7:05 PM ET, September 12, 2007
Oriole Park at Camden Yards, Baltimore, Maryland
• Summary: Garret Anderson homered and drove in five runs, Kelvim Escobar earned his 17th win despite yielding six runs, and the Angels whipped the woeful Orioles Wednesday night.
• Turning point: The Angels jumped on the board early with a 5-0 lead in the first, setting Escobar up to earn his 100th career win.
• Unsung heroes: Vladimir Guerrero drove in four runs and Brandon Wood hit his first major league homer for the Angels.
• Goat: Daniel Cabrera (9-16) gave up a career-high 10 runs, eight earned, in 4 1/3 innings. The 16 losses is tied for most in the majors.
• Figure this: Baltimore has lost 18 of 21, a streak that started on Aug. 22 when the team announced manager Dave Trembley would return in 2008.
• Figure this II: The Orioles issued 13 walks and committed three errors. Los Angeles scored five runs in the eighth inning on five walks, an error and just one hit.
• Quotable: "Wow. Thirteen walks. We don't walk. ... We like to swing the bats." -- Chone Figgins, who walked twice and scored three runs
-- ESPN.com news services
Angels 18, Orioles 6
Los Angeles has won six straight on the road. ... Cabrera has surrendered a team-high 24 homers. ... Baltimore starters have gone seven straight games without making it past the fifth inning. ... Escobar is 13-5 lifetime against Baltimore.
Regular Season Series
|Los Angeles leads 7-3 (as of Wed 9/12)|
|Thu 5/31||BAL 6, @LAA 2||Recap|
|Fri 6/1||@LAA 3, BAL 2||Recap|
|Sat 6/2||@LAA 7, BAL 4||Recap|
|Sun 6/3||@LAA 4, BAL 3||Recap|
|Fri 6/29||LAA 9, @BAL 7||Recap|
|Sat 6/30||@BAL 6, LAA 3||Recap|
|Sun 7/1||LAA 4, @BAL 3||Recap|
|Tue 9/11||LAA 10, @BAL 5||Recap|
|» Wed 9/12||LAA 18, @BAL 6||Box Score|
|Thu 9/13||@BAL 3, LAA 0||Recap|
|Complete Schedule: Angels | Orioles|
|1st||G Anderson doubled to left, C Figgins and O Cabrera scored, V Guerrero to third.||2||0|
|1st||M Izturis singled to right center, V Guerrero scored, G Anderson to third, M Izturis to second advancing on throw.||3||0|
|1st||C Kotchman hit sacrifice fly to left, G Anderson scored, M Izturis to third.||4||0|
|1st||H Kendrick safe at first on error by shortstop M Tejada, M Izturis scored.||5||0|
|2nd||V Guerrero reached on infield single to pitcher, C Figgins scored, O Cabrera to second.||6||0|
|4th||G Anderson homered to center, O Cabrera scored.||8||0|
|4th||T Redman homered to right.||8||1|
|4th||A Huff singled to center, M Tejada scored, K Millar to second.||8||2|
|4th||K Millar scored, A Huff to third, R Hernandez to second on wild pitch by K Escobar.||8||3|
|4th||S Moore singled to center, A Huff scored, R Hernandez to third.||8||4|
|4th||J Payton grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, R Hernandez scored, S Moore out at second.||8||5|
|5th||V Guerrero singled to center, J Mathis and R Willits scored, C Figgins to third.||10||5|
|5th||G Anderson singled to right, C Figgins scored, V Guerrero to second.||11||5|
|5th||N Markakis homered to right.||11||6|
|8th||H Kendrick singled to center, M Izturis scored, C Kotchman to third.||12||6|
|8th||J Mathis grounded into fielder's choice to third, C Kotchman scored, H Kendrick safe at third on throwing error by third baseman B Fahey.||13||6|
|8th||C Figgins walked, H Kendrick scored, J Mathis to third, R Willits to second.||14||6|
|8th||O Cabrera walked, J Mathis scored, R Willits to third, C Figgins to second.||15||6|
|8th||V Guerrero grounded into fielder's choice to third, R Willits scored, O Cabrera out at second, C Figgins to third.||16||6|
|9th||B Wood homered to left, M Napoli scored.||18||6|
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|Stadium||Oriole Park at Camden Yards, Baltimore, MD|
|Attendance||15,136 (32.9% full) - % is based on regular season capacity|
|Weather||81 degrees, clear|
|Umpires||Home Plate - Dale Scott, First Base - Ron Kulpa, Second Base - Paul Emmel, Third Base - Dan Iassogna|