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Angels' win streak ends after Garrett Richards gives up three-run homer

Angels' win streak ends after Garrett Richards gives up three-run homer

For the first time in 12 days, the Angels lost. That happens. But the rampaging Angels did not expect to lose this way — not with their most dominant pitcher apologizing for one of his 102 pitches. "It cost us the game," Garrett Richards said. That it did, because that pitch — a three-run home run by Trevor Plouffe — accounted for all the scoring in a 3-0 loss to the Minnesota Twins. Since their previous loss, the Angels had won seven consecutive games and outscored opponents, 44-9. "We can put a crooked number up real quick," Richards said. The Angels did little with old friend Ervin Santana, who came within three outs of what would have...

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