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LAA  3
DET  2

BAL 10
NYY  9

(11)
CLE  8
CHW  2

MIN  4
@KCR  3

(12)
OAK  3
TOR  1

SEA  4
BOS  3

TEX 12
@TBR  6

SFG  6
@ARI  3

CHC  3
LAD  1

CIN  9
PIT  6

MIL  3
ATL  2

NYM  5
FLA  3

PHI  7
COL  4

SDP  4
WSN  2

HOU  8
@STL  2

Standings at end of play this day

Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Attendance: 36,569

Tuesday, May 27, 2008, 10:05pm
Time of Game: 2:20
Tigers
2
21-31
Lost 3
4th, 7 GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Tigers          0  2  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    2  3  0
Angels          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  2  1    3  8  0
W: E Santana (7-2), L: A Lopez (2-1)
Winning Run scored with 2 outs
Angels
3
32-22
Won 2
1st

BATTING

Detroit Tigers               AB   R   H RBI   BB  SO    BA   OPS  Pit   PO   A  Details
C Granderson CF               4   0   0   0    0   0  .241  .762   15    3   0   CS
M Joyce LF                    4   0   0   0    0   4  .212  .795   26    3   0   
P Polanco 2B                  3   0   0   0    0   1  .289  .749    9    2   1   
M Ordonez RF                  3   1   1   0    0   0  .323  .925    8    1   0   
M Cabrera 1B                  3   1   1   2    0   0  .275  .826   13    4   0   HR
C Guillen DH                  3   0   0   0    0   1  .294  .836   16    0   0   
E Renteria SS                 3   0   0   0    0   1  .272  .689    7    1   1   
I Rodriguez C                 3   0   0   0    0   0  .261  .683   10    8   2   
B Inge 3B                     3   0   1   0    0   0  .223  .717   10    4   1   

J Bonderman P                                                            0   1
  F Cruceta P                                                            0   0
  A Lopez P                                                              0   0
Totals                       29   2   3   2    0   7              114   26   6
BATTING
HR: M Cabrera (8, off E Santana; 2nd inn, 1 on, 0 outs to Deep LF-CF).
TB: M Cabrera 4; M Ordonez; B Inge.
RBI: M Cabrera 2 (29).
Team LOB: 0.
With RISP: 0 for 0.
BASERUNNING
CS: C Granderson (2, 2nd base by E Santana/J Mathis).
Los Angeles Angels           AB   R   H RBI   BB  SO    BA   OPS  Pit   PO   A  Details
M Izturis SS                  2   0   0   0    2   0  .205  .525   16    1   6   SH
G Matthews DH                 5   0   1   1    0   2  .217  .662   13    0   0   
V Guerrero RF                 3   0   0   0    1   2  .258  .764   25    0   0   
G Anderson LF                 4   0   3   1    0   0  .283  .743    9    2   0   CS
T Hunter CF                   3   0   0   0    1   1  .280  .815   13    3   0   
C Kotchman 1B                 4   0   1   0    0   0  .310  .835   12   10   0   
J Mathis C                    4   0   0   0    0   2  .208  .626   16    7   1   
B Wood 3B                     2   0   0   0    0   1  .116  .342    7    1   1   
  R Willits PH                1   1   1   0    0   0  .296  .757    3    0   0   
  R Quinlan 3B                1   0   0   0    0   0  .224  .573    3    0   0   
S Rodriguez 2B                3   2   2   0    1   0  .167  .448   12    3   3   

E Santana P                                                              0   0
Totals                       32   3   8   2    5   8              129   27  11
BATTING
SH: M Izturis (1, off J Bonderman).
TB: G Anderson 3; S Rodriguez 2; C Kotchman; R Willits; G Matthews.
RBI: G Anderson (27); G Matthews (28).
2-out RBI: G Anderson; G Matthews.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 2 for 7.
BASERUNNING
CS: G Anderson (1, 3rd base by J Bonderman/I Rodriguez).

