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    Preview | Matchup | Lineup | Log | Wrap | Box
    W:J.Hellickson(3-0) L:C.Wilson(2-2) S:F.Rodney (6)
    HR: ANA- V.Wells (4) TAM- B.Zobrist (3)



    LA Angels Top 1st
    - UMPIRES: Home,Marty Foster; First, Tim Timmons; Second, Jeff Kellogg; Third, Eric Cooper;
    - Bobby Abreu doubled to center. Runner on second with none out and Howie Kendrick due up.
    - Howie Kendrick struck out swinging. Runner on second with one out and Albert Pujols due up.
    - Albert Pujols grounded out short to first. Runner on second with two outs and Kendrys Morales due up.
    - Kendrys Morales grounded out second to first to end the inning.

    Tampa Bay Bottom 1st
    - Desmond Jennings walked. Runner on first with none out and Ben Zobrist due up.
    - Ben Zobrist flied out to center. Runner on first with one out and Carlos Pena due up.
    - Carlos Pena struck out swinging. Runner on first with two outs and Evan Longoria due up.
    - Desmond Jennings stole second. Runner on second with two outs and Evan Longoria at the plate.
    - Evan Longoria intentionally walked. Runners on first and second with two outs and Jeff Keppinger due up.
    - Jeff Keppinger popped out to third to end the inning.

    LA Angels Top 2nd
    - Torii Hunter singled to center. Runner on first with none out and Vernon Wells due up. Vernon Wells singled to left. On the play, Torii Hunter advances to second. Runners on first and second with none out and Maicer Izturis due up. Maicer Izturis flied out to left. Runners on first and second and with one out and Erick Aybar due up.
    - Erick Aybar advances to first on Chris Gimenez catcher`s inteference. On the play, Vernon Wells advances to second and Torii Hunter advances to third. Bases loaded with one out and Chris Iannetta due up.
    - Chris Iannetta struck out swinging. Bases loaded with two outs and Bobby Abreu due up.
    - Bobby Abreu grounded into a fielder`s choice to third. On the play, Erick Aybar advances to second and Vernon Wells out at third to end the inning.

    Tampa Bay Bottom 2nd
    - B.J. Upton grounded out third to first. None on with one out and Luke Scott due up.
    - Luke Scott struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Sean Rodriguez due up.
    - Sean Rodriguez singled to center. Runner on first with two outs and Chris Gimenez due up.
    - Chris Gimenez struck out swinging to end the inning.

    LA Angels Top 3rd
    - Howie Kendrick singled to center. Runner on first with none out and Albert Pujols due up.
    - Albert Pujols struck out swinging. Runner on first with one out and Kendrys Morales due up.
    - Howie Kendrick caught stealing second, catcher to third. None on with two outs and Kendrys Morales at the plate.
    - Kendrys Morales grounded out to first to end the inning.

    Tampa Bay Bottom 3rd
    - Desmond Jennings struck out swinging. None on with one out and Ben Zobrist due up.
    - Ben Zobrist one-out, solo Home Run (3) to left. Carlos Pena due up.
    - Carlos Pena singled to right. Runner on first with one out and Evan Longoria due up.
    - Evan Longoria struck out swinging. On the play, Carlos Pena stole second. Runner on second with two outs and Jeff Keppinger due up.
    - Jeff Keppinger double to right scored Carlos Pena with two out. Runner on second and B.J. Upton due up.
    - B.J. Upton struck out swinging to end the inning.

    LA Angels Top 4th
    - Torii Hunter lined out to right. None on with one out and Vernon Wells due up.
    - Vernon Wells one-out, solo Home Run (4) to left. Maicer Izturis due up.
    - Maicer Izturis grounded out second to first. None on with two outs and Erick Aybar due up.
    - Erick Aybar grounded out to first to end the inning.

    Tampa Bay Bottom 4th
    - Luke Scott singled to right. Runner on first with none out and Sean Rodriguez due up.
    - Sean Rodriguez flied out to right. Runner on first with one out and Chris Gimenez due up.
    - Chris Gimenez struck out swinging. Runner on first with two outs and Desmond Jennings due up.
    - Desmond Jennings grounded into a fielder`s choice, short to second. On the play, Luke Scott out at second to end the inning.

    LA Angels Top 5th
    - Chris Iannetta walked. Runner on first with none out and Bobby Abreu due up.
    - Bobby Abreu struck out swinging. On the play, Chris Iannetta caught stealing second, catcher to short. None on with two outs and Howie Kendrick due up.
    - Howie Kendrick grounded out short to first to end the inning.

