Angels Series Highlights: Brandon Marsh, Jo Adell & Anthony Rendon Homer Vs. Marlins
Brandon Marsh, Tyler Wade
Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports

The Los Angeles Angels picked up their first sweep of the 2022 season after defeating the Miami Marlins in both games of a two-game series. Their record now stands at 3-3 with two series in the books.

In the first game, the Angels won 6-2 led by the strong pithing performance of Michael Lorenzen, who said it was a “dream come true” to start for his hometown club.

The reliever-turned-starter pitched six innings of one-run ball with seven strikeouts and no walks.

The runs were provided early by Brandon Marsh, who hit a three-run home run in the first inning, which ended up being all his team needed to win. But he also didn’t stop there. He finished his day with four RBI and added a double while going 2-3.

Jo Adell also picked up his first hit of the season, which was a homer in the second inning of the game.

In the second game, Patrick Sandoval made his season debut and threw four innings while allowing one run with six strikeouts, however, he struggled with his command by walking three.

Jack Mayfield open the scoring for the Angels with a triple to drive in Mike Trout to tie the game 1-1. The superstar centerfielder ended up scoring again the the sixth inning when Anthony Rendon hit his first homer of the season to put the Halos up 3-1.

The Marlins then came back to tie the score on a two-run home run from Jazz Chisholm Jr. off Mike Mayers.

Then, in the bottom of the ninth, Mayfield walked with one out before Tyler Wade was inserted as a pinch-runner. Wade ended up stealing second base and then advanced to third on a wild pitch.

He came around to score when Max Stassi hit a ground ball to shortstop that was bobbled, giving the Angels their first walkoff win with a 4-3 victory.

What’s next for the Angels

The Angels will now travel on the road for the first time this season to face the divison rival Texas Rangers beginning on Thursday for a four-game series.

Shohei Ohtani will take the ball in Game 1 facing Texas’ starter Dane Dunning.

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