LA Angels 9, Texas 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Texas 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 2
LA Angels 3 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 X 9 13 1
WP: J. Saunders (3-0)
LP: A. Eaton (1-2)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: LA Angels
- G. Anderson homered to deep right, M. Izturis and V. Guerrero scored
Bot 2nd: LA Angels
- J. Molina singled to center, A. Kennedy scored
- R. Quinlan singled to left, J. Molina scored, C. Figgins to second
- V. Guerrero homered to deep left, C. Figgins and O. Cabrera scored
Bot 5th: LA Angels
- C. Figgins safe at first on second baseman I. Kinsler's throwing error, H. Kendrick to second, H. Kendrick scored, C. Figgins to second
Top 9th: Texas
- G. Laird hit sacrifice fly to left, J. Hairston Jr. scored
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Matthews Jr. cf 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 .321
    B. Wilkerson rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .223
M. Young ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .303
    R. Barajas 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .248
C. Lee lf 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .256
M. Teixeira 1b 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 .281
    J. Hairston Jr. ss 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .210
M. DeRosa 3b 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .322
    M. Stairs ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .261
H. Blalock dh 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .283
G. Laird c 3 0 1 1 0 0 2 .340
I. Kinsler 2b 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 .303
N. Cruz rf-cf 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .231
 Totals 32 1 5 1 2 7 13  
 Batting
2B - M Stairs (16, K Gregg).
SF - G Laird.
RBI - G Laird (20).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - I Kinsler 2, N Cruz 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - I Kinsler 2 (10, ground ball, throw).
 LA Angels
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Figgins cf-ss 5 1 1 0 0 1 4 .255
M. Izturis 3b 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .302
    R. Quinlan 3b 4 0 2 1 0 1 1 .309
O. Cabrera ss 4 1 0 0 0 0 2 .288
    C. Pride lf 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .500
V. Guerrero dh 2 2 1 3 2 1 0 .313
    M. Napoli ph-dh 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .238
G. Anderson lf 4 1 2 3 0 1 1 .278
    T. Murphy cf 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .250
J. Rivera rf 4 0 0 0 1 0 5 .300
H. Kendrick 1b 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 .326
A. Kennedy 2b 4 1 1 0 0 2 3 .265
J. Molina c 4 1 2 1 0 0 2 .250
 Totals 38 9 13 8 4 7 21  
 Batting
HR - G Anderson (10, 1st inning off A Eaton 2 on, 2 Out), V Guerrero (23, 2nd inning off J Rupe 2 on, 2 Out).
RBI - G Anderson 3 (61), J Molina (16), R Quinlan (26), V Guerrero 3 (86).
2-out RBI - G Anderson 3, V Guerrero 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Rivera 2, C Figgins 1, R Quinlan 1.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - A Kennedy (10, 2nd base off J Rupe/G Laird).
 
 Fielding
E - A Kennedy (9, throw).
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A. Eaton (L, 1-2) 0.2 2 3 3 1 0 1 5.23
J. Rupe 1.2 5 5 5 1 1 1 7.94
R. Mahay 2.2 3 1 0 1 4 0 4.02
W. Littleton 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.61
R. Bauer 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.94
A. Otsuka 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 2.30
 LA Angels
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Saunders (W, 3-0) 7.0 3 0 0 2 6 0 1.29
K. Gregg 2.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 4.76
WP - A Otsuka.
Pitches-strikes - A Eaton 19-12; J Rupe 33-22; R Mahay 47-29; W Littleton 10-9; R Bauer 9-7; A Otsuka 17-11; J Saunders 104-67; K Gregg 30-22.
Ground balls-fly balls - A Eaton 1-1; J Rupe 2-2; R Mahay 2-2; W Littleton 2-0; R Bauer 1-2; A Otsuka 1-1; J Saunders 6-9; K Gregg 2-3.
Batters faced - A Eaton 5; J Rupe 11; R Mahay 13; W Littleton 4; R Bauer 4; A Otsuka 5; J Saunders 27; K Gregg 8.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Rob Drake. 1B--Derryl Cousins. 2B--Brian Gorman. 3B--Tim Timmons.
Ejections: TEXAS' Eaton by Drake (1st).
Time: 2:33.
Attendance: 43,804.
Weather: 78 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, out to center.
Game Notes
LOS ANGELES OUTFIELDER GARRET ANDERSON EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 11 GAMES WITH A HOME RUN IN THE FIRST INNING.
TEXAS PITCHER ADAM EATON WAS EJECTED IN THE BOTTOM OF THE FIRST INNING BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE ROB DRAKE FOR THROWING AT JUAN RIVERA.
LOS ANGELES FIRST BASEMAN HOWIE KENDRICK EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 16 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE FIFTH INNING.

Updated on Sunday, Aug 6, 2006 6:12 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Texas
G. Laird G. Laird
1-3
1 RBI
 LA Angels
G. Anderson G. Anderson
2-4, 1 HR
3 RBI