Mark Trumbo and Howie Kendrick had consecutive run-scoring singles in the seventh inning to give the Los Angeles Angels a 5-3 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday afternoon at Angel Stadium in Anaheim. The win for the Halos was their second Freeway Series triumph over the Dodgers this season, and their sixth straight series win against the Dodgers dating back to 2010.
Garrett Richards allowed three runs and nine hits in 6 2/3 innings, but was hung with a no-decision for his efforts. Richards walked two and struck out five in his fourth start of the year.
Reliever Josh Lindblom took the loss for the Dodgers, his second in four days. With two outs in the seventh inning, he walked Albert Pujols and then hit Kendrys Morales with a pitch, setting up the tie-breaking efforts of Trumbo and Kendrick.
Mike Trout had two hits, a stolen base, and a run scored for the Angels, and Ernesto Frieri recorded the final four outs for his ninth save of the season.
The Halos have Monday off before beginning a nine-game road trip in Baltimore on Tuesday. The Dodgers continue their road trip Monday night with a trip to San Francisco to face the rival Giants.
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