Wednesday, May 20, 2009
Palmolive: Angels 6, Mariners 5
Fortunately for the Angels (and Palmer), the Halos brought their bats against Felix Hernandez, touching him up for all six runs they needed. Apparently, Hernandez forgot he can throw a changeup, tossing only two the whole game; lucky for the Angels, because they did exactly squat against the M's bullpen. The same, miraculously, can be said of the Angels' bullpen, with Scot Shields looking like the old mower-down of batters. You could argue that his 5-0 record wasn't well-earned given the number of runs he surrendered (Palmer's ERA jumped by almost a run at the end of this game), but that's certainly not true of the Angels as a team.