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Offense cools down
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Dodgers 6, Angels 3
Casey Kotchman hits a ground ball that was mishandled in the fourth, allowing a run to score. (AP)
Garret Anderson kept up his hot hitting with three knocks, but the Angels did little else offensively to support Ervin Santana. Santana settled down after some early trouble, but suffered his first loss of the season, allowing four runs in six innings.
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Series at a glance:
LAD
LA Dodgers (22-20)
Won 1
LA Dodgers 6, LA Angels 3   LAA
LA Angels (25-20)
Lost 1
May 17, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Dodgers
0 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 0   6 8 1
LA Angels
0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1   3 8 1
Standings thru 5/17/08  |  Recap: LAD | LAA  |  Gameday  |  Dodgers stats  |  Angels stats
LA DodgersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Pierre, LF4200000.277
Ethier, RF4011101.296
Martin, C4031110.319
Loney, 1B5000015.281
Sweeney, DH4000014.125
Jones, CF3100112.172
DeWitt, 3B4222000.327
Maza, 2B4021000.400
Hu, SS3100112.190
Totals356854514 

BATTING
2B: DeWitt (6, Bootcheck).
HR: DeWitt (4, 2nd inning off Santana, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Ethier; Martin 3; DeWitt 6; Maza 2.
RBI: DeWitt 2 (21), Ethier (18), Martin (17), Maza (1).
2-out RBI: DeWitt 2; Maza.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Jones; Sweeney; Hu.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Pierre (15, 2nd base off Oliver/Mathis).
CS: Martin (4, 2nd base by Oliver/Mathis).

FIELDING
E: Loney (3, throw).
DP: (DeWitt-Maza-Loney).

 
LA AngelsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Willits, RF4010101.280
Matthews, CF5000013.217
Guerrero, DH3110002.265
Anderson, LF4130001.289
Kotchman, 1B4001024.298
Izturis, 2B4001003.205
Quinlan, 3B3010021.250
  a-Rivera, PH1110000.194
Mathis, C2000110.224
  b-Napoli, PH1000001.235
Aybar, SS4011013.275
Totals353832719 

a-Doubled for Quinlan in the 9th. b-Flied out for Mathis in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Anderson (8, Park), Rivera (2, Saito).
TB: Willits; Guerrero; Anderson 4; Quinlan; Rivera 2; Aybar.
RBI: Kotchman (25), Izturis (11), Aybar (15).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Quinlan; Aybar 2; Kotchman; Matthews.
GIDP: Guerrero.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Izturis (2, fielding).

 
LA DodgersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Park 4.03212302.17
Kuo (W, 3-1)4.03000402.40
Saito 1.02110002.08
 
LA AngelsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Santana (L, 6-1)6.05443512.97
Oliver 1.00101002.66
Bootcheck 2.03110009.53

IBB: Martin (by Oliver).
HBP: Guerrero (by Park), Pierre (by Santana).
Pitches-strikes: Park 82-52, Kuo 53-35, Saito 16-11, Santana 109-71, Oliver 24-15, Bootcheck 34-22.
Ground outs-fly outs: Park 6-3, Kuo 2-6, Saito 1-2, Santana 5-8, Oliver 0-2, Bootcheck 2-4.
Batters faced: Park 18, Kuo 15, Saito 5, Santana 27, Oliver 4, Bootcheck 9.
Umpires: HP: Sam Holbrook. 1B: Gerry Davis. 2B: Bruce Dreckman. 3B: Brian Gorman.
Weather: 98 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 8 mph, Out to CF.
T: 3:12.
Att: 43,906.

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