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Angels unleash power to beat Rays, 7-3
Angels unleash power to beat Rays, 7-3

The Angels were playing their 18th game in a grueling stretch of 20 games in 20 days, so Manager Mike Scioscia eased back on the throttle a bit Monday night, cancelling the traditional on-field batting practice to get his players off their feet and give them a mental break after a four-game sweep of the Detroit Tigers. That hardly disrupted the preparation or momentum of the Angels, who kept the pedal to the metal in a 7-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays that extended their winning streak to five games, improved them to 28-24 and kept them four games behind the first-place Houston Astros in the American League West. The Angels were 23-24 before Detroit came to town, and they seemed to...

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