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LAA 10
NYY  5

BAL  9
TEX  1

CHW  5
BOS  3

OAK  4
@DET  2

MIN  4
@KCR  1

TBR  5
@SEA  3

CLE  5
@TOR  2

ATL 11
@ARI  6

CHC  3
STL  2

(11)
HOU  9
@CIN  5

(10)
COL  6
SDP  3

MIL  5
WSN  0

NYM  3
FLA  0

PIT  2
@PHI  0

(12)
LAD  6
@SFG  2

Standings at end of play this day

Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Attendance: 44,158

Friday, August 8, 2008, 10:05pm
Time of Game: 2:45
Yankees
5
63-53
Lost 1
3rd, 6½ GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         0  1  2   0  0  2   0  0  0    5 10  0
Angels          2  0  3   1  0  0   4  0  X   10 17  0
W: J Weaver (10-9), L: I Kennedy (0-4)
Angels
10
72-43
Won 2
1st

BATTING

New York Yankees             AB   R   H RBI   BB  SO    BA   OPS  Pit   PO   A  Details
J Damon LF                    5   1   2   0    0   0  .319  .851   18    1   0   
D Jeter SS                    5   0   1   0    0   0  .285  .749   18    2   2   
B Abreu DH                    4   1   1   0    0   1  .290  .837   15    0   0   2B,GDP
A Rodriguez 3B                3   1   1   1    1   1  .312  .985   16    0   1   HR,IW
J Giambi 1B                   3   0   0   1    1   2  .252  .904   22    9   0   
X Nady RF                     4   1   2   2    0   0  .335  .954   15    2   0   HR
R Cano 2B                     4   1   2   0    0   0  .268  .710   12    2   4   3B
M Cabrera CF                  4   0   0   1    0   0  .240  .632   17    1   0   
J Molina C                    3   0   0   0    0   0  .232  .599   12    7   0   
  W Betemit PH                1   0   1   0    0   0  .255  .692    6    0   0   

I Kennedy P                                                              0   0
  D Rasner P                                                             0   0
  B Bruney P                                                             0   1
Totals                       36   5  10   5    2   4              151   24   8
BATTING
2B: B Abreu (30, off J Weaver).
3B: R Cano (2, off J Weaver).
HR: A Rodriguez (25, off J Weaver; 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep LF); X Nady (18, off J Weaver; 6th inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep LF Line).
IBB: A Rodriguez (9, by J Weaver).
TB: X Nady 5; R Cano 4; A Rodriguez 4; B Abreu 2; J Damon 2; D Jeter; W Betemit.
GIDP: B Abreu (11).
RBI: X Nady 2 (70); M Cabrera (36); A Rodriguez (68); J Giambi (66).
2-out RBI: J Giambi; X Nady.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 4.
Los Angeles Angels           AB   R   H RBI   BB  SO    BA   OPS  Pit   PO   A  Details
C Figgins 3B                  5   0   0   0    0   3  .275  .694   20    1   2   
E Aybar SS                    4   0   1   0    1   0  .282  .715   19    0   2   
M Teixeira 1B                 5   2   2   1    0   1  .285  .901   19   11   1   2B
V Guerrero RF                 5   3   3   1    0   1  .291  .852   14    3   0   2B
T Hunter CF                   5   2   4   4    0   1  .289  .858   20    3   0   HR,2B
G Anderson DH                 5   0   1   1    0   1  .289  .752   15    0   0   
H Kendrick 2B                 5   1   4   1    0   0  .331  .832   13    2   5   2B
J Rivera LF                   4   0   1   0    0   0  .224  .661    7    2   0   
  R Willits PR                0   1   0   0    0   0  .185  .572         0   0   
  G Matthews LF               0   0   0   0    0   0  .223  .634         0   0   
J Mathis C                    3   1   1   1    1   0  .212  .671   11    4   0   2B

