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Angels again hit bull's-eye against lefties in 7-6 win over Astros
Angels again hit bull's-eye against lefties in 7-6 win over Astros

Three left-handed pitchers in a row might have been an issue for the Angels last season. They were 18-26 against left-handers, and their .258 batting average against them was ninth in the American League in 2013. So far, 2014 is a different story. After going 1-1 against two left-handers on Wednesday and Thursday, the Angels faced Houston Astros left-hander Dallas Keuchel on the mound Friday, he of the 8-5 record and 2.78 earned-run average. No problem, even after starter C.J. Wilson gave up six runs and was chased out before finishing the fifth inning. The Angels had 13 hits against Keuchel, getting at least two in each of the starter's five innings, and finished with 16 en route...

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