Fernando Rodney Earns Win in Los Angeles vs Cleveland Game
Cleveland struck out 10 times against Dan Haren in losing 6-5 to Los Angeles on Sunday at Angel Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Angels were rewarded as -148 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.5.
Los Angeles got 6 2/3 innings from Dan Haren, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 10. Fernando Rodney earned the victory, while the Angels got 2 RBIs from Erick Aybar in the win.
Cleveland's starting pitcher Fausto Carmona worked 7 innings, giving up 8 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Grady Sizemore in a losing cause.
Los Angeles enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 12-11 advantage in hits.
Jordan Walden pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.
Los Angeles looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Chicago. Cleveland will aim to get back on the winning track vs Tampa Bay.