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Angels' Garrett Richards picks up win with six strong innings
Angels' Garrett Richards picks up win with six strong innings

Angels 6, Oakland 5 AT THE PLATE: With Albert Pujols, who bats third, sidelined by left-hamstring tightness and four regulars batting .211 or lower, Manager Mike Scioscia "rearranged the deck," moving Mike Trout from second to third, Kole Calhoun from first to fourth, Johnny Giavotella from ninth to second and Erick Aybar from fifth to first. The revamped lineup produced 12 hits, including three by David Freese and two each by Trout, Aybar and Calhoun, who drove in three runs. Giavotella hit an RBI single in the third. After Taylor Featherston and Aybar opened the fifth with singles, Giavotella bunted on his own, advancing the runners but enabling the A's to intentionally...

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