LA Angels 5, Oakland 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(2-3)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 7 0
LA Angels 0 0 1 1 0 0 3 0 X 5 8 0
WP: D. Moseley (1-0) S: F. Rodriguez (3)
LP: J. Kennedy (0-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 3rd: LA Angels
- G. Matthews Jr. scored, O. Cabrera to third, V. Guerrero to second on passed ball
Bot 4th: LA Angels
- H. Kendrick homered to deep left
Top 6th: Oakland
- N. Swisher singled to right, A. Melhuse scored
Bot 7th: LA Angels
- V. Guerrero homered to deep center, M. Izturis and G. Matthews Jr. scored
Top 8th: Oakland
- M. Scutaro scored, N. Swisher to third, M. Piazza to second on wild pitch
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
S. Stewart lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .238
N. Swisher cf 3 0 1 1 1 2 0 .400
M. Piazza dh 3 0 2 0 1 0 1 .300
E. Chavez 3b 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .238
M. Ellis 2b 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .200
T. Walker 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .250
T. Buck rf 4 0 1 0 0 2 1 .200
B. Crosby ss 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273
    M. Scutaro ss 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 .143
A. Melhuse c 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 .333
    B. Kielty ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .375
 Totals 32 2 7 1 3 8 15  
 Batting
2B - M Piazza (2, D Moseley); A Melhuse (1, D Moseley); E Chavez (2, D Moseley); T Buck (2, F Rodriguez).
RBI - N Swisher (2).
2-out RBI - N Swisher.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Kielty 2, E Chavez 3, T Buck 1.
GIDP - T Walker.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
PB - A Melhuse.
DP - 1 (B Crosby-M Ellis-T Walker).
 LA Angels
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Matthews Jr. cf 3 2 2 0 1 1 2 .438
O. Cabrera ss 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .150
V. Guerrero rf 3 1 1 3 0 0 1 .500
G. Anderson lf 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .238
R. Quinlan dh 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000
H. Kendrick 2b 4 1 1 1 0 1 0 .263
C. Kotchman 1b 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .375
J. Molina c 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .273
M. Izturis 3b 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 .353
 Totals 31 5 8 4 3 3 13  
 Batting
2B - G Matthews Jr (1, J Kennedy); M Izturis (1, J Kennedy).
HR - H Kendrick (1, 4th inning off J Kennedy 0 on, 0 Out), V Guerrero (3, 7th inning off J Witasick 2 on, 1 Out).
RBI - H Kendrick (3), V Guerrero 3 (9).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Quinlan 1, G Anderson 1, O Cabrera 2.
GIDP - R Quinlan.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - G Matthews Jr (1, 2nd base off J Kennedy/A Melhuse).
 
 Fielding
Outfield assists - G Anderson (M Piazza at 2nd base).
DP - 1 (H Kendrick-O Cabrera-C Kotchman).
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Kennedy (L, 0-1) 6.0 6 2 1 2 2 1 1.50
J. Witasick 0.1 2 3 3 1 0 1 13.50
J. Marshall 1.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
 LA Angels
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. Moseley (W, 1-0) 6.0 5 1 1 0 4 0 1.50
J. Speier (H, 3) 1.2 0 1 1 2 2 0 1.80
S. Shields (H, 2) 0.1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
F. Rodriguez (S, 3) 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 4.50
WP - S Shields.
HBP - M Ellis (by D Moseley); V Guerrero (by J Kennedy).
Pitches-strikes - J Kennedy 88-54; J Witasick 16-9; J Marshall 21-15; D Moseley 95-62; J Speier 40-24; S Shields 11-6; F Rodriguez 23-14.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Kennedy 12-4; J Witasick 0-1; J Marshall 4-0; D Moseley 9-4; J Speier 0-3; S Shields 0-0; F Rodriguez 0-2.
Batters faced - J Kennedy 26; J Witasick 4; J Marshall 5; D Moseley 22; J Speier 7; S Shields 2; F Rodriguez 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Dan Iassogna. 1B--Dale Scott. 2B--Ron Kulpa. 3B--Paul Emmel.
Time: 2:45.
Attendance: 43,534.
Weather: 58 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, out to center.
Game Notes
OAKLAND SHORTSTOP BOBBY CROSBY LEFT THE GAME IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SIXTH INNING DUE TO BACK SPASMS.

Updated on Saturday, Apr 7, 2007 3:54 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
M. Piazza M. Piazza
2-3
0 RBI
 LA Angels
V. Guerrero V. Guerrero
1-3, 1 HR
3 RBI