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AT THE PLATE:
hit a home run,
stroked a two-run single and
had an RBI single to key a four-run sixth inning. Ryan, who is trying to win a reserve outfield spot, also doubled in the fifth.
hit a two-run triple in the seventh, and
, making his exhibition debut for the Angels, struck out and singled in two at-bats.
ON THE MOUND:
It wasn't a clean inning — he gave up a two-out triple to
— but closer
looked a lot sharper during a scoreless fourth than he did in his first outing Friday, when he gave up a run on two hits and a walk against Colorado. His fastball looked firmer, and his location was better.
was scratched because of nasty weather conditions. It was 51 degrees and windy, and the game was delayed by rain. Abreu's replacement, Ryan, also made a superb diving catch of
liner in the third inning.
Top pitching prospect
is scheduled to start Wednesday's noon (PST) game against Cincinnati in Tempe.
ON THE AIR:
TV: FS West; Radio: 830.