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Marc Krauss gets the big hit for Angels

Marc Krauss gets the big hit for Angels

Marc Krauss wasn't offended. He knows any team in the same position would have done exactly what the Toronto Blue Jays did in the seventh inning Wednesday night. The Angels were down by a run with two outs, they had a man on first base, and up came 2014 American League most valuable player Mike Trout, who had blasted his 11th home run of the season, a 412-foot solo shot to center field, in the fifth and singled and scored in the fourth. Krauss, a reserve first baseman and corner outfielder, was in the on-deck circle because he had replaced No. 3 hitter Albert Pujols, who suffered a bruised left wrist — medical tests showed there were no fractures, a huge relief for the...

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