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L.A. Angels (3-11)1002201006123
San Diego (10-9) «02000024x8111

Padres 8, Angels 6

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PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) - Peter Bourjos likes the makeup of the Los Angeles Angels lineup.

Bourjos homered, Mike Trout had a double and a triple and the star-studded Angels roughed up Clayton Richard early but the San Diego Padres rallied for an 8-6 win Wednesday.

"We have a lot of weapons," Bourjos said. "We have speed at the top and bottom of the order and a ton of guys who can hit the ball long. Sometimes, too, the speed and power overlap. If we get rolling in the regular season, we have a chance to be pretty good."

Albert Pujols and Josh Hamilton both went 1 for 3 with an RBI for the formidable order that was similar to the one that will be used in the regular season. The only starter missing was Erick Aybar, who's with the Dominican Republic in the World Baseball Classic.

Pujols, serving as the designated hitter, ran the bases for the first time in a game. Recovering from offseason knee surgery, the Angels had received permission to use a runner for Pujols when he reached base before Wednesday.

Bourjos hit a two-run homer off Richard in the fourth. He knows that he won't be counted on to provide the pop in this order: Hamilton hit 43 home runs last year for Texas. Trout and Pujols hit 30 each. Mark Trumbo went deep 32 times.

"I don't think the exact order matters right now, as long as the individuals are making progress and getting their work in," Bourjos said. "But when you see all those names on the lineup card, it is pretty impressive."

Richard was making his second start of the spring. His previous start, on Friday, was wiped out by inclement weather.

Focusing primarily on low-strike fastballs and his changeup, Richard produced mixed results. He allowed five runs and nine hits in five innings.

"I like that he got his pitch count up and got through five," Padres manager Bud Black said. "He left some pitches up, but he'll get them down. Clayton has three starts left in the spring, and he'll be able to make the progress needed to be ready when it matters most."

Los Angeles starter Joe Blanton allowed two runs on five hits in five innings.

The Padres took the lead in the eighth inning on a three-run error by left fielder Matt Young on a deep fly hit by minor leaguer Daniel Robertson.

NOTES: Padres CF Cameron Maybin, sidelined in recent games with a back strain, is expected to play Thursday or Friday. . RF Will Venable (side) is also expected to play this week. . LF Carlos Quentin (knee) remains out of game play with minor discomfort and there is no timetable for his return. The Padres are being cautious with Quentin's health this offseason. . Angels INF-OF Bill Hall was unavailable due to tightness in his left calf. He's missed a few weeks due to various injuries. . Padres SS Cody Ransom was pulled after the first inning with a discomfort in his side, but the injury is not considered serious.

 
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Players of the Game
San Diego

