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Angels power past Athletics

Angels power past Athletics

Ben Revere needed five years to hit his first home run in the major leagues. He entered Tuesday's game at the Oakland Coliseum with six in his career. So, when the Angels left fielder snuck one over the right-field wall, it became clear that airborne objects were traveling well in the Bay Area — and that luck might be on the Angels’ side for the night.

In a game that featured five home runs, none more improbable than Revere’s, the 5-foot-9, 175-pound outfielder and the Angels raced past the Athletics, 7-3.

“I’m a wimp,” Revere said. “I thought that was going to hit the fence.”

Oakland starter Jharel Cotton struck out the side in his first inning, but around it...