Alex Rios
Angels shutout Texas Rangers, 3-0
Angels shutout Texas Rangers, 3-0

Garrett Richards allowed five hits over seven innings to extend his personal winning streak to seven decisions as the Angels handed the Texas Rangers their sixth consecutive loss, 3-0 on Friday night. Mike Trout provided Richards all the run support he needed with a solo home run in the fourth inning, his 22nd of the season. Richards (11-2) is unbeaten in his last eight starts and the right-hander has an ERA of 1.27 during that span. His last loss was May 30, at Oakland. Albert Pujols and Erick Aybar had two hits each for Los Angeles, and Alex Rios had two for Texas. Texas right-hander Nick Tepesch (3-5) retired the first 10 batters he faced before Trout sent a 1-0 sinker 418 feet to...