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Halos' hitters awaken
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Rays 8, Angels 5
Angels hitters took Ervin Santana off the hook from his first loss of 2008. (Mike Carlson/AP)
In 2007, Ervin Santana struggled mightily on the road. Until Sunday, it appeared his road woes were behind him, but they reared their ugly head again vs. the Rays. The Angels' hitters gave reason for hope, however, awakening from a slumber to deliver five runs on nine hits.
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Series at a glance:
LAA
LA Angels (22-17)
Lost 4
Tampa Bay 8, LA Angels 5   TB
Tampa Bay (21-16)
Won 4
May 11, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Angels
0 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 0   5 9 1
Tampa Bay
3 0 1 0 0 4 0 0 X   8 15 1
Standings thru 5/11/08  |  Recap: LAA | TB  |  Gameday  |  Angels stats  |  Rays stats
LA AngelsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Willits, DH4000113.333
Aybar, SS5110014.291
Guerrero, RF4121001.268
Anderson, LF4122001.246
Hunter, CF4032000.302
Kotchman, 1B4000004.305
Quinlan, 3B4000001.182
Mathis, C2100110.238
  a-Matthews, PH1000000.213
Rodriguez, S, 2B3110020.200
  b-Morales, PH1000000.000
Totals365952514 

a-Lined out for Mathis in the 9th. b-Reached on error for Rodriguez, S in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Guerrero (8, Sonnanstine).
3B: Hunter (2, Sonnanstine).
TB: Aybar; Guerrero 3; Anderson 2; Hunter 5; Rodriguez, S.
RBI: Guerrero (16), Anderson 2 (21), Hunter 2 (22).
2-out RBI: Guerrero; Anderson; Hunter 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Anderson; Kotchman 2; Aybar.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Mathis (3, throw).
DP: (Rodriguez, S-Mathis-Quinlan).

 
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Iwamura, 2B5230010.253
Crawford, LF5233013.289
Upton, CF5331013.297
Pena, 1B4010022.209
Longoria, 3B3001002.211
Floyd, DH4022010.368
Navarro, C3110112.333
Gross, RF4010005.207
Bartlett, SS4010021.248
Totals3781571918 

BATTING
2B: Iwamura (4, Speier), Upton (8, Speier).
HR: Crawford (3, 6th inning off Speier, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Iwamura 4; Crawford 6; Upton 4; Pena; Floyd 2; Navarro; Gross; Bartlett.
RBI: Upton (25), Longoria (15), Floyd 2 (7), Crawford 3 (23).
2-out RBI: Floyd; Crawford 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Gross 2; Upton 2.
SF: Longoria.
GIDP: Crawford.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Upton (7, 2nd base off Santana/Mathis), Crawford 2 (12, 2nd base off Santana/Mathis, 2nd base off Santana/Mathis).

FIELDING
E: Crawford (1, fielding).
Outfield assists: Gross (Guerrero at home).

 
LA AngelsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Santana 5.29551702.63
Speier (BS, 2)(L, 0-3)0.13330116.00
O'Day 2.03000103.43
 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Sonnanstine 5.08552305.07
Howell (W, 2-0)3.01000202.88
Percival (S, 9)1.00000001.93

WP: Speier 2.
Pitches-strikes: Santana 113-71, Speier 13-8, O'Day 27-17, Sonnanstine 86-52, Howell 40-27, Percival 22-16.
Ground outs-fly outs: Santana 3-7, Speier 0-0, O'Day 3-2, Sonnanstine 7-4, Howell 4-3, Percival 0-3.
Batters faced: Santana 27, Speier 4, O'Day 8, Sonnanstine 24, Howell 10, Percival 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Speier 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Jim Reynolds. 1B: James Hoye. 2B: Gary Cederstrom. 3B: Fieldin Culbreth.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:55.
Att: 13,010.

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