Around the Majors: Angels win their series

Today in Hardball Times–

Playoff Preview: White Sox-Angels
by Aaron Gleeman
Chicago White Sox (99-63, AL Central champs) vs. Los Angeles Angels (95-67, AL West champs)
http://www.hardballtimes.com/daily/article/playoff-preview-white-sox-angels/

1) Yesterday’s score–

Angels 5, Yankees 3 (Angels win the series, 3-2)

2) Today’s schedule–

Angels (Paul Byrd, 3.74, 10 RSAA) at White Sox (Jose Contreras, 3.61, 20 RSAA), 8:05

3) ANGELS 5, YANKEES 3

                1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9   R   H  E
                - - - - - - - - -   -  --  -
Yankees         0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0   3  11  0
Angels          0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 X   5   9  0

* Yankees SS Derek Jeter (1 HR), 1B Jason Giambi and RF Gary Sheffield had 3 hits and LF Hideki Matsui was 0 for 5.

JETER
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   29   24  .393  .450  .844  .649   6.73  .324  10   52   11  119  Yankees      
2004   30   14  .352  .471  .823  .565   5.72  .292  23   78   23  154  Yankees      
2005   31   28  .389  .450  .839  .620   6.55  .309  19   70   14  159  Yankees      
CAR        279  .386  .461  .847  .625   6.73  .314 169  763  215 1525 
LG AVG       0  .340  .433  .773  .500   5.17  .271 190  803  104 
POS AVG    -84  .328  .410  .738  .450   4.69  .272 140  697  128 

GIAMBI
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   32   51  .412  .527  .939  .722   8.11  .250  41  107    2  156  Yankees      
2004   33   -4  .342  .379  .720  .451   4.46  .208  12   40    0   80  Yankees      
2005   34   49  .440  .535  .975  .755   9.26  .271  32   87    0  139  Yankees      
CAR        490  .413  .539  .953  .718   8.47  .295 313 1031   13 1483 
LG AVG       0  .340  .433  .773  .500   5.18  .271 162  685   90 
POS AVG    127  .360  .473  .833  .568   6.09  .278 221  831   36 

SHEFFIELD
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   34   72  .419  .604 1.023  .772   9.72  .330  39  132   18  155  Braves       
2004   35   40  .393  .534  .927  .676   7.41  .290  36  121    5  154  Yankees      
2005   36   37  .379  .512  .891  .666   7.31  .291  34  123   10  154  Yankees      
CAR        642  .399  .527  .925  .698   7.81  .297 449 1476  215 2190 
LG AVG       0  .338  .420  .758  .500   4.98  .268 226  994  154 
POS AVG     91  .344  .443  .788  .532   5.40  .273 270 1092  156 

MATSUI
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   29    5  .353  .435  .788  .526   5.09  .287  16  106    2  163  Yankees      
2004   30   44  .390  .522  .912  .693   7.73  .298  31  108    3  162  Yankees      
2005   31   26  .367  .496  .863  .619   6.53  .305  23  116    2  162  Yankees      
CAR         75  .370  .484  .853  .618   6.40  .297  70  330    7  487 
LG AVG       0  .334  .429  .764  .500   5.02  .269  57  237   28 
POS AVG     16  .340  .443  .783  .528   5.37  .280  58  247   36 

* Yankees P Mike Mussina took a pounding–2 2/3 IP, 6 H, 5 R/ER, 1 BB, 3 SO.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2003 34   23   3.40   31  31  214.2  195  8.18  9.85  17   8   0  15  10  Yankees      
2004 35   -3   4.59   27  27  164.2  132  7.21 12.02  12   9   0  10  11  Yankees      
2005 36    1   4.41   30  30  179.2  142  7.11 12.67  13   8   0  11  10  Yankees      
CAREER   292   3.64  443 443 3013   2400  7.17 10.76 224 127   0 210 141 
LG AVG     0   4.58          3013   2059  6.15 13.19 169 169 

4) Yesterday’s HR–

Derek Jeter
Garret Anderson

5) Angels P Bartolo Colon had to leave yesterday’s game, due to an inflamed shoulder.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2003 30   16   3.87   34  34  242    173  6.43 10.97  15  13   0  16  12  White Sox    
2004 31  -10   5.01   34  34  208.1  158  6.83 12.48  18  12   0  14  16  Angels       
2005 32   17   3.48   33  33  222.2  157  6.35 10.55  21   8   0  17  12  Angels       
CAREER   125   3.94  280 278 1819.2 1435  7.10 11.98 139  82   0 125  96 
LG AVG     0   4.58          1819.2 1279  6.33 13.11 102 102 

6) The Phillies fired GM Ed Wade.

7) The Orioles fired executive VP Jim Beattie.

8) Reds 2B D’Angelo Jimenez and Ps Chris Booker and Ben Weber became free agents when they refused assignments to the minors.

