12:35 PM ET, June 14, 2007
Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati, Ohio
• Summary: The Angels rallied past the Reds with a six-run seventh to take two of three in the interleague series and climb to 42-25 -- at 17 games over .500, the best start in franchise history.
• Turning point: Once touted rookie Homer Bailey left the game, the Angels went to work on Cincinnati's bullpen, scoring six times in the seventh
• Goat: Reds reliever Gary Majewski. After Bailey departed, his two hits and a walk and three runs allowed undid Bailey's encouraging start.
• Figure this: The Angels have won their last 113 games when leading after eight innings.
• Not forgotten: Ken Griffey Jr.'s solo homer was the 579th of his career, leaving him four behind Mark McGwire for seventh place. He has homered in four of his last six starts. -- ESPN.com news services
Angels 9, Reds 7
The Angels' Chone Figgins extended his hitting streak to 13 games, matching his career high. ... The Angels have hit .339 and averaged 7.2 runs while taking four of their last six games in St. Louis and Cincinnati. ... Griffey has 44 homers in interleague play, matching Carlos Delgado for second on the career list. Jim Thome has hit 52. ... Reds CF Josh Hamilton left the game after the fifth inning because he felt dizzy on the hot, sunny afternoon. ... Scott Hatteberg matched his career high with four hits.
Regular Season Series
|1st||A Dunn singled to left center, S Hatteberg scored.||0||1|
|2nd||H Kendrick singled to center, G Matthews scored on error by center fielder J Hamilton.||1||1|
|2nd||R Willits singled to right, H Kendrick scored, J Molina to third.||2||1|
|3rd||V Guerrero hit sacrifice fly to left, O Cabrera scored.||3||1|
|5th||S Hatteberg singled to right, C Moeller scored, S Hatteberg to third on throwing error by right fielder V Guerrero.||3||2|
|6th||K Griffey Jr homered to center.||3||3|
|6th||A Gonzalez homered to left, N Hopper scored.||3||5|
|7th||O Cabrera walked, R Willits scored, E Aybar to third, C Figgins to second.||4||5|
|7th||V Guerrero singled to right center, E Aybar and C Figgins scored, O Cabrera to third.||6||5|
|7th||G Matthews hit sacrifice fly to right, O Cabrera scored, V Guerrero to second.||7||5|
|7th||C Kotchman singled to right, V Guerrero scored, C Kotchman to second advancing on throw.||8||5|
|7th||J Molina singled to right, C Kotchman scored.||9||5|
|7th||A Dunn singled to center, B Phillips scored, K Griffey Jr to second.||9||6|
|9th||K Griffey Jr grounded out to first, J Conine scored, S Hatteberg to third.||9||7|
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|Stadium||Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati, OH|
|Attendance||32,860 (77.6% full) - % is based on regular season capacity|
|Weather||84 degrees, sunny|
|Umpires||Home Plate - Larry Vanover, First Base - Tony Randazzo, Second Base - Charlie Reliford, Third Base - Greg Gibson|