An­gels 4, Seat­tle 2

Los Angeles Times - - SPORTS - — Gary Klein

KEY MO­MENT: With a 2-0 lead in the sixth in­ning, An­gels pitcher Gar­rett Richards gave up con­sec­u­tive one-out sin­gles to Mike Zunino and Lo­gan Mor­ri­son. Zunino scored from third on a wild pitch, but third base­man David Freese then saved a run with a div­ing back­hand stop that held Seth Smith to an in­field sin­gle and pre­vented Mor­ri­son from scor­ing. Richards got Robin­son Cano to hit into a dou­ble play.

AT THE PLATE: Kole Cal­houn hit a two-run home run to right-cen­ter field in the first in­ning to give the An­gels the lead. It was Cal­houn’s sev­enth homer. Johnny Gi­avotella de­liv­ered a bases-loaded sin­gle in the sev­enth in­ning to put the An­gels ahead, 3-1, and Car­los Perez drove in a run with a ground ball to short­stop.

ON THE MOUND: Richards struck out six and walked one. He was re­placed by Joe Smith with two out in the eighth af­ter Wil­lie Bloomquist reached and ad­vanced to sec­ond on a throw­ing er­ror by short­stop Tay­lor Feather­ston. Smith struck out Nel­son Cruz. Hus­ton Street gave up a two-out sin­gle and a walk in the ninth but got Zunino to hit a ground ball to Feather­ston, who threw to Gi­avotella for a force out that gave Street his 21st save.

EX­TRA BASES: For the first time since join­ing the An­gels, out­fielder Daniel Robert­son started in the lead­off spot. He sin­gled in the first in­ning. Be­fore the game, Robert­son said he was ca­pa­ble of hit­ting through­out the or­der, but of bat­ting first he said, “It’s where I’m com­fort­able. I feel it’s where my game plays, so we’ll see how it works out.”

IN­JURY RE­PORT: Short­stop Erick Ay­bar was not in the lineup be­cause of a left-ham­string strain suf­fered Fri­day, but he pinch-hit with the bases loaded in the sev­enth in­ning and popped out. Ay­bar said be­fore the game that he ex­pected to start Sun­day. “That’s the plan,” he said. . . . Mariners sec­ond base­man Robin­son Cano suf­fered a con­tu­sion af­ter he was hit in the head by a ball while sit­ting in the dugout be­fore the top of the sev­enth in­ning. Cano was struck by an er­rant throw by Feather­ston dur­ing in­field warm-ups. Feather­ston said the ball slipped and he called Cano af­ter the game to apol­o­gize. “It never hap­pened to me be­fore and I can only hope and pray it never hap­pens again,” Feather­ston said. “I feel ter­ri­ble about it.”

DRAFT UP­DATE: The An­gels signed Louisiana State out­fielder Jared Foster, a fifth-round pick, for $100,000, about one-third of his sug­gested slot value of $304,700. The An­gels also signed Los An­ge­les Hamil­ton High School catcher Dal­ton Blu­men­feld, a 12th-round pick, for $250,000, 21⁄ times more than his sug­gested slot value of $100,000. The An­gels

2 have now signed 37 of 40 picks from the early June draft.

UP NEXT: Left-han­der Hec­tor San­ti­ago (4-4, 2.68 ERA) faces the Mariners’ Felix Her­nan­dez (10-4, 3.24) on Sun­day at 12:35 p.m. at An­gel Sta­dium. TV: Fox Sports West; Ra­dio: 830, 1330.

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