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LAA  7
TEX  0

TOR 10
@BAL  1

NYY  6
@BOS  2

BOS  4
NYY  3

(10)
CHW  5
CLE  1

TBR  8
@DET  7

(11)
MIN  6
KCR  0

SEA  4
OAK  3

ARI  2
COL  1

HOU  3
ATL  1

MIL  3
CHC  1

FLA  4
@NYM  2

PHI  8
WSN  3

PIT  6
@SDP  1

SFG  3
LAD  1

STL 11
CIN  4

Standings at end of play this day

Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Attendance: 43,761

Sunday, September 28, 2008, 3:35pm
Time of Game: 2:30
Rangers
0
79-83
Lost 1
2nd, 21 GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Rangers         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  3  1
Angels          0  1  0   0  1  3   0  2  X    7 12  0
W: J Saunders (17-7), L: K Millwood (9-10)
Angels
7
100-62
Won 1
1st

BATTING

Texas Rangers                AB   R   H RBI   BB  SO    BA   OPS  Pit   PO   A  Details
G Duran 2B-LF                 4   0   1   0    0   2  .231  .625   21    1   2   
M Young SS                    3   0   0   0    0   1  .284  .741   12    0   2   
  R Vazquez SS                1   0   0   0    0   1  .290  .795    5    0   0   
J Hamilton CF                 3   0   0   0    0   2  .304  .901   13    1   0   
  B Boggs CF                  1   0   0   0    0   1  .226  .732    6    1   0   
M Bradley DH                  3   0   0   0    0   1  .321  .999   12    0   0   
M Byrd LF                     3   0   1   0    0   0  .298  .842    6    1   0   
  J Arias 2B                  0   0   0   0    0   0  .291  .754         0   0   
H Blalock 1B                  3   0   0   0    0   1  .287  .846   10    7   1   
N Cruz RF                     3   0   1   0    0   2  .330 1.030   15    3   1   2B
G Laird C                     2   0   0   0    0   1  .276  .727   12    6   0   
  M Ramirez C                 1   0   0   0    0   0  .213  .701    2    2   0   
C Davis 3B                    3   0   0   0    0   2  .285  .880   11    1   2   

K Millwood P                                                             0   0
  J Wright P                                                             1   0
  J Rupe P                                                               0   0
  W Madrigal P                                                           0   0
Totals                       30   0   3   0    0  14              125   24   8
BATTING
2B: N Cruz (9, off J Saunders).
TB: N Cruz 2; M Byrd; G Duran.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 0 for 3.
FIELDING
DP: 1. N Cruz-H Blalock.
E: G Laird (8).
Los Angeles Angels           AB   R   H RBI   BB  SO    BA   OPS  Pit   PO   A  Details
C Figgins 3B                  2   0   1   0    0   1  .276  .685   11    1   0   SB
  R Willits CF                2   0   0   1    0   0  .194  .552   16    1   0   SF
G Anderson DH                 3   0   0   0    0   2  .293  .758   11    0   0   
  R Quinlan PH-DH             2   0   1   0    0   0  .262  .637    8    0   0   
M Teixeira 1B                 2   0   1   0    0   0  .308  .962   10    2   0   2B
  K Morales 1B                1   0   0   1    2   0  .213  .666   12    2   0   
T Hunter CF                   2   0   0   0    0   0  .278  .810    5    1   0   
  B Wood 3B-SS                3   0   1   0    0   1  .200  .551    9    0   0   
J Rivera LF                   3   1   1   0    1   1  .246  .720   13    3   0   
H Kendrick 2B                 3   1   1   0    0   0  .306  .754    5    1   2   
  S Rodriguez 2B              0   1   0   0    1   0  .204  .593    4    0   1   
G Matthews RF                 4   3   3   1    0   1  .242  .676   12    1   0   
M Napoli C                    3   1   3   4    0   0  .273  .960   11   10   0   HR,2·2B
  B Wilson C                  1   0   0   0    0   1  .167  .453    5    4   0   
E Aybar SS                    3   0   0   0    0   1  .277  .698    7    0   1   
  M Brown 3B                  0   0   0   0    1   0  .053  .205    6    0   0   

