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OAK  3

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(10)
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DET  4

TEX  3
@NYY  2

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TOR  6

TBR  3
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PIT  6
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(11)
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Standings at end of play this day

Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Attendance: 42,047

Tuesday, July 1, 2008, 10:05pm
Time of Game: 2:31
Athletics
3
45-38
Lost 1
2nd, 4½ GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Athletics       1  1  0   0  0  0   0  1  0    3  9  0
Angels          0  0  2   0  0  0   0  3  X    5  8  0
W: S Shields (4-2), L: A Embree (1-3), S: F Rodriguez (33)
Angels
5
50-34
Won 1
1st

BATTING

Oakland Athletics            AB   R   H RBI   BB  SO    BA   OPS  Pit   PO   A  Details
R Sweeney RF-LF               5   1   2   1    0   0  .296  .747   19    2   0   
K Suzuki C                    5   0   1   0    0   1  .285  .717   12    9   0   
J Cust LF                     3   0   1   0    1   2  .235  .812   18    0   0   
  R Davis CF                  0   0   0   0    0   0  .213  .522         0   0   
E Chavez DH                   3   0   0   0    1   1  .247  .688   16    0   0   
B Crosby SS                   4   0   1   1    0   1  .257  .688   19    0   2   
C Gonzalez CF-RF              4   0   1   0    0   2  .259  .730   13    0   0   2B
M Ellis 2B                    4   2   2   1    0   0  .255  .770   13    2   4   HR,SB
J Hannahan 3B                 4   0   1   0    0   1  .219  .649   18    1   1   SB
D Barton 1B                   4   0   0   0    0   1  .227  .647   16   10   0   

R Harden P                                                               0   1
  B Ziegler P                                                            0   0
  A Embree P                                                             0   1
  C Gaudin P                                                             0   0
Totals                       36   3   9   3    2   9              144   24   9
BATTING
2B: C Gonzalez (14, off E Santana).
HR: M Ellis (9, off S Shields; 8th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep LF).
TB: M Ellis 5; C Gonzalez 2; R Sweeney 2; B Crosby; J Cust; K Suzuki; J Hannahan.
RBI: B Crosby (38); R Sweeney (27); M Ellis (30).
2-out RBI: M Ellis; B Crosby; R Sweeney.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 2 for 7.
BASERUNNING
SB: J Hannahan (2, 2nd base off E Santana/J Mathis); M Ellis (10, 2nd base off E Santana/J Mathis).
Los Angeles Angels           AB   R   H RBI   BB  SO    BA   OPS  Pit   PO   A  Details
C Figgins 3B                  3   0   0   0    1   0  .289  .719   21    0   0   
C Kotchman 1B                 4   0   2   1    0   1  .292  .771   17    2   2   2B
  R Willits PR                0   1   0   0    0   0  .167  .523         0   0   
  R Quinlan 1B                0   0   0   0    0   0  .270  .642         0   0   
M Izturis SS                  3   0   1   0    0   0  .266  .674   12    2   0   SH
V Guerrero RF                 4   1   1   1    0   1  .282  .822   19    1   0   
T Hunter CF                   4   0   1   0    0   1  .272  .771   18    5   0   
G Anderson DH                 4   1   2   2    0   1  .259  .676   20    0   0   HR,SB
G Matthews LF                 3   1   0   0    0   1  .239  .679   14    3   0   HBP
H Kendrick 2B                 3   1   1   0    0   2  .306  .746   12    3   1   2B
J Mathis C                    2   0   0   1    0   2  .211  .647    9    9   0   SF

E Santana P                                                              1   1
  S Shields P                                                            1   0
  F Rodriguez P                                                          0   0
Totals                       30   5   8   5    1   9              142   27   4
BATTING
2B: C Kotchman (17, off A Embree); H Kendrick (14, off R Harden).
HR: G Anderson (7, off A Embree; 8th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to Deep RF).
SF: J Mathis (3, off R Harden).
SH: M Izturis (2, off A Embree).
HBP: G Matthews (3, by R Harden).
TB: G Anderson 5; C Kotchman 3; H Kendrick 2; V Guerrero; T Hunter; M Izturis.
RBI: G Anderson 2 (37); C Kotchman (39); J Mathis (20); V Guerrero (44).
2-out RBI: G Anderson 2.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
BASERUNNING
SB: G Anderson (6, 2nd base off R Harden/K Suzuki).

