  4  100%  A Ethier        Groundout: 2B-1B
   O      ---  5  100%  R Martin        Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 2, Angels 10.

Bottom of the 8th, Angels Batting, Ahead 10-2, Yhency Brazoban facing 9-1-2
                  Gary Bennett replaces Russell Martin playing C batting 3rd; Luis Maza replaces Jeff Kent playing 2B batting 4th
   O      ---  7  100%  S Rodriguez     Strikeout Swinging
                  Juan Rivera pinch hits for Maicer Izturis batting 1st
   O      ---  5  100%  J Rivera        Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
          ---  6  100%  G Matthews      Strikeout Swinging, Wild Pitch; Matthews to 1B
   O      1--  7  100%  R Willits       Flyball: RF (Short RF)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 2, Angels 10.

Top of the 9th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 2-10, Chris Bootcheck facing 4-5-6
                  Chris Bootcheck replaces Justin Speier pitching; Matthew Brown replaces Juan Rivera playing 3B batting 1st
          ---  3  100%  L Maza          Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B)
                  Mark Sweeney pinch hits for James Loney batting 5th
   O      1--  6  100%  M Sweeney       Strikeout Looking
   O      1--  3  100%  M Kemp          Foul Popfly: 2B (1B Foul)
                  Delwyn Young pinch hits for Blake DeWitt batting 7th
          1--  5  100%  D Young         Walk; Maza to 2B
   O      12-  5  100%  A Jones         Strikeout Swinging
        0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 2, Angels 10.

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