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LAA  3
TOR  2

(10)
BOS  6
@BAL  3

KCR  4
CLE  2

NYY  7
@MIN  6

(12)
SEA  5
DET  0

TBR  2
CHW  0

TEX  8
OAK  4

ARI  4
WSN  0

CHC  5
COL  4

CIN  8
ATL  7

(10)
MIL  4
HOU  1

NYM  3
LAD  2

FLA  7
@PHI  3

SDP  5
@SFG  1

PIT 14
@STL  4

Standings at end of play this day

Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Attendance: 43,645

Saturday, May 31, 2008, 9:05pm
Time of Game: 2:57
Blue Jays
2
31-27
Lost 1
3rd, 4 GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -    -  -  -
Blue Jays       0  0  0   1  0  0   1  0  0   0    2  6  1
Angels          0  0  0   1  0  0   1  0  0   1    3 16  1
W: S Shields (3-1), L: B Tallet (0-1)
Winning Run scored with 1 out
Angels
3
33-24
Won 1
1st

BATTING

Toronto Blue Jays            AB   R   H RBI   BB  SO    BA   OPS  Pit   PO   A  Details
S Stewart LF                  4   0   0   0    1   1  .261  .672   21    3   0   
  J Inglett LF                0   0   0   0    0   0  .259  .692         0   0   
M Scutaro 2B                  4   1   1   0    0   0  .273  .728   14    0   4   GDP
A Rios CF                     4   0   1   0    0   1  .263  .696   13    1   0   
S Rolen 3B                    4   0   0   0    0   1  .296  .845   13    1   2   
M Stairs DH                   3   0   0   0    0   1  .272  .759   15    0   0   HBP
L Overbay 1B                  3   0   0   0    1   1  .277  .802   16   15   0   
R Barajas C                   4   1   1   1    0   0  .297  .859   12    2   2   HR
B Wilkerson RF                4   0   1   0    0   2  .227  .623   16    5   0   2B,CS
D Eckstein SS                 4   0   2   0    0   0  .265  .693   20    1   5   2B

S Marcum P                                                               0   0
  S Downs P                                                              0   0
  A Benitez P                                                            0   0
  B Tallet P                                                             0   0
  J Frasor P                                                             0   0
Totals                       34   2   6   1    2   7              140   28  13
BATTING
2B: D Eckstein (8, off J Lackey); B Wilkerson (6, off J Lackey).
HR: R Barajas (4, off J Lackey; 7th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep LF-CF).
HBP: M Stairs (3, by J Lackey).
TB: R Barajas 4; D Eckstein 3; B Wilkerson 2; A Rios; M Scutaro.
GIDP: M Scutaro (4).
RBI: R Barajas (16).
2-out RBI: R Barajas.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
FIELDING
DP: 1. D Eckstein-L Overbay.
E: B Tallet ().
BASERUNNING
CS: B Wilkerson (3, Pickoff (CS) 2nd base by J Lackey).
Los Angeles Angels           AB   R   H RBI   BB  SO    BA   OPS  Pit   PO   A  Details
R Willits LF                  5   1   1   0    0   1  .265  .743   16    3   0   2B
H Kendrick 2B                 5   0   1   1    0   2  .432 1.061   13    3   6   2B
G Anderson DH                 4   0   2   0    1   0  .281  .733   16    0   0   
V Guerrero RF                 5   0   0   0    0   0  .246  .732   16    2   1   GDP
T Hunter CF                   5   1   1   1    0   0  .282  .822   14    1   0   HR
C Kotchman 1B                 5   1   3   0    0   0  .321  .844   10    9   3   
M Izturis SS                  5   0   4   0    0   0  .224  .579   16    3   3   
J Mathis C                    4   0   0   0    1   0  .198  .604   21    6   0   IW
R Quinlan 3B                  4   0   3   0    0   0  .254  .621   13    2   1   
  G Matthews PR               0   0   0   0    0   0  .220  .659         0   0   
  B Wood 3B                   0   0   0   0    0   0  .106  .330         0   0   
  J Rivera PH                 1   0   1   1    0   0  .186  .472    3    0   0   

J Lackey P                                                               1   1
  F Rodriguez P                                                          0   0
  S Shields P                                                            0   0
Totals                       43   3  16   3    2   3              138   30  15
BATTING
2B: R Willits (3, off S Marcum); H Kendrick (6, off S Marcum).
HR: T Hunter (7, off S Marcum; 4th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep CF).
IBB: J Mathis (1, by B Tallet).
TB: T Hunter 4; M Izturis 4; C Kotchman 3; R Quinlan 3; R Willits 2; G Anderson 2; H Kendrick 2; J Rivera.
GIDP: V Guerrero (12).
RBI: J Rivera (2); H Kendrick (6); T Hunter (26).
Team LOB: 14.
With RISP: 3 for 12.
FIELDING
DP: 2. H Kendrick-C Kotchman 2.
E: H Kendrick (2).

