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Sonny Gray continues mastery over Angels, takes top spot in ERA

Sonny Gray continues mastery over Angels, takes top spot in ERA

Even without the errors, even without the inconsistent pitching, even without the Athletics’ timely hitting, the Angels faced a tall order in their bid for a fourth straight win, one they failed to measure up to in an 8-1 rout. Well, not literally tall. At 5-11, Sonny Gray is hardly an imposing figure. But he is arguably the best pitcher in baseball at the moment, and he made a strong case for that title at Angel Stadium on Sunday. Gray lasted 7 2/3 innings, surrendering just one unearned run and five hits while striking out nine and walking none. Against the reigning MVP Mike Trout, Gray was at his sharpest, striking him out once and inducing two fly balls. “You...

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