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46-56, 5th in AL West

Déjà vu for the Angels

Thursday's 2-1 victory over Boston marked the first time Los Angeles walked off on an error while trailing since Opening Day 1984, which also ended in a 2-1 win against the Red Sox, ESPN Stats & Info notes.

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Angels walk off on Red Sox's error (0:54)
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Angels honor Big Papi with big chains (0:18)

Lineup: Angels (45-56) vs. Red Sox (55-44)

  • 1. Yunel Escobar, 3B (R)
  • 2. Kole Calhoun, RF (L)
  • 3. Mike Trout, CF (R)
  • 4. Albert Pujols, DH (R)
  • 5. Jefry Marte, 1B (R)
  • 6. Andrelton Simmons, SS (R)
  • 7. Jett Bandy, C (R)
  • 8. Gregorio Petit, LF (R)
  • 9. Johnny Giavotella, 2B (R)
  • SP: Jered Weaver, RHP
  • Daily notes

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Huston Street knows he's a trade target

The rumor mill has included Street as a potential trade option for the Angels. And while some players claim to avoid media reports and speculation about them, the 32-year-old veteran pitcher is fully aware of the things that have been written about him in the past few days. "I read everything," said Street. "I know exactly what's going on." MLB.com

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Pujols preparing for last series vs. Ortiz

With the Red Sox traveling to Anaheim for the last time this season this weekend, Albert Pujols knows he'll likely be playing his last game against his old friend, David Ortiz. “He's like a big brother to me,” Pujols said. “It's going to be pretty emotional knowing that's the last time I'm going to play against him.” Orange County Register

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Kurkjian doesn't see Angels winning protest (1:19)
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Just another 5-for-5 day for Escobar

Tuesday marks the fourth time that Yunel Escobar has gone 5-for-5 (or better) in a game in his MLB career; all three previous instances came in the 2015 season. He's the fourth player in the modern era (since 1900) with at least four such games over a two-season span, the Elias Sports Bureau reports. The previous three are all Hall of Famers:

  • Tris Speaker (1923: three times, 1924: one)
  • Zack Wheat (1924: two, 1925: two)
  • Tony Gwynn (1993: three, 1994: one)

Angels' offense relentless when clicking

Tuesday's 13-0 win marks the Halos' second game this season with 22 hits. The rest of the teams in the majors have two such games combined, ESPN Stats & Info notes.

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OTD: Santana owns Cleveland for a day

On this day five years ago, Ervin Santana -- then a member of the Angels -- overcame his woes at Progressive Field to fire the first and only no-hitter the ballpark has ever seen.

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Skaggs helps Angels beat Royals 13-0

Tyler Skaggs pitched seven innings in his first big league start in two years and Yunel Escobar went 5-for-5 to help the Los Angeles Angels pound the Kansas City Royals 13-0 on Tuesday night.

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Small chance Angels trade Mike Trout

Trout is a five-tool player who brings fans to the ballpark. However, David Schoenfield writes that the Angels front office should consider listening to offers for the 24-year-old in the offseason. Untouchable players for all 30 teams

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Tim Lincecum to stay in Angels rotation?

Lincecum himself suggested he would be OK with moving to the bullpen to figure out what's been going wrong, but manager Mike Scioscia believes his best option is to stay in the rotation. "His upside as a major league starter is very real," Scioscia said. Los Angeles Daily News

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Pujols, Angels follow winning formula

Albert Pujols drove in four runs in the Angels' win on Monday. It was Pujols's 64th career game with at least four RBIs, and his teams are 60-4 in those games (.938), the Elias Sports Bureau reports. The only player with at least 60 four-RBI games whose teams had a better record in those contests was Joe DiMaggio (60-2-1 in 63 games, .968).

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Trout to surpass DiMaggio, Mantle?

Mike Trout has a unique, impressive skill set across every aspect of the game and should finish his career in elite company. In fact, ZiPS projects his career WAR to compare favorably to the marks of Yankee greats Joe DiMaggio and Mickey Mantle. #MLBRank: Forecasting the future

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All or nothing as Halos rise in rankings

The Angels climb two spots to No. 21. They were swept at Houston after sweeping the White Sox and Rangers in Anaheim. They visit the Royals for three beginning Monday night. Week 16 Power Rankings

Stats & Info

Who's next to join Hall of Fame?

Now that Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza have been officially inducted, it's time to turn our attention to the 2017 candidates. Will any of these sluggers make it to Cooperstown in their first year on the ballot?

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs475Tied-9th
Batting Average.2703rd
On Base Percentage.3317th
Slugging Percentage.41216th
Earned Run Average4.3821st
Quality Starts41Tied-23rd
WHIP1.3922nd
BAA.27027th

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