J Saunders P                                                             1   1
  J Arredondo P                                                          0   0
  D Oliver P                                                             0   0
  S Shields P                                                            0   0
Totals                       34   7  12   7    5   8              145   27   5
BATTING
2B: M Napoli 2 (9, 2 off K Millwood); M Teixeira (41, off K Millwood).
HR: M Napoli (20, off K Millwood; 5th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep LF-CF).
SF: R Willits (2, off J Rupe).
TB: M Napoli 8; G Matthews 3; M Teixeira 2; H Kendrick; J Rivera; B Wood; R Quinlan; C Figgins.
RBI: M Napoli 4 (49); G Matthews (46); K Morales (8); R Willits (7).
2-out RBI: M Napoli 3; K Morales; G Matthews.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 3 for 12.
BASERUNNING
SB: C Figgins (34, 2nd base off K Millwood/G Laird).

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
K Millwood, L (9-10)           6     9   5   4    1   6   1   5.07   27   93-65   40·10·15    9· 7· 4· 0     41    -     0.76  -0.11
J Wright                       1     1   0   0    1   1   0   5.12    5   17-8     4· 1· 3    3· 0· 0· 0          0-0    0.07   0.00
J Rupe                         0.2   2   2   2    3   1   0   5.14    7   33-15    7· 5· 3    1· 1· 1· 0          0-0    0.04  -0.00
W Madrigal                     0.1   0   0   0    0   0   0   4.75    1    1-1     1· 0· 0    0· 1· 0· 0          3-0    0.01   0.00
Totals                         8    12   7   6    5   8   1          40  144-89   52·16·21   13· 9· 5· 0          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 Saunders, W (17-7)           6     2   0   0    0   9   0   3.41   20   93-54   26·13·15    5· 5· 1· 0     77    -     0.90   0.36
J Arredondo                    1     1   0   0    0   1   0   1.62    4    7-6     4· 2· 0    1· 2· 0· 0          0-0    0.25   0.02
D Oliver                       1     0   0   0    0   1   0   2.88    3    9-7     3· 3· 1    1· 1· 0· 0          0-0    0.18   0.01
S Shields                      1     0   0   0    0   3   0   2.70    3   16-9     3· 1· 5    0· 0· 0· 0          0-0    0.02   0.00
Totals                         9     3   0   0    0  14   0          30  125-76   36·19·21    7· 8· 1· 0           -  
Balks: None.
WP: None.
IBB: None.
HBP: None.

OTHER

Umpires: HP - Chris Guccione, 1B - Jeff Nelson, 2B - Tim Tschida, 3B - Jim Joyce.
Time of Game: 2:30.
Attendance: 43,761.
Weather: 82° F, Wind 6mph out to Rightfield, Sunny, No Precipitation.

LINEUPS

   Texas Rangers                 Los Angeles Angels                   
1. G Duran              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. T Hunter             CF 
5. M Byrd               LF    5. J Rivera             LF 
6. H Blalock            1B    6. H Kendrick           2B 
7. N Cruz               RF    7. G Matthews           RF 
8. G Laird              C     8. M Napoli             C  
9. C Davis              3B    9. E Aybar              SS 

   K Millwood           P        J Saunders           P  

TOP 5 PLAYS (wpa explanation)

   Inn Out Score RoB  Pt wWPA  wWE  Batter          Pitcher         Play Detail
  +---+---+-----+---+---+----+----++---------------+---------------+--------------------------------------------------------------+
   b 2   2  0-0  1--  3   12%  64% M Napoli        K Millwood      Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Matthews Scores
   b 5   0  0-1  ---  1   10%  81% M Napoli        K Millwood      Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
   b 2   0  0-0  1--  2   -8%  51% H Kendrick      K Millwood      Fly Ball Double Play: RF; Rivera out at 1B/RF-1B
   b 6   2  0-2  12-  2    7%  91% G Matthews      K Millwood      Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Rivera Scores; Kendrick to 3B; Matthews to 2B/Adv on E2
   t 3   0  1-0  ---  5   -7%  54% N Cruz          J Saunders      Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF)

