Conor Gillaspie

Angels fall in exhibition opener to the Giants, 4-1

Angels fall in exhibition opener to the Giants, 4-1

Highlights from the Los Angeles Angels' 4-1 loss to the San Francisco Giants in the exhibition opener on Wednesday.

AT THE PLATE: Facing San Francisco right-hander Jeff Samardzija, Carlos Perez doubled and came around to score on a sacrifice fly by Rafael Ortega. … C.J. Cron doubled and was stranded. … Ji-Man Choi, a Rule 5 selection who must make the team or be offered back to Baltimore, played the entire game, singled once and struck out three times. … Cliff Pennington singled. Two other Angels worked walks.

ON THE MOUND: Left-hander Hector Santiago started and gave up one single in two scoreless innings....

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