In the tightly-packed American League West, the Angels' one-hit loss to the Minnesota Twins on Saturday knocked them from first place to third place in the division. Anthony Swarzak of the Twins didn't allow a hit until Peter Bourjos doubled with one out in the eighth inning on Saturday, a game won by Minnesota in 10 innings, 1-0. The Rangers battered the Royals 1-0 to regain first place in the AL West
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The Angels have been in first place for 21 days this season. After finishing their series on Sunday with the Twins, the Angels move on to Kansas City for a three-game series with the Royals. Texas on Monday begins a road trip in Tampa Bay, while Seattle hosts Baltimore. Oakland, meanwhile, hosts the Yankees for three games beginning Monday night.
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