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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Howie Kendrick had three hits and four RBIs, including a tiebreaking two-run single, and the Los Angeles Angels snapped the Texas Rangers’ 12-game winning streak with a come-from-behind 9-8 victory Wednesday night.
The Angels trail the defending AL champion Rangers by four games in the West after losing Friday night’s series opener 7-0.
Torii Hunter homered for the Angels, whose six-run rally in the sixth inning wouldn’t have been possible had it not been for two infield singles to shortstop by Mike Trout and Alberto Callaspo on close plays.
Rangers left-hander Derek Holland, coming off consecutive shutouts against Oakland and Seattle, took an 8-3 lead into the sixth before giving up hits to four of the five batters he faced.
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