Angels / Astros Series Recap

Angels, Game recaps
The four game series with the red-hot Houston Astros ended in a split yesterday.  A few important things to take away from this series are that the Angels tamed the Astros mostly (outscoring them 12-10 overall), we saw some pitching brights spots, and there were (small) glimmers of hope in our offense. The Good: Mike Trout batted .357 against the Astros with 2 home runs, though sadly no one was on base for either of them. Carlos Perez went 3 for 7 with 2 RBIs.  For bonus points, Perez thew out Jose Altuve on an attempted steal of second base. David Freese made the highlight reel for an amazing grab at third, plus he hit .417 with two multi hit games. Jered Weaver was amazing on Friday night as he…
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Game 21 – A Halo Victory!

Angels, Game recaps
Last's night's game in Oakland gave a glimmer of hope to Angels fans, though there are still some ginormous gapping holes that need fixing. The Good Mike Trout HAMMERS this home run that looked like 500', Statcast stated 454' and hittracker called it 438'.  Either way, it was a monster and he also hit a key two RBI double. Matt Shoemaker held it down for 5.2 innings giving up only 1 walk and 3 earned runs.   Not spectacular but good.  One of the runs he gave up may have stayed on base if not for a throwing error and a Cesar Ramos bad pitch. Erick Aybar has been struggling but hit a key two RBI blooper in the top of the first, giving the Angels an early two run lead. Johnny Giavotella…
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