Mike Carp

Angels lose a pair of split squad games

Angels lose a pair of split squad games

Colorado 6, Angels 6

Kansas City 7, Angels 4

AT THE PLATE: In the home half of the split-squad in Tempe, Angels third baseman Yunel Escobar and shortstop Cliff Pennington each went three for three. Pennington scored two runs. Second baseman Rey Navarro hit a three-run homer and had a sacrifice fly. Mike Trout, Albert Pujols and Kole Calhoun each went hitless in three at-bats. … In Surprise, Andrelton Simmons had three hits, all singles. C.J. Cron singled twice. Capping a mini-rally, minor league outfielder Brandon Bayardi hit a three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning.