The Athletics left 11 runners on base and committed three errors Friday in the first game of their series against the Angels, and they still came away with a 5-4 win. The final run of the game was scored by the Athletics on a passed ball.
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Game Date: Sept. 18, 2021
Game Time: 9 p.m. ET
TV Channel: NBC Sports California
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The Angels have lost in increasingly frustrating ways this season and have been without superstar Mike Trout for most of it, though they have had phenom Shohei Ohtani as a dual threat on the mound and at the plate.
The top two spots in the American League wild-card race are held by the Yankees and Red Sox. The Blue Jays are 0.5 games back from the second wild card, while the Athletics are 2.5 games back.
Oakland will start pitcher Daulton Jefferies, who only has 15 innings under his belt this year, in Saturday’s game. Los Angeles will start Jose Suarez (7-7, 3.59 ERA) as the Angels look to even the series.
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