Calhoun Drives Angels Past Seattle 3-2 for 5th Straight Win
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Kole Calhoun drove in the tiebreaking run in the eighth inning, and the surging Los Angeles Angels completed a sweep of the Seattle Mariners with their fifth consecutive victory overall, 3-2 Sunday.
David Freese homered in the fifth for the Angels (81-74), who remained a half-game behind Houston (82-74) for the second AL wild-card playoff spot. With eight wins in 10 games overall, Los Angeles also moved just three games behind the AL West-leading Rangers (84-71), with four games in Texas to end the season.
Pinch-hitter Mark Trumbo hit a tying homer off Fernando Salas (5-2) in the eighth inning for the Mariners (74-82), who lost their final five road games to guarantee their fifth losing season in six years.