APRIL 21, 2002
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 A's to a 6-5 victory before 20,088 Sunday night at the Oakland Coliseum. The Angels immediately left Oakland for Seattle having lost three of four in the series.
''I ain't got nothing to say, bro,'' Angels catcher Bengie Molina said. ''Sorry.''
Most of the Angels tried to focus on the positives they could take out of the game. Starter Aaron Sele gave up three runs in 6 1/3 innings and was relieved by Dennis Cook, who threw 1 2/3 scoreless innings.
Garret Anderson had three hits, Orlando Palmeiro, Tim Salmon and Molina each had two. Jeff DaVanon got down a key sacrifice bunt with two strikes. The Angels...