H E
Ana 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 5 12 0
Sea 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 3 6 0
Date of game: 5/26/2012

Recap: Seattle vs. LA Angels

Seattle, WA (Sports Network) - Alberto Callaspo hit a pinch-hit grand slam to lead the LA Angels of Anaheim to a 5-3 win over the Seattle Mariners in the third game of a four-game set.

Albert Pujols had a solo home run while Mark Trumbo added three hits and a run scored for the Angels, who have won five straight. Jerome Williams (5-2) pitched six innings and gave up three runs on five hits with two walks and five strikeouts to win for a fifth time in his past six decisions.

Justin Smoak hit a solo home run and Mike Carp and Dustin Ackley each drove in a run for the Mariners, who have dropped four of five. Felix Hernandez (4-4) was charged with all five runs on 10 hits over six innings in the loss.

"I'm still disappointed with the overall approach (offensively)," said Seattle manager Eric Wedge. "We're taking too many fastballs. At times we're getting a little bit too picky with two strikes."

The game remained scoreless until the fourth when Pujols led off the frame with his seventh homer of the season and third in as many games.

The Mariners took the lead back in the fifth on a pair of RBI singles from Carp and Ackley to take a 2-1 lead.

The Angels, though, answered in a big way in the sixth. Trumbo, Howie Kendrick and Erick Aybar all singled to load the bases. After Kole Calhoun struck out, Callaspo came on to pinch hit for Bobby Wilson and smacked an 0-1 pitch over the right field fence for a 5-2 lead.

"It was a chance for us to, at least, tie the game and I thought we had a better chance with Alberto up there and he got a pitch to hit and he hit it hard," said Angels manager Mike Scioscia.

Smoak hit a two-out, solo homer in the sixth to get Seattle back to within two.

Jordan Walden started the seventh on the mound for the Angels and walked Carp to start the inning. He then struck out Brendan Ryan and Ackley. Scott Downs then came out and walked Michael Saunders, but then got Ichiro Suzuki to groundout back to the mound.

Downs gave up a leadoff single to Kyle Seager in the eighth, but then struck out the next two batters before Ernesto Frieri struck out Miguel Olivo to end the inning.

Frieri stayed on for the ninth and gave up a one-out walk, but then retired the next two batters for his second save of the season.

Game Notes

Pujols' home run was the 452nd of his career, tying him with Carl Yastrzemski for 34th place all-time...Since coming to the Angels from San Diego, Frieri has not given up a run or hit over 10 appearances and 10 innings. He has struck out 22 batters in that times and has issued just seven walks...Hector Noesi pitches in the finale on Sunday for Seattle while C.J. Wilson will help Anaheim go for the sweep.

Butler hopes to build on PFL title

Indianapolis, IN (Sports Network) - Butler University has completed an 11-game football schedule for this year by adding a fifth home game against Taylor University on Sept. 20.

NASCAR News
Harvick claims Darlington pole

Kevin Harvick became the eighth different pole winner in as many Sprint Cup Series races this season after posting the fastest lap in the final round of Friday's knockout-style qualifying for the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.

Extra Points: Schedule me skeptical

Give the NFL credit, it has managed to turn a necessary, often pedantic exercise into an annual event which people actually care about.

Trumbo lands on DL with stress fracture

Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Mark Trumbo has been placed on the 15-day disabled list because of a stress fracture in his left foot.

Bergeron, Kopitar, Toews named Selke Trophy finalists

Forwards Patrice Bergeron of the Boston Bruins, Anze Kopitar from the Los Angeles Kings and Jonathan Toews of the Chicago Blackhawks were named the finalists for the Frank J. Selke trophy as the league's best defensive forward on Thursday.

Latest Sports Photos
Latest Sports Photos
0 Votes
a skydiver was injured when attempting to land in a pre game show at the Lookouts opening game on 4/3/2014

0 Votes
SEC Champions Alabama created by artist Ben Teeter S/N C.O.A. available for the dedicated Alabama fan!

1 Vote
first catch of the season looks like a good year

0 Votes
Gina McLeroy Spring City, TN

0 Votes
Our Son Brandon McLeroy MTSU Football 2011 Gina McLeroy Spring City TN

1 Vote
this is James Howard telling Gracie what to do.

0 Votes
Riverbend fun!

0 Votes
I nees a four letter word for the outside layer of a tree.

0 Votes
Cameron is a rising athlete. He has a God given talent for the game of football. This picture is of him stopping the ball carrier in our game in the ...

1 Vote
Our Lookout Valley 9/10 year old team went to a tournament in Knoxville called The Battle of the Rocky Top. They went throught the tournament undefeated and won the championship ...
Featured Partners
www.baylorschool.org/summer
Experience Baylor summer camp - a 70 year tradition of summer fun and adventure. What are you waiting for? Make the most of summer by signing up today!
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
www.STNS.org
Register now for St. Nicholas summer camp whose mission & purpose is to provide a fun learning experience for children, developing physical, cultural, social and intellectual abilities.
www.bojangles.com
Click here to enter for your chance to win a Bojangles Breakfast Combo. Then, watch WDEF News 12 This Morning for daily winner announcements!
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.