Lefty Wandy Rodriguez was in fine form for much of the night but left with two runners on and got a no-decision when the bullpen allowed six runs to score. The Astros had a 4-2 lead thanks in part to three RBIs from rookie Hunter Pence, one on a solo homer in the first.
Trailing 4-2 entering the seventh inning, the Angels put up a six spot to take the lead. Orlando Cabrera hit a sac fly for the go-ahead run, and Vladimir Guerrero added a three-run shot for a four-run cushion. Terry Evans homered in his first home at-bat, a two-run shot, in the second inning.
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