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There was some relief with Angels' latest victory, 6-5 over Blue Jays

There was some relief with Angels' latest victory, 6-5 over Blue Jays

The relay throw from Kole Calhoun traveled rapidly to Andrelton Simmons, and the Angels shortstop decided before receipt that he’d keep the chain going and try to eke an out at third base. He transferred the baseball from his glove to his hand and let go without choosing his target. It landed in the stands, and Josh Donaldson, Toronto’s tagging-up runner, touched home for the game’s first run.

“Live by the sword, die by it,” Simmons said. “I’ll stick to it.”

That overthrow Saturday at the Rogers Centre marked the first error by an Angels position player in one month. The team’s 21-game error-less streak was the second-longest by any team in the last century, according to STATS...

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