MLB

more stats

American League Game Summary - Baltimore at LA Angels of Anaheim



(Wednesday, July 23)

Final Score: LA Angels of Anaheim 3, Baltimore 2

Anaheim, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Kole Calhoun walked with the bases loaded to force in the tie-breaking run in the eighth inning, as the Angels rallied for a 3-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles to avert a three-game sweep.

Erick Aybar doubled in Josh Hamilton earlier in the eighth, helping Los Angeles to its 15th win in 19 home games. The Angels won despite leaving 11 men on base and going 0-for-12 with runners in scoring position.

Jered Weaver (11-6) gave up six hits and a pair of runs, and struck out six in eight innings. He's 4-0 over his last seven starts and hasn't lost since June 16 at Cleveland.

"My fastball command was pretty good tonight. It sets up everything else," Weaver said. "I feel like I'm getting stronger."

Huston Street, who was acquired from San Diego Friday night, pitched the ninth for his first save in an Angels uniform and kept the team two games behind division-leading Oakland.

Josh Hamilton led off eighth and hit a broken-bat single beyond the shift in right field. Second baseman Jonathan Schoop was in the outfield, but got turned around and the ball fell in. Aybar hit the next pitch from Tommy Hunter (2-2) for a double to center and then stole third with one out. Hunter, who fanned Howie Kendrick and David Freese, intentionally walked Efren Navarro and then walked Chris Iannetta to fill the bases.

Lefty Brian Matusz was summoned from the bullpen, but walked the left-handed hitting Calhoun. Ryan Webb retired Mike Trout on a line drive to left to end the frame.

"I was looking for a pitch to hit and never really got it," Calhoun said. "I want to be in that situation. A hit would be awesome, but a walk was just as good."

Street walked Chris Davis with one out, but fanned J.J. Hardy and Schoop to end the game.

Chris Tillman gave up five hits over the first six innings for the AL East leaders, who were trying for their first three-game sweep in Anaheim since Aug. 27-29, 2010, but were victimized by the Angels' 31st come-from-behind win of the year.

"I felt good. It was a hit-and-miss tonight," Tillman said. "They have a good lineup. Weaver was really good tonight. You have to tip your cap."

Trout had an infield single in the first inning and scored on an Albert Pujols base hit off the wall in right field.

Ryan Flaherty hit a ground-rule double in the third and scored two batters later on a Nick Markakis ground single to right.

The Angels wasted a chance with men on second and third in the fifth and sixth.

The O's went ahead 2-1 in the sixth. David Lough singled, stole second and scored on an Adam Jones blooper off the end of his bat to right.

Game Notes

The Angels have won each of Weaver's last seven starts ... Hunter hadn't given up an earned run in his previous 12 appearances ... The Angels placed infielder Grant Green on the 15-day disabled list because of a lumbar strain. They replaced him on the roster by recalling first baseman C.J. Cron from Triple-A Salt Lake ... Manny Machado sat out his second straight game for the Orioles due to lower back spasms .. The Angels continue their stretch against division leaders Thursday by hosting the opener of a four-game set versus Detroit and then shift to Baltimore for three next week. Thursday's pitching matchup will be between 11-game winners Max Scherzer and Garrett Richards.

07/24 01:56:08 ET

TV
  • Hoops Headquarters: Final Four Special

    Friday at 7:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • CBS Sports Spectacular: NCAA March Madness Confidential

    Sunday at 5:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • NCAA Basketball Tournament Championship

    Monday at 9:00 pm on WRAL-TV

Scoreboard
Local
Final
WAS 4
CAR 2
7:00pm Tonight
CHA
DET
Final
TAM 8
BOS 11
Final
STL 2
MIA 3
Final
WAS 0
NYM 2
Final
MIN 3
NYY 1
Final
DET 3
PIT 7
Final
BAL 3
TAM 4
Final
TOR 10
PHI 6
Final
TEX 10
CHC 15
Final
LOS 1
CWS 2
Final
MIL 4
CIN 10
Final
SFG 4
COL 3
Final
CLE 8
SEA 6
Final
ANA 10
OAK 13
Final
ARI 8
TEX 7
Final
ATL 5
HOU 8
Final
SDP 1
KAN 4
1:05pm Today
PHI
ATL
 
1:05pm Today
MIN
BOS
 
1:05pm Today
HOU
DET
 
1:05pm Today
NYY
TAM
 
1:05pm Today
BOS
TOR
 
1:05pm Today
MIA
WAS
 
1:10pm Today
NYM
STL
 
3:05pm Today
OAK
ANA
 
3:05pm Today
KAN
LOS
 
4:05pm Today
CIN
ARI
 
4:05pm Today
SEA
CWS
 
4:05pm Today
SFG
CLE
 
4:05pm Today
CHC
MIL
 
4:05pm Today
CWS
SDP
 
4:10pm Today
COL
TEX
 
7:05pm Tonight
BAL
PIT
 
Final
DET 105
ATL 95
Final
BRK 111
IND 106
Final
MIA 81
SAN 95
Final
LAC 106
GSW 110
7:00pm Tonight
CHA
DET
7:00pm Tonight
WAS
PHI
7:00pm Tonight
ORL
SAN
7:30pm Tonight
NYK
BRK
7:30pm Tonight
BOS
IND
8:00pm Tonight
MIL
CHI
8:00pm Tonight
OKC
DAL
8:00pm Tonight
HOU
SAC
8:00pm Tonight
MIN
TOR
9:00pm Tonight
UTA
DEN
10:00pm Tonight
POR
LAC
10:30pm Tonight
LAL
NOP
Final
TEMPL 57
MIAMI 60
Final
EVAN 79
TENNM 66
Final
NARZ 68
YALE 61
Final
ODU 60
STAN 67
8:00pm Tonight
LAMON
LOYC
Final
WAS 4
CAR 2
Final
BOS 3
FLA 2
Final
CLB 3
NJD 2
Final
DET 1
OTT 2
Final
TOR 3
TAM 1
Final
WIN 2
NYR 3
Final
NAS 4
VAN 5
7:30pm Tonight
BUF
TOR
 
8:00pm Tonight
PIT
PHI
 
10:00pm Tonight
ANA
EDM
 
10:30pm Tonight
SJS
COL