Los Angeles Angels defeat Baltimore Orioles, 4-3
Melvin Mora hopped on one foot to grab a plate of food in the Orioles' clubhouse yesterday, making sure to keep the left one, with an ice pack attached to it, from touching the floor and grimacing from the pain radiating from the right.
Across the hallway, Los Angeles Angels catcher Mike Napoli leaned on a pair of crutches, his left foot encased in a walking boot after X-rays didn't reveal any broken bones.
Napoli had to be carried off the field. Mora limped away - t...
Trouble with long ball
Jeremy Guthrie turned in another fine performance, but home runs hurt him in the end. Guthrie pitched eight innings and allowed only four hits, but Casey Kotchman's two-run homer in the fourth inning gave the Angels a 3-2 lead, and Mike Napoli's bases-empty shot in the eighth extended that lead to 4-2. The Orioles were was unable to overcome the deficit, and Guthrie lost for the first time since he permanently entered the starting rotation May 8.