Scot Shields took the loss after letting the Rays load the bases in the eighth. (AP)
By Lyle Spencer / MLB.com
The Angels were cruising when Ervin Santana left after seven innings after taking a no-hit bid into the sixth. They had a one-run lead, thanks to Vladimir Guerrero and Garret Anderson. But Scot Shields let the Rays load the bases with no outs in the eighth, and the Angels fell on a two-out hit by Willy Aybar, Erick's older brother.
HBP: Teixeira (by Shields). Pitches-strikes: Santana, E 106-66, Shields, S 16-5, Oliver 17-11, Shields 103-70,
Wheeler 10-7. Groundouts-flyouts: Santana, E 6-3, Shields, S 1-0, Oliver 0-0, Shields 6-3, Wheeler 0-1. Batters
faced: Santana, E 25, Shields, S 4, Oliver 4, Shields 33, Wheeler 3. Inherited runners-scored: Oliver 3-3. Ejections:
Tampa Bay Rays Manager Joe Maddon ejected by 1B umpire Jerry Meals (6th). Umpires: HP: Bill Miller. 1B: Jerry Meals.
2B: Gary Darling. 3B: Paul Emmel. Weather: 72 degrees, dome. Wind: Indoors. T: 2:20. Att:
15,902. August 19, 2008
Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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