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LAA 11
NYY  4

BAL  9
TEX  0

BOS  6
@CHW  2

DET 10
OAK  2

MIN  7
@KCR  3

TBR  8
@SEA  7

(11)
CLE  4
@TOR  2

ATL 11
@ARI  4

STL 12
@CHC  3

HOU  3
@CIN  1

SDP  8
@COL  3

MIL  6
WSN  0

NYM  8
FLA  6

PHI  4
PIT  2

SFG  3
LAD  2

(10)
Standings at end of play this day

Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Attendance: 43,919

Saturday, August 9, 2008, 3:55pm
Time of Game: 2:47
Yankees
4
63-54
Lost 2
3rd, 7½ GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         0  0  0   0  0  2   1  0  1    4 11  1
Angels          0  0  0   0  0  1   2  8  X   11 14  0
W: S Shields (5-3), L: E Ramirez (3-1)
Angels
11
73-43
Won 3
1st

BATTING

New York Yankees             AB   R   H RBI   BB  SO    BA   OPS  Pit   PO   A  Details
J Damon DH                    5   0   2   1    0   0  .321  .850   14    0   0   
D Jeter SS                    3   0   1   1    0   2  .285  .747   10    3   3   SF,SH
B Abreu RF                    5   0   0   0    0   0  .287  .828   18    3   0   
A Rodriguez 3B                3   1   1   1    1   1  .312  .992   17    0   0   HR
J Giambi 1B                   3   1   1   1    0   1  .253  .913   12    5   0   HR,HBP
X Nady LF                     3   0   1   0    0   1  .335  .953   10    1   0   HBP
R Cano 2B                     4   0   0   0    0   0  .266  .704   11    1   2   GDP
I Rodriguez C                 4   2   2   0    0   1  .294  .756   17    8   0   
M Cabrera CF                  4   0   3   0    0   0  .245  .640   10    3   0   

D Giese P                                                                0   0
  J Veras P                                                              0   0
  E Ramirez P                                                            0   0
  D Robertson P                                                          0   0
Totals                       34   4  11   4    1   6              119   24   5
BATTING
HR: A Rodriguez (26, off J Lackey; 6th inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep LF-CF); J Giambi (23, off J Lackey; 6th inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep RF Line).
SF: D Jeter (4, off J Speier).
SH: D Jeter (5, off J Lackey).
HBP: X Nady (8, by S Shields); J Giambi (16, by J Lackey).
TB: J Giambi 4; A Rodriguez 4; M Cabrera 3; I Rodriguez 2; J Damon 2; D Jeter; X Nady.
GIDP: R Cano (14).
RBI: J Giambi (67); A Rodriguez (69); J Damon (50); D Jeter (56).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
FIELDING
E: R Cano (10).
Los Angeles Angels           AB   R   H RBI   BB  SO    BA   OPS  Pit   PO   A  Details
C Figgins 3B                  5   1   2   1    0   0  .277  .695   10    0   1   2·SB
M Izturis SS                  4   1   1   1    1   0  .263  .676   36    1   6   
M Teixeira 1B                 5   1   2   1    0   2  .286  .907   15   14   1   HR
V Guerrero DH                 5   1   2   2    0   3  .292  .859   16    0   0   HR
  S Rodriguez PR-DH           0   0   0   0    0   0  .185  .520         0   0   
T Hunter CF                   5   1   1   0    0   2  .287  .855   15    1   0   2B
G Anderson LF                 5   2   2   2    0   1  .290  .760   18    0   0   HR
H Kendrick 2B                 4   1   0   0    0   0  .326  .820    9    2   4   SB
J Rivera RF                   4   0   2   2    0   0  .232  .676   14    0   0   2B,SB
  G Matthews PR-RF            0   1   0   0    0   0  .223  .634         1   0   
M Napoli C                    2   2   2   1    1   0  .215  .824   22    7   0   HR,HBP

