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Angels relievers don't crack in 2-1 win over Tigers
Angels relievers don't crack in 2-1 win over Tigers

Both the Detroit Tigers and the Angels have added key arms to their bullpens. And when Sunday’s game reached the late innings tied at 1-1, it was clear this one would be decided by the relievers. In the battle of retooled bullpens, Detroit cracked first. David Freese blasted a go-ahead home run in the eighth inning, and the Angels hung on for a 2-1 victory. The homer came on a hanging slider from Joba Chamberlain, the setup man the Tigers signed in December, who has enjoyed an impressive season so far. Meanwhile, Joe Smith, signed by the Angels in November, pitched a 1-2-3 eighth inning to get the win. And Huston Street, the closer they acquired in a July 18 trade with San Diego,...

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