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Tempers flare in Angels' 10-6 loss to Blue Jays
Tempers flare in Angels' 10-6 loss to Blue Jays

There was plenty of action Monday on the plush new carpet of Rogers Centre, where a sluggish Angels offense stirred to life but a usually stout pitching staff was shaken, giving up more runs in a 10-6 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays than it did in the previous six games combined. Not all of it was confined to the playing field. A Josh Donaldson strikeout during a tense, game-turning sixth inning led to a heated exchange between the Blue Jays third baseman and the Angels, with Donaldson making what Angels pitching coach Mike Butcher called "a classless gesture" toward the Angels dugout. With the Angels clinging to a 5-4 lead, reliever Mike Morin threw an 0-and-1 fastball that...

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