J Lackey P                                                               1   0
  S Shields P                                                            0   1
  J Speier P                                                             0   0
Totals                       39  11  14  10    2   8              155   27  13
BATTING
2B: J Rivera (6, off E Ramirez); T Hunter (28, off E Ramirez).
HR: M Napoli (13, off J Veras; 7th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep LF Line); G Anderson (12, off J Veras; 7th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep CF-RF); M Teixeira (22, off D Giese; 6th inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep CF-RF); V Guerrero (21, off E Ramirez; 8th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep CF-RF).
HBP: M Napoli (4, by D Giese).
TB: M Napoli 5; G Anderson 5; V Guerrero 5; M Teixeira 5; J Rivera 3; T Hunter 2; C Figgins 2; M Izturis.
RBI: J Rivera 2 (21); V Guerrero 2 (67); G Anderson 2 (65); M Napoli (30); M Izturis (36); C Figgins (15); M Teixeira (86).
2-out RBI: M Napoli.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 6 for 9.
FIELDING
DP: 2. H Kendrick-M Teixeira; S Shields-H Kendrick-M Izturis-M Teixeira.
BASERUNNING
SB: J Rivera (1, 3rd base off D Giese/I Rodriguez); H Kendrick (11, 2nd base off E Ramirez/I Rodriguez); C Figgins 2 (24, 2nd base off J Veras/I Rodriguez, 2nd base off D Robertson/I Rodriguez).

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
D Giese                        6     3   1   1    1   5   1   2.35   23   83-58   30· 7·21    3·11· 2· 0     66    -     1.09   0.23
J Veras, BS (2)                1     3   2   2    1   1   2   2.93    7   22-13    6· 3· 4    2· 3· 0· 0          0-0    1.66  -0.28
E Ramirez, L (3-1)             0     4   5   4    0   0   1   3.89    5   12-7     7· 0· 0    3· 1· 1· 0          0-0    0.68  -0.38
D Robertson                    1     4   3   3    0   2   0   6.75    7   29-22   10· 5· 7    3· 0· 2· 0          1-1    0.02  -0.01
Totals                         8    14  11  10    2   8   4          42  146-100  53·15·32   11·15· 5· 0          1-1 
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                       7     9   3   3    1   5   2   3.15   31   95-69   44·10·15   16· 2· 6· 0     51    -     0.99  -0.04
S Shields, W (5-3)             1     0   0   0    0   1   0   2.80    3   10-7     4· 0· 3    1· 0· 0· 0          0-0    1.92   0.11
J Speier                       1     2   1   1    0   0   0   4.88    5   14-11    6· 0· 5    2· 2· 1· 0          0-0    0.03   0.00
Totals                         9    11   4   4    1   6   2          39  119-87   54·10·23   19· 4· 7· 0           -  
E Ramirez faced 5 batters in the 8th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: D Robertson (5).
IBB: None.
HBP: S Shields (1; X Nady); J Lackey (5; J Giambi); D Giese (1; M Napoli).

OTHER

Umpires: HP - Bill Welke, 1B - Chris Guccione, 2B - Tim Welke, 3B - Chuck Meriwether.
Time of Game: 2:47.
Attendance: 43,919.
Weather: 82° F, Wind 7mph out to Leftfield, Sunny, No Precipitation.

LINEUPS

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

   D Giese              P        J Lackey             P  

TOP 5 PLAYS (wpa explanation)

   Inn Out Score RoB  Pt wWPA  wWE  Batter          Pitcher         Play Detail
  +---+---+-----+---+---+----+----++---------------+---------------+--------------------------------------------------------------+
   b 8   0  3-3  ---  1   26%  87% V Guerrero      E Ramirez       Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
   b 7   2  3-2  ---  4   24%  52% M Napoli        J Veras         Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line)
   t 6   1  0-0  ---  4  -17%  37% A Rodriguez     J Lackey        Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
   b 7   0  3-1  ---  2   14%  37% G Anderson      J Veras         Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
   b 6   1  2-0  ---  1   13%  36% M Teixeira      D Giese         Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)

