The Angels haven’t scored a run since last week. In the 20 innings they’ve batted since Saturday’s seventh inning in Kansas City, they have generated only seven singles. In their last 46 innings, they have mustered two extra-base hits. And, accordingly, in their last six games, the Angels don’t have a victory.
A 3-0 loss to Houston at Minute Maid Park on Monday was the latest loss in the string, and the shortest, at 2 hours 37 minutes, lacking in late suspense.
“It’s not ideal,” first baseman C.J. Cron said. “We haven’t been hitting like we should, like we know we can.”
After a weekend series sweep by the Royals, this defeat began more favorably. Mike Trout got a two-out...