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LAA  4
TEX  3

BOS  8
CHW  2

SEA  4
@CLE  3

(10)
KCR 13
@DET  3

TOR  7
@NYY  6

OAK  3
MIN  2

TBR 10
BAL  9

LAD  6
@ARI  2

PHI  5
@CHC  2

CIN  7
SFG  6

FLA  4
NYM  3

HOU  8
STL  5

MIL 11
@PIT  3

SDP  9
COL  4

WSN  9
ATL  8

(10)
Standings at end of play this day

Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Attendance: 43,937

Saturday, August 30, 2008, 9:05pm
Time of Game: 2:55
Rangers
3
66-71
Lost 3
2nd, 18 GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Rangers         0  0  0   1  0  2   0  0  0    3  7  2
Angels          0  0  0   0  2  2   0  0  X    4  9  1
W: J Arredondo (7-1), L: S Feldman (5-6), S: F Rodriguez (53)
Angels
4
83-52
Won 3
1st

BATTING

Texas Rangers                AB   R   H RBI   BB  SO    BA   OPS  Pit   PO   A  Details
R Vazquez 2B                  5   0   0   0    0   1  .298  .814   23    5   3   
M Young SS                    5   0   1   0    0   0  .285  .747   18    0   4   
J Hamilton CF                 1   0   0   0    1   0  .295  .889    6    0   0   
  B Boggs PH-LF               3   0   0   0    0   3  .233  .753   12    2   0   
M Bradley DH                  3   2   2   0    1   1  .324 1.030   16    0   0   HBP
  J Arias PR                  0   0   0   0    0   0  .325  .800         0   0   
H Blalock 1B                  5   1   2   0    0   1  .259  .719   21    7   1   2B
M Byrd LF-CF                  3   0   0   0    1   0  .297  .848   17    3   0   
N Cruz RF                     3   0   1   0    1   2  .190  .673   15    3   0   
G Laird C                     3   0   1   2    0   2  .282  .744   19    3   0   SF
C Davis 3B                    3   0   0   1    1   1  .270  .867   21    0   1   

S Feldman P                                                              1   2
  L Mendoza P                                                            0   1
Totals                       34   3   7   3    5  11              168   24  12
BATTING
2B: H Blalock (9, off J Weaver).
SF: G Laird (3, off J Weaver).
HBP: M Bradley (8, by F Rodriguez).
TB: H Blalock 3; M Bradley 2; G Laird; N Cruz; M Young.
RBI: G Laird 2 (38); C Davis (40).
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 2 for 10.
FIELDING
DP: 2. M Young-R Vazquez-H Blalock; S Feldman-M Young-R Vazquez-H Blalock.
E: G Laird (7); S Feldman ().
Los Angeles Angels           AB   R   H RBI   BB  SO    BA   OPS  Pit   PO   A  Details
C Figgins 3B                  4   0   1   0    0   1  .286  .701   25    0   0   SB
G Anderson DH                 3   0   0   0    1   0  .281  .748   15    0   0   
M Teixeira 1B                 4   1   1   0    0   1  .302  .947   21    5   1   
V Guerrero RF                 4   1   1   0    0   0  .288  .848   13    1   0   2B
T Hunter CF                   4   1   2   1    0   0  .279  .814   13    4   0   
J Rivera LF                   2   0   0   1    0   0  .239  .684    5    3   0   SF,GDP
  R Willits LF                0   0   0   0    0   0  .186  .562         0   0   
M Napoli C                    3   1   1   1    0   1  .220  .826   20   10   1   
B Wood SS                     3   0   2   1    0   0  .135  .358   11    4   1   SB
S Rodriguez 2B                3   0   1   0    0   0  .179  .516    7    0   1   2B,GDP