JIMENEZ
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   25    3  .349  .415  .764  .518   5.25  .273  14   57   11  146  White Sox/Reds
2004   26    3  .364  .394  .758  .517   5.05  .270  12   67   13  152  Reds         
2005   27   -6  .319  .295  .615  .321   3.58  .229   0    5    2   35  Reds         
CAR         -9  .350  .382  .732  .485   4.75  .267  33  210   34  540 
LG AVG       0  .339  .432  .771  .500   5.14  .268  65  263   33 
POS AVG    -30  .331  .400  .730  .449   4.62  .269  43  213   42 

BOOKER
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2005 28   -6  31.50    3   0    2      2  9.00 45.00   0   0   0   0   0  Reds         
CAREER    -6  31.50    3   0    2      2  9.00 45.00   0   0   0   0   0 
LG AVG     0   4.23             2      1  6.57 12.76   0   0 

WEBER
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2003 33   13   2.69   62   0   80.1   46  5.15 11.88   5   1   0   4   2  Angels       
2004 34   -9   8.06   18   0   22.1   11  4.43 20.96   0   2   0   1   1  Angels       
2005 35   -5   8.03   10   0   12.1    8  5.84 21.89   0   0   0   0   0  Reds         
CAREER    20   3.77  228   0  284    162  5.13 13.28  19   8   7  18   9 
LG AVG     0   4.52           284    199  6.30 12.95  16  16 

9) According to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, the Pirates will name Jim Tracy as manager today.

10) The Mariners removed OF Jaime Bubela from the 40 man roster.

YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2005   27   -3  .150  .105  .255  .000   0.00  .105   0    0    1   11  Mariners     
CAR         -3  .150  .105  .255  .000   0.00  .105   0    0    1   11 
LG AVG       0  .331  .425  .756  .500   4.89  .268   1    3    0 
POS AVG      0  .325  .407  .732  .475   4.61  .267   1    3    1 

11) The Tigers released P Gary Knotts.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2002 25   -1   4.40   28   0   30.2   21  6.16 11.15   3   1   0   2   2  Marlins      
2003 26  -19   6.04   20  18   95.1   51  4.81 15.29   3   8   0   4   7  Tigers       
2004 27  -12   5.25   36  19  135.1   81  5.39 13.57   7   6   2   6   7  Tigers       
CAREER   -33   5.45   86  38  267.1  162  5.45 13.94  13  16   2  12  17 
LG AVG     0   4.53           267.1  189  6.38 12.98  15  15 

12) The Indians claimed P Sean Douglass off waivers from the Tigers.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2003 24   -8  13.50    3   0    8      3  3.38 23.63   0   0   0   0   0  Orioles      
2004 25   -6   6.28   14   3   38.2   36  8.38 15.59   0   2   0   1   1  Blue Jays    
2005 26  -13   5.56   18  16   87.1   55  5.67 13.09   5   5   0   4   6  Tigers       
CAREER   -40   6.11   54  31  207.2  155  6.72 14.87   7  13   0   8  12 
LG AVG     0   4.46           207.2  145  6.26 12.82  12  12 

13) Tigers INF Kevin Hooper and Ps Doug Creek, Vic Darensbourg, Matt Ginter and Jason Karnuth became free agents when they refused assignments to the minors.

HOOPER
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2005   28   -1  .200  .200  .400  .000   0.00  .200   0    0    0    6  Tigers       
CAR         -1  .200  .200  .400  .000   0.00  .200   0    0    0    6 
LG AVG       0  .331  .425  .756  .500   4.89  .268   0    1    0 
POS AVG      0  .329  .423  .753  .500   4.89  .275   0    1    0 

CREEK
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2002 33   -9   5.82   52   0   55.2   56  9.05 16.01   3   2   0   2   3  Devil Rays/Mariners
2003 34    2   3.29   21   0   13.2   11  7.24 18.44   0   0   0   0   0  Blue Jays    
2005 36   -6   6.85   20   0   22.1   18  7.25 13.70   0   0   0   0   0  Tigers       
CAREER   -27   5.32  279   3  289.1  292  9.08 14.90   7  14   1  10  11 
LG AVG     0   4.50           289.1  206  6.42 13.00  16  16 

DARENSBOURG
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2003 32   -3   8.00    9   0    9      4  4.00 18.00   0   0   0   0   0  Rockies/Expos
2004 33   -1   6.43    7   0    7      1  1.29 18.00   0   1   0   0   1  White Sox/Mets
2005 34    4   2.82   22   0   22.1    9  3.63 12.49   1   1   0   1   1  Tigers       
CAREER   -23   4.96  309   0  303    229  6.80 13.78   8  17   2  11  14 
LG AVG     0   4.37           303    227  6.75 12.91  17  17 

GINTER
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2003 25   -3  13.50    3   0    3.1    0  0.00 13.50   0   0   0   0   0  White Sox    
2004 26   -2   4.54   15  14   69.1   38  4.93 13.89   1   3   0   2   2  Mets         
2005 27   -7   6.17   14   1   35     15  3.86 15.43   0   1   0   0   1  Tigers       
CAREER   -23   5.46   92  15  211    120  5.12 14.20   4   4   1   3   5 
LG AVG     0   4.42           211    151  6.43 12.86  12  12 

KARNUTH
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2001 25    1   1.80    4   0    5      1  1.80 19.80   0   0   0   0   0  Cardinals    
2005 29    0   5.40    3   0    1.2    0  0.00 10.80   0   0   0   0   0  Tigers       
CAREER     1   2.70    7   0    6.2    1  1.35 17.55   0   0   0   0   0 
LG AVG     0   4.36             6.2    5  6.79 12.67   0   0 

14) Rangers P Justin Thompson became a free agent when he refused an assignment to the minors.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
1998 25   15   4.05   34  34  222    149  6.04 12.49  11  15   0  15  11  Tigers       
1999 26   -3   5.11   24  24  142.2   83  5.24 13.56   9  11   0  10  10  Tigers       
2005 32   -3  21.60    2   0    1.2    1  5.40 21.60   0   0   0   0   0  Rangers      
CAREER    51   4.02  103 101  648.2  428  5.94 12.18  36  43   0  47  32 
LG AVG     0   4.70           648.2  458  6.36 13.42  36  37 
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