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Kennedy drubbed
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Angels 10, Yankees 5
Alex Rodriguez's second-inning homer ended an 0-for-15 skid.  (Chris Carlson/AP)
On many nights, five runs and 10 hits are enough for victory. But with Ian Kennedy exiting after two-plus innings in his return to the Majors and the bullpen continuing to get pounded thereafter, the Yankees took a late-night fall in Anaheim. Alex Rodriguez and Xavier Nady homered.
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Series at a glance:
NYY
NY Yankees (63-53)
Lost 1
LA Angels 10, NY Yankees 5   LAA
LA Angels (72-43)
Won 2
August 8, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
0 1 2 0 0 2 0 0 0   5 10 0
LA Angels
2 0 3 1 0 0 4 0 X   10 17 0
Standings thru 8/8/08  |  Recap: NYY | LAA  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  Angels stats
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, LF5120000.319
Jeter, SS5010003.285
Abreu, DH4110011.290
Rodriguez, A, 3B3111110.312
Giambi, 1B3001120.252
Nady, RF4122000.335
Cano, 2B4120003.268
Cabrera, CF4001001.240
Molina, C3000000.232
  a-Betemit, PH1010000.255
Totals365105248 

a-Singled for Molina in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Abreu (30, Weaver).
3B: Cano (2, Weaver).
HR: Rodriguez, A (25, 2nd inning off Weaver, 0 on, 0 out), Nady (18, 6th inning off Weaver, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Damon 2; Jeter; Abreu 2; Rodriguez, A 4; Nady 5; Cano 4; Betemit.
RBI: Rodriguez, A (68), Giambi (66), Nady 2 (70), Cabrera (36).
2-out RBI: Giambi; Nady.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cano 2; Jeter.
GIDP: Abreu.
Team LOB: 6.

 
LA AngelsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Figgins, 3B5000037.275
Aybar, SS4010102.282
Teixeira, 1B5221011.285
Guerrero, RF5331012.291
Hunter, CF5244010.289
Anderson, DH5011012.289
Kendrick, 2B5141000.331
Rivera, LF4010004.224
  1-Willits, PR0100000.185
  Matthews, LF0000000.223
Mathis, C3111103.212
Totals41101792721 


1-Ran for Rivera in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Hunter (27, Kennedy), Kendrick (25, Kennedy), Teixeira (29, Kennedy), Guerrero (19, Rasner), Mathis (8, Bruney).
HR: Hunter (19, 7th inning off Rasner, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Aybar; Teixeira 3; Guerrero 4; Hunter 8; Anderson; Kendrick 5; Rivera; Mathis 2.
RBI: Hunter 4 (65), Guerrero (65), Anderson (63), Kendrick (35), Mathis (39), Teixeira (85).
2-out RBI: Hunter 3; Teixeira.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Anderson; Aybar; Figgins; Guerrero 2.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
DP: (Figgins-Kendrick-Teixeira).

 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Kennedy (L, 0-4)2.09551108.17
Rasner 4.15330415.28
Bruney 1.23221202.81
 
LA AngelsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Weaver (W, 10-9)6.07552324.51
Arredondo (H, 12)2.01000100.97
Shields 1.02000002.86

Kennedy pitched to 5 batters in the 3rd.

WP: Bruney.
IBB: Rodriguez, A (by Weaver).
Pitches-strikes: Kennedy 61-38, Rasner 49-35, Bruney 28-17, Weaver 111-70, Arredondo 21-13, Shields 19-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: Kennedy 3-2, Rasner 4-5, Bruney 3-0, Weaver 5-10, Arredondo 4-1, Shields 3-0.
Batters faced: Kennedy 16, Rasner 18, Bruney 9, Weaver 27, Arredondo 6, Shields 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Rasner 2-0, Bruney 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Chuck Meriwether. 1B: Bill Welke. 2B: Chris Guccione. 3B: Tim Welke.
Weather: 78 degrees, clear.
Wind: 10 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:45.
Att: 44,158.
August 8, 2008

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