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Angels beat up Rays’ bullpen before the reshuffling

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This time, the bullpen could not close the door. And, this time, the Tampa Bay Rays went down hard. One night after being shut down by the Rays’ relief pitchers, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim erupted for a 6-2 victory Thursday night. The Angels scored three in the seventh, highlighted by Mike Trout’s run-scoring double, and two in the ninth on a home run by Albert Pujols, to take the deciding game of the series. The homer by Pujols…

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Angels beat Rays with Albert Pujols and a history book

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The Tampa Bay Rays were battered so thoroughly Thursday night that it must have seemed as if Mickey Mantle himself was joining the onslaught. Alas, it was only Albert Pujols of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, who tied Mantle for 16th place on the all-time home run list at 536 when he hit his 16th of the season. Pujols is now 12 behind Mike Schmidt, 19 behind Manny Ramirez and 23 behind Reggie Jackson. The home run also gave Pujols…

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Chris Archer superb as Rays stifle Angels’ bats

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The bats were the same size. The strike zone had not been altered. The fences were not moved back. But when Chris Archer is on the pitcher’s mound, it can make a world of difference for the Tampa Bay Rays. Archer shut down the same potent bats from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, dazzling the opponents in a 6-1 victory Tuesday night. Archer struck out a record-tying 15 batters in eight innings, spreading six hits. For Archer, 6-4, it…

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