PITCHING

Toronto Blue Jays             IP     H   R  ER   BB  SO  HR    ERA   BF  Pit-Str  Ct·Sw·Lk   GB·FB·LD· ?   GmSc  IR-IS   LevI    WPA
S Marcum                       7    11   2   2    1   2   1   2.63   32   93-63   41· 5·17   14·13· 2· 0     48    -     1.42   0.09
S Downs                        1.2   2   0   0    0   1   0   1.93    7   31-18   11· 2· 5    5· 1· 0· 0          0-0    2.16   0.14
A Benitez                      0.2   0   0   0    0   0   0   3.86    2    5-4     3· 1· 0    1· 1· 0· 0          2-0    3.38   0.17
B Tallet, L (0-1)              0     2   1   1    1   0   0   1.57    3    6-2     2· 0· 0    1· 1· 0· 0          0-0    2.95  -0.25
J Frasor                       0     1   0   0    0   0   0   3.57    1    3-2     2· 0· 0    0· 0· 1· 0          3-1    5.42  -0.17
Totals                         9.1  16   3   3    2   3   1          45  138-89   59· 8·22   21·16· 3· 0          5-1 
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 Lackey                       8     6   2   1    1   7   1   1.80   30  106-75   39·11·25    9· 5· 7· 0     70    -     1.22   0.20
F Rodriguez                    1     0   0   0    1   0   0   2.25    4   21-14    7· 2· 5    1· 2· 0· 0          0-0    2.02   0.14
S Shields, W (3-1)             1     0   0   0    0   0   0   3.27    3   12-9     6· 0· 3    2· 1· 0· 0          0-0    1.89   0.14
Totals                        10     6   2   1    2   7   1          37  139-98   52·13·33   12· 8· 7· 0           -  
B Tallet faced 3 batters in the 10th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: J Lackey (1).
IBB: B Tallet (2; J Mathis).
PO: J Lackey (1; B Wilkerson, 2nd base (CS)).
HBP: J Lackey (2; M Stairs).

OTHER

Umpires: HP - Hunter Wendelstedt, 1B - Brian Knight, 2B - Mike Winters, 3B - Tom Hallion.
Time of Game: 2:57.
Attendance: 43,645.
Weather: 70° F, Wind 9mph out to Centerfield, Night, No Precipitation.

LINEUPS

   Toronto Blue Jays             Los Angeles Angels                   
1. S Stewart            LF    1. R Willits            LF 
2. M Scutaro            2B    2. H Kendrick           2B 
3. A Rios               CF    3. G Anderson           DH 
4. S Rolen              3B    4. V Guerrero           RF 
5. M Stairs             DH    5. T Hunter             CF 
6. L Overbay            1B    6. C Kotchman           1B 
7. R Barajas            C     7. M Izturis            SS 
8. B Wilkerson          RF    8. J Mathis             C  
9. D Eckstein           SS    9. R Quinlan            3B 

   S Marcum             P        J Lackey             P  

TOP 5 PLAYS (wpa explanation)

   Inn Out Score RoB  Pt wWPA  wWE  Batter          Pitcher         Play Detail
  +---+---+-----+---+---+----+----++---------------+---------------+--------------------------------------------------------------+
   t 7   2  1-1  ---  4  -22%  35% R Barajas       J Lackey        Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
   b10   1  2-2  1--  1   21%  85% M Izturis       B Tallet        Single to P (Bunt to Front of Home); Kotchman to 3B/Adv on E1 (throw); Izturis to 2B
   b 7   0  2-1  -2-  2   20%  70% H Kendrick      S Marcum        Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF); Willits Scores
   b10   1  2-2  123  3   17% 100% J Rivera        J Frasor        Single to CF (Line Drive to CF-RF); Kotchman Scores; Izturis to 3B; Mathis to 2B
   t 5   1  1-1  1-3  1   16%  57% S Stewart       J Lackey        Line Drive Double Play: 2B; Eckstein out at 1B/2B-1B