PITCHING

Oakland Athletics             IP     H   R  ER   BB  SO  HR    ERA   BF  Pit-Str  Ct·Sw·Lk   GB·FB·LD· ?   GmSc  IR-IS   LevI    WPA
R Harden                       5     5   2   2    1   5   0   2.25   22   91-59   36·14· 9    6· 3· 6· 0     53    -     1.23   0.06
B Ziegler                      2     0   0   0    0   3   0   0.00    6   24-19   11· 4· 4    3· 0· 0· 0          0-0    1.09   0.17
A Embree, BS (4), L (1-3)      0.2   3   3   3    0   1   1   4.59    5   26-17   14· 2· 1    2· 1· 1· 0          0-0    2.74  -0.62
C Gaudin                       0.1   0   0   0    0   0   0   3.56    1    1-1     1· 0· 0    1· 0· 0· 0          0-0    0.15   0.00
Totals                         8     8   5   5    1   9   1          34  142-96   62·20·14   12· 4· 7· 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                      7     8   2   2    2   7   0   3.28   31  118-80   44·13·23    7·11· 4· 0     58    -     1.14   0.22
S Shields, W (4-2)             1     1   1   1    0   1   1   2.73    4   13-9     4· 0· 5    1· 1· 1· 0          0-0    1.21  -0.19
F Rodriguez, S (33)            1     0   0   0    0   1   0   1.98    3   10-8     3· 1· 4    0· 2· 0· 0          0-0    1.04   0.08
Totals                         9     9   3   3    2   9   1          38  141-97   51·14·32    8·14· 5· 0           -  
Balks: None.
WP: None.
IBB: None.
HBP: R Harden (1; G Matthews).

OTHER

Umpires: HP - Hunter Wendelstedt, 1B - Marvin Hudson, 2B - Mike Winters, 3B - Brian Knight.
Time of Game: 2:31.
Attendance: 42,047.
Weather: 82° F, Wind 5mph out to Centerfield, Night, No Precipitation.

LINEUPS

   Oakland Athletics             Los Angeles Angels                   
1. R Sweeney            RF    1. C Figgins            3B 
2. K Suzuki             C     2. C Kotchman           1B 
3. J Cust               LF    3. M Izturis            SS 
4. E Chavez             DH    4. V Guerrero           RF 
5. B Crosby             SS    5. T Hunter             CF 
6. C Gonzalez           CF    6. G Anderson           DH 
7. M Ellis              2B    7. G Matthews           LF 
8. J Hannahan           3B    8. H Kendrick           2B 
9. D Barton             1B    9. J Mathis             C  

   R Harden             P        E Santana            P  

TOP 5 PLAYS (wpa explanation)

   Inn Out Score RoB  Pt wWPA  wWE  Batter          Pitcher         Play Detail
  +---+---+-----+---+---+----+----++---------------+---------------+--------------------------------------------------------------+
   b 8   2  3-3  1--  5   38%  93% G Anderson      A Embree        Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Guerrero Scores
   t 8   2  2-2  ---  3  -29%  30% M Ellis         S Shields       Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
   b 8   0  3-2  ---  4   17%  48% C Kotchman      A Embree        Ground-rule Double (Line Drive to Deep RF Line)
   b 8   1  3-2  --3  8   16%  61% V Guerrero      A Embree        Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Willits Scores
   b 3   0  2-0  1--  2   12%  49% H Kendrick      R Harden        Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line); Matthews to 3B

PLAY BY PLAY (explanation)

Top of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Ervin Santana facing 1-2-3
  Scr/Out RoB  Pt  wWE  Batter          Play Detail
  +------+---+---+----++---------------+--------------------------------------------------------------+
          ---  3   47%  R Sweeney       Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
          1--  1   41%  K Suzuki        Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Sweeney to 2B
   O      12-  3   46%  J Cust          Strikeout Swinging
   O      12-  2   50%  E Chavez        Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Sweeney to 3B
   R      1-3  3   40%  B Crosby        Single to P (Ground Ball); Sweeney Scores; Chavez to 3B
   O      1-3  5   45%  C Gonzalez      Strikeout Swinging
                  1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 1, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 1st, Angels Batting, Behind 0-1, Rich Harden facing 1-2-3
   O      ---  5   42%  C Figgins       Lineout: P-1B
   O      ---  5   41%  C Kotchman      Strikeout Looking
   O      ---  6   40%  M Izturis       Groundout: 2B-1B
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Angels 0.

Top of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Ahead 1-0, Ervin Santana facing 7-8-9
          ---  4   36%  M Ellis         Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
   O      1--  7   40%  J Hannahan      Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
   O      1--  2   42%  D Barton        Flyball: LF
          1--      41%  R Sweeney       Ellis Steals 2B
   R      -2-  2   32%  " "             Single to LF (Ground Ball); Ellis Scores
   O      1--  3   34%  K Suzuki        Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
                  1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 2nd, Angels Batting, Behind 0-2, Rich Harden facing 4-5-6
   O      ---  2   32%  V Guerrero      Lineout: 2B (SS-2B)
   O      ---  3   30%  T Hunter        Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
   O      ---  5   29%  G Anderson      Popfly: 3B (Weak 3B)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Angels 0.

Top of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Ahead 2-0, Ervin Santana facing 3-4-5
   O      ---  6   31%  J Cust          Strikeout Swinging
          ---  6   29%  E Chavez        Walk
   O      1--  6   31%  B Crosby        Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
          1--  1   28%  C Gonzalez      Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line); Chavez to 3B
   O      -23  3   33%  M Ellis         Groundout: P-1B
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 2, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 3rd, Angels Batting, Behind 0-2, Rich Harden facing 7-8-9
          ---  5   37%  G Matthews      Hit By Pitch
          1--  2   49%  H Kendrick      Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line); Matthews to 3B
   RO     -23  2   49%  J Mathis        Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Matthews Scores; Kendrick to 3B
          --3  5   52%  C Figgins       Walk
   RO     1-3  5   54%  C Kotchman      Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B); Kendrick Scores; Figgins to 2B
   O      -2-  3   50%  M Izturis       Groundout: 2B-1B
                  2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, Angels 2.

