Today we had Jose Suarez versus Cole Ragans. It was a tough game.
Marcus Semien hit a routine flyout to Ward in center. Corey Seager struck out. Nathaniel Lowe also struck out. Right fielder (?!!) Luis Rengifo flied out to center. Shohei Ohtani grounded out to short. Taylor Ward also flied out to center.
Adolis Garcia hit a mile high out to Jo Adell in left field. Josh Jung Jung grounded out to third. Jonah Heim grounded out to Jose Suarez. Matt
Adolis Garcia hit a mile high out to Jo Adell in left field. Josh Jung Jung grounded out to third. Jonah Heim grounded out to Jose Suarez. Matt Duffy lined out to right. Jo Adell doubled to left. David Fletcher grounded out to third. Kurt Suzuki drove in a run with a bloop hit to center. 1-0 Angels. Livan Soto doubled to send Suzuki to third. Michael Stefanic grounded out to third to end the inning.
Josh H. Smith flied out to Jo Adell. Leody Tavares grounded out to short. Bubba Thompson struck out. Luis Rengifo flied out to left. Shohei Ohtani grounded out to third. Taylor Ward grounded out to short.
Marcus Semien and Corey Seager both struck out. Nathaniel Lowe grounded out to Fletcher. Matt Duffy flied out to Bubba Thompson in right. Jo Adell struck out. David Fletcher lined out to left field.
Adolis Garcia popped out to second base. Josh Jung grounded out to shortstop David Fletcher. Jonah Heim also grounded out to short. Kurt Suzuki popped out to short. Livan Soto bunted to the right side for a hit. Michael Stefanic grounded into a force out. Luis Rengifo drew a two out walk. Shohei Ohtani struck out to end the inning.
Josh H . Smith grounded out to David Fletcher. Leodys Tavares flied out to Ward in center field. Bubba Thompson lined out to Rengifo in right. Jesus Tinoco came in to pitch for the Rangers. Taylor Ward struck out. Matt Duffy made out on a fly ball to center. Jo Adell hit a fly ball out to right fielder Bubba Thompson.
Marcus Semien singled on a ground ball through the left side to screw up the perfect game by Suarez. Corey Seager grounded into a force out. Nathaniel Lowe hit a deep blast to right to make it 2-1 Rangers. Adolis Garcia struck out and Josh Jung grounded out to Fletcher. David Fletcher singled to center. Kurt Suzuki was hit by pitch to put men at first and second with no outs. Jonathan Hernandez came in to pitch for the Rangers. Livan Soto hit a couple of foul ball bunts before hitting a line drive double to center to score Fletcher. 2-2 Angels.
Kurt Suzuki also tried to score but was injured on a play where Jonah Heim tagged him high on a play where the Angels lost their challenge about the home plate collision rule. Soto advanced to third. Matt Thaiss came in to pinch hit for Michael Stefanic. Thaiss hit the ball to Marcus Semien who threw to home but Soto scored. 3-2 Angels.
The Rangers challenged but they also lost their challenge. Sweet! Luis Rengifo grounded into a double play to end the inning.
Zack Weiss came in to pitch. Thaiss stayed in the game at first. Soto was moved to short and Fletcher to second. Matt Duffy was moved to third base. Jonah Heim popped out to third. Josh H. Smith struck out. Leody Tavares also struck out. Matt Moore came in to pitch for the Rangers. Shohei Ohtani singled to left to keep his streak alive. Taylor Ward then struck out, Matt Duffy lined out to center and Jo Adell also flied out to center.
Hang onto your butts! Ryan Tepera came in to pitch the ninth with a one run lead. Kole Calhoun came in to pinch hit for Bubba Thompson. He struck out. Marcus Semien also struck out. Corey Seager flied out to Rengifo in Right field. Angels win 3-2! Woo Hoo!
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