KEY MOMENT: There were two for
AT THE PLATE: Mike Trout hit his sixth homer of the season, a solo shot to right-center in the first, and
ON THE MOUND: Control problems hampered Angels left-hander
CROSSED UP: Santiago, admittedly flustered by a bases-loaded balk in the second, was about to release a changeup to Murphy when he saw catcher Chris Iannetta set up inside, which he thought odd. It turns out, Iannetta had actually called for a fastball. Murphy hit the changeup to right-center for a two-run single. "I don't know where the confusion came from, my part or his," Santiago said. "But the balk call was definitely in the back of your head, and you're not fully in on that pitch right there."
EXTRA BASES: Six of the Angels' 12 losses this season have come by one run. … The Angels have had five chances to push their record above .500 for the first time since the 2013 season opener. They are 0-5 in those games.