LA Angels 4, Oakland 2

Boxscore | Recap
Tuesday, September 28, 2010 10:05 PM
Location - Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Temperature - 78°
Umpires - Home Plate - Kerwin Danley, First Base - Doug Eddings, Second Base - Dana DeMuth, Third Base - CB Bucknor,
Attendance - 43163

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
Oakland 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 9 1
LA Angels 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 4 10 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Oakland 77-80 47-34 30-46 L5
LA Angels 77-80 42-38 35-42 W2

Recap

Torii Hunter homered and scored the winning run as the Los Angeles Angels earned a 4-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night.

Trailing 2-1 in the sixth inning, the Angels got to Oakland starter Dallas Braden. Bobby Abreu and Hunter singled before Mike Napoli drove in Abreu with the tying run. Hideki Matsui grounded out to second, scoring Hunter for a 3-2 lead.

Hunter hit his 22nd homer in the second to open the scoring. Howie Kendrick added an insurance run in the seventh with a sacrifice fly.

Dan Haren (11-12) earned the victory, allowing two runs on six hits in six innings. Fernando Rodney pitched the ninth for his 14th save.

Braden (10-14) lost for the fourth time in five games. He allowed four runs, three earned, on 10 hits in seven innings.

Kevin Kouzmanoff homered for Oakland in the fourth and Mark Ellis gave the Athletics a 2-1 lead with an RBI single in the fifth.

The teams are tied for second place in the AL West at 77-80 and conclude their three-game series Wednesday afternoon.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Oakland   LA Angels
Dallas Braden Player Dan Haren
Loss W/L Win
7.0 IP 6.0
3 Strikeouts 5
10 Hits 6
3.86 ERA 3.00
Hitting
Oakland   LA Angels
Mark Ellis Player Torii Hunter
2 Hits 2
1 RBI 1
0 HR 1
3 TB 5
.500 Avg .500

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Oakland 9 1 14 .257 14 8 2 3 0 1
LA Angels 10 1 13 .323 13 4 4 0 0 0

Upcoming Games

  • LA Angels will play their next game at home against Oakland. The Angels have a W/L % of .468 after a win and .512 after a loss.
  • Oakland will play their next game on the road against LA Angels. The Athletics have a W/L % of .481 after a win and .500 after a loss.
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