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Mike Trout, Angels club Oakland in 6-3 win

Trout homers and doubles in win.

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Final in Oakland: Angels 6, A's 3

The Angels took game two of their 3-game series in Oakland Wednesday night, led by the bat of reigning MVP Mike Trout.  The Angels scored 6 runs, three of which were delivered by Trout's bat.

Trout homers in the 3rd inning:

With a 3-1 lead in the 6th, Albert Pujols hit a bloop single to center field, but pulled something in his left leg running to first.  Pujols left the game to seek treatment on what appears to be a strained left hamstring:

After coughing up their lead with sloppy play by the Halo defense, and timely hits by the Oakland offense, the Angels regained the lead in the 7th.  Using 3 hits and two walks to score three runs in the inning, to take a 6-3 lead, the first run of the inning coming on a Johnny Giavotella single up the middle (note A's reliever Ryan Cook's reaction):

Giovatella shows some excitement with regaining the lead:

Mike Trout rips a bases loaded double to left, giving the Angels the 6-3 lead:

Matt Shoemaker went 5.2 innings, allowing 3 runs on 6 hits.  Shoemaker walked one, while striking out three.  Fernando Salas gets the win in relief, improving his record to 1-1.  Huston Street pitched a perfect ninth to earn his 8th save of the season.

The Angels and Oakland will conclude their 3-game series Thursday afternoon when Garrett Richards faces Jesse Chavez at 12:35.