San Diego 3, LA Angels 2

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Saturday, May 19, 2012 10:05 PM
Location - Petco Park
Temperature - 66°
Umpires - Home Plate - Paul Nauert, First Base - Doug Eddings, Second Base - Dana DeMuth, Third Base - Kerwin Danley,
Attendance - 43427

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
LA Angels 18-23 11-10 7-13 L1
San Diego 15-26 11-16 4-10 W1


Padres 3, Angels 2: Alexi Amarista broke a 2-2 tie with an RBI double in the seventh inning and waiver wire pickup Eric Stults pitched 6 2/3 effective frames as host San Diego evened the interleague series.

Stults, who was released by the Chicago White Sox on Thursday, allowed two runs and four hits. Luke Gregerson (1-0) recorded the final out in the seventh.

San Diego's Andrew Cashner allowed a hit and struck out three in the eighth inning and Dale Thayer worked around a one-single by Erick Aybar in the ninth to earn his fifth save in five chances.

Los Angeles’ Dan Haren (1-5) lost his fourth straight decision after allowing three runs and six hits in 6 2/3 innings. The Angels were shut out in his previous three starts.

Aybar went 4-for-4 and finished a home run shy of the cycle. Amarista was 2-for-2 with two runs scored.

Nick Hundley led off the Padres’ seventh with a single and was sacrificed to second by Everth Cabrera. Amarista followed with a two-base hit down the left field line which easily scored Hundley.

Los Angeles took a 1-0 lead when Aybar tripled home Howard Kendrick in the second inning. San Diego tied it in the third on Cameron Maybin’s sacrifice fly.

Mike Trout knocked in Aybar with a groundout in the fifth before Maybin answered in the bottom half when he laced a single up the middle to score Amarista.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Center fielder Trout kept it a one-run game when he robbed Hundley with a diving catch to end the eighth inning. … Los Angeles’ Albert Pujols extended his hitting streak to eight games and raised his average to .216 with his third straight 1-for-4 game. … The Angels’ Mark Trumbo went 0-for-4 to end his career-high hitting streak at nine games. ... Aybar is 7-for-13 in his last four games after going 2-for-24 in his previous seven.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
LA Angels   San Diego
Dan Haren Player Eric Stults
Loss W/L No Decision
6.2 IP 6.2
5 Strikeouts 2
6 Hits 4
4.05 ERA 2.70
LA Angels   San Diego
Erick Aybar Player Alexi Amarista
4 Hits 2
1 RBI 1
0 HR 0
7 TB 3
1.000 Avg 1.000

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
LA Angels 6 0 9 .200 14 7 2 3 2 1
San Diego 7 0 10 .259 15 6 3 2 0 2

Upcoming Games

  • San Diego will play their next game at home against LA Angels. The Padres have a W/L % of .357 after a win and .370 after a loss.
  • LA Angels will play their next game on the road against San Diego. The Angels have a W/L % of .368 after a win and .500 after a loss.
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