Highlights from the Angels’ 5-3 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday.
AT THE PLATE: The top hitters in the Angels’ batting order, third baseman Yunel Escobar and Daniel Nava, each reached base twice. Escobar singled both times; Nava doubled and walked. Mike Trout drove him in with a single. … Albert Pujols singled. … The Angels struck out only twice during the game at Tempe Diablo Stadium.
ON THE MOUND: Left-hander Andrew Heaney made his first start and pitched two scoreless innings. He missed his first scheduled outing because of an illness. “I feel good,” he said. “I have energy. I am not dying. It’s great.” He struck out one, walked one and gave up two hits. … Closer Huston Street made his spring debut and gave up two hits and a walk. … Right-handers Fernando Salas, Cam Bedrosian, Ramon Ramirez and A.J. Achter each threw scoreless innings. … Left-hander Lucas Luetge, who has an outside shot at making the team, gave up a three-run home run.
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