LA Angels 3, Baltimore 0

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, July 7, 2012 10:05 PM
Location - Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Temperature - 75°
Umpires - Home Plate - Cory Blaser, First Base - Lance Barksdale, Second Base - Adrian Johnson, Third Base - Gary Cederstrom,
Attendance - 41147

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Baltimore 45-39 22-20 23-19 L1
LA Angels 47-38 24-18 23-20 W1

Recap


Angels 3, Orioles 0: Jered Weaver pitched eight shutout innings to win his fifth straight decision and lower his major league-leading ERA to 1.96 as host Los Angeles recorded its 12th shutout of the season.

Weaver (10-1) improved to 6-0 at home this season with an 0.58 ERA and has allowed one run in four starts (0.33 ERA) since returning from the disabled list June 20. He is 14-2 with a 1.47 ERA in 22 home starts since the start of 2011.

Weaver allowed three hits, walked one and struck out five to improve to 6-3 lifetime against Baltimore, including 2-0 this season. Scott Downs pitched a perfect ninth inning for his eighth save in 10 chances.

Howie Kendrick, Torii Hunter and Kendrys Morales had run-scoring hits for the Angels.

Jason Hammel (8-5), who allowed a season-high eight runs against Los Angeles on June 27, lost his third straight start. He gave up three runs, six hits and walked four in 6 2/3 innings.

Los Angeles took a 1-0 lead in the fourth inning when Kendrick drove in Mark Trumbo with a single.

The Angels scored twice in the seventh when Hunter’s two-out double scored Mike Trout, who had reached on a fielder’s choice. After Albert Pujols was walked intentionally, Morales drove in Hunter with a single.

GAME NOTEBOOK:
Weaver has won six straight home starts dating to last season. … Weaver has allowed seven runs in his last seven starts. … Weaver is 92-48 lifetime, including 47-18 at Angel Stadium. … Hunter had a homer and two RBIs against Hammel on June 27.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Baltimore   LA Angels
Jason Hammel Player Jered Weaver
Loss W/L Win
6.2 IP 8.0
4 Strikeouts 5
6 Hits 3
4.05 ERA 0.00
Hitting
Baltimore   LA Angels
Jim Thome Player Bobby Wilson
1 Hits 2
0 RBI 0
0 HR 0
1 TB 2
.500 Avg 1.000

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Baltimore 3 0 4 .103 4 6 0 1 0 1
LA Angels 6 0 7 .200 15 4 3 4 0 1

Upcoming Games

  • LA Angels will play their next game at home against Baltimore. The Angels have a W/L % of .532 after a win and .579 after a loss.
  • Baltimore will play their next game on the road against LA Angels. The Orioles have a W/L % of .533 after a win and .538 after a loss.