    Tampa Bay Bottom 5th
    - Ben Zobrist grounded out pitcher to first. None on with one out and Carlos Pena due up.
    - Carlos Pena struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Evan Longoria due up.
    - Evan Longoria fouled out to first to end the inning.

    LA Angels Top 6th
    - Albert Pujols struck out looking. None on with one out and Kendrys Morales due up.
    - Kendrys Morales walked. Runner on first with one out and Torii Hunter due up.
    - Torii Hunter grounded into a double play, second to short to first. On the play, Kendrys Morales out at second to end the inning.

    Tampa Bay Bottom 6th
    - Jeff Keppinger grounded out short to first. None on with one out and B.J. Upton due up.
    - B.J. Upton struck out looking. None on with two outs and Luke Scott due up.
    - Luke Scott flied out to right to end the inning.

    LA Angels Top 7th
    - Wade Davis starts the inning for the Rays.
    - Vernon Wells struck out swinging. None on with one out and Maicer Izturis due up.
    - Elliot Johnson replaces second basemen Jeff Keppinger, batting 5th.
    - Maicer Izturis doubled to right. Runner on second with one out and Erick Aybar due up.
    - Erick Aybar grounded out short to first. Runner on second with two outs and Chris Iannetta due up.
    - Chris Iannetta flied out to right to end the inning.

    Tampa Bay Bottom 7th
    - Sean Rodriguez lined out to right. None on with one out and Chris Gimenez due up.
    - Chris Gimenez struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Desmond Jennings due up.
    - Desmond Jennings singled to center. Runner on first with two outs and Ben Zobrist due up.
    - Ben Zobrist reached first on forced attempt, throwing error by Maicer Izturis. On the play, Desmond Jennings advances to third. Runners on first and third with two outs and Carlos Pena due up.
    - Ben Zobrist stole second. Runners on second and third with two outs and Carlos Pena at the plate.
    - Carlos Pena struck out looking to end the inning.

    LA Angels Top 8th
    - Joel Peralta starts the inning for the Rays.
    - Bobby Abreu fouled out to left. None on with one out and Howie Kendrick due up.
    - Howie Kendrick grounded out catcher to first. None on with two outs and Albert Pujols due up.
    - Albert Pujols walked. Runner on first with two outs and Kendrys Morales due up.
    - Kendrys Morales struck out swinging to end the inning.

    Tampa Bay Bottom 8th
    - Jason Isringhausen starts the inning for the Angels.
    - Evan Longoria walked. Runner on first with none out and Elliot Johnson due up.
    - Elliot Johnson sacrifice bunt to third. On the play, Evan Longoria advances to second. Runner on second with one out and B.J. Upton due up.
    - B.J. Upton struck out swinging. Runner on second with two outs and Luke Scott due up.
    - Luke Scott intentionally walked. Runners on first and second with two outs and Sean Rodriguez due up.
    - Matt Joyce is pinch-hitting for Sean Rodriguez.
    - Pinch-Hitter Matt Joyce walked. Bases loaded with two outs and Chris Gimenez due up.
    - Brandon Allen is pinch-hitting for Chris Gimenez.
    - Pinch-Hitter Brandon Allen walk scored Evan Longoria with two out. Bases loaded and Desmond Jennings due up.
    - Desmond Jennings flied out to left to end the inning.

    LA Angels Top 9th
    - Ben Zobrist moves from right field to second base.
    - Elliot Johnson defensive switch from second base to shortstop.
    - Jose Molina replaces Brandon Allen, batting 9th, playing catcher.
    - Matt Joyce stays in the game as the right fielder.
    - Fernando Rodney starts the inning for the Rays.
    - Torii Hunter singled to right. Runner on first with none out and Vernon Wells due up.
    - Vernon Wells grounded out short to first. On the play, Torii Hunter advances to second. Runner on second with one out and Maicer Izturis due up.
    - Maicer Izturis grounded out second to first. On the play, Torii Hunter advances to third. Runner on third with two outs and Erick Aybar due up.
    - Erick Aybar reached first on Ben Zobrist`s fielding error scored Torii Hunter with two out. Runner on first and Chris Iannetta due up.
    - Alberto Callaspo is pinch-hitting for Chris Iannetta.
    - Pinch-Hitter Alberto Callaspo flied out to left to end the game.

    LA Angels 2, Tampa Bay 3


    Final
    - Confirmed
    - WP: J.Hellickson (3-0); LP:C.Wilson (2-2); S:F.Rodney (6).

    LA Angels 2, Tampa Bay 3

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