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OAK  2
@LAA  1

CHW  4
@BAL  3

CLE  4
@DET  3

(10)
TEX  9
@KCR  4

SEA  4
MIN  2

(11)
NYM  9
HOU  1

PHI  5
LAD  0

CHC 12
@PIT  3

SDP  4
ARI  2

COL  4
@SFG  2

Standings at end of play this day

Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Attendance: 39,584

Monday, August 25, 2008, 10:05pm
Time of Game: 2:20
Athletics
2
60-71
Won 1
3rd, 19½ GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Athletics       0  0  1   1  0  0   0  0  0    2  4  1
Angels          0  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  0    1  7  0
W: D Braden (4-3), L: J Weaver (10-10), S: B Ziegler (5)
Angels
1
79-51
Lost 1
1st

BATTING

Oakland Athletics            AB   R   H RBI   BB  SO    BA   OPS  Pit   PO   A  Details
E Patterson 2B                4   0   1   0    0   2  .203  .590   21    4   3   2B
B Crosby SS                   4   0   0   0    0   0  .249  .675   16    1   5   
J Cust LF                     3   0   0   0    0   1  .230  .808   14    0   1   
  R Davis CF                  1   0   0   0    0   0  .223  .562    4    0   0   
F Thomas DH                   2   1   0   0    2   1  .226  .701   20    0   0   
K Suzuki C                    4   0   1   0    0   1  .286  .736   15    2   1   
J Hannahan 3B                 3   0   1   0    0   0  .226  .658   10    1   3   2B
E Brown RF-LF                 3   0   0   0    0   1  .247  .688   17    3   0   GDP
C Gonzalez CF-RF              3   0   0   0    0   2  .243  .642   12    1   0   
D Barton 1B                   3   1   1   1    0   0  .212  .628   18   14   1   HR

D Braden P                                                               0   2
  J Devine P                                                             1   0
  B Ziegler P                                                            0   0
Totals                       30   2   4   1    2   8              147   27  16
BATTING
2B: E Patterson (3, off J Speier); J Hannahan (25, off J Weaver).
HR: D Barton (7, off J Weaver; 3rd inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep RF).
TB: D Barton 4; E Patterson 2; J Hannahan 2; K Suzuki.
GIDP: E Brown (16).
RBI: D Barton (36).
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
FIELDING
DP: 1. B Crosby-E Patterson-D Barton.
E: D Barton (11).
Los Angeles Angels           AB   R   H RBI   BB  SO    BA   OPS  Pit   PO   A  Details
C Figgins 3B                  4   0   2   0    0   0  .284  .697   18    1   2   CS
E Aybar SS                    4   0   1   0    0   0  .274  .697   19    1   2   
M Teixeira 1B                 4   0   0   0    0   0  .299  .941   14    7   0   
  S Rodriguez PR              0   0   0   0    0   0  .171  .504         0   0   
T Hunter CF                   4   0   1   0    0   0  .273  .803   12    2   0   
J Rivera LF                   3   0   0   0    0   0  .241  .697    9    2   0   
H Kendrick 2B                 3   0   1   0    0   0  .308  .766    9    2   2   
G Matthews RF                 3   0   1   0    0   1  .226  .641   15    4   0   GDP
R Quinlan DH                  2   0   0   0    0   0  .259  .619    8    0   0   
  G Anderson PH-DH            1   0   0   0    0   0  .284  .744    4    0   0   
M Napoli C                    3   1   1   1    0   1  .221  .828   13    8   1   HR

J Weaver P                                                               0   1
  J Speier P                                                             0   0
  J Bulger P                                                             0   0
Totals                       31   1   7   1    0   2              121   27   8
BATTING
HR: M Napoli (14, off D Braden; 6th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep CF-RF).
TB: M Napoli 4; C Figgins 2; H Kendrick; E Aybar; G Matthews; T Hunter.
GIDP: G Matthews (10).
RBI: M Napoli (31).
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 0 for 0.
FIELDING
DP: 1. E Aybar-H Kendrick-M Teixeira.
BASERUNNING
CS: C Figgins (10, 2nd base by D Braden/K Suzuki).
PO: C Figgins (1st base by D Braden).

