Noah Syndergaard has strong start in Angels' 12th straight loss

ANAHEIM — The Angels got a strong getaway from Noah Syndergaard on Monday, and Mike Trout ended the longest dry spell of his profession with a first-inning single that snapped an 0-for-26 skid.

That’s where the bright side ended for the Halos, who were locked out in their return house to Angel Stadium, falling 1-0 to the Red Sox and extending their losing streak to 12 video games. That connects the franchise’s single-season record, set when they lost the last 12 video games of the 1988 season. They likewise lost Opening Day in 1989, making the total franchise record 13 successive losses, from Sept. 19, 1988-April 4, 1989.

The Angels have actually lost in practically every method possible throughout this stretch. There have actually been one-run losses and blowouts. They’ve given up leads late and likewise had video games where they were never ever truly in it. But it’s difficult to envision a more aggravating situation than Monday night’s. Finally back house after an intense stretch of 7 video games in 6 days on the roadway in New York and Philadelphia, it looked like a golden chance to begin once again.

And Syndergaard did his part, rebounding perfectly from his difficult getaway vs. the Yankees last Tuesday. The one run credited him began a two-out single in the 2nd by Christian Vázquez. Besides that, he did a great task spreading the 7 baserunners he permitted (5 hits, a walk, a hit-by-pitch). Syndergaard was sharp also, tossing 71 of his 99 pitches for strikes, even if he wasn’t as misleading as he typically is, starting out 3 and taping simply 6 swings and misses out on.

But the Angels’ offense was totally stymied by right-hander Michael Wacha in his nothing effort. Trout’s single was among simply 3 hits Wacha permitted; the very first was likewise the only frame in which Wacha permitted numerous baserunners. At one point, he retired 15 Angels batters in a row.

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