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Game Story

Tyler Skaggs's Angels debut could not have gone much better. The left-hander threw eight strong innings and Josh Hamilton hit a two-run home run as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Houston Astros 5-1 on Saturday night. Skaggs was acquired in the offseason from Arizona in a trade that sent...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
LAA 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 5 14 2
Hou 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 1

Scoring Summary

Bottom 1st: Houston
Jesús GuzmánDFP
singled to third,
José AltuveDFP
scored
LAA 0 - HOU 1
Top 2nd: LA Angels
Howie KendrickDFP
doubled to deep center,
David FreeseDFP
scored
LAA 1 - HOU 1
Top 5th: LA Angels
David FreeseDFP
singled to left,
Collin CowgillDFP
scored
LAA 2 - HOU 1
Josh HamiltonDFP
homered to deep right,
David FreeseDFP
scored
LAA 4 - HOU 1
Top 8th: LA Angels
Kole CalhounDFP
singled to shallow left,
Erick AybarDFP
scored
LAA 5 - HOU 1

Pitching Details

Batting

LA Angels

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Collin CowgillDFP
RF
3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
Kole CalhounDFP
PH-RF
2 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 .200
Mike TroutDFP
CF
5 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 4 .368
Albert PujolsDFP
1B
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .190
David FreeseDFP
DH
4 2 2 1 0 1 1 0 1 .222
Josh HamiltonDFP
LF
5 1 3 2 1 0 1 0 1 .500
Howie KendrickDFP
2B
5 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 5 .200
Chris IannettaDFP
C
4 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 .133
Erick AybarDFP
SS
5 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 .222
John McDonaldDFP
3B
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .400
Totals 41 5 14 5 1 2 11 1 25
Batting
2B - C Cowgill (1, D Keuchel); A Pujols (3, D Keuchel); H Kendrick (2, D Keuchel)
3B - E Aybar (1, C Qualls)
HR - J Hamilton (2, 5th inning off D Keuchel 1 on, 2 Out)
RBI - K Calhoun (3), D Freese (2), J Hamilton 2 (5), H Kendrick (2)
2-out RBI - D Freese, J Hamilton 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Trout 1, A Pujols 1, H Kendrick 2, C Iannetta 1, E Aybar 2, J McDonald 2
GIDP - A Pujols
Team LOB - 12
Running
SB - K Calhoun (1, 2nd base off C Qualls/C Corporan)
Fielding
E - A Pujols (1, field); J McDonald (1, field)
DP - 1 (J McDonald-H Kendrick-A Pujols)

Houston

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Jonathan VillarDFP
SS
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .286
Robbie GrossmanDFP
CF
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .111
José AltuveDFP
2B
3 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 .375
Jesús GuzmánDFP
LF
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167
Chris CarterDFP
1B
4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 .125
Matt DomínguezDFP
DH
3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .067
L.J. HoesDFP
RF
3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .400
Carlos CorporánDFP
C
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .111
Marwin GonzálezDFP
3B
3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143
Totals 31 1 4 0 0 1 6 1 7
Batting
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Grossman 1, J Altuve 1
GIDP - J Guzman
Team LOB - 4
Running
SB - J Altuve (3, 2nd base off T Skaggs/C Iannetta)
Fielding
E - M Gonzalez (1, field)
Outfield assists - L Hoes
DP - 1 (J Villar-J Altuve-C Carter)

Pitching

LA Angels

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Tyler SkaggsDFP
(W, 1-0)
8.0 4 1 0 1 5 0 0.63 0.00
Joe SmithDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.50 0.00

Houston

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Dallas KeuchelDFP
(L, 0-1)
5.0 8 4 4 2 5 1 2.00 7.20
Matt AlbersDFP
2.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0.92 0.00
Chad QuallsDFP
1.0 2 1 1 0 2 0 2.50 9.00
Josh FieldsDFP
1.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 1.00 0.00
Pitching
HBP - A Pujols (by M Albers)
Pitches-strikes - T Skaggs 95-63; J Smith 12-9; D Keuchel 90-56; M Albers 38-24; C Qualls 14-11; J Fields 20-13
Ground balls-fly balls - T Skaggs 13-5; J Smith 1-1; D Keuchel 9-4; M Albers 6-0; C Qualls 2-0; J Fields 3-0
Batters faced - T Skaggs 29; J Smith 3; D Keuchel 24; M Albers 10; C Qualls 5; J Fields 5
Game Details
Game Time: 3:02.
Umpires: HP--Eric Cooper. 1B--Chris Guccione. 2B--Pat Hoberg. 3B--Tom Hallion.
Weather: INDOORS
Wind: 0 mph, .
Attendance: 28,515.