Angels 4, Dodgers 4 (10 innings)
AT THE PLATE: C.J. Cron, the Angels' top power-hitting prospect, hit a pinch-hit, score-tying, three-run home run to left field off Dodgers right-hander Daniel Moskos in the bottom of the ninth. Howie Kendrick and Carlos Pena each had two hits for the Angels. Adrian Gonzalez singled before Scott Van Slyke's sixth-inning grand slam, and utility candidate Chone Figgins walked twice for the Dodgers.
ON THE MOUND: Angels left-hander C.J. Wilson needed 55 pitches to zip through four hitless innings, striking out two, walking four, and getting "four or five outs" with a changeup he hopes will be more of a weapon against right-handed hitters. Dodgers starter Dan Haren was also sharp, allowing three hits and striking out three in four scoreless innings. Javy Guerra threw two scoreless innings.
EXTRA BASES: Cron saved a run with a superb back-hand stop of Dee Gordon's one-hop smash with a runner on third to end the top of the 10th. … Angels closer Ernesto Frieri allowed one hit and walked a batter in a scoreless fifth. … Angels left fielder J.B. Shuck made a strong throw to the plate to get Jon Garcia, who was attempting to tag and score in the ninth.
UP NEXT: Angels (split squad) vs. Chicago Cubs at noon PST at Tempe Diablo Stadium, vs. Colorado at noon PST at Salt River Fields. On the air: TV: Fox Sports West. Radio: 830 AM. Dodgers vs. Texas at noon PST at Camelback Ranch. On the air: TV: SportsNetLA. Radio: 570.
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