Friday, March 01, 2013

Angels Knock Out Braves in Five Games

Joe Nathan (1 win, 2 saves) helped the Anaheim Angels eliminate the Atlanta Braves in five games. A recap of the series:

Angels 7, Braves 3 - John Lannan pitched 7 2/3 strong innings and Adam Lind drove in 4 runs off 3 hits.

Braves 9, Angels 7 - Nick Swisher hit 2 homers and had 4 RBI as Atlanta toppled Anaheim. Josh Johnson(1-0) went 7 innings allowing 3 runs for the win.

Angels 4, Braves 0 - Cahill, Saito and Nathan shut down Atlanta on just one hit. Bobby Abreau hit a 2-run homer in the 7th to break a scoreless game.

Angels 6, Braves 4 (15) - Nick Markakis hit a 3-run homer in the top of the 15th for the game winner.

Angels 4, Braves 2 - Angels closed out the series with a win in Atlanta. Winning pitcher Zach Miner helped his own cause by hitting a 2-run single in the 2nd inning.

Angels willl now face Kansas City in the Semi-Finals.......

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