PLAY BY PLAY (explanation)

Top of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, John Lackey facing 1-2-3
  Scr/Out RoB  Pt  wWE  Batter          Play Detail
  +------+---+---+----++---------------+--------------------------------------------------------------+
   O      ---  3   52%  J Damon         Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
          ---  2   50%  D Jeter         Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
   OO     1--  1   55%  B Abreu         Line Drive Double Play: 2B; Jeter out at 1B/2B-1B
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 1st, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Dan Giese facing 1-2-3
   O      ---  4   53%  C Figgins       Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
   O      ---  4   51%  M Izturis       Popfly: SS (Deep SS)
   O      ---  4   50%  M Teixeira      Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Angels 0.

Top of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, John Lackey facing 4-5-6
   O      ---  1   52%  A Rodriguez     Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
   O      ---  1   54%  J Giambi        Groundout: 2B-1B
          ---  3   53%  X Nady          Single to RF (Ground Ball)
   O      1--  6   55%  R Cano          Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 2nd, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Dan Giese facing 4-5-6
   O      ---  6   53%  V Guerrero      Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  3   51%  T Hunter        Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  3   50%  G Anderson      Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Angels 0.

Top of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, John Lackey facing 8-9-1
   O      ---  6   53%  I Rodriguez     Strikeout Looking
   O      ---  2   54%  M Cabrera       Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
   O      ---  3   56%  J Damon         Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 3rd, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Dan Giese facing 7-8-9
   O      ---  4   53%  H Kendrick      Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
          ---  2   56%  J Rivera        Single to CF (Line Drive to LF-CF)
          1--  4   60%  M Napoli        Hit By Pitch; Rivera to 2B
   O      12-  1   55%  C Figgins       Popfly: SS (Weak SS)
          12-      56%  M Izturis       Rivera Steals 3B
   O      1-3  4   50%  " "             Popfly: SS (Deep SS)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 0, Angels 0.

Top of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, John Lackey facing 2-3-4
   O      ---  3   53%  D Jeter         Strikeout Looking
   O      ---  5   55%  B Abreu         Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
          ---  7   53%  A Rodriguez     Walk
          1--  1   51%  J Giambi        Hit By Pitch; Rodriguez to 2B
   O      12-  4   56%  X Nady          Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 0, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 4th, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Dan Giese facing 3-4-5
          ---  2   60%  M Teixeira      Single to RF (Line Drive)
   O      1--  4   56%  V Guerrero      Strikeout Swinging
   O      1--  2   53%  T Hunter        Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
   O      1--  6   50%  G Anderson      Flyball: LF
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, Angels 0.

Top of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, John Lackey facing 7-8-9
   O      ---  2   53%  R Cano          Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
   O      ---  3   55%  I Rodriguez     Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
          ---  2   54%  M Cabrera       Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
          1--  2   50%  J Damon         Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF); Cabrera to 3B
   O      1-3  3   57%  D Jeter         Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 0, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 5th, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Dan Giese facing 7-8-9
   O      ---  1   54%  H Kendrick      Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
   O      ---  2   52%  J Rivera        Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
          ---  8   53%  M Napoli        Walk
   O      1--  2   50%  C Figgins       Groundout: 2B-1B
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, Angels 0.

Top of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, John Lackey facing 3-4-5
   O      ---  2   53%  B Abreu         Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
   R      ---  4   37%  A Rodriguez     Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
   R      ---  3   24%  J Giambi        Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line)
   O      ---  2   25%  X Nady          Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
   O      ---  1   26%  R Cano          Lineout: 2B
                  2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 2, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 6th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-2, Dan Giese facing 2-3-4
   O      ---  8   22%  M Izturis       Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
   R      ---  1   36%  M Teixeira      Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
   O      ---  4   33%  V Guerrero      Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  4   31%  T Hunter        Flyball: RF (Short RF)
                  1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 2, Angels 1.

