March 16, 2013 |
Angels 13, Oakland 13 AT THE PLATE: Alberto Callaspo, batting cleanup, was three for three with a run and two runs batted in. Catcher Hank Conger had two hits, raising his spring average to .417. ON THE MOUND: Jered Weaver, who came in having given up one run this spring, gave up three times that many on one swing in the first inning when Josh Reddick hit a three-run home run. And the afternoon went downhill from there with Weaver giving up eight runs and six hits — including three homers — in two innings.
March 13, 2013 |
PEORIA, Ariz. - It wasn't the debut Sean Burnett hoped for, the Angels new bullpen acquisition giving up two runs and four hits in the span of five batters Wednesday in an 8-6 loss to the San Diego Padres. But for Manager Mike Scioscia, the 20-pitch outing was a big step forward. "Just getting out there and getting the wraps off is important," Scioscia said of Burnett, who hadn't appeared in a game this spring because of a stiff lower back. "He'll be better his next time out. An important part of our team is going to be our bullpen.