Gary Matthews Jr. connects on a two-run double in the fourth inning. (Ben Margot/AP)
By Rick Eymer / Special to MLB.com
The two top hitters in the Angels' lineup, Chone Figgins and Gary Matthews Jr., benefitted from having the No. 9 hitter, Erick Aybar on base, as the trio went 7-for-12, scoring three runs and driving in five. Shane Loux allowed a lone run.
HBP: Holliday (by Loux, S). Pitches-strikes: Loux, S 99-58, Oliver, D 10-7, Shields,
S 13-6, Fuentes 6-5, Braden 103-74, Cameron, K 27-16, Ziegler 14-8. Groundouts-flyouts: Loux, S 10-3,
Oliver, D 1-1, Shields, S 0-1, Fuentes 2-0, Braden 6-7, Cameron, K 3-0, Ziegler 1-0. Batters faced:
Loux, S 25, Oliver, D 3, Shields, S 3, Fuentes 2, Braden 29, Cameron, K 7, Ziegler 3. Umpires: HP: Dan Iassogna.
1B: Charlie Reliford. 2B: Larry Vanover. 3B: Sam Holbrook. Weather: 63 degrees, partly cloudy. Wind:
14 mph, Out to RF. T: 2:39. Att: 13,298. Venue: Oakland Coliseum. May 5, 2009 May 5, 2009
Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner