Oakland 3, LA Angels 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
LA Angels 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 6 2
Oakland 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 3 8 0
WP: B. Ziegler (2-0)
LP: F. Rodriguez (2-3)
(71-80)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 5th: Oakland
- A. Cunningham doubled to deep left, B. Crosby scored, T. Buck to third
Top 9th: LA Angels
- M. Teixeira homered to deep right, G. Anderson scored
Bot 9th: Oakland
- C. Pennington singled to pitcher, J. Hannahan to third, D. Barton to third, J. Hannahan and D. Barton scored, C. Pennington to second on pitcher F. Rodriguez's throwing error
 LA Angels
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
E. Aybar ss 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .276
    B. Wood ss 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .194
G. Anderson lf 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .288
M. Teixeira 1b 4 1 3 2 0 0 0 .353
K. Morales dh 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .243
R. Quinlan 3b 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .262
G. Matthews Jr. cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .235
J. Mathis c 3 0 1 0 0 2 0 .192
S. Rodriguez 2b 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .190
R. Willits rf 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .178
 Totals 31 2 6 2 2 7 7  
 Batting
2B - M Teixeira 2 (10, G Smith 2).
HR - M Teixeira (11, 9th inning off B Ziegler 1 on, 0 Out).
RBI - M Teixeira 2 (36).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - G Matthews 1, K Morales 1.
GIDP - G Anderson, G Matthews.
Team LOB - 4.
 Fielding
E - G Matthews (7, throw); F Rodriguez (2, throw).
DP - 1 (S Rodriguez-E Aybar-M Teixeira).
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
T. Buck rf-lf 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 .184
A. Cunningham lf 4 0 2 1 0 1 1 .333
    R. Davis cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .260
R. Sweeney cf-rf 1 0 0 0 3 1 0 .300
J. Cust dh 4 0 1 0 0 3 5 .228
K. Suzuki c 4 0 0 0 0 1 5 .285
D. Barton 1b 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .214
J. Hannahan 3b 3 1 0 0 1 3 0 .216
C. Pennington ss-2b 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 .262
E. Patterson 2b 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .174
    B. Crosby pr-ss 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .242
 Totals 31 3 8 1 4 11 12  
 Batting
2B - J Cust (18, J Weaver); A Cunningham 2 (5, J Weaver 2).
RBI - A Cunningham (11).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Cust 1, K Suzuki 4.
GIDP - A Cunningham.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
DP - 2 (C Pennington-D Barton, B Crosby-C Pennington-D Barton).
 LA Angels
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Weaver 6.0 6 1 1 3 8 0 4.16
D. Oliver 2.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2.84
F. Rodriguez (L, 2-3; BS, 7) 0.0 2 2 0 1 0 0 2.38
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
G. Smith 6.0 4 0 0 1 4 0 4.09
H. Street (H, 5) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.90
J. Devine (H, 9) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.65
B. Ziegler (W, 2-0; BS, 1) 1.0 2 2 2 1 0 1 0.82
IBB - R Sweeney (by J Weaver).
Pitches-strikes - J Weaver 105-65; D Oliver 29-18; F Rodriguez 10-5; G Smith 85-55; H Street 6-6; J Devine 11-8; B Ziegler 21-11.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Weaver 7-3; D Oliver 1-2; F Rodriguez 0-0; G Smith 9-5; H Street 0-2; J Devine 0-1; B Ziegler 2-1.
Batters faced - J Weaver 26; D Oliver 6; F Rodriguez 3; G Smith 22; H Street 3; J Devine 3; B Ziegler 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Andy Fletcher. 1B--Bob Davidson. 2B--Alfonso Marquez. 3B--Mike Reilly.
Time: 2:28.
Attendance: 20,102.
Weather: 63 degrees, clear.
Wind: 11 mph, in from left.
Game Notes
OAKLAND SECOND BASEMAN ERIC PATTERSON LEFT THE GAME IN THE BOTTOM OF THE FIFTH INNING WITH AN UNDISCLOSED INJURY.
OAKLAND SECOND BASEMAN ERIC PATTERSON LEFT THE GAME IN THE BOTTOM OF THE FIFTH INNING DUE TO A STRAINED RIGHT HAMSTRING.

Updated on Thursday, Sep 18, 2008 12:54 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 LA Angels
M. Teixeira Mark Teixeira
3-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Oakland
A. Cunningham Aaron Cunningham
2-4
1 RBI