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Angels 10, Rays 5
Trevor Bell allowed four runs in 5 1/3 innings on Wednesday. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
A three-run shot in the sixth by Gary Matthews Jr. and a three-run shot in the seventh by Howard Kendrick led the Angels' late charge and secured a series sweep of the Rays in the finale. Righty Trevor Bell was solid in his Major League debut but settled for a no-decision.
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Series at a glance:
TB
Tampa Bay (61-53)
Lost 4
LA Angels 10, Tampa Bay 5   LAA
LA Angels (68-44)
Won 3
August 12, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Tampa Bay
0 0 0 2 1 1 0 1 0   5 12 1
LA Angels
0 0 1 1 0 3 5 0 X   10 12 1
Standings thru 8/12/09  |  Recap: TB | LAA  |  Gameday  |  Rays stats  |  Angels stats
Tampa Bay AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Bartlett, SS 5 1 4 0 0 0 0 .343
Crawford, C, LF 4 0 1 0 1 1 4 .312
Longoria, 3B 4 1 2 1 1 0 1 .277
Zobrist, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 2 5 .286
Pena, C, 1B 4 2 2 3 0 0 2 .216
Burrell, DH 4 1 1 1 0 1 0 .222
Gross, RF 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 .263
Navarro, D, C 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .219
Kapler, CF 4 0 0 0 0 3 3 .238
Totals 36 5 12 5 3 8 16  

BATTING
2B: Gross (14, Bell, T), Bartlett (24, Bulger).
HR: Pena, C 2 (31, 4th inning off Bell, T, 1 on, 1 out; 6th inning off Bell, T, 0 on, 0 out), Burrell (10, 8th inning off Arredondo, J, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Bartlett 5; Gross 3; Longoria 2; Crawford, C; Pena, C 8; Burrell 4.
RBI: Pena, C 3 (77), Longoria (85), Burrell (43).
2-out RBI: Longoria.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Crawford, C; Zobrist; Pena, C.
GIDP: Longoria, Kapler, Crawford, C.
Team RISP: 3-for-11.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Longoria (5, 2nd base off Bell, T/Napoli).

FIELDING
E: Bartlett (12, throw).
Pickoffs: Niemann (Figgins at 1st base).

 
LA Angels AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Figgins, 3B 5 1 3 1 0 0 0 .303
Aybar, SS 4 1 2 0 1 1 1 .310
Abreu, RF 5 0 0 0 0 0 3 .309
Guerrero, DH 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .299
Morales, K, 1B 3 3 2 1 1 1 0 .303
Napoli, C 4 2 2 1 0 1 2 .297
Kendrick, H, 2B 3 2 2 3 1 0 2 .273
Matthews, CF 3 1 1 3 1 0 1 .249
Willits, LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .206
Totals 34 10 12 9 5 4 13  

BATTING
3B: Napoli (1, Niemann).
HR: Matthews (3, 6th inning off Balfour, 2 on, 2 out), Kendrick, H (7, 7th inning off Wheeler, D, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Figgins 3; Napoli 4; Kendrick, H 5; Aybar 2; Morales, K 2; Matthews 4.
RBI: Figgins (39), Napoli (44), Matthews 3 (38), Morales, K (76), Kendrick, H 3 (41).
2-out RBI: Figgins; Napoli; Matthews 3; Kendrick, H 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Aybar; Willits 2.
Team RISP: 4-for-10.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Figgins (34, 2nd base off Niemann/Navarro, D), Kendrick, H (9, 2nd base off Niemann/Navarro, D).
CS: Aybar (5, 2nd base by Niemann/Navarro, D).
PO: Figgins (1st base by Niemann).

FIELDING
E: Matthews (3, fielding).
DP: 3 (Figgins-Kendrick, H-Morales, K, Figgins-Morales, K, Jepsen-Aybar-Morales, K).

 
Tampa Bay IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Niemann 5.1 7 4 4 3 4 0 3.86
Balfour (BS, 2)(L, 4-2) 0.2 1 1 1 0 0 1 4.58
Choate 0.1 3 4 4 1 0 0 3.92
Wheeler, D 0.2 1 1 1 0 0 1 3.64
Bennett 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.76
 
LA Angels IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Bell, T 5.1 9 4 4 1 4 2 6.75
Bulger (W, 5-1) 0.2 1 0 0 1 0 0 3.68
Oliver, D (H, 13) 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3.04
Arredondo, J 1.0 1 1 1 0 2 1 5.67
Jepsen 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.87

Bulger pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.

IBB: Longoria (by Oliver, D), Guerrero (by Choate).
Pitches-strikes: Niemann 101-61, Balfour 15-8, Choate 30-19, Wheeler, D 11-7, Bennett 14-7, Bell, T 75-52, Bulger 10-3, Oliver, D 18-9, Arredondo, J 20-15, Jepsen 13-6.
Groundouts-flyouts: Niemann 5-4, Balfour 1-1, Choate 1-0, Wheeler, D 1-0, Bennett 2-1, Bell, T 7-2, Bulger 1-0, Oliver, D 0-1, Arredondo, J 1-0, Jepsen 1-0.
Batters faced: Niemann 24, Balfour 3, Choate 5, Wheeler, D 3, Bennett 4, Bell, T 25, Bulger 3, Oliver, D 4, Arredondo, J 4, Jepsen 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Balfour 2-2, Wheeler, D 2-2, Bulger 1-0, Oliver, D 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Mike Reilly. 1B: Chuck Meriwether. 2B: Laz Diaz. 3B: Eric Cooper.
Weather: 74 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 4 mph, Out to CF.
T: 3:14.
Att: 37,859.
Venue: Angel Stadium of Anaheim.
August 12, 2009
August 12, 2009

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