PLAY BY PLAY (explanation)

Top of the 1st, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Joe Saunders facing 1-2-3
  Scr/Out RoB  Pt  wWE  Batter          Play Detail
  +------+---+---+----++---------------+--------------------------------------------------------------+
   O      ---  5   52%  G Duran         Flyball: LF (Short LF)
   O      ---  5   54%  M Young         Groundout: 2B-1B
   O      ---  5   55%  J Hamilton      Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 1st, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Kevin Millwood facing 1-2-3
          ---  4   58%  C Figgins       Single to P (Ground Ball to Weak SS)
          1--      61%  G Anderson      Figgins Steals 2B
   O      -2-  4   57%  " "             Strikeout Swinging
   O      -2-  3   54%  M Teixeira      Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS-2B); Figgins to 3B
   O      --3  2   50%  T Hunter        Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 0, Angels 0.

Top of the 2nd, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Joe Saunders facing 4-5-6
   O      ---  5   52%  M Bradley       Flyball: CF (Short CF)
   O      ---  1   54%  M Byrd          Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
   O      ---  6   55%  H Blalock       Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Angels 0.

Bottom of the 2nd, Angels Batting, Tied 0-0, Kevin Millwood facing 5-6-7
          ---  7   59%  J Rivera        Walk
   OO     1--  2   51%  H Kendrick      Fly Ball Double Play: RF; Rivera out at 1B/RF-1B
          ---  2   52%  G Matthews      Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
   R      1--  3   64%  M Napoli        Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Matthews Scores
   O      -2-  3   61%  E Aybar         Strikeout Looking
                  1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 0, Angels 1.

Top of the 3rd, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-1, Joe Saunders facing 7-8-9
          ---  5   54%  N Cruz          Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF)
   O      -2-  4   59%  G Laird         Groundout: P-1B (P's Right)
   O      -2-  4   63%  C Davis         Strikeout Swinging
   O      -2-  6   67%  G Duran         Strikeout Looking
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 0, Angels 1.

Bottom of the 3rd, Angels Batting, Ahead 1-0, Kevin Millwood facing 1-2-3
   O      ---  7   65%  C Figgins       Strikeout Looking
   O      ---  2   63%  G Anderson      Groundout: 2B-1B
          ---  7   65%  M Teixeira      Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line)
   O      -2-  3   62%  T Hunter        Lineout: RF (Short RF)
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 0, Angels 1.

Top of the 4th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-1, Joe Saunders facing 2-3-4
   O      ---  1   65%  M Young         Popfly: 2B (Short RF)
   O      ---  5   67%  J Hamilton      Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
   O      ---  6   69%  M Bradley       Strikeout Looking
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Angels 1.

Bottom of the 4th, Angels Batting, Ahead 1-0, Kevin Millwood facing 5-6-7
   O      ---  2   66%  J Rivera        Groundout: 2B-1B
   O      ---  2   65%  H Kendrick      Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
   O      ---  5   64%  G Matthews      Strikeout Looking
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Angels 1.

Top of the 5th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-1, Joe Saunders facing 5-6-7
                  Kendry Morales replaces Mark Teixeira playing 1B batting 3rd; Brandon Wood replaces Torii Hunter playing 3B batting 4th; Reggie Willits replaces Chone Figgins playing CF batting 1st
   O      ---  3   67%  M Byrd          Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
   O      ---  3   69%  H Blalock       Groundout: 2B-P (2B-1B)
   O      ---  6   71%  N Cruz          Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Angels 1.

Bottom of the 5th, Angels Batting, Ahead 1-0, Kevin Millwood facing 8-9-1
   R      ---  1   81%  M Napoli        Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
   O      ---  2   80%  E Aybar         Flyball: CF (Short CF)
   O      ---  8   79%  R Willits       Flyball: LF (Short LF-CF)
   O      ---  4   78%  G Anderson      Strikeout Swinging
                  1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Angels 2.

