Smiley is the first win since 2016 because the Rangers have come together to win

Smiley is the first win since 2016 because the Rangers have come together to win
ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA. (AP) - Drew Smiley had a long way from Tommy John's elbow surgery, and the Texas left-handed batsman organized a quality start on Friday night, giving him the first win in three years.

Smiley participated in the top six shifts of the season and kept Los Angeles Angels long for the Rangers to come together for a 4-3 victory.

"I know that this has been a long time with surgery and two years of comfort, but I think the monkey is no longer on my back and I can move forward," said Smiley, who has since September 13, 2016, Achieved its first win. - 32 months - when I was with Tampa Bay.

Smiley (1-3), who allowed three runs and five hits, lost in the last two seasons after injuring his elbow in spring training in Seattle in 2017. He underwent Tommy John's surgery in July 2017. And they final rehabilitation in Chicago's Cubs

Hunter Pence scored two hits and two runs for the Rangers, who have won more than two games for the first time since April 23 for more than 500. Shin Su-Chu also has two hits and left the game with the game running in the center

Smiley allowed his three runs with the home run by Jonathan Lucerne and Brian Goodwin in the second. Angels saw that they were going to lead their 3-1 in the fifth when David Fletcher's single and Mike Trout had no external players in the second and third, but Smiley left behind the next three batsmen, in which the umpire Albert Pujols also included

"I really wanted to win today." He is fighting with many things and fought through it. "They kept us in the game," said Chris Woodward, the Rangers manager. "After the sixth, I told him that we are going to win and have done this work."

In the seventh, the angels made two mistakes. The Chu opened the door after the shortstop Zack Kourzart reached an error and Logan foresighted on another in progress. Once the runners proceeded on a dirtball, they focused on Cam Bedrosian (1-3) at Pence's Single Line-Drive, which Trout played poorly, causing Pence to move to second place. This was the first error of trout after 2017.

"We became a little careless on the defensive, and it hurt," Angels manager Brad Osama said. "I think Mike was caught in diving and not in diving and the ball jumped. We do not see many such mistakes, but it happened that it came at a difficult time. "

Trout had the opportunity to tie the knot in the second and second innings with Goodwin, but Shawn Kelly

Griffin Kenning allowed one run and three hits in the six innings for the Angels, who have lost their last five games and there are six games under 500. The right-handed player has allowed only one run and six hits in 11 innings in his last two. begins.

Angels Bullpen lost his third consecutive game. He allowed 12 runs in 10 innings - 11 wins - and 15 hits during that period.

Chou erected the fifth pitch of the game for the eighth homer of the season on the wall in the center field, after which Los Angeles responded three runs in the second.

Lucroy led the innings with a single shot at the center of his seventh and tie for 1. Tommy La Stella hit a single and then scored three batsmen later. Goodwin sent two shot shots to Smiley's fastball from Wright Field Line. This was the second hometown of Goodwin season, in which three were against Texas.

Double Asadurbal Kabera in Pence's sixth career to bring Rangers 3-2

Coaching room

Rangers: SS Elvis is with the Andres (hamstrung) team and on the track to be active on Saturday, the first day it is worthy. Delano's daisies were sent to Triple-A Nashville after the game.

Angels: LHP Andrew Heaney will start his first season of the season on Sunday in the final of the Season Finale when his Bullpen session was good ... Justin Upton (Turf toe) was dropped out in batting practice and throwing ground ball Used to be.

Next lesson

Rangers: LHP Mike Minor (5-3, 2.64 ERA) is eighth in the AEA in the sixth, seventh innings (64/2/3) and Strikeout (67).

Angels: LHP Tyler Skaggs (4-4, 5.01 ERA) has won the last three matches against the Rangers and has allowed only two earned runs in 17 1/3 innings.

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