Los Angeles Tops Toronto 8-7 - Recap
Toronto dropped a 8-7 decision at Angel Stadium on Wednesday as Los Angeles legged out a win behind winning pitcher Jason Grilli.
Bettors who backed the Angels were rewarded as -143 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.
Los Angeles got 3 2/3 innings from C.J. Wilson, who gave up 3 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 1. Jason Grilli earned the victory, while the Angels got 2 RBIs from Albert Pujols in the win.
Toronto's starting pitcher Marcus Stroman worked 3 2/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Dioner Navarro in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Toronto as they had 10 hits, while Los Angeles only had 12.
Joe Smith pitched the final 1 innings for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Next game, Los Angeles takes its act on the road to face Texas looking for another win. For Toronto, they head on the road to face Tampa Bay.