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Angels take series
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Angels 11, Rockies 3
Joe Saunders allowed one run on four hits in six-plus innings. (Chris Carlson/AP)
The Angels rode three-run, two-out rallies in the first and second innings to a series victory over the Rockies. Vladimir Guerrero went 2-for-5 with a homer and three RBIs and almost lost in the rout was a solid outing by Joe Saunders, who earned his eighth win.
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Series at a glance:
COL
Colorado (37-35)
Lost 2
LA Angels 11, Colorado 3   LAA
LA Angels (38-32)
Won 2
June 24, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Colorado
0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0   3 8 1
LA Angels
3 3 0 2 0 1 0 2 X   11 11 1
Standings thru 6/24/09  |  Recap: COL | LAA  |  Gameday  |  Rockies stats  |  Angels stats
Colorado AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Fowler, CF 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 .264
Spilborghs, LF 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 .268
Helton, 1B 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .317
Atkins, G, DH 4 1 3 2 0 0 0 .216
Hawpe, RF 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 .338
Tulowitzki, SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .262
  Quintanilla, SS 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .222
Iannetta, C 4 0 1 0 0 2 3 .237
Stewart, I, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .218
Barmes, 2B 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .275
Totals 33 3 8 2 2 10 11  

BATTING
3B: Fowler (3, Rodriguez, R).
HR: Atkins, G (6, 7th inning off Saunders, J, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Iannetta; Atkins, G 6; Hawpe 2; Spilborghs; Fowler 3.
RBI: Atkins, G 2 (23).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Stewart, I 2.
Team RISP: 2-for-5.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Helton (2, fielding).
DP: 2 (Barmes-Tulowitzki-Helton, Tulowitzki-Barmes-Helton).

 
LA Angels AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Figgins, 3B 4 3 3 0 1 0 1 .330
Abreu, RF 3 2 2 3 2 1 2 .298
Hunter, To, CF 4 0 1 2 0 1 3 .310
  Rodriguez, S, CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .154
Guerrero, DH 5 2 2 3 0 0 3 .277
Rivera, J, LF 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 .306
  Quinlan, LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .228
Morales, K, 1B 3 0 1 1 1 1 0 .269
Izturis, 2B 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 .277
Mathis, C 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .204
Aybar, SS 3 3 1 0 1 1 0 .275
Totals 33 11 11 10 6 5 14  

BATTING
2B: Guerrero (5, Marquis), Abreu (14, Marquis).
HR: Guerrero (2, 2nd inning off Marquis, 1 on, 2 out), Abreu (4, 8th inning off Embree, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Figgins 3; Guerrero 6; Aybar; Hunter, To; Morales, K; Abreu 6; Izturis.
RBI: Guerrero 3 (13), Morales, K (37), Izturis (20), Abreu 3 (40), Hunter, To 2 (54).
2-out RBI: Guerrero 3; Morales, K; Izturis.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Mathis 2; Rivera, J.
SF: Hunter, To.
GIDP: Hunter, To, Guerrero.
Team RISP: 6-for-14.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Aybar (4, 2nd base off Marquis/Iannetta), Abreu (16, 3rd base off Marquis/Iannetta), Figgins (23, 2nd base off Marquis/Iannetta).

FIELDING
E: Izturis (3, throw).
Outfield assists: Rivera, J (Helton at 3rd base), Abreu (Atkins, G at home).

 
Colorado IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Marquis (L, 9-5) 3.1 9 8 7 2 4 1 4.22
Fogg 2.2 1 1 1 2 0 0 2.04
Rincon 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.38
Embree 0.2 1 2 2 1 1 1 6.30
Flores, R 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.14
 
LA Angels IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Saunders, J (W, 8-4) 6.0 4 1 1 1 6 1 3.66
Speier, J 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 4.33
Rodriguez, R 1.0 4 2 2 1 0 0 7.23
Oliver, D 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.19

Saunders, J pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.

Game Scores: Marquis 14, Saunders, J 65.
WP: Fogg.
Balk: Marquis.
Pitches-strikes: Marquis 88-52, Fogg 49-26, Rincon 14-7, Embree 16-8, Flores, R 6-4, Saunders, J 103-68, Speier, J 16-11, Rodriguez, R 22-12, Oliver, D 11-9.
Groundouts-flyouts: Marquis 4-1, Fogg 2-3, Rincon 0-2, Embree 1-0, Flores, R 0-1, Saunders, J 6-5, Speier, J 0-0, Rodriguez, R 0-1, Oliver, D 1-1.
Batters faced: Marquis 21, Fogg 10, Rincon 4, Embree 4, Flores, R 1, Saunders, J 23, Speier, J 3, Rodriguez, R 6, Oliver, D 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Fogg 2-1, Speier, J 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Derryl Cousins. 1B: Bill Miller. 2B: Angel Campos. 3B: Brian Runge.
Weather: 70 degrees, clear.
Wind: 7 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:59.
Att: 43,551.
Venue: Angel Stadium of Anaheim.
June 24, 2009
June 24, 2009

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