Oakland 6, LA Angels 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 0 0 0 3 0 0 2 1 0 6 12 0
LA Angels 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 0
WP: J. Blanton (12-9)
LP: J. Saunders (7-3)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: LA Angels
- G. Anderson singled to right, R. Willits scored, O. Cabrera to third
- M. Izturis hit sacrifice fly to deep right, O. Cabrera scored
Top 4th: Oakland
- M. Ellis homered to deep left center, M. Scutaro and J. Cust scored
Top 7th: Oakland
- D. Murphy homered to deep left
- M. Ellis singled to right, S. Stewart scored, M. Piazza out at third
Top 8th: Oakland
- D. Murphy singled to center, N. Swisher scored, D. Johnson to second
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
S. Stewart lf 4 1 0 0 1 1 3 .283
M. Scutaro 3b 4 1 1 0 1 0 3 .263
M. Piazza dh 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 .285
J. Cust rf 4 1 1 0 1 1 4 .261
    J.J. Furmaniak pr-rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
M. Ellis 2b 5 1 2 4 0 0 3 .263
N. Swisher cf 5 1 1 0 0 2 1 .259
D. Johnson 1b 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 .235
K. Suzuki c 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .255
D. Murphy ss 4 1 3 2 0 1 2 .244
 Totals 38 6 12 6 4 6 19  
 Batting
2B - N Swisher (31, C Bootcheck).
HR - M Ellis (17, 4th inning off J Saunders 2 on, 1 Out), D Murphy (5, 7th inning off J Saunders 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - M Ellis 4 (60), D Murphy 2 (16).
2-out RBI - M Ellis.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Scutaro 2, M Ellis 1, D Murphy 1.
Team LOB - 9.
 Fielding
DP - 2 (D Johnson-D Murphy, D Murphy-D Johnson).
 LA Angels
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Willits rf 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .292
O. Cabrera ss 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .309
V. Guerrero dh 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .326
G. Anderson lf 3 0 2 1 1 0 1 .294
M. Izturis 3b 3 0 0 1 0 1 4 .276
C. Kotchman 1b 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .290
G. Matthews Jr. cf 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .258
H. Kendrick 2b 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .323
R. Budde c 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .167
    R. Quinlan ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .244
    M. Napoli c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .253
 Totals 31 2 7 2 2 5 13  
 Batting
SF - M Izturis.
RBI - G Anderson (68), M Izturis (44).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - G Matthews Jr 1.
GIDP - M Izturis, H Kendrick.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
SB - V Guerrero (3, 2nd base off H Street/K Suzuki).
 
 Fielding
Outfield assists - R Willits (M Piazza at 3rd base).
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Blanton (W, 12-9) 8.0 6 2 2 1 3 0 3.81
H. Street 1.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 3.32
 LA Angels
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Saunders (L, 7-3) 6.0 7 4 4 2 4 2 3.78
C. Bootcheck 1.1 5 2 2 1 1 0 4.06
R. Thompson 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 10.12
J. Bulger 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.86
WP - R Thompson.
Pitches-strikes - J Blanton 99-69; H Street 17-10; J Saunders 102-65; C Bootcheck 32-21; R Thompson 9-6; J Bulger 21-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Blanton 12-9; H Street 0-1; J Saunders 3-11; C Bootcheck 0-2; R Thompson 1-0; J Bulger 1-2.
Batters faced - J Blanton 29; H Street 5; J Saunders 27; C Bootcheck 9; R Thompson 2; J Bulger 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tim Tschida. 1B--Jim Joyce. 2B--Jeff Nelson. 3B--Jim Wolf.
Time: 2:40.
Attendance: 34,000.
Weather: 81 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 6 mph, out to center.

Updated on Thursday, Sep 6, 2007 5:12 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
M. Ellis M. Ellis
2-5, 1 HR
4 RBI
 LA Angels
G. Anderson G. Anderson
2-3
1 RBI