Originally posted on Monkey with a Halo  |  Last updated 7/21/12
The Angels are out to send a mesaage with this series. Most experts believe that Yankees and Rangers are the two best teams in baseball, with the Angels a distant third. Given that the Halos are throwing Santana and Haren in the next two games, a win tonight was imperitive. When your ace is on the hill in an important game, you need to deliver the message to your opponent that you mean business. Well, I think the Rangers realize that there is still a fight to be had to win the AL west.Angels 6 Rangers 1Game Notes-- T'n'T did what they seem to do every night. Trumbo and Trout both went yard with Trout adding another 2-4 night for good measure. If there was any doubt who fuels this team it's the dynamite kids.-- Very quietly Albet Pujols is starting to get back to where he belongs statistically. His average is at .281 with his 3-4 night, and he hasn't really gotten hot. I still think there is a streak of crazy hitting in his future.-- Give it up for Howie Kendrick with a big hit early...
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