Angels bring power show to Houston for 4-game set

Mike Trout and Shohei Ohtani displayed their power on Wednesday in a way that’s always welcome going forward. los angeles angels

In form of angels In a 12–5 win in the rubber match of a three-game road series against the Chicago White Sox, Trout and Ohtani appeared in the same game for the 27th time overall.

angelswho are 5-0 this season when both their stars homer in the same contest, starting a four-game road series Houston Astros Thursday night

After Trout hit his 13th home run of the season in the first inning – a two-run, 461-foot shot – Ohtani added a two-run homer in the third with Trout scoring. Ohtani hit his 15th home run in the fourth, another two-run blast that traveled 459 feet. Sparked by Trout and Ohtani angels hit five homers

“It’s more of a mindset for guys when those two guys are rolling like that and you have a game where they both get one out – the two of them show off,” angels said manager Phil Nevin. “The atmosphere in the dugout is totally different. It’s just the way

“They’re guys you lean on, and we need them a lot. Games like (Wednesday’s) they are what they are, and they can definitely put teams on their backs and take us “

Reid will start the series opener for Detmers (0-4, 4.93 ERA) angels, He took the loss in his most recent outing after allowing three runs on 10 hits and two walks with five strikeouts over five innings in a 6-2 blowout to the Miami Marlins on Friday.

The 23-year-old left-hander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in seven of his nine starts and scored two earned runs four times.

Is 1-1 with 3.98 ERA in four career starts against Detmers Astrosscoring 21 runs in 20 1/3 innings. He went 0-1 with a 5.02 ERA in three games against Houston last season.

When Astros Not announcing the starter for the series opener, Framber Valdez (5-4, 2.38 ERA) will work on regular rest. He won 6-3 on Saturday against the Oakland Athletics after allowing one run on four hits and three walks with five strikeouts over six innings.

Valdez has allowed a run or no run in three of his last four games, all wins.

The 29-year-old left-hander is 8-4 with a 3.73 ERA over 16 career appearances (12 starts). angels, He faced them on May 9, when he allowed one run on three hits and no walks while recording a season-high 12 strikeouts in eight innings in a 3–1 road victory.

Astros The Yankees will play on a Thursday for the first time since their season opener against the Chicago White Sox on March 30, which will be their seventh game in 17 days in 17 days. That compressed schedule will require Houston to use a six-man rotation in the near term, but club officials would not say who might be included in the starting staff.

“We will announce it (Thursday) morning,” Astros said manager Dusty Baker. “We have to tell someone they’re going (to be sent down).

– Field Level Media

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