D. Robertson
AB 4
R 1
H 2
HR 0
RBI 1
Los Angeles

P. Bourjos
AB 3
R 1
H 2
HR 1
RBI 2
 

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Los Angeles Angels
HittersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Mike Trout, LF2220100 .375
    Luis Jimenez, 1B2110010 .308
Alberto Callaspo, 3B3011001 .208
    Brendan Harris, 3B1000011 .240
Albert Pujols, DH3011001 .364
    Scott Cousins, PR-DH1111000 .188
Josh Hamilton, RF3011001 .318
    Luis Rodriguez, 2B1000001 .375
Mark Trumbo, 1B3110001 .300
    J.B. Shuck, CF1000000 .292
Howard Kendrick, 2B3010011 .467
    Thomas Field, SS0000000 .222
Peter Bourjos, CF3122000 .333
    Kole Calhoun, RF1000000 .200
Chris Iannetta, C3010002 .400
    Luke Carlin, C0000100 .000
Andrew Romine, SS3000001 .250
    Matt Young, LF1000001 .500
Totals34612623  
Batting
2B - Mike Trout (2, Richard), Luis Jimenez (4, Layne), Alberto Callaspo (1, Richard), Albert Pujols (1, Richard), Josh Hamilton (1, Richard)
3B - Mike Trout (1, Richard)
HR - Peter Bourjos (1, Richard)
RBI - Alberto Callaspo (1), Albert Pujols (3), Scott Cousins (2), Josh Hamilton (3), Peter Bourjos 2 (8)
2-OUT RBI - Albert Pujols (2), Josh Hamilton (1), Peter Bourjos 2 (6)
SB - Peter Bourjos (1, 2nd base off Richard/Hundley)
CS - Thomas Field (1, 2nd base by Kloess/Rodriguez)
Team LOB - 4
Fielding
Outfield Assists - J.B. Shuck 1
DP - Kendrick-Romine, Trumbo-Romine
E - Alberto Callaspo (1, Misplayed grounder), Luke Carlin (1, Throwing), Matt Young (1, Dropped fly)
Los Angeles Angels
PitchersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Joe Blanton 5522020 3.86
Ernesto Frieri (H,2) 1000000 10.38
Sean Burnett (H,1) 0.1422000 54.00
David Carpenter (H,2) 0.2000010 4.26
Michael Kohn (BS,1; L,0-1) 1240300 8.44
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Joe Blanton 7-5, Ernesto Frieri 2-1, David Carpenter 1-0, Michael Kohn 1-2
Batters Faced - Joe Blanton 19, Ernesto Frieri 3, Sean Burnett 5, David Carpenter 2, Michael Kohn 8
San Diego Padres
HittersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Jaff Decker, CF3010001 .175
   a- Yasmani Grandal, PH1000012 .455
   b- Maxx Tissenbaum, PH1011000 .500
Cody Ransom, SS1000001 .238
    Jeudy Valdez, SS3000002 .174
Chase Headley, 3B3000002 .440
    Eddy Rodriguez, C0000100 .429
Kyle Blanks, 1B3110000 .400
    Luis Tejada, 1B1000001 .000
Nick Hundley, C3020010 .483
    Jeremy Baltz, PR-LF1210000 .500
Travis Buck, LF2000002 .308
    Kyle Gaedele, LF-RF2100003 .250
Jonathan Galvez, 2B3311100 .400
Daniel Robertson, RF-CF4121000 .500
   c- John Baker, PH1010000 .190
    Gregorio Petit, 3B1012100 .217
Totals34811533  
a-struck out for J. Decker in the 7th
b-singled for Kloess in the 8th
c-singled for Richard in the 5th
Batting
2B - Jaff Decker (3, Blanton), Nick Hundley (6, Blanton), Jeremy Baltz (1, Kohn)
3B - Daniel Robertson (1, Blanton)
RBI - Maxx Tissenbaum (2), Jonathan Galvez (4), Daniel Robertson (1), Gregorio Petit 2 (5)
2-OUT RBI - Maxx Tissenbaum (1), Daniel Robertson (1)
Team LOB - 5
Fielding
Outfield Assists - Daniel Robertson 1
DP - Blanks-Ransom-Richard, Robertson-Hundley-Valdez, Valdez-Blanks, Valdez-Galvez-Tejada
E - Nick Hundley (1, Throwing)
San Diego Padres
PitchersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Clayton Richard 5955111 6.43
Jason Ray 1100000 4.50
Tommy Layne 1211010 10.50
Brandon Kloess (W,1-0) 1000000 6.75
Thad Weber (S,1) 1000110 3.86
HBP - Field (by Brandon Kloess)
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Clayton Richard 8-4, Jason Ray 1-2, Tommy Layne 1-0, Thad Weber 1-0
Batters Faced - Clayton Richard 23, Jason Ray 4, Tommy Layne 4, Brandon Kloess 3, Thad Weber 3
Game Information
Attendance - 5733
Game Time - 2:24
Temperature - 83
Umpires - Home - Angel Campos, First Base - Clint Fagan, Second Base - Allen Bailey, Third Base - Stuart Scheurwater