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C.J. Cron and Angels go the wall to beat Texas, gain in wild-card race

C.J. Cron and Angels go the wall to beat Texas, gain in wild-card race

Shane Victorino survived a violent collision with the left-field fence while pursuing Shin-Soo Choo's run-scoring triple in the seventh inning Friday night. Fortunately for the Angels, the scrappy left fielder was not their only wall-banger of the game. C.J. Cron drove in all five of his team's runs with three two-out hits, dunking a two-run single to left-center in the third, crushing an RBI triple off the center-field wall in the fifth and smashing a two-run double off the right-center-field wall in the seventh to lead the Angels to a 5-2 victory over the Texas Rangers. In extending their September win streak to three after going 10-19 in August, the Angels pulled to within...

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