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Angels Outslug Reds

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press


Vladimir Guerrero's bases-loaded single keyed
a six-run seventh-inning rally and the Los Angeles Angels beat the
Reds 9-to-7.

The Angels take two of three in their first visit to Cincinnati.

Bartolo Colon (bahr-TOH'-loh kuh-LOHN') got his sixth win in
eight decisions despite trailing when he left the game after the
sixth.

Francisco Rodriguez gave up two singles and Ken Griffey Junior's
R-B-I groundout in the ninth, before striking out Adam Dunn for his
American League-leading 21st save in 22 chances. The Angels have
now won their last 113 games when leading after eight innings.

Reds reliever Gary Majewski (muh-JEH'-skee) got tagged with the
loss and is 0-and-1.

The Angels are 17 games over .500 for the second time and their
42-and-25 mark represents the best start in franchise history.

Since May ninth, the Angels have been on a 25-and-9 tear that is
the best in the majors.


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