Many of the 100 Southern California communities hosting Special Olympic athletes from around the globe held welcoming events Wednesday night for their welcomed guests.
Trout hit his fifth home run with two outs in the third then doubled in two with the bases loaded in the seventh to help the Angels pull away and end a two-game losing skid.
Collin Cowgill’s three-run homer off Tommy Milone in the fourth accounted for all of the Angels’ runs.
Steady rain forced the postponement of Saturday’s game between the AL West-leading Texas Rangers and the wild-card hopeful Los Angeles Angels.
Torii Hunter drove in three runs and the Los Angeles Angels completed a three-game sweep at Oakland by rolling to a 7-1 victory after Athletics pitcher Brandon McCarthy took a liner off his head in the fourth inning.