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Peter Bourjos had three hits and three RBIs, Mike Trout and Albert Pujols drove in two runs apiece, and the Los Angeles Angels slowed the worst start in franchise history with an 8-1 victory over Torii Hunter and the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.
Pujols had three hits and Brendan Harris added an early RBI double for the Angels, who had a season-high 16 hits. Their 5-10 start still matches the 1961 expansion team's miserable beginning.
Tommy Hanson and four relievers combined on a rocky 10-hitter for the beleaguered Angels pitching staff, giving up their only run with two outs in the ninth.
Hunter extended his hitting streak to 12 games after receiving a standing ovation in the former Los Angeles outfielder's first night back at Angel Stadium. Detroit has lost two straight.
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GAME 18 - ANGELS AT A’S
OAKLAND -- The Angels got a solid performance from their starting pitcher, played good defense and had timely hitting. But when their game against the Oakland A's ended, the Angels walked off the field with their heads down.
Greg Myers hit a pinch-hit, three-run homer in the ninth inning off Angels closer Troy Percival to lift the...
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By Joe Haakenson, AngelsWin.com Contributor -
APRIL 18, 2002
GAME 15 - ANGELS AT A’S
OAKLAND -- This one, they couldn't blame on Tim Salmon.
With Salmon on the bench to rest his sagging ego, the Angels' offense struggled against the Oakland A's No. 5 starter and lost, 4-2, before 9,145 at the Oakland Coliseum.
Starting pitcher Eric Hiljus beat the Angels...
The Los Angeles Angels have placed third baseman Alberto
Callaspo on the 15-day disabled list due to right calf tightness, the team has announced.
Callaspo suffered the injury during Thursday night’s contest
against the Oakland Athletics. Initially, the Angels only expected him to miss
a few days before returning, but he’ll instead require at least two weeks on
They were supposed to be contenders last season after signing Albert Pujois to a whooping 250 million dollar contract. When that yield the desired result they went out and spent more money this time in the person of Josh Hamilton. The Angels are 4-10 and rumors abound about there being a change at manager. Manager Mike Scioscia, is feeling the pressure and part of it isn’t his...
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Peter Bourjos had three hits and three RBIs, Mike Trout and Albert Pujols drove in two runs apiece, and the Los Angeles Angels slowed the worst start in franchise history with an 8-1 victory over Torii Hunter and the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.
Pujols had three hits and Brendan Harris added an early RBI double for the Angels, who had a season-high 16...
By Joe Haakenson, AngelsWin.com Contributor -
APRIL 20, 2002
GAME 17 -ANGELS AT A’S
OAKLAND -- A couple of Angels could not agree on who was at
fault for their 8-7 loss to the Oakland A's Saturday afternoon before 20,253 at
the Oakland Coliseum.
There was first baseman Scott Spiezio, who made a throwing
error in the eighth inning that led to two unearned runs. And...
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Torii Hunter couldn't help the Los Angeles Angels advance to the World Series. The veteran outfielder is doing his best to help the defending AL champs get back there.
Hunter returns to Anaheim for the first time since signing with the Detroit Tigers on Friday night when Los Angeles tries to avoid the franchise's worst 15-game start.
In his first two seasons after spending...
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