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Garland Pitches Angels to Win

Right-hander retires 18 of the last 19 and Matthews drives home pair

(Newser) - Jon Garland pitched three-hit ball for eight innings, Gary Matthews Jr. drove in two runs and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-1 today with slumping slugger Vladimir Guerrero on the bench. Only four Orioles reached base against Garland (4-3), who retired 18 of his last 19 batters.... More »

Angels rally to beat Red Sox 7-5

Boston bullpen blows up after rookie callup Masterson's strong 6-inning effort

(Newser) - Joe Saunders pitched six solid innings to win his fourth consecutive decision, and Gary Matthews Jr. singled in the go-ahead runs in the Angels' four-run seventh inning on Thursday as Los Angeles beat the Boston Red Sox 7-5. Saunders (4-0) left trailing 3-1. The Angels rallied in the seventh,... More »

Angels Blast BoSox 6-4

Matthews homers twice; Kotchman adds another

(Newser) - Casey Kotchman's solo home run put Los Angeles ahead in the sixth inning, Gary Matthews Jr. hit two solo homers of his own and the Angels snapped the Boston Red Sox's six-game winning streak with a 6-4 victory Wednesday night. Kotchman hit his sixth of the season off Craig Hansen,... More »

Mariners Win Rare Series From Angels

Sexson homers and Silva pitches eight solid innings in victory

(Newser) - Two weeks into their promising season, the Seattle Mariners have done something they did only once last year: win a series against the dreaded Los Angeles Angels. Richie Sexson hit a tiebreaking, two-run home run, Carlos Silva worked eight effective innings and the Mariners again beat their AL West nemesis... More »

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