Top of the 6th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-2, Joe Saunders facing 8-9-1
   O      ---  8   81%  G Laird         Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  4   83%  C Davis         Strikeout Swinging
          ---  5   81%  G Duran         Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B)
   O      1--  6   85%  M Young         Strikeout Swinging
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 0, Angels 2.

Bottom of the 6th, Angels Batting, Ahead 2-0, Kevin Millwood facing 3-4-5
   O      ---  4   83%  K Morales       Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
   O      ---  3   82%  B Wood          Strikeout Swinging
          ---  1   83%  J Rivera        Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF)
          1--  1   84%  H Kendrick      Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Rivera to 2B
   R      12-  2   91%  G Matthews      Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Rivera Scores; Kendrick to 3B; Matthews to 2B/Adv on E2
   RR     -23  7   97%  M Napoli        Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF); Kendrick Scores; Matthews Scores/unER
   O      -2-  2   97%  E Aybar         Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
                  3 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Rangers 0, Angels 5.

Top of the 7th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-5, Jose Arredondo facing 3-4-5
                  Jose Arredondo replaces Joe Saunders pitching; Sean Rodriguez replaces Howie Kendrick playing 2B batting 6th; Matthew Brown replaces Erick Aybar playing 3B batting 9th; Brandon Wood moves to SS
   O      ---  3   98%  J Hamilton      Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  1   98%  M Bradley       Flyball: LF (LF Line)
          ---  2   98%  M Byrd          Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Weak 3B)
   O      1--  1   99%  H Blalock       Flyball: CF
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Rangers 0, Angels 5.

Bottom of the 7th, Angels Batting, Ahead 5-0, Jamey Wright facing 1-2-3
                  Jamey Wright replaces Kevin Millwood pitching; Max Ramirez replaces Gerald Laird playing C batting 8th; Brandon Boggs replaces Josh Hamilton playing CF batting 3rd
   O      ---  3   98%  R Willits       Groundout: 1B-P
                  Robb Quinlan replaces Garret Anderson playing DH batting 2nd
   O      ---  2   98%  R Quinlan       Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
          ---  4   98%  K Morales       Walk
          1--  5   99%  B Wood          Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Morales to 2B
   O      12-  3   98%  J Rivera        Strikeout Looking
                  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Rangers 0, Angels 5.

Top of the 8th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-5, Darren Oliver facing 7-8-9
                  Darren Oliver replaces Jose Arredondo pitching; Bobby Wilson replaces Mike Napoli playing C batting 8th
   O      ---  4   99%  N Cruz          Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  2   99%  M Ramirez       Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
   O      ---  3   99%  C Davis         Groundout: 2B-1B
                  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Angels 5.

Bottom of the 8th, Angels Batting, Ahead 5-0, Josh Rupe facing 6-7-8
                  Josh Rupe replaces Jamey Wright pitching; Joaquin Arias replaces Marlon Byrd playing 2B batting 5th; Ramon Vazquez replaces Michael Young playing SS batting 2nd; German Duran moves to LF
          ---  4  100%  S Rodriguez     Walk
          1--  3  100%  G Matthews      Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Rodriguez to 2B
   O      12-  5  100%  B Wilson        Strikeout Swinging
          12-  6  100%  M Brown         Walk; Rodriguez to 3B; Matthews to 2B
   RO     123  5  100%  R Willits       Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly (LF Line); Rodriguez Scores
          12-  6  100%  R Quinlan       Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Weak 3B); Matthews to 3B; Brown to 2B
   R      123  4  100%  K Morales       Walk; Matthews Scores; Brown to 3B; Quinlan to 2B
                  Warner Madrigal replaces Josh Rupe pitching
   O      123  1  100%  B Wood          Flyball: CF
                  2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Rangers 0, Angels 7.

Top of the 9th, Rangers Batting, Behind 0-7, Scot Shields facing 1-2-3
                  Scot Shields replaces Darren Oliver pitching
   O      ---  5  100%  G Duran         Strikeout Looking
   O      ---  5  100%  R Vazquez       Strikeout Swinging
   O      ---  6  100%  B Boggs         Strikeout Looking
        0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Rangers 0, Angels 7.

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