Top of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Tied 2-2, Ervin Santana facing 8-9-1
   O      ---  5   53%  J Hannahan      Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
   O      ---  5   55%  D Barton        Foul Popfly: 2B (1B Foul)
   O      ---  4   56%  R Sweeney       Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Angels 2.

Bottom of the 4th, Angels Batting, Tied 2-2, Rich Harden facing 4-5-6
   O      ---  5   53%  V Guerrero      Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
          ---  6   56%  T Hunter        Single to LF (Line Drive)
          1--  5   64%  G Anderson      Single to RF (Line Drive); Hunter to 3B
   O      1-3  6   57%  G Matthews      Strikeout Swinging, Anderson Steals 2B
   O      -23  3   50%  H Kendrick      Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 2, Angels 2.

Top of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Tied 2-2, Ervin Santana facing 2-3-4
   O      ---  1   53%  K Suzuki        Popfly: 2B (Short CF-RF)
          ---  6   50%  J Cust          Walk
   O      1--  4   54%  E Chavez        Strikeout Swinging
   O      1--  6   57%  B Crosby        Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, Angels 2.

Bottom of the 5th, Angels Batting, Tied 2-2, Rich Harden facing 9-1-2
   O      ---  4   54%  J Mathis        Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  6   52%  C Figgins       Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
          ---  3   53%  C Kotchman      Single to RF (Line Drive)
          1--  1   56%  M Izturis       Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Kotchman to 2B
   O      12-  4   50%  V Guerrero      Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 2, Angels 2.

Top of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Tied 2-2, Ervin Santana facing 6-7-8
   O      ---  5   53%  C Gonzalez      Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  3   56%  M Ellis         Popfly: SS (Deep SS-2B)
          ---  2   54%  J Hannahan      Single to CF (Line Drive to LF-CF)
          1--      52%  D Barton        Hannahan Steals 2B
   O      -2-  4   58%  " "             Groundout: 1B-P
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, Angels 2.

Bottom of the 6th, Angels Batting, Tied 2-2, Brad Ziegler facing 5-6-7
                  Brad Ziegler replaces Rich Harden pitching
   O      ---  2   54%  T Hunter        Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS-2B)
   O      ---  5   52%  G Anderson      Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  2   50%  G Matthews      Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Angels 2.

Top of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Tied 2-2, Ervin Santana facing 1-2-3
   O      ---  6   54%  R Sweeney       Flyball: LF
   O      ---  3   57%  K Suzuki        Strikeout Looking
          ---  3   55%  J Cust          Single to RF (Line Drive)
   O      1--  4   59%  E Chavez        Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, Angels 2.

Bottom of the 7th, Angels Batting, Tied 2-2, Brad Ziegler facing 8-9-1
   O      ---  7   55%  H Kendrick      Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  3   52%  J Mathis        Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  5   50%  C Figgins       Groundout: 2B-1B
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Angels 2.

Top of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Tied 2-2, Scot Shields facing 5-6-7
                  Scot Shields replaces Ervin Santana pitching
   O      ---  4   55%  B Crosby        Groundout: 1B-P
   O      ---  2   58%  C Gonzalez      Lineout: CF (Deep CF)
   R      ---  3   30%  M Ellis         Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
   O      ---  4   31%  J Hannahan      Strikeout Looking
                  1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 3, Angels 2.

Bottom of the 8th, Angels Batting, Behind 2-3, Alan Embree facing 2-3-4
                  Alan Embree replaces Brad Ziegler pitching; Ryan Sweeney moves to LF; Rajai Davis replaces Jack Cust playing CF batting 3rd; Carlos Gonzalez moves to RF
          ---  4   48%  C Kotchman      Ground-rule Double (Line Drive to Deep RF Line)
                  Reggie Willits pinch runs for Casey Kotchman batting 2nd
   O      -2-  2   45%  M Izturis       Bunt Groundout: P-2B (P's Right); Willits to 3B
   R      --3  8   61%  V Guerrero      Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Willits Scores
   O      1--  7   55%  T Hunter        Strikeout Swinging
   RR     1--  5   93%  G Anderson      Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Guerrero Scores
                  Chad Gaudin replaces Alan Embree pitching
   O      ---  1   92%  G Matthews      Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
                  3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 3, Angels 5.

Top of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Behind 3-5, Francisco Rodriguez facing 9-1-2
                  Francisco Rodriguez replaces Scot Shields pitching; Robb Quinlan replaces Reggie Willits playing 1B batting 2nd
   O      ---  3   96%  D Barton        Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  3   99%  R Sweeney       Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
   O      ---  4  100%  K Suzuki        Flyball: CF
        0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 3, Angels 5.

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