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Angels able to fly past A's
Angels able to fly past A's

The opener of a four-game series between the Angels and the Oakland Athletics took a bizarre turn in the ninth inning Thursday night on a play that led to the A's filing a formal protest. The night then took a significant turn for the better for the Angels, who notched their 10th walk-off win of the season when Howie Kendrick hit a 10th-inning sacrifice fly for a 4-3 victory at Angel Stadium. With the score tied, 3-3, Albert Pujols opened the 10th with a walk and took third on Josh Hamilton's ground ball that squirted through the middle and into center field for a single. Kendrick, after fouling a two-strike pitch that bounced up and hit him in the mouth, worked a full...

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