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That was not ideal - Angels drop game 1 against the Rays

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At least we didn’t allow 25 runs like the Mets

Los Angeles Angels v Tampa Bay Rays Photo by Julio Aguilar/Getty Images

In today’s game, Jo Adell, Jahmi Jones, Brennon Lund, and Jose Rojas combined to go 10 for 14 with 2 home runs, a triple, and a double. All this even happened by the 6th inning! Jo Adell absolutely SMOKED his home run that travelled 428 feet and left the bat with a 113 MPH exit velocity.

Oh crap, that was the BayBears (AKA Trash Panda game). I blame Rick for that one, so let’s get to the REAL game and not the potential future Angels roster. It’s a fun one though so go check out that box score!

Tyler Skaggs, well, he had a pretty bad game. So bad that he gave up 10 runs - to the Rays. Yeah it was that kind of day. Every single Rays player had a hit in this game.

For the Angels part, Mike Trout smoked a home run of his own for #30 on the year. With that home run, Trout joins Willie Mays as the only other player to hit 30 home runs and steal 20 bases in three seasons by their age-26 campaign. More history in the making so I guess this game was good for something.

Other good stuff happened I suppose, like Kole Calhoun going 3 for 4 with a home run in the leadoff spot and continuing to raise that average. Albert Pujols also got 3 hits including a double, and every starter aside from Justin Upton and Kaleb Cowart had at least one hit.

That’s all there is. Turn the page and tune in at the same time tomorrow!!