Rare Series Win At Stake As Marlins Host Angels In Rubber Match

Trout sprained his left thumb on a head-first slide during the Angels' 9-2 loss to the Miami Marlins on Sunday afternoon, the disappointing end to a trip in which they lost six of 10 games.

Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout hits a solo home run during the first inning of an interleague baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Saturday, May 27, 2017, in Miami.

Baltimore Orioles' pitcher Alec Asher, right, reacts during the Houston Astros' six-run second inning as he conferences with catcher Welington Castillo, left, and pitching coach Roger McDowell during a baseball game Sunday, M.

Although Trout stayed in the game after talking with a trainer and even took the field in the sixth inning, he was yanked before his next at-bat and sent for X-rays.

There was no immediate announcement regarding the injury.

Judge connected with two outs in the third for his 16th home run, tying Mike Trout of the Angels for the big league lead.

WHITE SOX 7, TIGERS 3 Miguel Gonzalez took a flawless game into the seventh inning, Todd Frazier hit a two-run homer and host Chicago defeated Detroit.

McCullers (6-1) allowed five hits and three runs - two earned - in six innings. He is batting.294 with a team-high 11 home runs (fifth in the Pacific Coast League) and 31 RBIs in 46 games with Memphis this season.

It was the only hit the right-hander gave up until Stanton led off the fourth inning with a single.

BOSTON - Christian Bergman tossed seven scoreless innings, Robinson Cano slugged a two-run homer and Seattle snapped Boston's six-game winning streak at Fenway Park.

Starting for the Angels on Monday will be Ricky Nolasco, who has faced the Braves plenty of times because he spent the majority of his career in the National League with the Marlins.

Nolasco struggled in his most recent outing, giving up five runs on seven hits in six innings during a loss at Tampa Bay on Wednesday.

Giancarlo Stanton opened the scoring with a solo shot in the first. The Marlins' first two batters in the inning got on base as J.T. Realmuto doubled and Colon walked. Jose Urena (2-2, 3.08) is set to start for Miami. In the fourth, Andrelton Simmons' line drive to left found Marcell Ozuna's glove.

He reached the majors for the first time last season and went 2-9 with a 6.50 ERA in 14 starts for the A's.

For the Marlins (18-30), it was their first series win since they took two of three at the San Diego Padres on April 21-23.

Gerardo Parra hit a three-run homer for the Rockies in the fourth, putting them ahead 4-0.

Teheran (3-4, 4.88 ERA) hasn't been all that good in interleague games in his career, going 3-9 with a 5.63 ERA in 15 starts. LHP Jeff Locke (left shoulder tendinitis), who has been on a rehab assignment, is on the verge of joining the rotation and making his season debut, manager Don Mattingly said.

  • Julie Sanders