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
D Braden, W (4-3)              7     7   1   1    0   0   1   4.13   24   80-53   33· 2·18   13· 8· 3· 0     59    -     1.06   0.35
J Devine, H (6)                1     0   0   0    0   2   0   0.83    3   16-9     3· 0· 6    1· 0· 0· 0          0-0    1.91   0.14
B Ziegler, S (5)               1     0   0   0    0   0   0   0.40    4   23-15   11· 1· 3    3· 1· 0· 0          0-0    3.00   0.20
Totals                         9     7   1   1    0   2   1          31  119-77   47· 3·27   17· 9· 3· 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
J Weaver, L (10-10)            7     3   2   2    2   8   1   4.38   25  108-67   30·14·23    5· 9· 1· 0     69    -     0.90   0.11
J Speier                       1     1   0   0    0   0   0   5.17    4   19-11    8· 1· 2    1· 3· 0· 0          0-0    0.91   0.05
J Bulger                       1     0   0   0    0   0   0   6.75    3   15-10    7· 1· 2    2· 1· 0· 0          0-0    0.57   0.04
Totals                         9     4   2   2    2   8   1          32  142-88   45·16·27    8·13· 1· 0           -  
Balks: None.
WP: J Weaver (2).
IBB: None.
PO: D Braden (4; C Figgins, 1st base).
HBP: None.

OTHER

Umpires: HP - Wally Bell, 1B - Laz Diaz, 2B - Paul Schrieber, 3B - Kerwin Danley.
Time of Game: 2:20.
Attendance: 39,584.
Weather: 75° F, Wind 6mph out to Centerfield, Night, No Precipitation.

LINEUPS

   Oakland Athletics             Los Angeles Angels                   
1. E Patterson          2B    1. C Figgins            3B 
2. B Crosby             SS    2. E Aybar              SS 
3. J Cust               LF    3. M Teixeira           1B 
4. F Thomas             DH    4. T Hunter             CF 
5. K Suzuki             C     5. J Rivera             LF 
6. J Hannahan           3B    6. H Kendrick           2B 
7. E Brown              RF    7. G Matthews           RF 
8. C Gonzalez           CF    8. R Quinlan            DH 
9. D Barton             1B    9. M Napoli             C  

   D Braden             P        J Weaver             P  

TOP 5 PLAYS (wpa explanation)

   Inn Out Score RoB  Pt wWPA  wWE  Batter          Pitcher         Play Detail
  +---+---+-----+---+---+----+----++---------------+---------------+--------------------------------------------------------------+
   b 6   0  2-0  ---  1  -14%  60% M Napoli        D Braden        Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
   t 3   1  0-0  ---  6   11%  59% D Barton        J Weaver        Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
   b 5   0  2-0  1--  6   11%  76% G Matthews      D Braden        Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)
   b 9   2  2-1  1--  2   10% 100% T Hunter        B Ziegler       Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS)
   t 2   1  0-0  12-  4   -9%  45% E Brown         J Weaver        Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)

PLAY BY PLAY (explanation)

Top of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Jered Weaver facing 1-2-3
  Scr/Out RoB  Pt  wWE  Batter          Play Detail
  +------+---+---+----++---------------+--------------------------------------------------------------+
   O      ---  6   48%  E Patterson     Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  3   46%  B Crosby        Popfly: SS (Short CF)
   O      ---  5   45%  J Cust          Groundout: P-1B (Weak SS-2B)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 1st, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Dallas Braden facing 1-2-3
          ---  2   42%  C Figgins       Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short CF-RF)
   O      1--      47%  E Aybar         Figgins Picked off 1B (P-1B)
          ---  6   45%  " "             Single to CF (Fly Ball to Short LF-CF)
   O      1--  3   48%  M Teixeira      Popfly: 2B
   O      1--  6   50%  T Hunter        Single to LF (Line Drive); Aybar out at 3B/LF-3B
                  0 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Angels 0.

Top of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Jered Weaver facing 4-5-6
          ---  5   54%  F Thomas        Walk
          1--  2   59%  K Suzuki        Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Thomas to 2B
   O      12-  5   54%  J Hannahan      Popfly: 2B
   OO     12-  4   45%  E Brown         Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 2nd, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Dallas Braden facing 5-6-7
   O      ---  2   47%  J Rivera        Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
   O      ---  3   49%  H Kendrick      Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
          ---  4   48%  G Matthews      Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Weak 3B)
   O      1--  1   50%  R Quinlan       Groundout: 2B-1B
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Angels 0.

Top of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Jered Weaver facing 8-9-1
   O      ---  4   47%  C Gonzalez      Strikeout Looking
   R      ---  6   59%  D Barton        Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
   O      ---  5   57%  E Patterson     Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  7   56%  B Crosby        Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
                  1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 3rd, Angels Batting, Behind 0-1, Dallas Braden facing 9-1-2
   O      ---  5   59%  M Napoli        Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
          ---  5   56%  C Figgins       Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF)
   O      1--  3   60%  E Aybar         Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
   O      1--  2   62%  M Teixeira      Figgins Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Angels 0.

