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April 4, 2010 | By Mike DiGiovanna
At Angel Stadium Monday, 7 p.m.: Jered Weaver (16-8, 3.75 ERA in 2009) vs. Scott Baker (15-9, 4.36) Tuesday, 7 p.m.: Joe Saunders (16-7, 4.60) vs. Nick Blackburn (11-11, 4.03) Wednesday, 7 p.m.: Ervin Santana (8-8, 5.03) vs. Carl Pavano (5-4, 4.64) Thursday, 7 p.m.: Joel Pineiro (15-12, 3.49) vs. Kevin Slowey (10-3, 4.86) On the air: TV: FS West on Monday and Wednesday; Channel 13 Tuesday and Thursday. Radio: 830, 1330. 2009 series: Angels, 6-4. Opening-day facts: Former Angels outfielder Tim Salmon will throw out the ceremonial first pitch, and the national anthem will be sung by 12-year-old Taylor Longbrake, who made her first appearance with the Angels at age 8. Torii Hunter, Brian Fuentes, Howie Kendrick and General Manager Tony Reagins will take part in a pregame ceremony raising the Angels' 2009 American League West championship flag.
May 27, 2011 | By Kevin Baxter
For seven innings the Angels could do nothing against Minnesota starter Scott Baker , managing only six hits. At that point, in their last 37 innings on the road they had scored just one run. Then the Twins went to the bullpen and everything changed — much of it on one swing of Erick Aybar's bat. Aybar hit a three-run home run in the eighth inning, on reliever Dusty Hughes' first pitch, starting the Angels on their way to 6-5...
June 7, 1990
While changing lanes Monday evening on the Pomona Freeway at the southbound Orange (57) Freeway interchange, Francisco Neri of Rowland Heights collided with a vehicle driven by Scott Baker of Sacramento. Although his pickup truck was engulfed in flames after overturning and skidding 100 feet, Neri suffered only minor injuries, and Scott was unhurt. An off-duty paramedic attended to Neri, right, while Scott watched. Two lanes were closed for more than an hour after the crash.
July 8, 2009 | Associated Press
at Tampa Bay 3, Toronto 1 (11): Pat Burrell hit a two-run home run in the 11th inning off Brandon League to help the Rays end a losing streak at four games. Burrell had four hits in his previous 34 at-bats before hitting his fourth homer. at Boston 5, Oakland 2: Josh Beckett became the second 10-game winner for the Red Sox and fellow All-Star Jason Bay hit his 20th home run. Beckett (10-3) remained unbeaten at home this season with five wins in eight starts.
July 21, 2008 | From the Associated Press
MINNEAPOLIS -- Rookie Taylor Teagarden broke up Scott Baker's perfect-game bid with a sixth-inning home run and caught Vicente Padilla's gem Sunday as the Texas Rangers beat the Minnesota Twins, 1-0. "The only thing he didn't do was clean the stadium after the game," Texas closer C.J. Wilson said. The Rangers handed the Twins only their eighth defeat in 31 games. Baker (6-3) took a hard-luck loss, his first in six starts.
August 6, 2007 | From the Associated Press
MINNEAPOLIS -- A week and a half ago, the Minnesota Twins were 9 1/2 games back in the AL Central race and reeling after an embarrassing three-game sweep in Toronto. Things have changed dramatically in 11 days. With division leader Cleveland and second-place Detroit slumping, the Twins are again within reach of a playoff berth. "We smell blood right now," Torii Hunter said after Minnesota's 1-0 win against the Indians on Sunday. "We're ready to go."
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