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Angels fall flat in 14-3 loss to Rangers
Angels fall flat in 14-3 loss to Rangers

AT THE PLATE: Erick Aybar and Albert Pujols hit solo homers in the first inning — it was the 502nd homer of Pujols' career — but the Angels managed little else against Rangers ace Yu Darvish, who gave up three runs and seven hits in 61/3 innings, striking out nine and walking one, to improve to 7-1 with a 3.82 ERA in 11 career starts against the Angels. Ranger Michael Choice hit a three-run homer and a run-scoring single; Prince Fielder had two run-scoring doubles and a single; .077-hitting catcher J.P. Arencibia had a solo homer, single and sacrifice fly; and Alex Rios hit a three-run triple for the Rangers. ON THE MOUND: Angels left-hander Tyler Skaggs fell behind too many hitters and...

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