Joey Gallo

Angels run out of late rallies, losing 8-3 to Rangers

Angels run out of late rallies, losing 8-3 to Rangers

It was unprecedented and improbable, and now it’s over. The Angels’ two-game streak of impressive comeback victories ceased to exist Wednesday night, without so much as a hint at a revival. They fell 8-3 to Texas at Angel Stadium, unable to rebound from a poor Jesse Chavez start in his second outing as an Angel.

“Jesse got into some bad counts,” manager Mike Scioscia said. “He just wasn’t as effective as he was in his other outing.”

Chavez began by throwing Carlos Gomez four consecutive fastballs, all outside, most a bit low. He cornered Shin-Soo Choo into a 1-and-2 count, and then induced a double-play groundout on a changeup at the outer edge. Nomar Mazara popped out to...

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