By Joe Haakenson, AngelsWin.com Contributor -
MAY 1, 2002
GAME 26 - ANGELS AT INDIANS
CLEVELAND – Jarrod Washburn spent much of Wednesday afternoon in the Angels clubhouse making sure a group of his teammates were committed to going on the early-morning fishing trip he organized for today.
Ramon Ortiz, though, promised to go only if Washburn pitched well against the Cleveland Indians Wednesday night. After Washburn held the Indians to two runs and five hits in seven innings in a 7-2 Angels win, it's safe to say Ortiz got his 7 a.m. wakeup call.
''I'll be interested to see how he handles a flyrod,'' Washburn said.
The win was the Angels' sixth in a row, matching their longest winning streak last season. Washburn (3-2) pitched his best game of the season and got help from the resurgent Angels offense, which had 11 hits, including two each from Darin Erstad, Brad Fullmer and Adam Kennedy.
The key to the game came in the fifth inning when Washburn faced his only trou...