Angels Rally in the Ninth, Win the Series

Updated: August 5, 2015
Angels Win The Series

Series Recap v Cleveland Indians

August 3rd- The Angels beat the Indians 5-4, as Conor Gillaspie hit a go-ahead two run homer in the sixth. The Angels got a strong start from Garrett Richards, who despite allowing three early runs, calmed down and struck out 11 batters over seven and one-third innings, and picking up his eleventh win of the season.

August 4th– The offense was stymied all night by Indians starter, Carlos Carrasco, who allowed just one hit in nine innings. Angels starter, Matt Shoemaker, matched him for six innings, as he allowed just five hits in six scoreless innings. In the 12 innings, Indians third baseman, Giovanny Urshella hit a two-run home run off Cam Bedrosian, lifting the Indians to a 2-0 victory.

August 5th– Today, the Angels played the rubber match of the series. Toeing the slab for the Angels was Hector Santiago, and for the Indians was Danny Salazar. The game was scoreless until the top of the fourth, as Ryan Raburn hit a two-out single, scoring Francisco Lindor to give the Indians a 1-0 lead. Angels quickly tied it, as Kole Calhoun hit a solo home run to center field, tying the game at one. Indians then got a lead-off home run from Jose Ramirez in the sixth to regain the lead at 2-1. Then in the seventh Ryan Raburn connected for a solo home run, to give the Indians a 3-1 lead. In the ninth, Albert Pujols hit a one-out single to right. Then Cody Allen got David Murphy to fly out for the second out. He then issues back-to-back walks to Erick Aybar and Conor Gillaspie. Taylor Featherston then came in to pinch run for Gillaspie, as he represented the tying run. Next batter was C.J Cron, who singled to center, scoring Pujols and Aybar tying up the game at three, It was now first and third for pinch hitter, David DeJesus. Allen got threw a wild pitch past the catcher, Roberto Perez on a 1-2 count, scoring Featherston from third, as the Angels walked-off on the Indians 4-3, to win the series.


The Angels will be off on Thursday, before hosting the Baltimore Orioles for a three game set, starting on Friday night. Andrew Heaney is the probable pitcher for the Angels.

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