Angels offense breaks out, Hector Santiago sharp in 10-2 win

Angels get a season-high 13 hits in a 10-2 victory over the Rangers

The Angels scored as many runs in the second inning Wednesday as they had in any of their first eight games, riding a season-high 13-hit outburst to an easy 10-2 victory over the Texas Rangers in Globe Life Park.

Johnny Giavotella split the left-center field gap with a bases-loaded, two-run single, and Matt Joyce hit a two-run double to left-center to highlight a six-run second to help the Angels win two of three games in the series.

Giovatella doubled and scored on Mike Trout’s single in the fourth, and the Angels tacked on three runs in the sixth on Albert Pujols’ RBI single and David Freese’s two-run single.

Mike Trout, who, like every player on the field Wednesday, wore No. 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson Day, reached base four times -- on three singles and a walk -- for the 42nd time of his career.

Left-hander Hector Santiago pitched superbly, giving up one run and four hits in seven innings, striking out five and walking two, to improve to 1-1, his only blemish a solo homer that Carlos Corporan hit to right field in the fifth.

Santiago escaped a runner-on-third, one-out jam in the second inning by getting Adam Rosales to pop out to the catcher and Leonys Martin to fly out to deep center.

Reliever Adam Wilk, who was called up from triple-A Salt Lake before the game, made his Angels debut, escaping a bases-loaded, one-out jam in the eighth but allowing Rosales’ solo homer in the ninth.

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