A great pitching performance by Jered Weaver was wasted as the Angels bats were caught napping deep in the heart of Texas. Despite losing 3-2, the Angels still hold a commanding lead in their division and had the tying run at 3rd and the winning run at 2nd with the bases loaded and 1 out when Howie Kendrick grounded into a game-ending double play.
The hope that Mike Napoli has broken out of his month-long slump was given reason when the Angels catcher hit a 2-out solo HR in the top of the 5th inning to give the Angels a short-lived lead.
Angels All-Time HR Leaders #16 - #25:
A victory tomorrow would restore the 7.5 lead that the Angels brought into Arlington - their largest of the season - and reduce their magic number to clinch the AL West for a 3rd straight season to 7 games. Game Time is 10:00 AM, Pacific