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Saunders falters
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Rays 13, Angels 4
Joe Saunders labored through 4 2/3 innings, throwing 103 pitches. (Mark Avery/AP)
Joe Saunders allowed eight runs on nine hits and two walks to take the loss. Torii Hunter hit a two-run shot in the fourth inning for his 200th career home run and Vladamir Guerrero tied a career high with four hits. Gary Matthews also went 4-for-4.
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Series at a glance:
TB
Tampa Bay (38-26)
Won 1
Tampa Bay 13, LA Angels 4   LAA
LA Angels (39-26)
Lost 2
June 9, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Tampa Bay
0 3 0 0 5 0 2 1 2   13 18 0
LA Angels
0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0   4 12 2
Standings thru 6/9/08  |  Recap: TB | LAA  |  Gameday  |  Rays stats  |  Angels stats
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Iwamura, 2B6020022.274
Ruggiano, CF5010002.273
Crawford, LF4221001.269
Upton, DH5111005.299
Longoria, 3B4433111.255
Aybar, 1B4222101.306
Navarro, C5344001.349
Gross, RF5011023.231
Bartlett, SS5121011.243
Totals431318132617 

BATTING
2B: Upton (18, Saunders), Navarro 2 (10, Saunders, Oliver), Longoria (12, O'Day).
HR: Longoria 2 (10, 2nd inning off Saunders, 0 on, 0 out; 9th inning off Oliver, 0 on, 0 out), Aybar (2, 2nd inning off Saunders, 0 on, 0 out), Navarro (3, 2nd inning off Saunders, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Iwamura 2; Ruggiano; Crawford 2; Upton 2; Longoria 10; Aybar 5; Navarro 9; Gross; Bartlett 2.
RBI: Longoria 3 (32), Aybar 2 (6), Navarro 4 (24), Upton (38), Gross (14), Crawford (32), Bartlett (13).
2-out RBI: Upton; Aybar; Navarro 3; Gross; Bartlett.
GIDP: Upton.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Crawford 2 (19, 2nd base off Saunders/Mathis, 2nd base off O'Day/Mathis).
CS: Gross (2, 2nd base by Arredondo/Mathis).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Ruggiano 2 (Izturis at 2nd base, Guerrero at 2nd base).
DP: 3 (Ruggiano-Navarro-Bartlett, Longoria-Iwamura-Aybar, Bartlett-Aybar).

 
LA AngelsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Izturis, SS4010001.254
  Willits, CF0000000.205
Kendrick, 2B4000002.320
Anderson, LF3001000.259
  Wood, SS0000000.131
Guerrero, DH4240000.264
Hunter, CF4112012.268
  Rodriguez, S, 3B0000000.185
Kotchman, 1B4010002.307
Matthews, RF4041000.249
Quinlan, 3B3000015.287
  Rivera, LF1000001.170
Mathis, C3110102.204
Totals3441241215 

BATTING
2B: Guerrero (12, Jackson), Matthews (9, Glover).
HR: Hunter (8, 4th inning off Jackson, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Izturis; Guerrero 5; Hunter 4; Kotchman; Matthews 5; Mathis.
RBI: Matthews (30), Anderson (28), Hunter 2 (31).
2-out RBI: Matthews.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Mathis 2; Quinlan.
SF: Anderson.
GIDP: Quinlan; Izturis.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Mathis (4, catcher interference), O'Day (1, throw).
DP: 2 (Mathis, Izturis-Kendrick-Kotchman).

 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Jackson (W, 4-5)7.010441214.06
Reyes 1.01000004.02
Glover 1.01000003.74
 
LA AngelsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Saunders (L, 9-3)4.29882433.32
Arredondo 1.11000100.69
O'Day 2.05330104.30
Oliver 1.03220013.18

Pitches-strikes: Jackson 107-68, Reyes 8-7, Glover 8-5, Saunders 102-62, Arredondo 17-9, O'Day 33-22, Oliver 24-16.
Ground outs-fly outs: Jackson 10-8, Reyes 1-1, Glover 0-3, Saunders 6-3, Arredondo 0-2, O'Day 5-0, Oliver 1-2.
Batters faced: Jackson 29, Reyes 3, Glover 4, Saunders 25, Arredondo 4, O'Day 11, Oliver 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Arredondo 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Eric Cooper. 1B: Marty Foster. 2B: Derryl Cousins. 3B: Angel Hernandez.
Weather: 71 degrees, clear.
Wind: 10 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:51.
Att: 42,019.

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