The Los Angeles Angels won their sixth straight game Friday night, beating the Chicago White Sox 5-1 in the Windy City. Taylor Ward continued to put up spectacular numbers, going 3-for-5 including a double and a home run. He drove in two runs and improved his batting average to .404.
Jimmy Herbert made the start for the Orange County team, working three innings and yielding one hit and one run. He struck out two batters and walked none. The win in relief went to Austin Warren (2-0), who pitched two perfect innings.
With the win, the Angels are 14-7, which keeps them in first place in the American League West by 2.5 games over the Seattle Mariners (11-9). The Angels and White Sox will play again at 1:05 p.m. Saturday in Chicago. Jose Suarez (0-1) will make the start for Halos.
Dodgers leading the Tigers
In Detroit, the Los Angeles Dodgers are leading the Tigers 5-1 after seven innings. We’ll have the final result later this evening.
Lobos get first league baseball title
Since Los Amigos High School opened in the late Sixties, Lobos athletic teams have won glory in football, basketball and other sports but never won a league varsity baseball title.
The Lobos finished the season 12-3 in league, ahead of Santiago (11-4) and Loara (9-5). All three teams will advance to the CIF-SS playoffs starting next week.
In other area baseball action, La Quinta defeated Loara 6-5 in GGL play, and Huntington Beach bested Laguna Beach 10-0 in a non-league contest.