Pride and Prejudice Postgame

Let’s see how the Angels did in the annual Double Secret Pride Night. Nolan Schanuel was back at first base and Willie Calhoun was the designated hitter.

Inning #1

Jurickson Profar grounded out softly to Tyler Anderson. Fernando Tatis Jr. struck out. Then Manny Machado homered. 1-0 Padres. Donovan Solano flied out to right field. Nolan Schanuel struck out looking. Luis Rengifo grounded out to second base. Taylor Ward struck out swinging at knuckleballs.

Inning #2

Jake Cronenworth struck out. Ha-Seong Kim doubled but was out at third trying to stretch it into a triple.

Jackson Merrill flied out to left. Willie Calhoun popped out to third. Logan O’Hoppe flied out to center field. Mickey Moniak popped out to the shortstop.

Inning #3

Jose Azocar flied out to right field. Kyle Higashioka grounded out to third. Jurickson Profar reached on a ground ball through to Taylor Ward. Fernando Tatis Jr. grounded into a force out. Jo Adell hit a hot smash to the shortstop and reached safely on what was ruled an error. Zach Neto flied out to left. Kyren Paris grounded into a double play to end the inning.

Inning #4

Manny Machado popped out to third. Donovan Solano popped out to first. Jake Cronenworth flied out to left field. Nolan Schanuel bounced out to second. Luis Rengifo got a hit through to center on a sweeper. He stole second. Taylor Ward flied out to center. Willie Calhoun tied into a knuckleball and hit it through to center for a base hit that scored Luis Rengifo. 1-1 tie.

Logan O’Hoppe flied out to right field.

Inning #5

Ha-Seong Kim grounded out to short. Jackson Merrill struck out swinging. Jose Azocar flied out to right. Mickey Moniak flied out to center. Jo Adell lined out to the shortstop Kim. Zach Neto grounded out sharply to second.

Inning #6

Kyle Higashioka grounded out to Rengifo. Jurickson Profar walked. Fernando Tatis Jr. hit a double and Taylor Ward plus Zach Neto gunned Jurickson down at home plate.

Tatis made it to third on the throw. Manny Machado was walked intentionally. Donovan Solano was batting while Manny Machado stole second base. Solano grounded out to third. It was still a 1-1 tie. Kyren Paris struck out looking. Nolan Schanuel also struck out looking. Luis Rengifo flied out to the shortstop to end the inning.

Inning #7

Anderson was still out there pitching. Jake Cronenworth grounded out to second. Ha-Seong Kim doubled to right. Jackson Merrill grounded out but Kim made it to third. Jose Azocar drew a walk and the result was a mound visit. Hunter Strickland came in to pitch. David Peralta pinch hit for Kyle Higashioka and Jose Azocar promptly stole second base. Peralta flied out to center to end the threat.

Luis Campusano replaced David Peralta to be the new catcher for the Padres. Taylor Ward lined out to center field. Adrian Morejon came in to replace Matt Waldron as pitcher. Willie Calhoun found that acceptable and singled off the glove of the Padres second baseman out to Tatis Jr. in right field. Cole Tucker came in to pinch run. Both teams were pulling out all the stops in an attempt to eke out that one more run. Logan O’Hoppe flied out to right. Kevin Pillar pinch hit for Mickey Moniak. He lined out to left to end the inning.

Inning #8

Hunter Strickland came out for a second inning of work. Jurickson Profar greeted him with a double to right. Fernando Tatis Jr. flied out to right field. Strickland intentionally walked Manny Machado. Donovan Solano popped out to first baseman Nolan Schanuel. Jake Cronenworth popped out to Zach Neto to bring the Angels back up.

Jo Adell doubled to center to put a man on second with no outs. Zach Neto flied out to right sending Jo Adell to third. Jeremiah Estrada came in to replace Adrien Morejon on the mound. Luis Guillorme pinch hit for Kyren Paris with a man on third and one out. He hit a sac fly to center. 2-1 Angels.

Nolan Schanuel then grounded out to second.

Inning #9

Carlos Estevez came in to pitch the ninth inning with a tenuous one run lead. Ha-Seong Kim struck out swinging. Jackson Merrill grounded out to shortstop Zach Neto leaving the Padres with but one out to mount their comeback. It was not to be. Pinch hitter Tyler Wade grounded out to end the game.

