Angels Sweep Doubleheader

“Let’s play 2!” Ernie Banks had the right idea. The Angels played the Mariners again, twice in the same day.

Jose Suarez had the honor for the night game. He went 4 and a third innings, giving up no runs on 4 hits, striking out 7 and walking 3. It was not an easy or efficient start, but he did his job wonderfully.

Mike Trout continued to torture the Mariners fans, hitting a home run in both games of the doubleheader, the 12th time that has happened for the Angels. Walsh also had himself a game as pinch hitter, hitting a 2 run bomb.

The real story of the game, however, was MacKinnon, who made his MLB debut and looks like Noah. Sure, he went hitless, but, look at him!

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Jose Suarez had trouble early but made it through his entire outing without allowing a single run.

7 K for Suarez

The Angels scored first with a Trout solo shot in the 3rd.

LOLZ Mariners

It was quiet for quite some time after that. Suarez did his job. As did Jimmy Herget. With a low scoring game, it was time for pinch hitting, and pinch hit they did. Tyler Wade pinch ran for Luis Rengifo, who had quite a series, actually… and Jared Walsh drove him in, hitting a pinch hit 2 run bomb.

3-0 Angels!

Jimmy Herget actually pitched a lot, 3 and 2/3 innings of scoreless baseball. An impressive relief performance, making it only 2 pitchers needed to get through 8 innings.

Archie Bradley came in to save the game. He sent down the Mariners in order to secure the win!

The Angels have won 2 in a row for the first time since May 24th. Turnaround finally?

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JackFrost
Super Member
17 days ago

Well, Trout, Ohtani, Walsh and Ward are all in the lineup.

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Definitely an improvement on last Sunday. We should at least have a chance against Gilbert now.

Cowboy26
Legend
17 days ago

I still think it is better to actually view it than to just imagine it.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dD-SpHH7qDA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6zxlSG-sva4

MarineLayer
Super Member
17 days ago

Mini-Thor MUST stay on the roster because there’s never ever enough Thor hanging out in the dugout with his mini-me!

steelgolf
Super Member
17 days ago

Win two in a row? Do the rules of baseball even allow that??

gitchogritchoffmypettis
Super Member

Angels are four games under .500, 4.5 back in the WC standings. Maybe they could do us a solid and win tomorrow too. If they then decide to win maybe eight games more than they lose over the course of the season that would be even better. Then I’d really appreciate it if they make the playoffs and beat someone in a short series. That would be great, but i really think that if they want to make sure we’re happy maybe they should then beat another team in a second play off series, then maybe another for good measure. Then hell, as long as they’re there, why not go ahead and win the World Series? OK? Good.

WallyChuckChili
Super Member
JackFrost
Super Member
17 days ago

 😅  😂 😂

WallyChuckChili
Super Member
17 days ago

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FungoAle
Super Member
17 days ago

See ball, crush ball

Angelz4ever
Member
17 days ago

Noice

FungoAle
Super Member
17 days ago

Mariners look pretty pathetic, a bunch of marginal talent Jedi has signed and traded for. He won’t fire Servais, too close of friends. He does have good prospects, Logan Gilbert is one, Trout must play to have a chance at a victory.

Cowboy26
Legend
17 days ago
Reply to  FungoAle

But, boy the M’s sure are in denial…

https://twitter.com/JoeDoyleMiLB/status/1538358922079113218

FungoAle
Super Member
17 days ago
Reply to  Cowboy26

Wow! Oh Jerry? Scott has been a bad boy.

gitchogritchoffmypettis
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Reply to  FungoAle

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Chap24
Trusted Member
17 days ago
Reply to  FungoAle

I know Phil’s gonna wanna rest Trout but he gets paid handsomely He’ll survive. We need him out there. No point in keeping him fresh and healthy if there’s nothing to play for later on.. Good wins today tho boys. This M’s team is really uninspiring. Kinda surprised.

