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Angels 1, Yankees 0
Sidney Ponson didn't allow a hit until the fifth inning on Friday. (Frank Franklin II/AP)
The first four innings were a breeze for Sidney Ponson, who looked sharp against the Angels. Despite losing the strike zone in the fifth, he worked out of a bases-loaded jam and kept the zeroes coming on the board, but the Halos got to Mariano Rivera in the ninth inning.
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Series at a glance:
LAA
LA Angels (69-40)
Won 5
LA Angels 1, NY Yankees 0   NYY
NY Yankees (59-50)
Lost 2
August 1, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Angels
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1   1 4 0
NY Yankees
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 5 0
Standings thru 8/1/08  |  Recap: LAA | NYY  |  Gameday  |  Angels stats  |  Yankees stats
LA AngelsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Figgins, 3B4000024.281
Izturis, SS4000003.263
Teixeira, 1B2010200.284
  1-Willits, PR0100000.185
  Quinlan, 1B0000000.262
Guerrero, RF4010002.285
Hunter, CF4011001.281
Anderson, DH4010012.284
Kendrick, 2B3000103.331
Rivera, LF2000101.240
Mathis, C2000111.222
Totals291415417 


1-Ran for Teixeira in the 9th.

BATTING
TB: Teixeira; Guerrero; Hunter; Anderson.
RBI: Hunter (59).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Izturis 2.
GIDP: Guerrero; Kendrick.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
DP: (Kendrick-Izturis-Teixeira).

 
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, LF3010110.315
Jeter, SS4020011.282
Abreu, RF4010024.286
Rodriguez, A, 3B3000123.323
Giambi, DH4000015.253
Cano, 2B4000001.260
Betemit, 1B3010000.250
Rodriguez, I, C3000011.292
Cabrera, CF3000010.249
Totals310502915 

BATTING
TB: Damon; Jeter 2; Abreu; Betemit.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Giambi 2; Cano.
GIDP: Rodriguez, I.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Damon (16, 2nd base off Santana/Mathis), Abreu (14, 2nd base off Santana/Mathis).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Jeter-Cano-Betemit, Jeter-Betemit).

 
LA AngelsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Santana (W, 12-5)8.05002803.38
Rodriguez, F (S, 45)1.00000102.42
 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Ponson 7.02004104.23
Marte 1.00000203.60
Rivera (L, 4-4)1.02111101.49

WP: Santana.
IBB: Rodriguez, A (by Santana).
Pitches-strikes: Santana 118-73, Rodriguez, F 13-7, Ponson 96-48, Marte 15-10, Rivera 19-13.
Ground outs-fly outs: Santana 7-9, Rodriguez, F 0-2, Ponson 5-15, Marte 0-1, Rivera 2-0.
Batters faced: Santana 30, Rodriguez, F 3, Ponson 26, Marte 3, Rivera 5.
Umpires: HP: CB Bucknor. 1B: Joe West. 2B: Ed Rapuano. 3B: Ed Hickox.
Weather: 81 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, L to R.
T: 2:32.
Att: 53,997.
August 1, 2008

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