PITCHING

Detroit Tigers                IP     H   R  ER   BB  SO  HR    ERA   BF  Pit-Str  Ct·Sw·Lk   GB·FB·LD· ?   GmSc  IR-IS   LevI    WPA
J Bonderman                    7.1   6   2   2    1   7   0   4.34   28   83-53   33· 9·11    7·10· 3· 0     64    -     1.54   0.27
F Cruceta, BS (2)              0.2   1   0   0    2   1   0   4.76    5   21-9     4· 4· 1    0· 1· 1· 0          2-2    4.36  -0.16
A Lopez, L (2-1)               0.2   1   1   1    2   0   0   2.59    5   18-8     4· 2· 2    0· 2· 1· 0          0-0    2.50  -0.36
Totals                         8.2   8   3   3    5   8   0          38  122-70   41·15·14    7·13· 5· 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 (7-2)             9     3   2   2    0   7   1   3.09   29  113-80   47·15·18   13· 9· 0· 0     80    -     0.75   0.25
Totals                         9     3   2   2    0   7   1          29  113-80   47·15·18   13· 9· 0· 0           -  
Balks: None.
WP: F Cruceta (3).
IBB: None.
HBP: None.

OTHER

Umpires: HP - Tim Tschida, 1B - Jim Joyce, 2B - Jeff Nelson, 3B - Adrian Johnson.
Time of Game: 2:20.
Attendance: 36,569.
Weather: 67° F, Wind 8mph out to Rightfield, Night, No Precipitation.

LINEUPS

   Detroit Tigers                Los Angeles Angels                   
1. C Granderson         CF    1. M Izturis            SS 
2. M Joyce              LF    2. G Matthews           DH 
3. P Polanco            2B    3. V Guerrero           RF 
4. M Ordonez            RF    4. G Anderson           LF 
5. M Cabrera            1B    5. T Hunter             CF 
6. C Guillen            DH    6. C Kotchman           1B 
7. E Renteria           SS    7. J Mathis             C  
8. I Rodriguez          C     8. B Wood               3B 
9. B Inge               3B    9. S Rodriguez          2B 

   J Bonderman          P        E Santana            P  

TOP 5 PLAYS (wpa explanation)

   Inn Out Score RoB  Pt wWPA  wWE  Batter          Pitcher         Play Detail
  +---+---+-----+---+---+----+----++---------------+---------------+--------------------------------------------------------------+
   b 9   2  2-2  12-  1   39% 100% G Matthews      A Lopez         Single to CF (Line Drive); Rodriguez Scores; Izturis to 2B
   b 8   2  2-1  1-3  2   30%  61% G Anderson      F Cruceta       Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Rodriguez Scores; Guerrero to 3B
   t 2   0  0-0  1--  3  -16%  30% M Cabrera       E Santana       Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Ordonez Scores
   b 8   1  2-0  -23  4  -14%  20% G Matthews      F Cruceta       Strikeout Looking
   b 8   2  2-2  123  4  -13%  50% C Kotchman      F Cruceta       Flyball: LF

PLAY BY PLAY (explanation)

Top of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Ervin Santana facing 1-2-3
  Scr/Out RoB  Pt  wWE  Batter          Play Detail
  +------+---+---+----++---------------+--------------------------------------------------------------+
   O      ---  3   52%  C Granderson    Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
   O      ---  6   54%  M Joyce         Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  2   55%  P Polanco       Groundout: 2B-1B
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 1st, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Jeremy Bonderman facing 1-2-3
   O      ---  3   53%  M Izturis       Popfly: 3B (Front of Home)
   O      ---  5   51%  G Matthews      Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  5   50%  V Guerrero      Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Angels 0.

Top of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Ervin Santana facing 4-5-6
          ---  4   46%  M Ordonez       Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak 3B)
   RR     1--  3   30%  M Cabrera       Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Ordonez Scores
   O      ---  4   32%  C Guillen       Popfly: 3B (Weak 3B)
   O      ---  1   33%  E Renteria      Groundout: 2B-1B
   O      ---  6   34%  I Rodriguez     Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
                  2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 2, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 2nd, Angels Batting, Behind 0-2, Jeremy Bonderman facing 4-5-6
   O      ---  1   32%  G Anderson      Popfly: 3B (Weak 3B)
   O      ---  4   30%  T Hunter        Strikeout Looking
   O      ---  1   29%  C Kotchman      Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 2, Angels 0.

Top of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Ahead 2-0, Ervin Santana facing 9-1-2
   O      ---  2   31%  B Inge          Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
   O      ---  3   32%  C Granderson    Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
   O      ---  6   33%  M Joyce         Strikeout Looking
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 2, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 3rd, Angels Batting, Behind 0-2, Jeremy Bonderman facing 7-8-9
   O      ---  5   30%  J Mathis        Strikeout Looking
   O      ---  3   28%  B Wood          Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak SS)
   O      ---  4   27%  S Rodriguez     Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B-1B)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 2, Angels 0.