JackFrost
Super Member
17 days ago
Reply to  Chap24

Totally agree. Though it is true that guys do need rest over the course of a full season, there are various opportunities to get that for them. Timing is very, very important. And what you say about “having something to play for” is very true. Mike has already gotten decent rest over the last couple of weeks. More specifically his hand bruise may have been a blessing in disguise as it got him two consecutive games/days off.

I say definitely play him Sunday. Maybe given him another day off at the very end of June. We need to string a bunch of wins together. It will not happen today against Gilbert if we don’t have Trout.

Last edited 17 days ago by JackFrost
MarineLayer
Super Member
17 days ago
Reply to  JackFrost

How about more playing during the season, and more resting during the off-season. Minasian has not created a roster that allows for our better players to rest.

JackFrost
Super Member
17 days ago
Reply to  MarineLayer

Well, to my point above, players DO need rest IN the season. Baseball is the longest sports season (per games played) and rest is necessary. That said, I think a lot of managers and more importantly POBO’s and GM’s are taking it too far.

I do believe in Load Management. I think it is important. But it has to be used STRATEGICALLY.

We have overused it, or misused it, I think. A perfect example was sitting Ohtani last Sunday for that a nationally televised ESPN game, which also happened to be the rubber game of the series.

We were wrapping up a very disappointing home stand and taking 2 out of 3 against a very good NL team would have done a lot for our confidence.

So, I just think it needs to be used wisely. Today, facing a stud like Gilbert we can’t afford to sit Trout because he is scorching hot and runs should be hard to come by.

Last edited 17 days ago by JackFrost
MarineLayer
Super Member
17 days ago
Reply to  FungoAle

Julio looks like a pretty good, no fantastic, prospect as well.

2002heaven
Trusted Member
17 days ago
Reply to  FungoAle

Kinda like THE OLIGARCH won’t fire Carpino and Kuhl even though they’re responsible for us heading to a 7th straight losing season and won’t hire a POBO and better fund our scouting department. BTW what constitutes a great/good field manager as if they’re as important as a NFL HC/College FB HC, or college BB HC? Nobody here at CTPG ever answered my question about who is a good or great manager (Probably somebody with a way better team…….TO START WITH LOL!!). BEXUASE YOU DOHN’T HAVE A ANSER JUST LIKE Y’ALL SAID THE SAME WITH MEE ABOUT iiwpm BACK IN DEECEMBIR. iiwTO (IF I WAS THE OLIGARCH).

rez2405
Trusted Member
17 days ago

You haven’t used that one in a while. Or at least I haven’t seen it in a while

Last edited 17 days ago by rez2405
Angels2020Champs
Super Member
17 days ago

I don’t know about y’all but

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El_Duderino
Trusted Member
17 days ago

Winning double headers against the Mariners is always a great day.

Hopefully they can be Gilbert’s Daddies tomorrow!

Angelz4ever
Member
17 days ago

WTH do we post….oh yeah

Go Halos!!!!

Eric_in_Portland
Super Member
17 days ago

32-36. Need to win tomorrow or we’ll have just been spinning our wheels. While .600 ball is good (3 of 5) we need to dominate the teams behind us.

WallyChuckChili
Super Member
17 days ago

So nice we won twice! Angels Win!

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red floyd
Super Member
17 days ago

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DowningDude
Super Member
17 days ago
Reply to  red floyd

Holy double halos Batman

Twebur
Super Member
17 days ago
Reply to  DowningDude

2 wins, long lost Twins, and a double rainbow

https://youtu.be/99E9fDgZZuE

Sportsdominator23
Trusted Member
17 days ago

Taking 3 out of 4 so far is nice. However, the Angels need to get greedy and go for 4 out of 5 on Father’s Day. Tough matchup against Gilbert, but hey you never know. Let’s go Halos

gitchogritchoffmypettis
Super Member

We ourselves have seen that it’s very possible for pretty good pitchers to just assplode for a game every now and again.

DowningDude
Super Member
17 days ago

Angels pitchers have been giving up very few runs in several recent games.
CtPG poster [serious voice] “FYR DA PITCHING COACH!#!#[/serious voice]

Fansince1971
Legend
17 days ago

Nice nice. – everything everything is is double double

red floyd
Super Member
17 days ago
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