ANAHEIM, CA - SEPTEMBER 09: Mike Trout #27 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim hits a solo home run against the Detroit Tigers in the first inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on September 9, 2012 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Angels Vs. Tigers: Halos Sweep Detroit Out Of Town

The Angels picked up their sixth straight win and second straight series sweep on Sunday. They are gaining momentum as the Wild Card race heats up.

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Angels Vs. Tigers Final Score: Halos Hang On For 3-2 Win To Complete Sweep

The Los Angeles Angels were able to make an early lead hold up against the formidable Detroit Tigers on Sunday afternoon. The Halos picked up the 3-2 win to secure the three-game sweep of their Wild Card rivals at the Big A.

Mike Trout of course led off the bottom of the first inning with a home run -- his 27th of the year. Alberto Callaspo belted a two-run homer in the bottom of the second, which proved to be the difference in the game. The Tigers finally got on the board as Andy Dirks led off the top of the fourth with a homer. Brennan Boesch added an RBI double in the seventh, but the Angels did not allow any other runs the rest of the way.

Zack Greinke improved to 14-5 by holding the Tigers to two runs on five hits and one walk in seven innings, striking out seven Detroit batters along the way.

The Halos will head into the coming week with a six-game win streak.

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Angels Vs. Tigers, Starting Lineups: Halos Eyes Series Sweep

The Los Angeles Angels finish their series with the Detroit Tigers on Sunday at Angels Stadium, looking to bring out the brooms against the boys from the Motor City.

Mike Trout will lead off for the Angels today, followed by Torii Hunter and Albert Pujols. Kendrys Morales will bat cleanup, Howie Kendrick will be in the five hole, and Erick Aybar will bat sixth. Mark Trumbo is in the seventh spot, Alberto Callaspo in the eighth, and Chris Iannetta will bat ninth.

Los Angeles Angels:

  1. Mike Trout CF
  2. Torii Hunter RF
  3. Albert Pujols DH
  4. Kendrys Morales 1B
  5. Howard Kendrick 2B
  6. Erick Aybar SS
  7. Mark Trumbo LF
  8. Alberto Callaspo 3B
  9. Chris Iannetta C
Detroit Tigers:

  1. Austin Jackson CF
  2. Andy Dirks LF
  3. Miguel Cabrera 3B
  4. Prince Fielder 1B
  5. Delmon Young DH
  6. Brennan Boesch RF
  7. Jhonny Peralta SS
  8. Alex Avila C
  9. Omar Infante 2B
For more on the Angels, head over to Halos Heaven. For more on the Tigers, check out Bless You Boys. For more on the league in general, please make your way over to Baseball Nation.

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Angels Vs. Tigers Game Preview: Halos Go For Sweep

The Los Angeles Angels will look for a three-game sweep of the Detroit Tigers on Sunday at Angel Stadium.

The Angels have won 10 of their last 11 games, pulling within two games of the second spot in the American League Wild Card race. After a season of ups and downs, the Angels finally seem to be clicking in every facet of the game.

"It's about how you finish, obviously. That's the classic thing everybody says. But the season's not over today, it's not over tomorrow," said Angels pitcher C.J. Wilson to MLB.com. "We still have a couple of weeks where we have to continue to play like this in order to get where we want to get. Texas is not slowing down, and neither are any of these other teams we're chasing."

The Angels will continue their chase by putting Zack Greinke on the mound. After struggling mightily in August, Greinke has a 1.66 ERA in his last three starts, all of them wins.

The Tigers will start Anibal Sanchez, another pitcher who has performed well on the mound. Sanchez has allowed just two runs in 19 2/3 innings for the Tigers.

Game Time: 12:35 p.m. PT
Television Coverage: Fox West
Streaming Coverage: MLB.tv

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Angels Vs. Tigers Final Score: Halos Capture Series With Easy 6-1 Win

The Los Angeles Angels continue their hot streak. They defeated the Detroit Tigers at the Big A on Saturday night, touching Justin Verlander for six runs in a 6-1 win.

