One night after nearly getting shutout, the Angels bats got revenge on the A's pitching staff collecting 12 hits and 9 runs, in a 9-5 win in front of a sold out home crowd.
Howie hit a 3 run double and Kendry Morales collected 3 hits and 2 RBI including a home run. Angels starting pitcher Jered Weaver collected his second win of the season going 8 innnings giving up just 4 hits, while striking out 8 and walking 2.
A's starting pitcher Ben Sheets didn't fare as well. Sheets lasted just 3 innings and gave up 6 hits and 6 earned runs. Sheets falls to 0-2 on the season.
The two teams will play the rubber match tomorrow afternoon in Anaheim .
MLB Scoreboard | Oakland (1-5) at Los Angeles (4-2)