Max Stassi hit a two-run homer within the first, Patrick Sandoval pitched four-hit ball into the seventh inning and the Los Angeles Angels received their sixth straight recreation by beating the Arizona Diamondbacks 10-3 on Sunday
PHOENIX — Max Stassi hit a two-run homer within the first, Patrick Sandoval pitched four-hit ball into the seventh inning and the Los Angeles Angels received their sixth straight recreation by beating the Arizona Diamondbacks 10-3 on Sunday.
The Angels moved above .500 for the primary time since Could 1 at 33-32. The Diamondbacks have misplaced 10 straight video games and 33 of 38, falling to a big-league worst 20-46 this season.
Stassi crushed his two-run shot on a full depend, with the ball touring 440 ft because it simply cleared the left-center discipline fence. The Angels added 4 extra runs within the second for a 6-0 lead, which chased Jon Duplantier (0-3).
Duplantier lasted simply 1 1/3 innings and gave up six runs. His ERA jumped to 13.15 this season.
Sandoval (1-2) gained his first win this 12 months, easing via his first six innings with out a lot bother. He walked his first two batters and the Angels went to the bullpen. The 24-year-old has helped stabilize the Angels’ rotation with 5 stable outings since shifting right into a starter’s position.
The left-handed Sandoval gave up two earned runs, struck out 4 and walked two. Angels leadoff hitter Justin Upton had three hits and scored two runs. Jared Walsh added a two-run homer — his 14th of the season — within the eighth.
Sandoval helped himself on the plate within the second inning, getting his first huge league hit when he faked a bunt, pulled the bat again after which slapped a bouncing single over the a charging protection.
The 30-year-old Stassi continued his breakout season. That is the ninth straight 12 months he is been within the huge leagues, however he is solely as soon as had greater than 100 at-bats in a season.
Nowadays, he is a key contributor in the midst of the Angels’ order, batting .339 with 5 homers. It is a huge cause Los Angeles has been capable of rise within the standings with out star Mike Trout, who has missed a number of weeks with a strained proper calf.
Arizona is on its second double-digit dropping streak this season after a 13-game skid from Could 17-29.
The Diamondbacks won’t be enjoying good baseball today, however they did unveil some slick new jerseys on Sunday.
The sand-colored jerseys say “Serpientes” — which is the Spanish translation for snakes — with the capital “S” doubling as a snake that winds throughout the uniform. The Diamondbacks will debut the jerseys on Friday towards the Dodgers.
The jerseys are a part of the Nike MLB Metropolis Join Sequence.
In recent times, the Diamondbacks have put a heavy emphasis on Arizona’s Hispanic tradition. Based on the latest U.S. Census, 42% of the state identifies as Hispanic.
“We’re proud to be among the many first groups to launch our Metropolis Join uniforms that pay homage to a lot of what makes life in Arizona distinctive,” stated D-backs President Derrick Corridor. “This idea is about bringing our neighborhood collectively, with respect for the previous and an eye fixed towards the longer term.”
The Angels proceed their highway journey on Monday at Oakland. They’re going to ship RHP Dylan Bundy (1-6, 6.16 ERA) to the mound to face Oakland’s LHP Sean Manaea (5-2, 3.09).
The Diamondbacks will attempt to finish their 19-game highway dropping streak once they journey to face the San Francisco Giants on Monday. They’re going to ship RHP Matt Peacock (2-3, 5.24) to the mound to face San Francisco LHP Alex Wooden (5-3, 3.79).
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