Top of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 2-0, Ervin Santana facing 3-4-5
   O      ---  5   29%  P Polanco       Strikeout Looking
   O      ---  3   30%  M Ordonez       Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
   O      ---  2   31%  M Cabrera       Popfly: 2B (Deep SS-2B)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 2, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 4th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-2, Jeremy Bonderman facing 1-2-3
   O      ---  2   28%  M Izturis       Groundout: 2B-1B
   O      ---  2   26%  G Matthews      Popfly: SS (Deep 2B)
   O      ---  3   25%  V Guerrero      Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 2, Angels 0.

Top of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 2-0, Ervin Santana facing 6-7-8
   O      ---  5   27%  C Guillen       Strikeout Looking
   O      ---  4   28%  E Renteria      Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  2   29%  I Rodriguez     Flyball: LF
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 2, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 5th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-2, Jeremy Bonderman facing 4-5-6
          ---  3   34%  G Anderson      Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
   O      1--  3   29%  T Hunter        Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
          1--  4   35%  C Kotchman      Single to CF (Line Drive to CF-RF); Anderson to 2B
   O      12-      26%  J Mathis        Anderson Caught Stealing 3B (C-3B); Kotchman to 2B
   O      -2-  3   22%  " "             Lineout: 3B (Weak 3B)
                  0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 2, Angels 0.

Top of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 2-0, Ervin Santana facing 9-1-2
          ---  3   20%  B Inge          Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B)
   O      1--  5   22%  C Granderson    Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS)
   O      1--      25%  M Joyce         Granderson Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
   O      ---  6   26%  " "             Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 2, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 6th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-2, Jeremy Bonderman facing 8-9-1
   O      ---  4   22%  B Wood          Strikeout Swinging
          ---  1   26%  S Rodriguez     Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF)
          1--  4   32%  M Izturis       Walk; Rodriguez to 2B
   O      12-  1   25%  G Matthews      Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
   O      12-  6   18%  V Guerrero      Strikeout Looking
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 2, Angels 0.

Top of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 2-0, Ervin Santana facing 3-4-5
   O      ---  2   20%  P Polanco       Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
   O      ---  1   21%  M Ordonez       Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
   O      ---  8   22%  M Cabrera       Popfly: 2B
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 2, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 7th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-2, Jeremy Bonderman facing 4-5-6
          ---  3   29%  G Anderson      Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
   O      1--  1   23%  T Hunter        Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
   O      1--  3   18%  C Kotchman      Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
   O      1--  3   14%  J Mathis        Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 2, Angels 0.

Top of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 2-0, Ervin Santana facing 6-7-8
   O      ---  7   15%  C Guillen       Groundout: 2B-1B
   O      ---  2   16%  E Renteria      Flyball: CF
   O      ---  2   17%  I Rodriguez     Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 2, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 8th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-2, Jeremy Bonderman facing 8-9-1
                  Reggie Willits pinch hits for Brandon Wood batting 8th
          ---  3   25%  R Willits       Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak SS)
          1--  1   37%  S Rodriguez     Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Willits to 2B
   O      12-  2   34%  M Izturis       Bunt Groundout: P-2B (Front of Home); Willits to 3B; Rodriguez to 2B
                  Francisco Cruceta replaces Jeremy Bonderman pitching
   O      -23  4   20%  G Matthews      Strikeout Looking
   R      -23      28%  V Guerrero      Wild Pitch; Willits Scores; Rodriguez to 3B
          --3  6   31%  " "             Walk
   R      1-3  2   61%  G Anderson      Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Rodriguez Scores; Guerrero to 3B
          1-3  5   63%  T Hunter        Walk; Anderson to 2B
   O      123  4   50%  C Kotchman      Flyball: LF
                  2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Tigers 2, Angels 2.

Top of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Tied 2-2, Ervin Santana facing 9-1-2
                  Robb Quinlan replaces Reggie Willits playing 3B batting 8th
   O      ---  5   56%  B Inge          Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
   O      ---  4   61%  C Granderson    Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
   O      ---  7   64%  M Joyce         Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 2, Angels 2.

Bottom of the 9th, Angels Batting, Tied 2-2, Aquilino Lopez facing 7-8-9
                  Aquilino Lopez replaces Francisco Cruceta pitching
   O      ---  3   58%  J Mathis        Foul Popfly: C (Behind Home)
   O      ---  3   54%  R Quinlan       Flyball: LF
          ---  6   57%  S Rodriguez     Walk
          1--  5   61%  M Izturis       Walk; Rodriguez to 2B
   R      12-  1  100%  G Matthews      Single to CF (Line Drive); Rodriguez Scores; Izturis to 2B
        1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 2, Angels 3.

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