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Bonser uneven in loss
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Angels 9, Twins 1
Boof Bonser struck out four Angels on Tuesday night. (Tom Olmscheid/AP)
Boof Bonser was tagged early, and though he righted himself to give up three earned runs, the Twins could not figure out Jon Garland, who held Minnesota to a lone run in a loss to the Angels at the Metrodome.
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Series at a glance:
LAA
LA Angels (1-1)
Won 1
LA Angels 9, Minnesota 1   MIN
Minnesota (1-1)
Lost 1
April 1, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Angels
2 0 0 0 2 0 1 2 2   9 15 0
Minnesota
0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   1 8 2
Standings thru 4/1/08  |  Recap: LAA | MIN  |  Gameday  |  Angels stats  |  Twins stats
LA Angels AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Figgins, 3B 5 2 1 0 1 1 3 .333
Matthews, DH 5 1 1 0 0 2 5 .222
  a-Rivera, J, PH-DH 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000
Guerrero, RF 4 1 3 3 1 0 0 .500
  Willits, RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Anderson, G, LF 5 0 3 2 0 0 3 .333
Hunter, To, CF 4 1 0 0 0 1 5 .000
Kotchman, 1B 5 1 2 1 0 0 2 .556
Kendrick, H, 2B 5 1 3 0 0 0 1 .444
Napoli, C 4 1 1 1 1 0 2 .286
Izturis, M, SS 5 1 1 2 0 1 3 .125
Totals 43 9 15 9 3 5 26  

a-Grounded into a forceout for Matthews in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Guerrero (1, Bonser), Anderson, G (1, Bonser), Kendrick, H (1, Bonser), Figgins (2, Crain).
HR: Napoli (1, 5th inning off Bonser, 0 on, 0 out), Kotchman (1, 8th inning off Bass, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Figgins 2; Kotchman 5; Napoli 4; Kendrick, H 4; Anderson, G 4; Guerrero 4; Matthews; Izturis, M.
RBI: Guerrero 3 (3), Anderson, G 2 (2), Napoli (1), Kotchman (1), Izturis, M 2 (2).
2-out RBI: Guerrero 2; Anderson, G.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kotchman; Figgins; Hunter, To 2; Anderson, G 2; Rivera, J.
GIDP: Kendrick, H.
Team RISP: 6-for-19.
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING
SB: Figgins (1, 2nd base off Bonser/Mauer).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Figgins-Kendrick, H-Kotchman, Kendrick, H-Izturis, M-Kotchman).

 
Minnesota AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Gomez, C, CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .429
Mauer, C 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .250
Cuddyer, RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .250
Morneau, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
Young, D, LF 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 .625
Kubel, DH 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .400
Lamb, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 .143
Harris, B, 2B 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .333
Everett, SS 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 .167
  a-Tolbert, PH-SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 33 1 8 1 1 1 15  

a-Grounded out for Everett in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Young, D (1, Garland).
TB: Cuddyer; Young, D 4; Gomez, C; Everett; Kubel; Mauer.
RBI: Everett (1).
2-out RBI: Everett.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Gomez, C; Harris, B; Lamb 2.
GIDP: Cuddyer, Mauer.
Team RISP: 1-for-7.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Everett (1, throw), Harris, B (1, throw).
DP: (Everett-Harris, B-Morneau).

 
LA Angels IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Garland (W, 1-0) 8.0 6 1 1 1 0 0 1.13
O'Day 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
 
Minnesota IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Bonser (L, 0-1) 6.0 8 4 3 0 4 1 4.50
Crain 0.2 1 1 1 1 1 0 13.50
Reyes, De 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -
Bass 1.1 3 2 1 1 0 1 6.75
Rincon 1.0 2 2 2 1 0 0 18.00

Reyes, De pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.

WP: Bonser, Crain.
IBB: Guerrero (by Crain).
HBP: Hunter, To (by Rincon).
Pitches-strikes: Garland 96-64, O'Day 16-12, Bonser 89-59, Crain 14-7, Reyes, De 2-2, Bass 28-16, Rincon 27-18.
Groundouts-flyouts: Garland 15-4, O'Day 2-0, Bonser 9-4, Crain 1-0, Reyes, De 0-0, Bass 3-1, Rincon 2-1.
Batters faced: Garland 29, O'Day 5, Bonser 26, Crain 4, Reyes, De 1, Bass 9, Rincon 7.
Inherited runners-scored: Reyes, De 2-1, Bass 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Kerwin Danley. 1B: Brian Runge. 2B: Chris Guccione. 3B: Charlie Reliford.
Weather: 70 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:53.
Att: 24,586.
Venue: Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome.
April 1, 2008
April 1, 2008

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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