Andrew Heaney struck out a profession-excessive 10, Martin Maldonado had three hits and scored twice and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Oakland Athletics three-1 on Monday night time.
Heaney (1-zero), making his third begin since Tommy John surgical procedure, struck out the aspect within the first and the sixth innings. He had his greatest outing because the surgical procedure, permitting two hits in six innings. He walked three and gave up one house run however labored his approach out of hassle behind a robust curveball.
Blake Parker pitched a scoreless ninth for his third save.
Daniel Gossett (three-7) allowed three runs in 6 2/three innings.
Within the seventh, Ben Revere doubled to proper, and Maldonado slid house headfirst on a throwing error by proper fielder Matt Joyce. The catcher scored from first to provide the Angels a two-run lead.
Oakland’s Dustin Garneau homered for the primary time this season to steer off the third inning and tie it at 1.
Heaney received himself into hassle within the fifth however labored himself out. He acquired two outs, then walked again-to-again batters. They superior to second and third by way of a wild pitch, however then he struck out Chad Pinder on a curveball.
Heaney has been his handiest when that curve has been working. This was the primary time since coming back from his surgical procedure that he appeared to have full command of it.
Angels star Mike Trout was not within the lineup as a result of neck stiffness from having crashed into the outfield wall a day earlier. Trout is in an zero-for-17 droop. The longest stoop of his profession got here in 2014 when he went zero for 18.
A’s: RHP Paul Blackburn (proper hand contusion), who’s on the ten-day disabled listing, was scheduled to have checks Monday however outcomes weren’t but obtainable.
Angels: Supervisor Mike Scioscia hopes to get Trout again Tuesday.
A’s: RHP Chris Smith (zero-three, 5.fifty six ERA) continues to be on the lookout for his first win since being promoted on July eight. He is simply zero-2 with a 7.30 ERA in his final 5 outings (4 of which have been begins).
Angels: RHP Troy Scribner (2-1, four.00 ERA) makes his fourth begin. The Angels are four-1 in video games he is pitched this season. He had a profession-excessive six strikeouts final Thursday in a three-zero loss to Texas.