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Halos can't hold on
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Athletics 4, Angels 3
Maicer Izturis hits a two-run homer in the fourth inning on Saturday. (Chris Carlson/AP)
Jered Weaver yielded four hits in six scoreless innings, but the Angels' bullpen gave up four runs as they lost to the A's. Maicer Izturis drilled a two-run home run for the Halos, who hold a four-game lead in the American League West standings.
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Series at a glance:
OAK
Oakland (57-72)
Won 1
Oakland 4, LA Angels 3   LAA
LA Angels (76-52)
Lost 1
August 29, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Oakland
0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0   4 9 1
LA Angels
0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0   3 9 0
Standings thru 8/29/09  |  Recap: OAK | LAA  |  Gameday  |  Athletics stats  |  Angels stats
Oakland AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Kennedy, A, 3B 5 0 1 0 0 2 2 .280
Davis, R, CF 5 0 3 2 0 0 1 .294
Suzuki, K, C 4 0 1 0 1 0 2 .276
Cust, DH 2 0 0 0 2 1 3 .240
  1-Patterson, E, PR-DH 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .161
Hairston, S, LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .272
Sweeney, R, RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .279
Ellis, M, 2B 3 1 2 0 1 0 0 .276
Barton, 1B 3 1 0 1 1 0 3 .200
Pennington, SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .263
Totals 34 4 9 3 5 4 18  

1-Ran for Cust in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Suzuki, K (30, Weaver), Davis, R (15, Weaver).
TB: Ellis, M 2; Suzuki, K 2; Hairston, S; Davis, R 4; Kennedy, A; Pennington.
RBI: Davis, R 2 (29), Barton (6).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cust 2; Sweeney, R; Pennington 2; Patterson, E.
SAC: Sweeney, R.
Team RISP: 2-for-13.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Kennedy, A (18, 2nd base off Weaver/Napoli), Davis, R (29, 2nd base off Rodriguez, R/Napoli).
CS: Davis, R (8, 2nd base by Rodriguez, R/Napoli).
PO: Davis, R (1st base by Napoli).

FIELDING
E: Kennedy, A (13, fielding).
Outfield assists: Hairston, S (Figgins at 2nd base).
DP: (Hairston, S-Ellis, M).

 
LA Angels AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Figgins, 3B 4 0 2 0 1 1 1 .307
Abreu, RF 4 0 0 1 0 0 6 .299
Hunter, To, CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .311
Guerrero, DH 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .301
Morales, K, 1B 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .309
Izturis, M, SS 4 1 2 2 0 0 1 .298
Napoli, C 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .285
Matthews, LF 4 0 1 0 0 3 0 .246
Kendrick, H, 2B 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 .277
Totals 36 3 9 3 1 6 11  

BATTING
2B: Izturis, M (14, Mazzaro), Matthews (15, Gray, J).
HR: Izturis, M (8, 4th inning off Mazzaro, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Figgins 2; Kendrick, H 2; Morales, K 2; Izturis, M 6; Matthews 2.
RBI: Abreu (86), Izturis, M 2 (54).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Napoli; Hunter, To; Abreu 3; Figgins.
SF: Abreu.
Team RISP: 0-for-6.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
Pickoffs: Napoli (Davis, R at 1st base).

 
Oakland IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Mazzaro 5.0 7 3 3 1 4 1 5.32
Gray, J 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.68
Ziegler (W, 2-4) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.26
Wuertz (H, 18) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.13
Bailey, A (S, 20) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.90
 
LA Angels IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Weaver 6.0 4 0 0 2 3 0 3.89
Arredondo, J (H, 14) 0.1 2 3 3 1 1 0 6.21
Rodriguez, R (BS, 2)(L, 0-1) 2.2 3 1 1 2 0 0 6.26

WP: Mazzaro 2, Arredondo, J.
IBB: Ellis, M (by Rodriguez, R).
Pitches-strikes: Mazzaro 99-66, Gray, J 19-12, Ziegler 7-4, Wuertz 14-8, Bailey, A 12-8, Weaver 119-73, Arredondo, J 19-10, Rodriguez, R 38-21.
Groundouts-flyouts: Mazzaro 3-5, Gray, J 3-0, Ziegler 3-0, Wuertz 2-0, Bailey, A 1-1, Weaver 3-5, Arredondo, J 0-0, Rodriguez, R 3-2.
Batters faced: Mazzaro 24, Gray, J 5, Ziegler 3, Wuertz 3, Bailey, A 3, Weaver 24, Arredondo, J 4, Rodriguez, R 12.
Inherited runners-scored: Rodriguez, R 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Greg Gibson. 1B: Ted Barrett. 2B: Tim McClelland. 3B: Andy Fletcher.
Weather: 89 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, Out to CF.
T: 3:01.
Att: 43,011.
Venue: Angel Stadium of Anaheim.
August 29, 2009
August 29, 2009

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