Sunday, May 12, 2013

By Joe Haakenson, Contributor - 

MAY 12, 2002

ANAHEIM – The Angels won their fifth consecutive game and moved a season-best four games over .500 (20-16) with a 5-4 victory over the Chicago White Sox before 19,251 at Edison Field.

The Angels scored the winning run in the bottom of the ninth, sparked by David Eckstein, who was hit by a pitch with two out and nobody on base. Eckstein stole second, and after Darin Erstad was walked intentionally, Troy Glaus singled to left field to score Eckstein with the winning run.

Tim Salmon led the Angels offense with two hits, including his fourth home run of the season, and three RBIs. Troy Percival (2-1) picked up the win in relief with a scoreless ninth inning.

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