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Angels 10, Rays 5
Trevor Bell allowed four runs in 5 1/3 innings on Wednesday. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
By Rhett Bollinger / MLB.com
A three-run shot in the sixth by Gary Matthews Jr. and a three-run shot in the seventh by Howard Kendrick led the Angels' late charge and secured a series sweep of the Rays in the finale. Righty Trevor Bell was solid in his Major League debut but settled for a no-decision.
BATTING 3B: Napoli (1, Niemann). HR: Matthews (3, 6th inning off Balfour, 2 on, 2 out), Kendrick, H (7, 7th inning off Wheeler, D, 2 on, 2 out). TB: Figgins 3; Napoli 4; Kendrick, H 5; Aybar 2; Morales, K 2; Matthews 4. RBI: Figgins (39), Napoli (44), Matthews 3 (38), Morales, K (76), Kendrick, H 3 (41). 2-out RBI: Figgins; Napoli; Matthews 3; Kendrick, H 3. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Aybar; Willits 2. Team RISP: 4-for-10. Team LOB:
BASERUNNING SB: Figgins (34, 2nd base off Niemann/Navarro, D), Kendrick, H (9, 2nd base off Niemann/Navarro, D). CS: Aybar (5, 2nd base by Niemann/Navarro, D). PO: Figgins (1st base by Niemann).