J Weaver P                                                               0   0
  J Arredondo P                                                          0   0
  S Shields P                                                            1   0
Totals                       41  10  17   9    2   7              138   27  10
BATTING
2B: J Mathis (8, off B Bruney); M Teixeira (29, off I Kennedy); H Kendrick (25, off I Kennedy); T Hunter (27, off I Kennedy); V Guerrero (19, off D Rasner).
HR: T Hunter (19, off D Rasner; 7th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep LF-CF).
TB: T Hunter 8; H Kendrick 5; V Guerrero 4; M Teixeira 3; J Mathis 2; J Rivera; E Aybar; G Anderson.
RBI: T Hunter 4 (65); J Mathis (39); H Kendrick (35); M Teixeira (85); G Anderson (63); V Guerrero (65).
2-out RBI: T Hunter 3; M Teixeira.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 8 for 17.
FIELDING
DP: 1. C Figgins-H Kendrick-M Teixeira.

PITCHING

New York Yankees              IP     H   R  ER   BB  SO  HR    ERA   BF  Pit-Str  Ct·Sw·Lk   GB·FB·LD· ?   GmSc  IR-IS   LevI    WPA
I Kennedy, L (0-4)             2     9   5   5    1   1   0   8.17   16   61-38   19· 3·16    7· 6· 1· 0     18    -     1.16  -0.49
D Rasner                       4.1   5   3   3    0   4   1   5.28   18   49-35   21· 4·10    5· 9· 0· 0          2-0    0.67   0.02
B Bruney                       1.2   3   2   2    1   2   0   2.81    9   28-17   11· 0· 6    6· 0· 0· 0          1-1    0.32  -0.09
Totals                         8    17  10  10    2   7   1          43  138-90   51· 7·32   18·15· 1· 0          3-1 
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 Weaver, W (10-9)             6     7   5   5    2   3   2   4.51   27  111-70   37·10·23    6·14· 2· 0     39    -     1.12  -0.19
J Arredondo, H (12)            2     1   0   0    0   1   0   0.97    6   21-13    7· 0· 6    4· 1· 0· 0          0-0    0.97   0.11
S Shields                      1     2   0   0    0   0   0   2.86    5   19-12    7· 0· 5    4· 0· 1· 0          0-0    0.10   0.01
Totals                         9    10   5   5    2   4   2          38  151-95   51·10·34   14·15· 3· 0           -  
I Kennedy faced 5 batters in the 3rd inning.
Balks: None.
WP: B Bruney (1).
IBB: J Weaver (3; A Rodriguez).
HBP: None.

OTHER

Umpires: HP - Chuck Meriwether, 1B - Bill Welke, 2B - Chris Guccione, 3B - Tim Welke.
Time of Game: 2:45.
Attendance: 44,158.
Weather: 78° F, Wind 10mph out to Rightfield, Night, No Precipitation.

LINEUPS

   New York Yankees              Los Angeles Angels                   
1. J Damon              LF    1. C Figgins            3B 
2. D Jeter              SS    2. E Aybar              SS 
3. B Abreu              DH    3. M Teixeira           1B 
4. A Rodriguez          3B    4. V Guerrero           RF 
5. J Giambi             1B    5. T Hunter             CF 
6. X Nady               RF    6. G Anderson           DH 
7. R Cano               2B    7. H Kendrick           2B 
8. M Cabrera            CF    8. J Rivera             LF 
9. J Molina             C     9. J Mathis             C  

   I Kennedy            P        J Weaver             P  

TOP 5 PLAYS (wpa explanation)

   Inn Out Score RoB  Pt wWPA  wWE  Batter          Pitcher         Play Detail
  +---+---+-----+---+---+----+----++---------------+---------------+--------------------------------------------------------------+
   b 1   2  0-0  12-  1   18%  72% T Hunter        I Kennedy       Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Teixeira Scores; Guerrero Scores
   b 3   0  3-2  -2-  1   11%  62% V Guerrero      I Kennedy       Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Teixeira Scores; Guerrero to 2B/Adv on throw
   t 3   2  2-1  123  5  -11%  47% J Giambi        J Weaver        Walk; Damon Scores; Abreu to 3B; Rodriguez to 2B
   t 3   2  2-2  123  3  -11%  37% X Nady          J Weaver        Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Weak 3B); Abreu Scores; Rodriguez to 3B; Giambi to 2B
   t 7   1  6-5  1--  3   10%  79% B Abreu         J Arredondo     Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B (Weak 3B)