Top of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 1-0, Jered Weaver facing 3-4-5
   O      ---  4   60%  J Cust          Strikeout Swinging
          ---  5   62%  F Thomas        Walk
   O      1--  3   60%  K Suzuki        Strikeout Swinging
          1--  3   63%  J Hannahan      Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Thomas to 3B
   R      -23      72%  E Brown         Wild Pitch; Thomas Scores; Hannahan to 3B
   O      --3  6   69%  " "             Strikeout Swinging
                  1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 4th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-2, Dallas Braden facing 3-4-5
   O      ---  2   72%  M Teixeira      Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
   O      ---  2   74%  T Hunter        Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
   O      ---  4   75%  J Rivera        Lineout: SS (Weak 3B)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Angels 0.

Top of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 2-0, Jered Weaver facing 8-9-1
   O      ---  4   73%  C Gonzalez      Strikeout Looking
   O      ---  6   72%  D Barton        Groundout: C-1B (Front of Home)
   O      ---  4   71%  E Patterson     Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 5th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-2, Dallas Braden facing 6-7-8
          ---  3   66%  H Kendrick      Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B)
   OO     1--  6   76%  G Matthews      Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)
   O      ---  7   78%  R Quinlan       Flyball: RF
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Angels 0.

Top of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 2-0, Jered Weaver facing 2-3-4
   O      ---  3   76%  B Crosby        Flyball: RF (Short RF)
   O      ---  5   75%  J Cust          Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
   O      ---  5   74%  F Thomas        Strikeout Looking
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 6th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-2, Dallas Braden facing 9-1-2
   R      ---  1   60%  M Napoli        Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
   O      ---  3   64%  C Figgins       Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
   O      ---  2   67%  E Aybar         Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
   O      ---  2   69%  M Teixeira      Groundout: 3B-1B
                  1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Angels 1.

Top of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 2-1, Jered Weaver facing 5-6-7
   O      ---  4   67%  K Suzuki        Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
   O      ---  2   65%  J Hannahan      Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
   O      ---  2   63%  E Brown         Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Angels 1.

Bottom of the 7th, Angels Batting, Behind 1-2, Dallas Braden facing 4-5-6
   O      ---  2   68%  T Hunter        Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
   O      ---  3   72%  J Rivera        Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
   O      ---  3   74%  H Kendrick      Bunt Groundout: P-1B (Weak SS)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Angels 1.

Top of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 2-1, Justin Speier facing 8-9-1
                  Justin Speier replaces Jered Weaver pitching
   O      ---  4   72%  C Gonzalez      Groundout: 2B-1B
   O      ---  6   70%  D Barton        Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
          ---  6   73%  E Patterson     Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
   O      -2-  3   69%  B Crosby        Flyball: RF (RF Line)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, Angels 1.

Bottom of the 8th, Angels Batting, Behind 1-2, Joey Devine facing 7-8-9
                  Joey Devine replaces Dallas Braden pitching; Emil Brown moves to LF; Rajai Davis replaces Jack Cust playing CF batting 3rd; Carlos Gonzalez moves to RF
   O      ---  5   75%  G Matthews      Strikeout Looking
                  Garret Anderson replaces Robb Quinlan playing DH batting 8th
   O      ---  4   80%  G Anderson      Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
   O      ---  7   83%  M Napoli        Strikeout Looking
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Angels 1.

Top of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 2-1, Jason Bulger facing 3-4-5
                  Jason Bulger replaces Justin Speier pitching
   O      ---  4   82%  R Davis         Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
   O      ---  5   80%  F Thomas        Groundout: SS-1B (Weak 3B)
   O      ---  6   79%  K Suzuki        Flyball: CF
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Angels 1.

Bottom of the 9th, Angels Batting, Behind 1-2, Brad Ziegler facing 1-2-3
                  Brad Ziegler replaces Joey Devine pitching
   O      ---  8   88%  C Figgins       Flyball: LF (Short LF-CF)
   O      ---  8   95%  E Aybar         Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
          ---  5   90%  M Teixeira      Reached on E3 (throw) (Ground Ball to 2B-1B); Teixeira to 1B
                  Sean Rodriguez pinch runs for Mark Teixeira batting 3rd
   O      1--  2  100%  T Hunter        Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS)
        0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, Angels 1.

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