Top of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 2-1, John Lackey facing 8-9-1
          ---  6   27%  I Rodriguez     Single to RF (Line Drive)
          1--  3   17%  M Cabrera       Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Rodriguez to 3B
   R      1-3  4   13%  J Damon         Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF); Rodriguez Scores; Cabrera to 2B
   O      12-  1   13%  D Jeter         Bunt Groundout: 1B unassisted (Short 1B Line); Cabrera to 3B; Damon to 2B
   O      -23  4   19%  B Abreu         Fielder's Choice 2B; Cabrera out at Hm/2B-C; Damon to 3B
   O      1-3  5   22%  A Rodriguez     Strikeout Swinging
                  1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 3, Angels 1.

Bottom of the 7th, Angels Batting, Behind 1-3, Jose Veras facing 6-7-8
                  Jose Veras replaces Dan Giese pitching
   R      ---  2   37%  G Anderson      Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
   O      ---  3   32%  H Kendrick      Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
   O      ---  1   28%  J Rivera        Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
   R      ---  4   52%  M Napoli        Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line)
          ---  2   54%  C Figgins       Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B)
          1--      56%  M Izturis       Figgins Steals 2B
          -2-  6   57%  " "             Walk
   O      12-  4   50%  M Teixeira      Strikeout Looking
                  2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 3, Angels 3.

Top of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Tied 3-3, Scot Shields facing 5-6-7
                  Scot Shields replaces John Lackey pitching
   O      ---  7   55%  J Giambi        Strikeout Looking
          ---  1   50%  X Nady          Hit By Pitch
   OO     1--  2   61%  R Cano          Ground Ball Double Play: P-2B-SS-1B
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 3, Angels 3.

Bottom of the 8th, Angels Batting, Tied 3-3, Edwar Ramirez facing 4-5-6
                  Edwar Ramirez replaces Jose Veras pitching
   R      ---  1   87%  V Guerrero      Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
          ---  3   91%  T Hunter        Double to LF (Ground Ball)
   R      -2-  1   95%  G Anderson      Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Hunter Scores
          1--  1   97%  H Kendrick      Reached on E4 (throw) (Ground Ball); Anderson to 3B
          1-3      97%  J Rivera        Kendrick Steals 2B
   RR     -23  6   99%  " "             Double to LF (Ground Ball); Anderson Scores; Kendrick Scores/unER
                  David Robertson replaces Edwar Ramirez pitching; Gary Matthews pinch runs for Juan Rivera batting 8th
          -2-  6   99%  M Napoli        Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Matthews to 3B
   R      1-3  1  100%  C Figgins       Single to RF (Line Drive to CF-RF); Matthews Scores; Napoli to 3B
          1-3     100%  M Izturis       Figgins Steals 2B
   R      -23     100%  " "             Wild Pitch; Napoli Scores; Figgins to 3B
   R      --3  8  100%  " "             Single to RF (Line Drive to CF-RF); Figgins Scores
   O      1--  4  100%  M Teixeira      Groundout: 2B-1B; Izturis to 2B
   R      -2-  1  100%  V Guerrero      Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Izturis Scores
                  Sean Rodriguez pinch runs for Vladimir Guerrero batting 4th
   O      1--  3  100%  T Hunter        Strikeout Swinging
   O      1--  6  100%  G Anderson      Strikeout Swinging
                  8 runs, 8 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Yankees 3, Angels 11.

Top of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Behind 3-11, Justin Speier facing 8-9-1
                  Justin Speier replaces Scot Shields pitching; Gary Matthews moves to RF
          ---  2  100%  I Rodriguez     Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
          1--  3  100%  M Cabrera       Single to LF (Line Drive); Rodriguez to 3B
   O      1-3  2  100%  J Damon         Flyball: CF
   RO     1-3  1  100%  D Jeter         Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly (Deep RF); Rodriguez Scores
   O      1--  6  100%  B Abreu         Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
        1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 4, Angels 11.

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