Oakland 2, LA Angels 1
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
LA Angels 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 1
Oakland 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 X 2 2 0
WP: J. Blanton (9-8) S: A. Embree (13)
LP: K. Escobar (11-6)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: LA Angels
- J. Mathis hit sacrifice fly to deep right center, C. Kotchman scored
Bot 6th: Oakland
- N. Swisher grounded into fielder's choice, D. Murphy to third, S. Stewart out at second, D. Murphy scored, N. Swisher to second on pitcher K. Escobar's fielding error
Bot 7th: Oakland
- T. Buck singled to right, M. Ellis scored, M. Scutaro to third
 LA Angels
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Figgins 3b 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .339
O. Cabrera ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .305
V. Guerrero dh 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .330
G. Anderson lf 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .287
G. Matthews Jr. cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .272
C. Kotchman 1b 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .299
M. Izturis 2b 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 .267
J. Mathis c 2 0 0 1 0 0 2 .205
    R. Quinlan ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .252
R. Willits rf 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 .302
 Totals 32 1 8 1 2 2 12  
 Batting
2B - C Kotchman (24, J Blanton).
SF - J Mathis.
RBI - J Mathis (3).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - O Cabrera 1, G Matthews Jr 2.
GIDP - R Willits, O Cabrera.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - K Escobar (2, catch).
DP - 2 (O Cabrera-C Kotchman, C Figgins-M Izturis-C Kotchman).
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
S. Stewart lf 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .300
N. Swisher 1b-rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .254
J. Cust rf 2 0 1 0 2 1 0 .259
    D. Johnson 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .237
M. Piazza dh 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .292
M. Ellis 2b 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 .260
M. Kotsay cf 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .226
M. Scutaro 3b 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .243
D. Murphy ss 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 .195
R. Bowen c 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .200
    T. Buck ph 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .283
    K. Suzuki c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .217
 Totals 23 2 2 1 7 5 12  
 Batting
S - R Bowen.
RBI - T Buck (31).
2-out RBI - T Buck.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Stewart 1, M Piazza 1.
GIDP - M Scutaro, M Piazza.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
DP - 2 (D Murphy-M Ellis-N Swisher, M Ellis-D Murphy-N Swisher).
 LA Angels
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Escobar (L, 11-6) 7.0 2 2 1 7 2 0 2.79
C. Bootcheck 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 4.59
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Blanton (W, 9-8) 7.0 8 1 1 2 0 0 3.71
H. Street (H, 2) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.04
A. Embree (S, 13) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.31
IBB - V Guerrero (by J Blanton).
Pitches-strikes - K Escobar 112-65; C Bootcheck 16-10; J Blanton 105-68; H Street 12-8; A Embree 15-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - K Escobar 11-8; C Bootcheck 0-0; J Blanton 14-7; H Street 1-1; A Embree 1-1.
Batters faced - K Escobar 28; C Bootcheck 3; J Blanton 29; H Street 3; A Embree 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Ed Hickox. 1B--C.B. Bucknor. 2B--Joe West. 3B--Ed Rapuano.
Time: 2:31.
Attendance: 29,144.
Weather: 72 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 14 mph, left to right.

Updated on Saturday, Aug 4, 2007 6:32 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 LA Angels
M. Izturis M. Izturis
2-4
 Oakland
T. Buck T. Buck
1-1
1 RBI