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Los Angeles Downed 8-5 By Los Angeles - Chad Billingsley Takes Loss

Los Angeles dropped an 8-5 decision at Angel Stadium on Friday as Los Angeles legged out a win behind winning pitcher Dan Haren.

Los Angeles was favored by -165 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.

Dan Haren earned the victory for the Angels, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 3, and allowing 9 hits and 5 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Torii Hunter in the win.

Los Angeles' starting pitcher Chad Billingsley worked 5 innings, giving up 10 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Andre Ethier in a losing cause.

Ernesto Frieri pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.