PLAY BY PLAY (explanation)

Top of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Jered Weaver facing 1-2-3
  Scr/Out RoB  Pt  wWE  Batter          Play Detail
  +------+---+---+----++---------------+--------------------------------------------------------------+
   O      ---  5   52%  J Damon         Flyball: RF (Short RF)
   O      ---  7   54%  D Jeter         Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
   O      ---  4   55%  B Abreu         Flyball: LF
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 1st, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Ian Kennedy facing 1-2-3
   O      ---  2   53%  C Figgins       Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
          ---  4   55%  E Aybar         Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
   O      1--  3   52%  M Teixeira      Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
          1--  5   54%  V Guerrero      Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Teixeira to 2B
   RR     12-  1   72%  T Hunter        Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Teixeira Scores; Guerrero Scores
   O      -2-  6   70%  G Anderson      Popfly: SS (Deep SS-3B Hole)
                  2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, Angels 2.

Top of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-2, Jered Weaver facing 4-5-6
   R      ---  6   60%  A Rodriguez     Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
   O      ---  6   63%  J Giambi        Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  4   65%  X Nady          Flyball: CF (LF-CF)
          ---  5   63%  R Cano          Single to CF (Fly Ball to Short CF)
   O      1--  5   66%  M Cabrera       Popfly: 3B (Weak SS)
                  1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Angels 2.

Bottom of the 2nd, Angels Batting, Ahead 2-1, Ian Kennedy facing 7-8-9
          ---  2   71%  H Kendrick      Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
   O      -2-  3   70%  J Rivera        Flyball: CF (Deep CF); Kendrick to 3B
          --3  6   71%  J Mathis        Walk
   O      1-3  5   66%  C Figgins       Strikeout Swinging
   O      1-3  5   61%  E Aybar         Groundout: 2B-1B
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 1, Angels 2.

Top of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-2, Jered Weaver facing 9-1-2
   O      ---  2   64%  J Molina        Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B-1B)
          ---  6   61%  J Damon         Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
   O      1--  2   64%  D Jeter         Flyball: RF
          1--  1   60%  B Abreu         Ground-rule Double (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line); Damon to 3B
          -23  4   58%  A Rodriguez     Intentional Walk
   R      123  5   47%  J Giambi        Walk; Damon Scores; Abreu to 3B; Rodriguez to 2B
   R      123  3   37%  X Nady          Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Weak 3B); Abreu Scores; Rodriguez to 3B; Giambi to 2B
   O      123  1   44%  R Cano          Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
                  2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Yankees 3, Angels 2.

Bottom of the 3rd, Angels Batting, Behind 2-3, Ian Kennedy facing 3-4-5
          ---  8   51%  M Teixeira      Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line)
   R      -2-  1   62%  V Guerrero      Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Teixeira Scores; Guerrero to 2B/Adv on throw
          -2-  7   69%  T Hunter        Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak SS); Guerrero to 3B
   R      1-3  1   78%  G Anderson      Single to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF Line); Guerrero Scores; Hunter to 3B
   R      1-3  2   82%  H Kendrick      Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF Line); Hunter Scores; Anderson to 2B
                  Darrell Rasner replaces Ian Kennedy pitching
   O      12-  2   79%  J Rivera        Flyball: RF (Short RF)
   O      12-  1   76%  J Mathis        Flyball: LF
   O      12-  4   73%  C Figgins       Strikeout Looking
                  3 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 3, Angels 5.

Top of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Behind 3-5, Jered Weaver facing 8-9-1
   O      ---  5   76%  M Cabrera       Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
   O      ---  3   77%  J Molina        Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
   O      ---  2   79%  J Damon         Flyball: LF (LF Line)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 3, Angels 5.

Bottom of the 4th, Angels Batting, Ahead 5-3, Darrell Rasner facing 2-3-4
   O      ---  2   77%  E Aybar         Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
   O      ---  4   76%  M Teixeira      Strikeout Swinging
          ---  1   78%  V Guerrero      Ground-rule Double (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line)
   R      -2-  4   85%  T Hunter        Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Guerrero Scores
   O      1--  5   84%  G Anderson      Strikeout Looking
                  1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 3, Angels 6.

