ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) – Mark Trumbo homered and drove in four runs, Ervin Santana won for the first time this season and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Tampa Bay Rays 8-5 on Friday night.
Trumbo, who entered with one hit in 20 at-bats over his previous seven games, had two hits, including a two-run homer.
The Angels (15-11) have won nine of 13 road games this year.
Santana (1-3) stopped a personal seven start winless streak, dating back to last season, by allowing four runs — one earned — and four hits over six innings.
Rays starter David Price (3-3), coming off three consecutive wins, gave up five runs and a career-high 12 hits in 4 1-3 innings.
The left-hander had given up six runs and 17 hits over 23 2-3 innings in his previous three starts.
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