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Angels allow A's to pull even
Angels allow A's to pull even

It took the Angels more than three years to climb alone to the top of the American League West, a summit they had last reached in May 2011. But they needed only six days to lose their footing and slip back into a first-place tie with the Oakland Athletics. Reliever Joe Smith's wild pitch with two out in the eighth inning allowed Coco Crisp to score from third base with the winning run, giving the A's a 2-1 victory over the Angels on Saturday and forcing the teams to again share the lead in the majors' tightest division race. “It's going to be that way the rest of the year,” Angels Manager Mike Scioscia said. “You're facing a tough ballclub every...

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