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TUESDAY ANGELS ROUNDUP: Vlad Guerrero Likes Seattle, Angels Bring Up Five

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Guerrero, Angels dominate Mariners -
Vladimir Guerrero belted his favorite victims with two more home runs, the second a monster shot into the upper deck. Juan Rivera added a three-run homer, Joe Saunders dominated in seven scoreless innings and the Los Angeles Angels reminded Seattle who rules the division with a 10-0 runaway victory on Monday night.

Angels' Joe Saunders puts in a bid for playoffs --
"With the season I've had, I just want to throw up some zeros and try to get as many wins as I can for this team," said Saunders, who is 11-7 with a 5.02 ERA but won only once from June 30 to Aug. 7.

Angels-Mariners Preview - FOX Sports on MSN
The AL West-leading Angels (78-52) continued their tear at the plate Monday, beating Seattle (68-64) 10-0. It was their fourth win in six contests and gave them a six-game lead over Texas and an 11-game cushion on Seattle in the division.

Team Reports -
With his seven shutout innings Monday, LHP Joe Saunders raised his record to 7-1 with a 3.19 ERA in his career against the Mariners. Saunders is 3-0 in three starts at Safeco Field this season with just one run allowed in 21 innings.

Team Reports II -
1B Kendry Morales' 33 RBI in August broke Bobby Bonds' club record for the month (31, August 1977) and fell one short of the Angels' club record for any month shared by Don Baylor (July 1979) and Jim Edmonds (July 1995). Morales was 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles Monday, his fourth consecutive multi-hit game during which he has gone 12-for-17.

Angels add five to roster; Sean Rodriguez is not among them - Los Angeles Times
The fact that infielder Sean Rodriguez, who is batting .301 with 29 home runs and 93 RBIs for Salt Lake and has extensive big league experience, was not called up has fueled speculation that Rodriguez is the player to be named later in the Scott Kazmir deal.

Torii's Storiis: Emulating the great Ken Griffey Jr.
We're in Seattle, facing the Mariners, and it always takes me back to 1999, my second year in the bigs with the Twins when I finally got to play against a man I admired so much - the great Ken Griffey Jr.

Bell follows Palmer's lead in bullpen -
"I had some success after the All-Star break in the bullpen at Rancho, so I think I'll be fine with this. I'm really looking forward to going out there and saying, 'Here it is. This is the best I've got.'

Three Late Deals - FanGraphs Baseball
The second trade deadline is usually fairly boring, as most of the interesting players don’t clear waivers and teams are unwilling to surrender much in value for a one month rental. This year, however, two NL west clubs made three deals at the final hour, and all of them are kind of interesting.

September 1 - BR Bullpen
Events, births and deaths that occurred on September 1.
1979 - Carney Lansford hits 3 consecutive home runs as the Angels down the Indians 7-4.