Joe Saunders was denied his 13th win Tuesday. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
By Shawn Shroyer / MLB.com
Going against a rookie making his debut, All-Star pitcher Joe Saunders got the short end of the stick. He went eight innings but was haunted by a homer, his second to a lefty bat this year. The first-place Angels stranded 12 men -- three in the ninth.
BATTING 2B: Kinsler (31, Saunders). 3B: Young (2, Saunders). HR: Davis, C (5, 5th inning off Saunders, 0 on, 2 out). TB: Kinsler 2; Young 4; Hamilton; Boggs; Davis, C 4. RBI: Hamilton 2 (87), Davis, C (10). 2-out RBI: Davis, C. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Byrd. SF: Hamilton. GIDP: Saltalamacchia. Team LOB: 2.
FIELDING E: Young (6, fielding). DP: 2 (Saltalamacchia-Kinsler, Kinsler-Young-Davis, C).