Angels cruise past Twins

Angels cruise past Twins

The LA Angels won their third straight in the four-game series against Minnesota with an 11-5 rout of the Twins Saturday afternoon at Angel Stadium.

LA won the game as a -110 pick’em, and the 16 runs sailed OVER the posted over/under (10).

Maicer Izturis belted a three-run homer to lead the Angels, while Chone Figgins homered and drove in a pair of runs. Matt Palmer improved to 8-1 with the win, allowing four hits and two runs over five innings of work.

Jason Kubel hit a two-run homer and finished with three runs batted in for the Twins. Nick Blackburn surrendered six hits and six runs over 3 2-3 innings in the loss.