PLAY BY PLAY (explanation)

Top of the 1st, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, John Lackey facing 1-2-3
  Scr/Out RoB  Pt  wWE  Batter          Play Detail
  +------+---+---+----++---------------+--------------------------------------------------------------+
          ---  9   47%  S Stewart       Walk
   OO     1--  4   54%  M Scutaro       Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
   O      ---  4   55%  A Rios          Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 1st, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Shaun Marcum facing 1-2-3
   O      ---  4   53%  R Willits       Strikeout Looking
   O      ---  2   51%  H Kendrick      Flyball: CF (Short CF)
          ---  5   52%  G Anderson      Walk
   O      1--  1   50%  V Guerrero      Groundout: 2B-1B
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Angels 0.

Top of the 2nd, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, John Lackey facing 4-5-6
   O      ---  5   52%  S Rolen         Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  4   54%  M Stairs        Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  6   55%  L Overbay       Strikeout Looking
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 2nd, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Shaun Marcum facing 5-6-7
   O      ---  2   53%  T Hunter        Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
          ---  2   55%  C Kotchman      Single to CF (Line Drive)
          1--  2   59%  M Izturis       Single to RF (Ground Ball); Kotchman to 2B
   O      12-  2   55%  J Mathis        Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
          12-  4   57%  R Quinlan       Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Weak SS); Kotchman to 3B; Izturis to 2B
   O      123  1   50%  R Willits       Flyball: LF (Short LF-CF)
                  0 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Angels 0.

Top of the 3rd, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, John Lackey facing 7-8-9
   O      ---  3   53%  R Barajas       Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
   O      ---  6   54%  B Wilkerson     Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  9   56%  D Eckstein      Popfly: 2B (Deep SS-2B)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 3rd, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Shaun Marcum facing 2-3-4
   O      ---  1   53%  H Kendrick      Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
   O      ---  3   51%  G Anderson      Groundout: 2B-1B
   O      ---  3   50%  V Guerrero      Groundout: 2B-1B
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 0, Angels 0.

Top of the 4th, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 0-0, John Lackey facing 1-2-3
   O      ---  6   53%  S Stewart       Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
          ---  2   50%  M Scutaro       Single to CF (Line Drive)
   R      1--  3   36%  A Rios          Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Scutaro Scores/No RBI/unER; Rios to 2B/Safe on E4 (catch)
   O      -2-  2   39%  S Rolen         Lineout: LF
          -2-  3   38%  M Stairs        Hit By Pitch
   O      12-  1   43%  L Overbay       Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
                  1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 1, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 4th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-1, Shaun Marcum facing 5-6-7
   R      ---  2   56%  T Hunter        Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
   O      ---  3   53%  C Kotchman      Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
          ---  3   56%  M Izturis       Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
   O      1--  4   53%  J Mathis        Popfly: 1B (2B-1B)
          1--  2   56%  R Quinlan       Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Izturis to 3B
   O      1-3  7   50%  R Willits       Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
                  1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 1, Angels 1.

Top of the 5th, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 1-1, John Lackey facing 7-8-9
   O      ---  2   53%  R Barajas       Lineout: 3B (Weak 3B)
          ---  2   48%  B Wilkerson     Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF)
          -2-  2   41%  D Eckstein      Single to RF (Line Drive); Wilkerson to 3B
   OO     1-3  1   57%  S Stewart       Line Drive Double Play: 2B; Eckstein out at 1B/2B-1B
                  0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 1, Angels 1.

Bottom of the 5th, Angels Batting, Tied 1-1, Shaun Marcum facing 2-3-4
   O      ---  3   54%  H Kendrick      Strikeout Swinging
          ---  2   57%  G Anderson      Single to LF (Fly Ball to LF-CF)
   OO     1--  5   50%  V Guerrero      Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B (Weak SS-2B)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 1, Angels 1.

Top of the 6th, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 1-1, John Lackey facing 2-3-4
   O      ---  5   53%  M Scutaro       Popfly: SS (Deep SS)
   O      ---  1   56%  A Rios          Lineout: 3B (Weak 3B)
   O      ---  2   58%  S Rolen         Flyball: RF (RF Line)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 1, Angels 1.

