LA Angels 15, Texas 13
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
LA Angels 3 2 2 1 5 0 1 1 0 15 22 1
Texas 0 0 9 0 3 0 0 0 1 13 19 2
WP: D. Oliver (6-1) S: S. Shields (3)
LP: J. Wright (7-7)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: LA Angels
- T. Hunter homered to deep left, G. Anderson and M. Teixeira scored
Top 2nd: LA Angels
- E. Aybar doubled to deep left, S. Rodriguez scored
- G. Anderson doubled to left center, E. Aybar scored
Top 3rd: LA Angels
- K. Morales homered to deep center
- M. Napoli homered to deep left
Bot 3rd: Texas
- M. Young singled to center, J. Arias scored
- M. Bradley safe at first on G. Matthews Jr.'s fielding error, M. Young scored, J. Hamilton to second
- H. Blalock doubled to right, J. Hamilton and M. Bradley scored, M. Byrd to third
- N. Cruz singled to center, M. Byrd and H. Blalock scored
- C. Davis homered to deep left center, G. Laird and N. Cruz scored
Top 4th: LA Angels
- G. Matthews Jr. grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, G. Anderson scored, M. Teixeira to third, T. Hunter out at second
Top 5th: LA Angels
- E. Aybar singled to left, K. Morales scored, M. Napoli to third, S. Rodriguez to second
- M. Teixeira doubled to right, M. Napoli and S. Rodriguez scored, E. Aybar to third
- T. Hunter grounded out to third, E. Aybar scored
- G. Matthews Jr. singled to center, M. Teixeira scored
Bot 5th: Texas
- G. Duran tripled to deep left, G. Laird and J. Arias scored
- G. Duran scored on wild pitch
Top 7th: LA Angels
- G. Anderson singled to right, E. Aybar scored
Top 8th: LA Angels
- M. Napoli tripled to deep right, B. Wood scored
Bot 9th: Texas
- N. Cruz homered to deep center
 LA Angels
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
E. Aybar ss 6 3 3 2 0 0 0 .280
G. Anderson dh 6 2 4 2 0 1 3 .292
M. Teixeira 1b 5 2 3 2 1 1 2 .360
T. Hunter cf 5 1 2 4 1 2 3 .283
G. Matthews Jr. lf-rf 5 0 2 1 0 0 3 .241
R. Quinlan 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .259
    B. Wood 3b 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .200
K. Morales rf 5 2 2 1 0 0 2 .261
    R. Willits lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .172
M. Napoli c 5 2 3 2 0 1 0 .234
S. Rodriguez 2b 4 2 1 0 1 0 1 .193
 Totals 46 15 22 14 3 5 16  
 Batting
2B - G Matthews (19, M Harrison); E Aybar (15, M Harrison); G Anderson (26, M Harrison); M Napoli (6, J Wright); M Teixeira (11, K Loe).
3B - M Napoli (1, W Madrigal).
HR - T Hunter (21, 1st inning off M Harrison 2 on, 1 Out), K Morales (3, 3rd inning off M Harrison 0 on, 1 Out), M Napoli (18, 3rd inning off M Harrison 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - T Hunter 4 (77), E Aybar 2 (38), G Anderson 2 (80), K Morales (5), M Napoli 2 (41), M Teixeira 2 (39), G Matthews (41).
2-out RBI - G Matthews, M Napoli.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Quinlan 1, G Matthews 1, S Rodriguez 1.
GIDP - K Morales, G Matthews.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - B Wood (4, 2nd base off W Madrigal/G Laird).
CS - G Anderson (4, 2nd base by W Madrigal/G Laird).
 
 Fielding
E - G Matthews (8, fly ball).
DP - 1 (S Rodriguez-E Aybar-M Teixeira).
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Arias 2b 6 2 2 0 0 0 1 .283
M. Young ss 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 .279
    G. Duran ph-ss 4 1 2 2 0 1 1 .225
J. Hamilton cf 5 1 4 0 0 0 1 .307
M. Bradley dh 5 1 0 0 0 4 4 .320
M. Byrd lf 4 1 2 0 1 2 2 .298
H. Blalock 1b 5 1 1 2 0 0 3 .258
N. Cruz rf 5 2 3 3 0 2 0 .346
G. Laird c 5 2 1 0 0 1 1 .280
C. Davis 3b 5 1 2 3 0 2 1 .280
 Totals 46 13 19 11 1 12 14  
 Batting
2B - H Blalock (13, J Garland); J Hamilton (34, K Jepsen).
3B - J Arias (2, J Garland); G Duran (1, K Jepsen).
HR - C Davis (16, 3rd inning off J Garland 2 on, 1 Out), N Cruz (5, 9th inning off S Shields 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - M Young (77), H Blalock 2 (25), N Cruz 3 (21), C Davis 3 (52), G Duran 2 (14).
2-out RBI - G Duran 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Byrd 1, H Blalock 1, M Bradley 1.
GIDP - H Blalock.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - C Davis (3, throw); K Loe (1, throw).
DP - 3 (M Young-J Arias-H Blalock, J Arias-G Duran-H Blalock, G Laird-J Arias).
 LA Angels
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Garland 2.1 10 9 8 0 4 1 4.79
D. Oliver (W, 6-1) 2.1 3 2 2 0 2 0 3.00
K. Jepsen 1.1 3 1 1 0 2 0 1.80
J. Arredondo (H, 16) 2.0 1 0 0 1 3 0 1.60
S. Shields (S, 3) 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 1 2.88
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Harrison 3.0 9 7 7 2 1 3 5.68
J. Wright (L, 7-7) 1.0 6 5 5 1 0 0 5.29
K. Loe 2.0 3 2 1 0 0 0 3.23
W. Madrigal 1.2 3 1 1 0 2 0 5.08
F. Francisco 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.28
W. Littleton 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 7.71
WP - K Jepsen.
IBB - T Hunter (by M Harrison).
Pitches-strikes - J Garland 85-57; D Oliver 46-31; K Jepsen 26-17; J Arredondo 38-25; S Shields 19-13; M Harrison 65-38; J Wright 33-16; K Loe 22-13; W Madrigal 37-22; F Francisco 3-3; W Littleton 10-8.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Garland 1-2; D Oliver 3-2; K Jepsen 2-0; J Arredondo 2-1; S Shields 1-1; M Harrison 4-4; J Wright 3-0; K Loe 2-4; W Madrigal 2-0; F Francisco 0-1; W Littleton 0-1.
Batters faced - J Garland 18; D Oliver 10; K Jepsen 6; J Arredondo 8; S Shields 5; M Harrison 19; J Wright 9; K Loe 9; W Madrigal 7; F Francisco 1; W Littleton 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jerry Crawford. 1B--Tom Hallion. 2B--Brian O'Nora. 3B--Paul Nauert.
Time: 3:43.
Attendance: 23,708.
Weather: 81 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, in from center.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUNS BY LOS ANGELES' KENDRY MORALES AND MIKE NAPOLI IN THE THIRD INNING WERE HIT BACK-TO-BACK.
TEXAS SHORTSTOP MICHAEL YOUNG LEFT THE GAME IN THE BOTTOM OF THE THIRD INNING DUE TO A RIGHT RING FINGER INJURY.

Updated on Friday, Sep 19, 2008 11:52 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 LA Angels
M. Napoli Mike Napoli
3-5, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Texas
N. Cruz Nelson Cruz
3-5, 1 HR
3 RBI