Top of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Behind 3-6, Jered Weaver facing 2-3-4
   O      ---  4   86%  D Jeter         Groundout: 2B-1B
   O      ---  7   87%  B Abreu         Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  2   88%  A Rodriguez     Popfly: 1B (Deep 1B)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 3, Angels 6.

Bottom of the 5th, Angels Batting, Ahead 6-3, Darrell Rasner facing 7-8-9
          ---  3   90%  H Kendrick      Single to CF (Fly Ball to Short CF)
   O      1--  1   88%  J Rivera        Flyball: RF
   O      1--  2   87%  J Mathis        Popfly: 2B (Deep 1B)
   O      1--  3   86%  C Figgins       Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak SS)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 3, Angels 6.

Top of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Behind 3-6, Jered Weaver facing 5-6-7
   O      ---  5   89%  J Giambi        Strikeout Swinging
   R      ---  5   81%  X Nady          Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF Line)
          ---  2   73%  R Cano          Triple to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
   RO     --3  3   72%  M Cabrera       Groundout: 1B unassisted; Cano Scores
   O      ---  7   74%  J Molina        Groundout: 1B unassisted
                  2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 5, Angels 6.

Bottom of the 6th, Angels Batting, Ahead 6-5, Darrell Rasner facing 2-3-4
   O      ---  2   72%  E Aybar         Groundout: 2B-1B
   O      ---  3   70%  M Teixeira      Popfly: 2B (Short CF-RF)
   O      ---  5   69%  V Guerrero      Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 5, Angels 6.

Top of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Behind 5-6, Jose Arredondo facing 1-2-3
                  Jose Arredondo replaces Jered Weaver pitching
   O      ---  3   74%  J Damon         Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
          ---  2   69%  D Jeter         Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
   OO     1--  3   79%  B Abreu         Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B (Weak 3B)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 5, Angels 6.

Bottom of the 7th, Angels Batting, Ahead 6-5, Darrell Rasner facing 5-6-7
   R      ---  3   89%  T Hunter        Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
   O      ---  1   88%  G Anderson      Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
          ---  3   89%  H Kendrick      Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short CF-RF)
                  Brian Bruney replaces Darrell Rasner pitching
          1--  1   90%  J Rivera        Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Kendrick to 2B
                  Reggie Willits pinch runs for Juan Rivera batting 8th
   R      12-  2   96%  J Mathis        Double to LF (Ground Ball); Kendrick Scores; Willits to 3B
   O      -23  6   94%  C Figgins       Strikeout Looking
   R      -23  6   97%  E Aybar         Walk, Wild Pitch; Willits Scores/No RBI; Mathis to 3B
   R      1-3  1   99%  M Teixeira      Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Mathis Scores; Aybar to 3B; Teixeira to 2B/Adv on throw
   O      -23  2   98%  V Guerrero      Groundout: 2B-1B
                  4 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 5, Angels 10.

Top of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Behind 5-10, Jose Arredondo facing 4-5-6
                  Gary Matthews replaces Reggie Willits playing LF batting 8th
   O      ---  4   99%  A Rodriguez     Strikeout Looking
   O      ---  6   99%  J Giambi        Groundout: 2B-1B (Deep 2B)
   O      ---  3   99%  X Nady          Flyball: RF
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 5, Angels 10.

Bottom of the 8th, Angels Batting, Ahead 10-5, Brian Bruney facing 5-6-7
   O      ---  5   99%  T Hunter        Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  2   99%  G Anderson      Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
   O      ---  3   99%  H Kendrick      Groundout: P-1B (P's Right)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 5, Angels 10.

Top of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Behind 5-10, Scot Shields facing 7-8-9
                  Scot Shields replaces Jose Arredondo pitching
   O      ---  4  100%  R Cano          Groundout: 2B-1B
   O      ---  4  100%  M Cabrera       Groundout: 2B-1B (Weak 2B)
                  Wilson Betemit pinch hits for Jose Molina batting 9th
          ---  6  100%  W Betemit       Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
          1--  2  100%  J Damon         Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Betemit to 2B
   O      12-  3  100%  D Jeter         Groundout: 1B-P
        0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 5, Angels 10.

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