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Johnny Giavotella comes through in clutch for Angels

Johnny Giavotella comes through in clutch for Angels

Mike Trout hit two prodigious solo home runs Wednesday night, including a sixth-inning blast to center field that traveled an estimated 465 feet, the second-longest of the Angels center fielder’s career and a homer Manager Mike Scioscia described as “a monster.” But it was one of the smallest players on the field, 5-foot-8, 185-pound second baseman Johnny Giavotella, who came up with the biggest hit for the Angels. With two outs and the bases loaded in the top of the ninth, Giavotella rolled a run-scoring single to left field off closer John Axford to snap a tie score and push the Angels to a 3-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies in Coors Field, giving the Angels...

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