J Weaver P                                                               0   0
  J Arredondo P                                                          0   1
  S Shields P                                                            0   0
  F Rodriguez P                                                          0   0
Totals                       30   4   9   4    1   3              130   27   5
BATTING
2B: S Rodriguez (3, off L Mendoza); V Guerrero (24, off S Feldman).
SF: J Rivera (8, off S Feldman).
TB: S Rodriguez 2; V Guerrero 2; T Hunter 2; B Wood 2; M Napoli; M Teixeira; C Figgins.
GIDP: J Rivera (9); S Rodriguez (3).
RBI: B Wood (3); M Napoli (33); T Hunter (68); J Rivera (34).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 3 for 7.
FIELDING
E: C Figgins (5).
BASERUNNING
SB: B Wood (1, 2nd base off S Feldman/G Laird); C Figgins (27, 2nd base off L Mendoza/G Laird).
PO: T Hunter (1st base by S Feldman).

PITCHING

Texas Rangers                 IP     H   R  ER   BB  SO  HR    ERA   BF  Pit-Str  Ct·Sw·Lk   GB·FB·LD· ?   GmSc  IR-IS   LevI    WPA
S Feldman, L (5-6)             6     8   4   4    1   2   0   5.05   25   97-56   34· 4·18   10·10· 2· 0     41    -     1.30  -0.32
L Mendoza                      2     1   0   0    0   1   0   7.83    7   26-15   12· 1· 2    4· 2· 0· 0          0-0    0.75   0.08
Totals                         8     9   4   4    1   3   0          32  123-71   46· 5·20   14·12· 2· 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                       5     5   3   3    2   6   0   4.42   23  108-67   40·11·16    3· 7· 5· 0     49    -     1.20  -0.09
J Arredondo, BS (5), W (7-1)   2     2   0   0    1   2   0   1.13    9   30-19    9· 7· 3    4· 1· 1· 0          2-2    2.23   0.06
S Shields, H (27)              1     0   0   0    2   1   0   2.63    5   19-7     3· 0· 4    1· 1· 0· 0          0-0    2.55   0.12
F Rodriguez, S (53)            1     0   0   0    0   2   0   2.47    4   10-8     2· 3· 3    0· 1· 0· 0          0-0    2.38   0.17
Totals                         9     7   3   3    5  11   0          41  167-101  54·21·26    8·10· 6· 0          2-2 
J Weaver faced 2 batters in the 6th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: J Weaver (3).
IBB: None.
PO: S Feldman (0; T Hunter, 1st base).
HBP: F Rodriguez (2; M Bradley).

OTHER

Umpires: HP - Dale Scott, 1B - Bill Hohn, 2B - Alfonso Marquez, 3B - Dan Iassogna.
Time of Game: 2:55.
Attendance: 43,937.
Weather: 80° F, Wind 8mph out to Centerfield, Night, No Precipitation.

LINEUPS

   Texas Rangers                 Los Angeles Angels                   
1. R Vazquez            2B    1. C Figgins            3B 
2. M Young              SS    2. G Anderson           DH 
3. J Hamilton           CF    3. M Teixeira           1B 
4. M Bradley            DH    4. V Guerrero           RF 
5. H Blalock            1B    5. T Hunter             CF 
6. M Byrd               LF    6. J Rivera             LF 
7. N Cruz               RF    7. M Napoli             C  
8. G Laird              C     8. B Wood               SS 
9. C Davis              3B    9. S Rodriguez          2B 

   S Feldman            P        J Weaver             P  

TOP 5 PLAYS (wpa explanation)

   Inn Out Score RoB  Pt wWPA  wWE  Batter          Pitcher         Play Detail
  +---+---+-----+---+---+----+----++---------------+---------------+--------------------------------------------------------------+
   b 5   1  1-0  -2-  7   19%  63% M Napoli        S Feldman       Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Hunter Scores; Napoli to 3B/Adv on throw
   b 6   0  3-2  1--  1   18%  64% V Guerrero      S Feldman       Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF); Teixeira to 3B
   t 6   0  2-1  1--  8  -17%  43% H Blalock       J Weaver        Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Bradley to 3B
   t 6   1  2-1  123  2  -14%  36% G Laird         J Arredondo     Single to CF (Line Drive); Bradley Scores; Blalock to 3B; Byrd to 2B
   t 8   2  4-3  12-  3   11%  87% R Vazquez       S Shields       Flyball: LF (LF-CF)

