Nathan Eovaldi pitched scoreless, five-hit ball into the sixth inning, Garrett Jones homered and the New York Yankees snapped their three-game skid with a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday night.
Huston Street got three outs for his 21st save in 23 chances.
Los Angeles took two of three in the series to climb within 4 1/2 games of the AL West leaders.
Jesse Hahn pitched into the eighth inning for his third consecutive win, Josh Reddick hit a tiebreaking double in the sixth and the Oakland Athletics beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-1 on Saturday afternoon despite committing their majors-leading 70th error.
Two nights after passing Mickey Mantle for 16th place on the all-time home run list, Pujols hit the 538th of his career and raised his RBI total to 1,636 — tying Ernie Banks for 29th place on that list.
Mike Trout and Kole Calhoun drove in the tying and go-ahead runs with eighth-inning homers, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a seesaw 5-4 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Friday night.
Albert Pujols hit his 537th home run Thursday night to move ahead of Mickey Mantle into 16th place on the all-time list and complete the scoring for the Los Angeles Angels in a 6-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.
Jered Weaver (4-5) exited after his final pitch, an 82 mph fastball, was put into the seats by Stephen Drew for a solo shot with two outs in the sixth for a 7-1 lead.
Johnny Giavotella hit a tiebreaking, two-run single with the bases loaded in the eighth inning.
All of the homers came off Shane Greene (4-4), who had given up only three in his first 59 innings this season combined.
Chris Iannetta hit his fourth career grand slam, Albert Pujols and Matt Joyce also homered and C.J. Wilson pitched two-hit ball over six innings for the Los Angeles Angels in a 12-2 rout over the Detroit Tigers on Thursday night.
Chris Iannetta and Erick Aybar homered in the Angels’ nine-run fifth inning, and Albert Pujols also hit a home run on Friday night to lead Los Angeles to a 12-5 victory over the Boston Red Sox.
Mike Wright took a three-hitter into the eighth inning of his major league debut, and the Baltimore Orioles ended the Los Angeles Angels’ five-game winning streak with a 3-0 victory Sunday.
Jared Weaver allowed one run and three hits while pitching into the eighth inning, leading the Angels past the Baltimore Orioles, 3-1, on Friday night.
Matt Joyce drove in three runs and had a two-run double in the eighth for the Angels, who have won five of seven.