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Rodriguez solid in debut, but Rangers lose 3-2 to Angels

Texas Rangers starting pitcher Wandy Rodriguez throws against the Los Angeles Angels during the second inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Friday, April 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Wandy Rodriguez gave the Texas Rangers exactly what they were looking for in his first American League start. He pitched long enough to hand a lead over to the bullpen before rookie Keone Kela made a costly mistake.

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Freese’s homer in 7th helps Richards, Angels top Rangers 3-2

Los Angeles Angels' David Freese watches his two-run home run against the Texas Rangers during the seventh inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Friday, April 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — While trotting around the bases on his go-ahead homer, David Freese was as pumped up for teammate Garrett Richards as he was for himself.

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Weaver remains winless as Angels lose 9-2 to A’s

Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Jered Weaver throws to the plate during the first inning of a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, Wednesday, April 22, 2015, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Jered Weaver is winless after four starts for the first time in his 10 big league seasons with the Angels.

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Butler homers in 5-run 7th as A’s beat Angels

Oakland Athletics' Billy Butler, right, hits a two-run home run as Los Angeles Angels catcher Chris Iannetta, second from left, and home plate umpire Mike Muchlinski watch during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, April 22, 2015, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The moment of truth for Sonny Gray came in the third inning with the bases loaded and one out. He passed that test against the meat of the Los Angeles Angels’ lineup, and they couldn’t touch him after that.

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Scioscia: Hamilton close to reporting to spring camp

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels left fielder Josh Hamilton is close to reporting to extended spring training in Arizona.

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