The Angels took the first game of the series 2-1.

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John Henry Weitzel
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10 days ago

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A win! YAY!

And I was there for it! Got myself another hat. Sadly, Angels Pride night continues to be the bare minimum.

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FungoAle
Legend
10 days ago

Would be nice to get another 10 Ward pops by the AS Game to work up some trade competition. Anderson and Ward in separate deals. Go-Perry-Go.

Fansince1971
Legend
10 days ago
Reply to  FungoAle

Anderson could bring something for sure given how he has pitched this year and his relatively cheap deal. Would be great to get 2 decent prospects for him.

JackFrost
Super Member
9 days ago
Reply to  FungoAle

Anytime we establish a Major League player who is a solid contributor we have to be sure to trade them away to the competition. Better it be a team in our own division. Ward should be traded to the Astros and Anderson to the Rangers.

Of course we have to also trade Rengifo. Maybe send him to the Mariners. They need more offense. It would be good for them.

Next, we’ll have to trade O’Hoppe, then Neto and Schanuel. Let’s hope O’Hoppe hits a few more bombs before the All Star break so we can get one or two more unproven prospects for him !!!

Fansince1971
Legend
9 days ago
Reply to  JackFrost

Dude – Anderson generally sucks. We saw that last year. No one is talking about trading the young guys. It’s trading players that have value (fortunately) and who are short timers. Let’s get something for them. Learn from mistakes like not trading Ohtani. Who the F cares about this season?! It’s meaningless. Build the farm.

steelgolf
Super Member
10 days ago

I am shocked that Estevez had that clean of an inning for the save.

BannedInLA
Super Member
10 days ago
Reply to  steelgolf

His ERA is down to 4.50.

YOUknowulovetheIE
Trusted Member
10 days ago

Oh yeah, keep building up that trading stock anderson. Appreciate it.

BannedInLA
Super Member
10 days ago

If they’re intending to move him, they should do so NOW. He can’t pitch any better than he is now.

FungoAle
Legend
10 days ago

Game ball Jo Adell!

WallyChuckChili
Legend
10 days ago

Strickland with the Win!

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CAoldskoll
Trusted Member
10 days ago

What a time to get a lwin, while lately they choke against everyone else. Can’t believe Adell got that lucky double and did not strikeout. Im sure during the packed house Friday on Trout bobble head night they will get blasted as usual.

JackFrost
Super Member
10 days ago
Reply to  CAoldskoll

They always lose when it is a packed house at home. In fact, most teams do, even the good ones. For example, the Dodgers Ohtani Bobblehead night was the biggest crowd at Dodgers Stadium in YEARS. Perhaps ever. Of course they lost to the lowly Reds.

CAoldskoll
Trusted Member
10 days ago
Reply to  JackFrost

Man did I love that, go Reds. All those fools paying $$ for tix and fighting traffic. Maybe I can paint one of my Angels Ohtani bobble heads blue. Sell it to an idiot Dodger fan telling him it’s a rare alternate figure.

FungoAle
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10 days ago
Reply to  CAoldskoll

Reds are a great lowly team, got some shine

BannedInLA
Super Member
10 days ago

Just wrapped up a busy day so I wasn’t able to watch, follow or comment.

Observations from glancing at the box score:

I see that we “exploded” for 2 runs and 4 hits and somehow won a game.

Tyler Anderson remains our best starter. Hit your spots and pitch to contact.

Nice to see that Adell hit a double and didn’t K.

Rengifo 1-3, with a SB and run scored.

Calhoun with 2 knocks.

When does Trout return? This offense is terrible at the moment, but yaaay, we won.

WallyChuckChili
Legend
10 days ago
Reply to  BannedInLA

Don’t watch tomorrow!

BannedInLA
Super Member
10 days ago

Whatever works.

Eric_in_Portland
Legend
10 days ago

We can still finish at 124-38. That would be a record!

angelslogic
Super Member
10 days ago

Roughly a 2 hour 17 minute game. And a win at that.

Eric_in_Portland
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10 days ago
Reply to  angelslogic

I’ve got to stop being negative about the team. A win like this is tasty and can be savored

WallyChuckChili
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10 days ago

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