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Angels gaining steam in Texas
Angels gaining steam in Texas

Is there a better tonic for an ailing offense than three games in the launching pad that is Globe Life Park against the injury-ravaged Texas Rangers, who have the worst record and pitching staff in the American League? That question won't be fully answered until Sunday afternoon, but the early returns on a steamy 98-degree Friday evening were, well, mixed. Kole Calhoun had three hits, including a prodigious tiebreaking three-run home run to right field in the fifth inning, to lead the Angels to a 5-4 victory that moved them to within one game of the Oakland Athletics in the AL West. Bottom-of-the-order hitters David Freese and Chris Iannetta combined for five hits and four runs...

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