Found August 02, 2013 on Fox Sports:
The Angels and the Blue Jays both began the year expecting to be in a pennant race when August rolled around, not marking time through the final weeks of dismal seasons. Mark Trumbo and the Angels still aren't giving up, and they won the year's first meeting between two of the AL's biggest underachievers. Trumbo homered in the Angels' four-run first inning, Garrett Richards allowed four hits over seven strong innings, and Los Angeles snapped its six-game losing streak with an 8-2 victory over Toronto on Thursday. J.B. Shuck drove in three runs for the Angels, who avoided their longest skid in more than three years by pounding Toronto starter Josh Johnson for 10 hits in the opener of a four-game series. Los Angeles (49-58) is 13 1/2 games out of first place in the AL West, and Toronto (50-58) is 15 games out in the East. ''We look for wins, whether or not we're in the thick of it,'' Trumbo said. ''This is a team that's not going to...
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