The Anaheim Angels advanced to the second round with a convincing 4-1 series win over the Pirates. Nick Markakis batted .389 with a pair of homers for the Angels.
PITT 9, ANA 3 - Johan Santana tossed a complete game and Fred Lewis had 3 base hits as the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Anaheim 9-3. Buccos scored 8 runs in the 2nd inning - all off losing pitcher Armando Galarraga.
Anaheim will now face their cross-town rival Los Angeles Dodgers in a semi-final playoff series.