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Angels clinch playoff berth in 8-1 win over Mariners
Angels clinch playoff berth in 8-1 win over Mariners

KEY MOMENT: The Angels loaded the bases with two outs in the third inning when Efren Navarro drew a four-pitch walk from Hisashi Iwakuma — only the 17th walk of the season and fourth four-pitch walk for the Mariners right-hander — Kole Calhoun singled and Mike Trout walked. Albert Pujols fell behind in the count but fouled off four tough 0-and-2 pitches before smacking a low-and-away split-fingered fastball down the left-field line for a three-run double and a 3-0 lead. Howie Kendrick followed with an RBI double to right-center to make it 4-0. AT THE PLATE: David Freese led off the fourth with a solo homer to right-center, and singles by Brennan Boesch and Navarro knocked...

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