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Joey Gallo's monster home run helps Rangers beat Angels, 4-2

Joey Gallo's monster home run helps Rangers beat Angels, 4-2

A glove an inch too high, a player a step too fast, a throw a foot too high. Little things happen in a baseball game and sometimes they add up all wrong.

Sometimes they add up to a tough loss.

The Angels were not awful Sunday afternoon, but neither were they particularly good, at least not good enough to avoid a difficult 4-2 loss to the Texas Rangers.

Games are getting precious now for teams chasing a playoff spot and Sunday’s loss pushed the Angels two games behind the Minnesota Twins for the final American League wild-card berth. They have 13 left to play.

“We obviously want to be ahead of everybody, but we still have a shot,” said Angels outfielder Mike...

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