Originally written on Monkey with a Halo  |  Last updated 8/16/13
In a series that had the Halos faltering from the mound and the plate, C.J. Wilson and Chris Nelson turned in great performances to help the Angels avoid a four game sweep.  Wilson pitched 6 2/3 innings, giving up only one run, while Nelson did his best Alfonso Soriano impression, driving in 5 runs.  His grand salami in the 8th inning gave the Angels a 7 run lead, thus granting some relievers permission to fool around a bit before finally closing out the game.   Angels 8, Yankees 4 Game Notes --Mike Trout extended his on base streak to 37 games.  Seriously what would we do without this guy? --Mark Trumbo went hitless in 3 at-bats, his average now at .236.  The question is would you rather have a streaky Mark Trumbo with a scorching hot first half, but then a horrible second half but still end up in the .260s, or a Mark Trumbo who sits around .250/.260 the whole season only to finish with an average in the .230s (assuming no further improvement)? --Grant Green continued his recent hot streak going 2 for 4 with a double.  He is now 5 for his last 9 at-bats with one walk.  Hey lets hope it continues.   Halo Hero of the Game Chris Nelson.  5 Ribeyes.  He earned it.
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