PLAY BY PLAY (explanation)

Top of the 1st, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Jered Weaver facing 1-2-3
  Scr/Out RoB  Pt  wWE  Batter          Play Detail
  +------+---+---+----++---------------+--------------------------------------------------------------+
   O      ---  5   52%  R Vazquez       Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  3   54%  M Young         Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
          ---  5   53%  J Hamilton      Walk
   O      1--  7   55%  M Bradley       Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 0, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 1st, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Scott Feldman facing 1-2-3
   O      --- 10   53%  C Figgins       Strikeout Looking
   O      ---  3   51%  G Anderson      Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
   O      ---  5   50%  M Teixeira      Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Angels 0.

Top of the 2nd, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Jered Weaver facing 5-6-7
   O      ---  6   52%  H Blalock       Popfly: SS (Deep SS)
          ---  6   50%  M Byrd          Reached on E5 (throw) (Ground Ball to Weak 3B); Byrd to 1B
          1--      48%  N Cruz          Wild Pitch; Byrd to 2B
   O      -2-  5   52%  " "             Strikeout Looking
   O      -2-  5   55%  G Laird         Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Rangers 0, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 2nd, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Scott Feldman facing 4-5-6
   O      ---  5   53%  V Guerrero      Groundout: 1B-P
          ---  3   55%  T Hunter        Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B)
   OO     1--  1   50%  J Rivera        Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Angels 0.

Top of the 3rd, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Jered Weaver facing 9-1-2
   O      ---  3   53%  C Davis         Lineout: CF (Deep CF)
   O      ---  4   54%  R Vazquez       Flyball: LF
          ---  3   53%  M Young         Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF)
   O      1--  1   56%  J Hamilton      Groundout: 2B-1B
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 0, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 3rd, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Scott Feldman facing 7-8-9
   O      ---  6   53%  M Napoli        Strikeout Swinging
          ---  3   56%  B Wood          Single to RF (Line Drive to CF-RF)
   OO     1--  4   50%  S Rodriguez     Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Angels 0.

Top of the 4th, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Jered Weaver facing 4-5-6
          ---  5   46%  M Bradley       Walk
          1--  3   39%  H Blalock       Single to 1B (Line Drive to Deep 1B); Bradley to 2B
   O      12-  5   45%  M Byrd          Popfly: SS (Weak SS)
          12-  2   38%  N Cruz          Single to CF (Line Drive); Bradley to 3B; Blalock to 2B
   RO     123  7   38%  G Laird         Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly (Deep LF); Bradley Scores
   O      12-  7   43%  C Davis         Strikeout Swinging
                  1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 1, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 4th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-1, Scott Feldman facing 1-2-3
   O      ---  4   40%  C Figgins       Flyball: RF (RF Line)
          ---  4   43%  G Anderson      Walk
   O      1--  4   39%  M Teixeira      Flyball: RF
   O      1--  6   36%  V Guerrero      Groundout: P-1B
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 1, Angels 0.

Top of the 5th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Jered Weaver facing 1-2-3
   O      ---  6   39%  R Vazquez       Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
   O      ---  5   40%  M Young         Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
                  Brandon Boggs pinch hits for Josh Hamilton batting 3rd
   O      ---  5   42%  B Boggs         Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 1, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 5th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-1, Scott Feldman facing 5-6-7
                  Brandon Boggs moves to LF; Marlon Byrd moves to CF
          ---  2   47%  T Hunter        Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B)
   O      1--  1   42%  J Rivera        Flyball: RF (Short CF-RF)
          1--      44%  M Napoli        Hunter Picked off 1B, safe on E1 (throw); Hunter to 2B
   R      -2-  7   63%  " "             Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Hunter Scores; Napoli to 3B/Adv on throw
   R      --3  4   71%  B Wood          Single to P (Bunt to Front of Home); Napoli Scores
   O      1--  1   68%  S Rodriguez     Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
          1--      69%  C Figgins       Wood Steals 2B
          -2-  5   71%  " "             Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Wood to 3B
   O      1-3  2   66%  G Anderson      Popfly: 2B (Deep SS-2B)
                  2 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Rangers 1, Angels 2.

