KEY MOMENT: The Angels broke the game open with six runs in the sixth inning, a rally that featured David Freese's two-run double off the top of the center-field wall and Chris Iannetta's towering two-run home run to left. They sent 11 men to the plate in the inning, turning a 3-0 lead into a 9-0 advantage.
AT THE PLATE: The Angels scored their first four runs on three errors and a wild pitch, but they also racked up 14 hits, including three each by Erick Aybar and C.J. Cron. Mike Trout had two hits and was hit by a pitch in the sixth, the fourth time he was plunked on the trip and eighth time this season, but he doesn't see cause for concern. "It's been like that for two years," said Trout, who began wearing a pad on the upper part of his left arm last week and was hit there Sunday. "If that's the way they're going to pitch me, I might get hit. But I don't think it's on purpose. The last few games, they've been coming in, going away. They mix it up."
ON THE MOUND: With runners on second and third and one out in the second, Andrew Heaney struck out Logan Morrison and Mike Zunino to end the inning. The left-hander also escaped a two-on, two-out jam in the fifth when he struck out Robinson Cano with a nasty full-count slider. "I felt like when I really needed a punch-out or to make a good pitch, I felt like I could do it," Heaney said. "Me and Iannetta worked well together. We were on the same page. He really helped coax me through some of those situations."
MADCAP MOMENT: A Little League game seemed to break out in the third after Aybar, with Trout on first, flared a double down the left-field line. Trout held at third, but left fielder Mark Trumbo's throw was wide of the plate and got past the catcher. Trout scored on the error, and Aybar took third. Pitcher Taijuan Walker, backing up the plate, retrieved Trumbo's throw and threw wide of third in an attempt to get Aybar. Aybar tried to score but was thrown out by Cano.
ON THE FARM: Sean Newcomb, a first-round pick in 2014, worked a perfect inning in Sunday's Futures Game in Cincinnati, with a fastball sitting in the 93-95-mph range and a sharp curve. The left-hander is 5-1 with a 2.48 ERA in his first full pro season, split between Class-A Burlington (Iowa) and Inland Empire.