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Patrick Sandoval shutout, Angels beat Tigers 1-0

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Patrick Sandoval struck out Matt Manning, pitching the first shutout of his career as the Los Angeles Angels defeated the hosts Detroit Tigers 1-0 on Friday.

Sandoval (4-8) held Detroit to his four hits and failed to walk a batter for the first time in his 20 games this season. Sandoval recorded nine strikeouts and needed only 97 pitches to complete his gem, and he hadn't won a game since his May 22nd.

His two-inning home run off of Jared Walsh held up as a game-winning blow.

Perennial All-Star Mike His Trout was activated from the disabled list and played for the first time since July 12th. Trout, who was sidelined with a back injury, had two strikeouts that put him 1-for-4. Kurt Suzuki was the only Angels hitter to hit.

Manning (0-1) allowed him three hits and one walk in seven innings in which he struck out six. The Tigers have lost 10 of their last 12 games. The

team was playing his 3rd game the first of his series.

Walsh was the Angels' first batter, going around the bases. He smashed Manning's changeup over the right field wall with two outs in the second inning for his 15th homer of the season.

Shohei walked his Ohtani and Trout hit his third with two RBIs, but Lewis his Lengifo ricocheted to fielder Choice to end the threat.

Manning sat down his 13th of his last 14 batters faced off, and Joe he closed out the night by striking out Adele.

Meanwhile, Sandoval kicked five batters in quick succession in the closing stages of the game. He struck out Javier Baez on three pitches and fanned Eric Haase to finish the seventh.

After the Tigers' Victor Reyes hit a one-out single in the bottom of the inning, Riley Green ended the game with a double play.

– Field Level Media