Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Anderson Records 10 RBIs

On Aug. 21, 2007, Angels Garret Anderson gets 10 RBI’s against the New York Yankees.
The game was an 18-9 victory by the Angels over the Yankees. Anderson’s performance started in the first inning as he drove in two runs on a double off of Yankees pitcher Mike Mussina.
Anderson would continue his day with another RBI-double in the second inning, making his RBI total three, through two innings.
In the third inning Anderson would hit a three-run homer off the Yank’s, making his RBI total 6 through three innings and putting the score at 12-5.
Anderson would make his first out of the game in the bottom of the fifth, but when he came back up to bat in the sixth, Anderson continued his tear. He hit another home run, this time a grand slam, putting his RBI total for the game at 10, and putting the score at 18-5.
Anderson would get out in his final at-bat during the eighth inning, ending the day going 4-6 with 10 RBI’s, including a three run homer and a grand slam.
This would be Anderson’s most prolific game from the batters box. Anderson finished his career with 287 home runs, 1,365 RBI’s, a .293 average and 2,529 hits.