Top of the 6th, Rangers Batting, Behind 1-2, Jered Weaver facing 4-5-6
          ---  2   60%  M Bradley       Single to LF (Line Drive to LF-CF)
          1--  8   43%  H Blalock       Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Bradley to 3B
                  Jose Arredondo replaces Jered Weaver pitching
          -23  5   40%  M Byrd          Walk
   O      123  3   50%  N Cruz          Strikeout Swinging
   R      123  2   36%  G Laird         Single to CF (Line Drive); Bradley Scores; Blalock to 3B; Byrd to 2B
   RO     123  5   34%  C Davis         Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Blalock Scores; Byrd to 3B; Davis to 1B
   O      1-3  5   40%  R Vazquez       Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B (SS-2B)
                  2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 3, Angels 2.

Bottom of the 6th, Angels Batting, Behind 2-3, Scott Feldman facing 3-4-5
          ---  4   46%  M Teixeira      Single to RF (Line Drive)
          1--  1   64%  V Guerrero      Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF); Teixeira to 3B
   RO     -23  4   66%  T Hunter        Groundout: 2B-1B; Teixeira Scores; Guerrero to 3B
   RO     --3  3   70%  J Rivera        Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly (Deep CF-RF); Guerrero Scores
   O      ---  5   69%  M Napoli        Flyball: LF
                  2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 3, Angels 4.

Top of the 7th, Rangers Batting, Behind 3-4, Jose Arredondo facing 2-3-4
   O      ---  5   74%  M Young         Groundout: P-1B (Weak SS-2B)
   O      ---  3   77%  B Boggs         Strikeout Looking
          ---  1   74%  M Bradley       Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
   O      1--  1   79%  H Blalock       Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 3, Angels 4.

Bottom of the 7th, Angels Batting, Ahead 4-3, Luis Mendoza facing 8-9-1
                  Luis Mendoza replaces Scott Feldman pitching
   O      ---  4   77%  B Wood          Popfly: 2B
          ---  2   81%  S Rodriguez     Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
   O      -2-  3   77%  C Figgins       Fielder's Choice SS; Rodriguez out at 3B/SS-3B-2B; Figgins to 1B
          1--      78%  G Anderson      Figgins Steals 2B; Figgins to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw)
   O      --3  4   74%  " "             Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Rangers 3, Angels 4.

Top of the 8th, Rangers Batting, Behind 3-4, Scot Shields facing 6-7-8
                  Scot Shields replaces Jose Arredondo pitching
   O      ---  1   80%  M Byrd          Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
          ---  4   74%  N Cruz          Walk
   O      1--  5   81%  G Laird         Strikeout Looking
          1--  6   76%  C Davis         Walk; Cruz to 2B
   O      12-  3   87%  R Vazquez       Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 3, Angels 4.

Bottom of the 8th, Angels Batting, Ahead 4-3, Luis Mendoza facing 3-4-5
   O      ---  8   85%  M Teixeira      Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  1   84%  V Guerrero      Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
   O      ---  4   83%  T Hunter        Groundout: P-1B (Front of Home)
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 3, Angels 4.

Top of the 9th, Rangers Batting, Behind 3-4, Francisco Rodriguez facing 2-3-4
                  Francisco Rodriguez replaces Scot Shields pitching; Reggie Willits replaces Juan Rivera playing LF batting 6th
   O      ---  2   91%  M Young         Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
   O      ---  4   96%  B Boggs         Strikeout Looking
          ---  1   92%  M Bradley       Hit By Pitch
                  Joaquin Arias pinch runs for Milton Bradley batting 4th
   O      1--  3  100%  H Blalock       Strikeout Swinging
        0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 3, Angels 4.

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