All that power the Angels generated on an East Coast trip seemed to have dissipated on the flight home.
After they put on a hitting clinic with 14 home runs against the Baltimore Orioles and Washington Nationals, the Angels managed five hits in a 5-3 loss to the Texas Rangers on Monday at Angel Stadium.
It wasn’t for a lack of action. The Angels threatened in the eighth and ninth innings, but their trademark rallying style ended on an Albert Pujols groundout.
“We had opportunities,” Kole Calhoun said. “This team has come through lately with those opportunities, and it just didn’t happen tonight.”
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