Power surge lifts Angels past Athletics

6:25 PM, May 1, 2013   |    comments
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Oakland, CA (Sports Network) - C.J. Wilson tossed 6 1/3 solid innings and received support from a trio of home runs that helped the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim to a 5-4 victory over Oakland that prevented the Athletics from a three-game series sweep.

The Angels grabbed a 4-2 lead on sixth-inning homers by Mike Trout and Mark Trumbo, with Howie Kendrick clubbing a solo shot of his own earlier in the game as part of a 3-for-4 day. Trout added a triple while scoring twice as Anaheim halted a four-game losing streak.

Wilson (3-0) survived five walks to limit the A's to a pair of runs on six hits over his stint, while Ernesto Frieri snuffed out a late Oakland comeback effort in registering the final five outs for his fourth save of the year.

All three Anaheim homers came against Tommy Milone (3-3), who was dealt the loss despite matching a career high with 10 strikeouts over seven innings of work. The left-hander was reached for four runs on seven hits.

Adam Rosales went 3-for-4 with an RBI single to pace Oakland offensively in the setback, the A's first in six meetings with the Halos this year.

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