Angels beat up on Indians 12-3

Angels beat up on Indians 12-3

The Los Angeles Angels defeated the Cleveland Indians 12-3 in a make up game from earlier in the year.

Indians sent out Danny Salazar to the mound. Early on Salazar looked great pitching 4 scoreless innings. Top of the 5th is when he got into trouble, Collin Cowgill grounded out to third, C.J Cron scored.

Kole Calhoun homered to right center putting the Angels up 3-0. After a couple hits, David Freese hit a 3-run homerun. Danny Salazar was pulled from the game, pitching 4.2 innings, 8H, 6R, 6ER, 4K's.

Tribe answered with a couple runs, Lonnie Chisenhall hit a 2-run homerun in the bottom half of the 5th.

Lonnie Chisenhall hit in the final run of the game for the Tribe, hitting a single to right, scoring Carlos Santana. Angels up 6-3.

Angels poured it on in the 7th with a Howie Kendrick singles to right, Mike Trout scored. David Freese grounded into a double play that led to Albert Pujols to score. Angels up 8-3.

In the 9th it got even uglier, Albert Pujols hit a 3-run homerun to left scoring Calhoun and Trout. Howie Kendrick hit a solo shot to center putting Angels up 12-3.

Tribe fall to 74-68, putting the Indians 4 games behind the Kansas City Royals in the AL Central, also 4 games back in wild card.

Angels improve to 88-55, and now have a 7.5 game lead on the Oakland Athletics in the AL West standings.

Pitcher, Jered Weaver went 6 innings, 6H, 3R, 2ER, 2K's.

Lonnie Chisinhall was the only offense for the Tribe hitting 2-4 with 3 RBI's.

Albert Pujols lead the Angels going 3-5 with 3 RBI's.

David Freese added 3 RBI's as well.

W: J. Weaver (16-8)

L: D. Salazar (6-7)

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