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Angels' Joe Smith gives up four runs in 10th inning in loss to Padres
Angels' Joe Smith gives up four runs in 10th inning in loss to Padres

The Angels' bullpen might be muddled in the middle, but order has been established at the end. Joe Smith gets the eighth inning. Huston Street, the closer, gets the ninth. Is there really that much of a difference between getting three outs and getting four, or getting six? These days, there is. On the night after Smith got six outs to earn the victory, he got two outs and took the loss. After the Angels and San Diego Padres played nine scoreless innings Tuesday, the Padres tagged Smith for four runs in the 10th inning and tagged the Angels with a 4-0 loss. Matt Kemp, who entered the game with a .195 slugging percentage this month, broke the tie with a bases-loaded double. The...

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