The Angels beat the Tigers 5-1 Monday night for their 15th win in the last 21 games a Peter Bourjos sparkled with the glove helping Joel Pineiro tame a potent Tigers offense. Torii Hunter and Vernon Wells both connected for solo bombs as the Angels took the opening game of the series. Tonight’s game provides fans with yet another in what has become a recent string of pitching duels as Dan Haren will square off against Tiger’s ace Justin Verlander.
Kicking off the Tuesday links – Jonathan Collander of Seedlings To Stars breaks down Mike Trout’s speed after getting a chance to see Trout in the Travs game against the Frisco Rough Riders. Truly a great read and yet another endorsement on Trout’s potential.
Onto the Tuesday Links:
- Haren and Verlander to face off in prime pitching match-up
- Jim Callis of Baseball America Dishes On Randall Grichuck (last paragraph)
- Russell Branyan Steps Up
- Andrew Romine powers Bees
- Dino Ebel Setup Peter Bourjos’ latest robbery
- Could Carlos Pena be an option for the Angels?