Collin Cowgill

Angels beat Padres, 5-3, to extend perfect opening to Cactus League play

Angels beat Padres, 5-3, to extend perfect opening to Cactus League play

The Angels beat the San Diego Padres, 5-3, on Monday at Tempe Diablo Stadium. They are a perfect 3-0 in Cactus League play.

AT THE PLATE: Mike Trout worked a walk in his first two plate appearances of the spring. ...Kole Calhoun laced a single to right in the third inning, scoring Andrelton Simmons, who had reached on an error. Calhoun was then picked off first base. ...Danny Espinosa drove in a run in the fourth inning with a single to left field. …The Angels’ third run scored on an odd double steal attempt from third and first base, when Padres catcher Austin Hedges mistakenly threw to second. ...Kaleb Cowart doubled in David Fletcher for the go-ahead run...

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