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Taylor Featherston an unlikely hero in Angels' 13-inning win over Astros

Taylor Featherston an unlikely hero in Angels' 13-inning win over Astros

Almost three months into the 2015 season, the Angels finally realized a return on the trade that sent one of their most productive and consistent hitters, veteran second baseman Howie Kendrick, to the Dodgers last December. Andrew Heaney was called up from triple-A Salt Lake before Wednesday's game, and the 24-year-old left-hander gave up only one run and four hits, striking out five and walking one, in six innings of a 2-1, 13-inning victory over the Houston Astros in Angel Stadium. Taylor Featherston, who entered as a defensive replacement at third base in the top of the ninth, dunked a soft single into shallow right field to give the Angels their fifth walk-off win of the season....

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