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Road-weary Angels lose in 13th inning, get swept by White Sox

Road-weary Angels lose in 13th inning, get swept by White Sox

The Angels will open a big four-game series against the defending American League-champion Kansas City Royals on Thursday night with the momentum of a Galapagos tortoise. Their offense ground to a virtual halt again Wednesday night in a 3-2, 13-inning loss to the Chicago White Sox, whose three-game sweep in U.S. Cellular Field extended the Angels' road losing streak to nine games, their longest since 1993. Five Angels relievers — Fernando Salas, Joe Smith, Trevor Gott, Jose Alvarez and Huston Street — combined for 61/3 scoreless innings to give the Angels a chance, but Jose Abreu opened the 13th inning with a single and scored on Avisail Garcia's double to...

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