LA Angels 9, Oakland 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(68-72)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 5 8 0
LA Angels 1 1 0 0 5 1 1 0 X 9 12 2
WP: E. Santana (6-12)
LP: C. Gaudin (10-10)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: LA Angels
- G. Matthews Jr. homered to deep center
Bot 2nd: LA Angels
- C. Kotchman hit sacrifice fly to deep right, M. Izturis scored
Bot 5th: LA Angels
- J. Mathis homered to deep left, C. Kotchman scored
- O. Cabrera scored, V. Guerrero to third, G. Anderson to second on passed ball
- M. Izturis singled to right center, G. Anderson and V. Guerrero scored
Bot 6th: LA Angels
- O. Cabrera grounded into fielder's choice, H. Kendrick scored, J. Mathis out at third, G. Matthews Jr. to second
Bot 7th: LA Angels
- G. Anderson homered to deep right center
Top 8th: Oakland
- S. Stewart homered to deep center
- M. Piazza homered to deep left, J. Cust scored
- M. Scutaro singled to center, D. Johnson scored, J. Hannahan to second
Top 9th: Oakland
- M. Piazza hit sacrifice fly to center, S. Stewart scored
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
S. Stewart lf 5 2 2 1 0 1 2 .285
N. Swisher cf 5 0 1 0 0 2 2 .262
J. Cust rf 3 1 0 0 2 2 2 .264
M. Piazza dh 4 1 3 3 0 0 2 .284
D. Johnson 1b 4 1 1 0 1 0 3 .232
M. Ellis 2b 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .261
    R. Bowen c 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .346
J. Hannahan 3b 1 0 0 0 3 1 2 .281
M. Scutaro ss 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .259
K. Suzuki c 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .260
    D. Murphy 2b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .221
    J. DaVanon ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .222
    J.J. Furmaniak 2b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
 Totals 33 5 8 5 7 9 23  
 Batting
HR - S Stewart (11, 8th inning off R Thompson 0 on, 0 Out), M Piazza (7, 8th inning off R Thompson 1 on, 1 Out).
SF - M Piazza.
RBI - S Stewart (41), M Piazza 3 (38), M Scutaro (39).
2-out RBI - M Scutaro.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J DaVanon 1, D Johnson 1, N Swisher 1, K Suzuki 1.
GIDP - D Johnson.
Team LOB - 9.
 Fielding
PB - K Suzuki.
DP - 1 (D Johnson).
 LA Angels
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Matthews Jr. cf 4 1 1 1 1 1 0 .259
O. Cabrera ss 5 1 2 1 0 1 1 .312
V. Guerrero rf 4 1 1 0 0 0 3 .326
    R. Willits lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .292
G. Anderson lf 3 2 1 1 1 0 1 .287
    N. Haynes rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .219
M. Izturis 3b 4 1 2 2 0 0 0 .279
K. Morales dh 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .325
C. Kotchman 1b 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 .292
H. Kendrick 2b 4 1 2 0 0 1 2 .324
J. Mathis c 4 1 2 2 0 1 1 .236
 Totals 34 9 12 8 3 5 9  
 Batting
2B - M Izturis (16, C Gaudin); H Kendrick (19, C Gaudin); K Morales (9, C Lewis).
HR - G Matthews Jr (18, 1st inning off C Gaudin 0 on, 0 Out), J Mathis (4, 5th inning off C Gaudin 1 on, 1 Out), G Anderson (13, 7th inning off C Lewis 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - C Kotchman.
RBI - G Matthews Jr (71), C Kotchman (59), J Mathis 2 (20), M Izturis 2 (43), O Cabrera (77), G Anderson (65).
2-out RBI - M Izturis 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - V Guerrero 1, J Mathis 1, H Kendrick 1.
GIDP - G Anderson.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
E - M Izturis (3, ground ball); J Speier (1, throw).
DP - 2 (C Kotchman-O Cabrera, C Kotchman).
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Gaudin (L, 10-10) 5.0 8 7 6 2 3 2 4.25
C. Lewis 2.0 4 2 2 1 1 1 7.85
D. Meyer 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.40
 LA Angels
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
E. Santana (W, 6-12) 6.1 2 0 0 5 4 0 6.07
R. Thompson 1.0 2 3 3 1 2 2 13.50
J. Bulger 0.1 2 1 1 1 1 0 6.75
J. Speier 1.1 2 1 0 0 2 0 3.35
WP - C Gaudin.
IBB - G Anderson (by C Gaudin).
Pitches-strikes - C Gaudin 79-48; C Lewis 40-24; D Meyer 13-7; E Santana 105-61; R Thompson 27-13; J Bulger 18-9; J Speier 21-14.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Gaudin 5-7; C Lewis 4-1; D Meyer 1-1; E Santana 6-8; R Thompson 0-1; J Bulger 0-0; J Speier 1-1.
Batters faced - C Gaudin 24; C Lewis 11; D Meyer 3; E Santana 25; R Thompson 6; J Bulger 4; J Speier 6.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jeff Nelson. 1B--Jim Wolf. 2B--Tim Tschida. 3B--Jim Joyce.
Time: 2:53.
Attendance: 39,164.
Weather: 106 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, out to right.

Updated on Tuesday, Sep 4, 2007 5:27 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
M. Piazza M. Piazza
3-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 LA Angels
J. Mathis J. Mathis
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI