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Angels outmaneuver A's in 2-0 win
Angels outmaneuver A's in 2-0 win

KEY MOMENT: The managerial wheels spun early, with Oakland's Bob Melvin pulling the left-handed-hitting Josh Reddick for pinch-hitter Jonny Gomes with the bases loaded and one out in the top of the fourth inning. The Angels' Mike Scioscia countered by pulling left-hander Michael Roth for unheralded right-hander Yoslan Herrera, who got Gomes to hit a slow roller to second baseman Howie Kendrick, who turned an inning-ending, unassisted double play to preserve a scoreless tie. AT THE PLATE: Albert Pujols led off the fourth with a single, and with one out, Kendrick reached on shortstop Eric Sogard's fielding error. Erick Aybar singled to right field, but Sam Fuld had trouble...

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