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Rams kick Hawks, Halos win again

THE RAMS beat the Seattle Seahawks 9-3 Sunday at the Coliseum (Rams photo).

THE RAMS beat the Seattle Seahawks 9-3 Sunday at the Coliseum (Rams photo).

The Los Angeles Rams and the Los Angeles Angels both posted wins on Sunday. The Rams (1-1) got the win in their 2016 home opener, while the Halos (65-84) closed out their next-to-last home stand of the season with their second straight win.

SportsbriefsRAMS’ DEFENSE IS ENOUGH

For the second consecutive week, the Los Angeles Rams were unable to find their way into the end zone, but on Sunday, the defense and the kicking leg of Greg Zuerlien were enough to defeat the Seattle Seahawks 9-3 before a crowd of over 90,000 at the venerable Coliseum in Los Angeles.

Zuerlien booted field goals of 39, 20 and 47 yards to provide all the Rams’ scoring. Quarterback Case Keenum threw for 239 yards and Todd Gurley ran for 51 yards.

Next up for the Rams will travel to Florida to take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

ANGELS WIN TWO IN A ROW

angelslogoAlex Meyer threw five scoreless innings as the Angels blanked the Toronto Blue Jays 4-0 Sunday in Anaheim. It was the second straight win for the Halos over the Jays and kept the team from Toronto from improving its position in a battle for the American League East crown.

The Angels had 10 hits, including two each from Albert Pujols and Rafael Ortega. Mike Trout had one hit, but walked twice and scored two times, once on a spectacular slide to avoid the tag.

Next up for the Angels will a trip to Arlington to play the AL West-leading Texas Rangers in a three-game series Monday to Wednesday.

 

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