ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout had a go-ahead RBI single in the eighth inning and Raul Ibanez added a two-run triple, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 6-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Monday night.
Fernando Salas (2-0) got the victory with a hitless eighth inning after relieving starter Tyler Skaggs, and former Indians setup man Joe Smith got three outs for his first save after replacing the ineffective Ernesto Frieri as the Angels’ closer.
Justin Masterson (0-1) gave up six runs and seven hits in 7 1-3 innings after getting a no-decision in each of his first five starts. The right-hander hasn’t posted a victory since beating the Angels 3-1 last Aug. 21 at the “Big A.”
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