Los Angeles Angels equal inauspicious MLB report as they rating 7 solo dwelling runs — however nonetheless lose

In what has been a troublesome season for the Los Angeles Angels, Thursday night time was one other painful outing.

From a optimistic angle, the staff hit seven solo dwelling runs, tied for essentially the most in a sport by any staff all-time.

Nonetheless, the Angels ultimately misplaced towards the Oakland Atheltics 8-7 in Anaheim, California, and in doing so, tied an MLB report for essentially the most dwelling runs scored in a defeat.

They’re simply the sixth staff ever to hit seven homers in a loss, and the primary for the reason that Minnesota Twins did it final yr to the Detroit Tigers.

“I thought we swung it pretty good,” interim supervisor Phil Nevin mentioned. “We had seven solos and two other hits. I’ve definitely never seen that. I was thinking about that in the dugout.

“So we swung it good, and so they say solo dwelling runs will not beat you, however you are feeling like should you hit seven you may, but it surely did not work out for us.”

Shohei Ohtani continued his excellent season with two home runs, his 11th multiple homer game in the MLB and fifth this season.

Mickey Moniak, Jared Walsh, Kurt Suzuki, Taylor Ward and Jo Adell all also added their own home runs, but it wasn’t enough in the losing effort.

It was the primary time since 1900 when a staff scored seven solo dwelling runs however no different runs. The seven dwelling runs tied an Angels report set in 2003.

According to Elias Sports activities, groups at the moment are 113-6 all-time when hitting seven dwelling runs in a sport.
“If you hit seven dwelling runs in a sport, it is a optimistic factor,” Walsh said. “We might’ve appreciated to get the win, however the offense, we have been needing to select it up, so it is a optimistic signal.”

The Angels now have a record of 44-61, while the Athletics improve to 41-66.