Vidal Bruján hit an RBI double to lead off the 10th inning, his first hit of the season, and the Tampa Bay Rays rallied after going hitless in the previous day’s loss to beat the Angels 4-2 on Wednesday. of the Angels.
A night after rookie Reid Detmers pitched the 12th no-hitter in Angels franchise history, Tampa Bay snapped a three-game losing streak and avoided a series sweep to end a 10-game road trip.
The game was 1-0 in a pitching duel until the eighth inning, Shane McClanahan barely outscoring Shohei Ohtani.
McClanahan set a career high with 11 strikeouts in seven innings of work, in which he gave up three hits.
Ohtani allowed two hits and two walks in six terrific innings for the Angels, striking out five in his 92-pitch effort, one start after pitching seven dominant innings at Fenway Park.
Rookie Taylor Ward tied the score with a two-run homer in the eighth inning for the Angels, who had their three-game winning streak snapped with just their fifth loss in the last 18 games.
Los Angeles dropped to 21-12, matching the franchise’s best start through 33 games.
Kevin Kiermaier hit a solo homer in the second inning against Tampa Bay. He scored from second base in the 10th inning when Bruján doubled to left off Aaron Loup (0-2).
The Dominican subsequently stole third base and scored on Harold Ramirez’s pinch-hit single.
JP Feyereisen (3-0) got the win for the Rays by retiring in the ninth inning.
For the Rays, the Dominicans Bruján 4-1 with one produced and one scored; Wander Franco 5-0; Francisco Mejia 4-0. Colombian Harold Ramírez 1-1 with an RBI. Cubans Yandy Díaz 4-0 and Randy Arozarena 3-0.
For the Angels, the Venezuelan Luis Rengifo 4-1.