The Angels started roughing up Verlander right away, scoring four runs in the bottom of the first inning to grab a quick 4-0 lead. Mike Trout led off the home half of the first with his 26th home run of the year. Howie Kendrick followed up with a two-run double and Vernon Wells followed with another RBI double.

Kendrys Morales hit an RBI double in the third inning to drive in Albert Pujols and make it 5-0 Halos. The Tigers finally got on the board in the top of the fourth with an Omar Infante single, but that would be the only run the Angels would allow. Pujols hit an RBI single in the bottom of the fourth to put the game away for good.

C.J. Wilson picked up his 12th win by allowing one run on four hits and two walks over 7.2 innings of work. Verlander, meanwhile, allowed all six runs on nine hits and two walks in six innings. The Angels will go for the sweep on Sunday.

For all news and information regarding the Los Angeles Angels, please visit Halos Heaven. For updates and perspective on the Detroit Tigers, head on over to Bless You Boys or check out SB Nation Detroit.

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Angels Vs. Tigers Game Preview: C.J. Wilson Seeks 3rd Straight Win

The Los Angeles Angels face the Detroit Tigers Saturday night, looking to keep the momentum going after winning the series opener in walkoff fashion. They took Friday night's game on a two-out pinch-hit single by Alberto Callaspo.

C.J. Wilson (11-9, 3.85 ERA) will be on the mound for the Halos. He's won his last two starts but had a rough outing against the Tigers in July, giving up seven runs in six innings. He'll face Tigers ace Justin Verlander (13-7, 2.73 ERA), whom the Angels haven't seen this season. They'll have to do better than they did Friday night against Max Scherzer, when they were 1-for-6 with runners in scoring position before Callaspo's single.

Game Time: 6:05 p.m PT
Television Coverage: Fox West
Streaming Coverage: MLB.tv

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Angels Vs. Tigers Final Score: Halos Pick Up 3-2 Walk-Off Win

The Los Angeles Angels have kept their hot streak going and won their fourth straight game on Friday night. The Halos kicked off a three-game series against the Detroit Tigers with a thrilling 3-2 walk-off victory.

The Angels score their first two runs in the bottom of the first inning on an RBI single from Torii Hunter and an RBI groundout from Howie Kendrick. After that, Detroit starter Max Scherzer shut the Angels down, allowing just five hits to the Angels in eight innings, striking out nine and walking none.

The Tigers cut the lead to 2-1 as Prince Fielder led off the second inning with a home run. Detroit then tied things up in the third inning when Alex Avila led off with another solo home run off of Ervin Santana.

The Angels threatened with two outs in the bottom of the ninth after Erick Aybar reached on an infield single, moving pinch-runner Peter Bourjos into scoring position. Alberto Callaspo drove a 1-2 pitch to left field and Bourjos raced home for the winning run without a throw.

The Angels could secure the series win on Saturday but they will have to contend with Justin Verlander.

For all news and information regarding the Los Angeles Angels, please visit Halos Heaven. For updates and perspective on the Detroit Tigers, head on over to Bless You Boys or check out SB Nation Detroit.

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Angels Vs. Tigers: Halos Look To Slow Down Max Scherzer

The Los Angeles Angels are looking to hang on in the AL West playoff race, hosting the Detroit Tigers at Angels Stadium Friday night.

Ervin Santana (8-11, 5.32) will get the start in lieu of Jered Weaver, who was skipped in the rotation due to tendinitis in his biceps. Santana earned himself a win in his last start on Saturday, tossing seven innings of two-run ball against the Mariners en route to his eighth victory of the year.

The Tigers will counter with Max Scherzer (15-6 3.93), who is looking for his sixth consecutive victory. He was lights out in his last start, allowing no runs over eight innings against the White Sox.

Prince Fielder is 4-for-7 with two home runs and five RBIs in his career against Santana, while Mike Trout's four strikeouts to Scherzer are the most against any pitcher this season.

First pitch is set for 7:05 p.m. PT with coverage on Fox Sports West and KLAA 830 AM.

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Angels Vs. Tigers Series Preview: TV Schedule, Probable Pitchers & More

The Tigers are coming to town. The Halos will be trying to pick up their fourth straight win as the series begins on Friday.

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