Late fireworks earn Angels victory over Cardinals (Reuters)

By at 5 July, 2013, 12:23 am

(Reuters) - The Los Angeles Angels provided some late Independence Day fireworks with an explosive three-run ninth inning to complete a 6-5 comeback victory over the visiting St Louis Cardinals on Thursday. Slugger Josh Hamilton tied the game with a two-run homer before Erick Aybar ended it with a walk-off single as the Angels (41-44) rallied from 3-5 down to record their eighth win in nine games. Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright, seeking his 12th win of the season, started the ninth under 100 pitches but was pulled after surrendering a broken-bat leadoff single by Albert Pujols. ...
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