Bottom of the 6th, Angels Batting, Tied 1-1, Shaun Marcum facing 5-6-7
   O      ---  1   54%  T Hunter        Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
          ---  2   58%  C Kotchman      Single to RF (Line Drive)
          1--  2   63%  M Izturis       Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Kotchman to 2B
   O      12-  6   56%  J Mathis        Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
   O      12-  2   50%  R Quinlan       Flyball: RF
                  0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 1, Angels 1.

Top of the 7th, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 1-1, John Lackey facing 5-6-7
   O      ---  1   54%  M Stairs        Groundout: 1B-P
   O      ---  2   57%  L Overbay       Flyball: LF
   R      ---  4   35%  R Barajas       Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
          ---  4   34%  B Wilkerson     Strikeout Swinging, Wild Pitch; Wilkerson to 1B
   O      1--  1   37%  D Eckstein      Wilkerson Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B-SS)
                  1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Angels 1.

Bottom of the 7th, Angels Batting, Behind 1-2, Shaun Marcum facing 1-2-3
          ---  3   50%  R Willits       Double to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
   R      -2-  2   70%  H Kendrick      Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF); Willits Scores
   O      -2-  1   62%  G Anderson      Flyball: LF (Short LF-CF)
   O      -2-  5   57%  V Guerrero      Flyball: RF (Deep RF Line); Kendrick to 3B
   O      --3  6   50%  T Hunter        Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
                  1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Angels 2.

Top of the 8th, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 2-2, John Lackey facing 9-1-2
          ---  1   37%  D Eckstein      Double to LF (Ground Ball)
   O      -2-  4   46%  S Stewart       Strikeout Swinging
   O      -2-  3   53%  M Scutaro       Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
   O      -2-  5   61%  A Rios          Strikeout Looking
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Angels 2.

Bottom of the 8th, Angels Batting, Tied 2-2, Scott Downs facing 6-7-8
                  Scott Downs replaces Shaun Marcum pitching
   O      ---  2   56%  C Kotchman      Groundout: 2B-1B
   O      ---  8   53%  M Izturis       Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
   O      ---  5   50%  J Mathis        Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Angels 2.

Top of the 9th, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 2-2, Francisco Rodriguez facing 4-5-6
                  Francisco Rodriguez replaces John Lackey pitching
   O      ---  4   56%  S Rolen         Flyball: LF (Short LF)
   O      ---  7   61%  M Stairs        Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
          ---  7   57%  L Overbay       Walk
   O      1--  3   64%  R Barajas       Flyball: CF (LF-CF)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Angels 2.

Bottom of the 9th, Angels Batting, Tied 2-2, Scott Downs facing 9-1-2
          ---  5   71%  R Quinlan       Single to LF (Fly Ball to LF-CF)
                  Gary Matthews pinch runs for Robb Quinlan batting 9th
   O      1--  1   64%  R Willits       Bunt Groundout: C-1B (Short 1B Line)
   O      1--  5   57%  H Kendrick      Strikeout Swinging
          1--  5   61%  G Anderson      Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Matthews to 2B
                  Armando Benitez replaces Scott Downs pitching
   O      12-  2   50%  V Guerrero      Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
                  0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Angels 2.

Top of the 10th, Blue Jays Batting, Tied 2-2, Scot Shields facing 8-9-1
                  Scot Shields replaces Francisco Rodriguez pitching; Brandon Wood replaces Gary Matthews playing 3B batting 9th
   O      ---  4   56%  B Wilkerson     Groundout: 2B-1B
   O      ---  7   61%  D Eckstein      Flyball: RF (Short RF)
   O      ---  1   64%  S Stewart       Groundout: 2B-1B
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Angels 2.

Bottom of the 10th, Angels Batting, Tied 2-2, Armando Benitez facing 5-6-7
                  Joe Inglett replaces Shannon Stewart playing LF batting 1st
   O      ---  3   58%  T Hunter        Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
                  Brian Tallet replaces Armando Benitez pitching
          ---  1   64%  C Kotchman      Single to CF (Fly Ball)
          1--  1   85%  M Izturis       Single to P (Bunt to Front of Home); Kotchman to 3B/Adv on E1 (throw); Izturis to 2B
          -23  4   83%  J Mathis        Intentional Walk
                  Jason Frasor replaces Brian Tallet pitching; Juan Rivera pinch hits for Brandon Wood batting 9th
   R      123  3  100%  J Rivera        Single to CF (Line Drive to CF-RF); Kotchman Scores; Izturis to 3B; Mathis to 2B
        1 run, 3 hits, 1 error, 3 LOB. Blue Jays 2, Angels 3.

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