An­gels 4, Ari­zona 1

Los Angeles Times - - BASEBALL - — Mike DiGiovanna

KEY MO­MENT: Al­bert Pu­jols fol­lowed Mike Trout’s two-out walk in the sixth in­ning by driv­ing a 2-and-1 pitch from Jeremy Hel­lick­son over the wall in cen­ter field for his 19th home run this sea­son, his 11th in 18 games and the 539th of his ca­reer. That turned a 1-0 deficit into a 2-1 lead for the An­gels.

AT THE PLATE: David Freese fol­lowed Pu­jols’ eighth-in­ning walk with a two-run home run to right field, giv­ing the An­gels a 4-1 lead and the third base­man 10 home runs this sea­son, match­ing his to­tal for 2014. Car­los Perez and Kyle Ku­b­itza each sin­gled twice.

ON THE MOUND: Gar­rett Richards de­liv­ered his sec­ond strong start since fail­ing to com­plete the first in­ning of an 8-2 loss to New York at Yan­kee Sta­dium on June 6, giv­ing up one un­earned run and four hits in seven in­nings, strik­ing out four and walk­ing three to im­prove to 7-4 with a 3.59 earned-run av­er­age. Joe Smith gave up one hit in a score­less eighth, and Hus­ton Street threw a one-two-three ninth for his 20th save.

IN THE FIELD: Ku­b­itza, the An­gels third base­man, made a div­ing stop of A.J. Pol­lock’s sev­enth-in­ning shot to­ward the hole, got up and threw wide of first base. But Pu­jols made a lung­ing catch while fall­ing to the ground and kept his right foot on the bag for the out.

HOME­COM­ING: Right fielder Kole Cal­houn, who grew up in Phoenix and played at Ari­zona State, is look­ing for­ward to his first big league game in Chase Field on Wed­nes­day night. “I was a big fan, I watched all the games when I was a kid,” he said. “Go­ing in that sta­dium, play­ing on that field and not sit­ting in the stands will be pretty cool.”

DRAFT UP­DATE: The An­gels agreed to terms with their sec­ond- and third-round picks, Ge­or­gia high school out­fielder Jah­mai Jones and Texas A&M right-han­der Grayson Long. Jones signed for more than $1 mil­lion, which was over his $880,000 sug­gested slot value, and Grayson signed for his slot value of $548,600. The An­gels have signed 26 of 40 picks.

RE­HAB RE­PORT: Re­serve out­fielder Collin Cowgill, on the dis­abled list since May 26, re­ceived a cor­ti­sone in­jec­tion in his sprained right wrist and will not re­sume base­ball ac­tiv­i­ties for at least another week.

UP NEXT: Left-han­der Hec­tor San­ti­ago (4-3, 2.59 ERA) will op­pose Ari­zona right-han­der Chase An­der­son (2-1, 2.82) on Wed­nes­day at 6:30 p.m at Chase Field. TV: FS West; Ra­dio: 830.

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