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Angels Clinch the AL West

Ervin Santana
Angels pitcher Ervin Santana makes a pitch against the A’s. (Wally Skalij / LAT)
Robb Quinlan
Robb Quinlan hits an RBI single in the second inning. (Jed Jacobsohn / Getty Images)
Pitching change
Eric Chavez (#3), Bobby Crosby (#7), Mark Ellis (#14), Dan Johnson (#11) and Manager Ken Macha of the Oakland Athletics wait during a pitching change (Jed Jacobsohn / Getty Images)
Molinas celebrate home run
Angels’ Bengie Molina is congratulated by Curtis Pride, left, and his brother Jose after hitting a home run in the fourth inning. (Wally SKalij / LAT)
Chone Figgins fields
Angels’ versatile third baseman Chone Figgins fields a ground ball hit by A’s Mark Ellis. (Wally Skalij / LAT)
Francisco Rodriguez
Angels closing pitcher Francisco Rodriguez celebrates the last out with third baseman Chone Figgins after defeating the A’s. (Wally Skalij / LAT)
Angel closer Francisco Rodriguez celebrates the final out with catcher Bengie Molina, left, as third baseman Chone Figgins runs to join in. (Wally Skalij / LAT)
Angels Win the West
Angel Adam Kennedy jumps highest as Angel players celebrate the last out after defeating the A’s at McAfee Coliseum in Oakland. (Wally Skalij / LAT)
Getting prepared
Orlando Cabrera readies himself for the postgame celebration. (Jed Jacobsohn / Getty Images)
Chone Figgins
Angels Chone Figgins, left, and Jose Molina celebrate defeating the A’s at McAfee Coliseum in Oakland. (Wally Skalij / LAT)
Figgins gets a bath
Chone Figgins get a champagne bath after the Angels clinched the division title. (Jed Jacobsohn / Getty Images)