LA Angels 7, Minnesota 5
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 5 8 2
LA Angels 0 0 4 2 0 1 0 0 X 7 12 0
WP: D. Oliver (5-1) S: F. Rodriguez (49)
LP: N. Blackburn (9-8)
(78-50)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 3rd: LA Angels
- V. Guerrero doubled to deep center, C. Figgins and M. Napoli scored, M. Teixeira to third
- T. Hunter safe at first on third baseman B. Buscher's fielding error, M. Teixeira scored, V. Guerrero to third
- G. Anderson hit sacrifice fly to center, V. Guerrero scored
Top 4th: Minnesota
- A. Casilla homered to deep right
Bot 4th: LA Angels
- E. Aybar singled to center, M. Napoli scored, C. Figgins to third
- M. Teixeira singled to right, C. Figgins scored, E. Aybar to third
Top 5th: Minnesota
- J. Mauer singled to left center, N. Punto and C. Gomez scored, A. Casilla to third, J. Mauer to second advancing on throw
- J. Morneau grounded out to first, A. Casilla scored, J. Mauer to third
Bot 6th: LA Angels
- M. Teixeira homered to deep right
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Span rf 4 0 0 1 0 1 4 .319
A. Casilla 2b 3 2 1 1 1 0 1 .304
J. Mauer c 4 0 1 2 0 0 1 .322
J. Morneau 1b 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 .303
J. Kubel dh 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .273
D. Young lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .284
B. Buscher 3b 4 1 1 0 0 2 0 .311
N. Punto ss 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .286
C. Gomez cf 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 .257
    M. Lamb ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .234
 Totals 34 5 8 5 1 4 9  
 Batting
HR - A Casilla (5, 4th inning off J Garland 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - D Span.
RBI - A Casilla (40), D Span (27), J Mauer 2 (62), J Morneau (99).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Kubel 1.
Team LOB - 4.
 Fielding
E - B Buscher 2 (9, ground ball, throw).
DP - 3 (B Buscher-A Casilla-J Morneau 2, N Punto-A Casilla-J Morneau).
 LA Angels
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Figgins 3b 5 2 3 0 0 2 1 .282
E. Aybar ss 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 .278
M. Teixeira 1b 3 2 3 2 1 0 0 .367
V. Guerrero rf 4 1 1 2 0 0 4 .285
T. Hunter cf 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 .273
G. Anderson dh 2 0 0 1 1 0 2 .284
J. Rivera lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .249
H. Kendrick 2b 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .309
M. Napoli c 2 2 0 0 1 1 2 .214
 Totals 31 7 12 7 3 3 14  
 Batting
2B - V Guerrero (21, N Blackburn).
HR - M Teixeira (6, 6th inning off B Bonser 0 on, 2 Out).
S - M Napoli , E Aybar.
SF - G Anderson.
RBI - V Guerrero 2 (77), T Hunter (66), G Anderson (71), E Aybar (33), M Teixeira 2 (19).
2-out RBI - M Teixeira.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Napoli 1.
GIDP - V Guerrero 2, J Rivera.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
CS - H Kendrick (4, 3rd base by C Breslow/J Mauer).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
N. Blackburn (L, 9-8) 4.2 10 6 3 2 0 0 3.78
B. Bonser 2.2 2 1 1 1 2 1 6.22
C. Breslow 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.36
 LA Angels
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Garland 4.1 6 5 5 1 1 1 4.49
D. Oliver (W, 5-1) 2.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.81
S. Shields (H, 26) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.68
F. Rodriguez (S, 49) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2.65
IBB - M Teixeira (by N Blackburn).
HBP - C Gomez (by J Garland).
Pitches-strikes - N Blackburn 79-54; B Bonser 33-21; C Breslow 6-3; J Garland 89-46; D Oliver 30-18; S Shields 9-6.
Ground balls-fly balls - N Blackburn 6-8; B Bonser 5-1; C Breslow 0-0; J Garland 5-7; D Oliver 3-4; S Shields 1-2.
Batters faced - N Blackburn 26; B Bonser 10; C Breslow 1; J Garland 21; D Oliver 9; S Shields 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Randy Marsh. 1B--Brian Gorman. 2B--Hunter Wendelstedt. 3B--Marvin Hudson.
Weather: 79 degrees, clear.
Wind: 7 mph, out to center.
Game Notes
MINNESOTA'S JOE MAUER EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 15 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE FIFTH INNING.
MINNESOTA'S NICK PUNTO EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 11 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE FIFTH INNING.

Updated on Sunday, Aug 24, 2008 12:09 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
A. Casilla Alexi Casilla
1-3, 1 HR
1 RBI
 LA Angels
M. Teixeira Mark Teixeira
3-3, 1 HR
2 RBI