Justin Speier

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Crawford's 3-Run Homer Lifts Rays

Tampa Bay sweeps weekend series against Angels

(Newser) - Carl Crawford hit a three-run homer and Cliff Floyd added a pair of run-scoring singles, helping the Tampa Bay Rays win 8-5 over the Los Angeles Angels today. Santana departed with a 5-4 lead with one runner on and two outs in the sixth inning, but the game shifted when... More »

Shields' 1-hitter Boosts Rays Past Angels

Longoria's two-run homer in ninth breaks scoreless tie

(Newser) - James Shields pitched a one-hitter and Evan Longoria's two-run, ninth-inning homer snapped a scoreless tie and gave the Tampa Bay Rays a 2-0 victory over the Los Angeles Angels last night. Shields (4-2) rebounded from the second-shortest outing of his career to post his second shutout in his past three... More »

Guerrero Homers, Santana Stays Unbeaten For Angels

K-Rod gets his 10th save in 11 chances

(Newser) - Vladimir Guerrero homered to highlight a four-run fourth inning and the Los Angeles Angels held off Detroit, 4-3 on Friday night, ending the Tigers' four-game winning streak. Santana pitched 6 1-3 innings, allowing three runs and six hits. Justin Speier escaped jams in the seventh and eighth innings, and Francisco... More »

Hafner Lifts Indians to Win Over Angels

Speier's no K-Rod for LA; Westbrook goes distance for Cleveland

(Newser) - Travis Hafner hit a two-run homer off emergency closer Justin Speier with two outs in the ninth inning, and Jake Westbrook earned his first complete game since 2006. Speier, forced to close because of Francisco Rodriguez's ankle problems, got the last out in the eighth and retired his first... More »

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