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David Freese is key in the Angels' 5-2 victory over the Astros
David Freese is key in the Angels' 5-2 victory over the Astros

KEY MOMENT: With the score tied 2-2 in the fourth inning, David Freese doubled home two runs to give the Angels the lead for good. Freese batted .155 in his first 20 games with the Angels but is batting .289 since then, including .368 over his last 11 games. Of his past 12 hits, six have gone for extra bases. The Angels acquired Freese and reliever Fernando Salas last winter from St. Louis for outfielders Peter Bourjos and Randal Grichuk, who have combined to hit .188 for the Cardinals. AT THE PLATE: Freese, Howie Kendrick and Mike Trout each had two hits for the Angels. Trout is batting .314 overall and .354 since June 1, and he is the only American League regular with an on-base-plus-...

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