LA Angels 7, Texas 3
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 2 0 0 1 2 0 2 7 9 1
Texas 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 3 10 1
WP: J. Speier (2-8) S: F. Rodriguez (60)
LP: V. Padilla (13-8)
(75-80)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 3rd: LA Angels
- G. Anderson homered to deep right, E. Aybar scored
Bot 3rd: Texas
- J. Arias grounded out to shortstop, G. Laird scored
Bot 4th: Texas
- C. Davis singled to right, H. Blalock scored, G. Laird to third
Top 6th: LA Angels
- B. Wood singled to center, K. Morales scored, B. Wood to third on pitcher V. Padilla's fielding error
Bot 6th: Texas
- H. Blalock singled to left, M. Byrd scored
Top 7th: LA Angels
- S. Rodriguez scored, E. Aybar to second on wild pitch
- G. Anderson singled to right, E. Aybar scored
Top 9th: LA Angels
- K. Morales doubled to deep left, E. Aybar scored, G. Anderson to third
- G. Matthews Jr. walked, G. Anderson scored, K. Morales to third, T. Hunter to second
 LA Angels
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
E. Aybar ss 4 3 2 0 0 0 0 .283
G. Anderson dh 4 2 3 3 1 0 0 .296
M. Teixeira 1b 4 0 0 0 1 1 4 .351
V. Guerrero rf 2 0 1 0 1 1 0 .299
    K. Morales pr-rf 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 .271
    R. Willits lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .172
T. Hunter cf 3 0 0 0 2 2 3 .282
G. Matthews Jr. lf-rf 4 0 0 1 1 0 3 .239
B. Wood 3b 5 0 2 1 0 0 3 .207
J. Mathis c 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .188
S. Rodriguez 2b 3 1 0 0 1 2 0 .190
 Totals 36 7 9 6 7 7 19  
 Batting
2B - V Guerrero (30, V Padilla); E Aybar (16, J Rupe); K Morales (2, B White).
HR - G Anderson (15, 3rd inning off V Padilla 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - G Anderson 3 (83), B Wood (13), K Morales (6), G Matthews (42).
2-out RBI - B Wood.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Hunter 1, G Matthews 1, J Mathis 3.
Team LOB - 10.
 Fielding
E - J Mathis (13, throw).
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Arias 2b 3 0 0 1 0 0 2 .274
    R. Vazquez ph-2b 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .295
    T. Metcalf ss 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .229
G. Duran ss-2b 5 0 1 0 0 1 1 .224
J. Hamilton cf 3 0 1 0 2 2 0 .308
M. Bradley dh 5 0 0 0 0 1 4 .316
M. Byrd lf 5 1 2 0 0 1 1 .299
H. Blalock 1b 4 1 4 1 1 0 0 .271
N. Cruz rf 4 0 0 0 1 0 6 .329
G. Laird c 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .282
C. Davis 3b 4 0 1 1 0 3 3 .280
 Totals 36 3 10 3 5 9 19  
 Batting
2B - H Blalock 2 (15, D Moseley 2); G Laird (24, D Moseley); M Byrd 2 (27, D Moseley, J Speier).
S - G Laird.
RBI - J Arias (6), C Davis (53), H Blalock (26).
2-out RBI - C Davis.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Vazquez 2, M Bradley 1, J Arias 1, N Cruz 4.
Team LOB - 13.
 Fielding
E - V Padilla (3, catch).
PB - G Laird.
 LA Angels
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. Moseley 5.0 8 3 3 1 3 0 7.15
J. Speier (W, 2-8) 1.2 1 0 0 2 4 0 5.18
K. Jepsen (H, 2) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.69
S. Shields (H, 30) 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2.83
J. Bulger 0.2 1 0 0 1 1 0 7.50
F. Rodriguez (S, 60) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.34
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
V. Padilla (L, 13-8) 6.0 7 5 5 3 5 1 4.85
J. Rupe 2.0 1 2 2 2 2 0 4.88
B. White 0.1 1 0 0 2 0 0 27.00
L. Mendoza 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 8.66
WP - V Padilla 2.
IBB - T Hunter 2 (by J Rupe, B White), H Blalock (by J Speier), G Anderson (by J Rupe).
HBP - E Aybar (by V Padilla); G Laird (by D Moseley).
Pitches-strikes - D Moseley 72-48; J Speier 28-17; K Jepsen 2-1; S Shields 19-12; J Bulger 15-8; F Rodriguez 4-2; V Padilla 106-71; J Rupe 33-17; B White 18-7; L Mendoza 6-5.
Ground balls-fly balls - D Moseley 11-1; J Speier 1-0; K Jepsen 0-1; S Shields 1-1; J Bulger 0-1; F Rodriguez 0-1; V Padilla 10-3; J Rupe 4-0; B White 0-1; L Mendoza 0-2.
Batters faced - D Moseley 25; J Speier 8; K Jepsen 1; S Shields 4; J Bulger 4; F Rodriguez 1; V Padilla 29; J Rupe 9; B White 4; L Mendoza 2.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tom Hallion. 1B--Brian O'Nora. 2B--Paul Nauert. 3B--Jerry Crawford.
Ejections: TEXAS' Vazquez by Hallion (7th), TEXAS' Washington by Hallion (7th).
Time: 3:15.
Attendance: 38,973.
Weather: 81 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, in from center.
Game Notes
TEXAS THIRD BASEMAN RAMON VAZQUEZ WAS EJECTED BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE TOM HALLION IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SEVENTH INNING FOR ARGUING BALLS AND STRIKES.
TEXAS MANAGER RON WASHINGTON WAS EJECTED BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE TOM HALLION IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SEVENTH INNING FOR ARGUING BALLS AND STRIKES.

Updated on Saturday, Sep 20, 2008 11:57 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 LA Angels
G. Anderson Garret Anderson
3-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Texas
H. Blalock Hank Blalock
4-4
1 RBI