hit two homers and had five RBIs,
also homered, and the
Los Angeles Angels
pulled away to an 8-5 win over the
on Monday night.
The score was tied at 2 before the Angels scored three runs in the sixth inning and three in the seventh.
Izturis broke the tie with a solo shot off rookie
(4-5) in the sixth.
followed with a single before Guerrero hit a drive over the center-field wall.
In the seventh,
and issued a two-out intentional walk to Abreu before Guerrero homered to center. The Angels' cleanup hitter has 10 home runs
this season, 402 for his career and 38 career multihomer games.
(6-6) allowed three runs and seven hits in six innings to win his third straight start.
got the final out for his 34th save.
Los Angeles took three of four from Baltimore to improve to 22-8 since the All-Star break. The Angels have won six of seven
overall and 20 of their last 26 on the road.
hit a solo homer in the sixth inning and
delivered a two-run drive in the ninth for the last-place Orioles, who fell 22 games under .500 (48-70).
After trading first baseman
to Detroit for a minor leaguer earlier in the day, Baltimore was left with 24 players.
received his initial major league start at first base and Markakis filled Huff's usual role as the cleanup hitter.
Scott played the position flawlessly in the start of a seven-week experiment to see if he has the defensive prowess to begin
the 2010 season as Baltimore's everyday first baseman. Markakis, meanwhile, extended to 37 his career-best run of games reaching
Two singles and a run-scoring grounder by
put Baltimore up 1-0 in the first before Santana struck out
with two outs and runners at second and third.
Morales gave Los Angeles a 2-1 lead with his 25th home run, a drive to right after
hit a one-out single.
Baltimore tied it in the third on a two-out RBI double by Markakis.
Notes: Angels CF
was rested after playing 13 innings Sunday in his return from the DL. ... Los Angeles won the season series 7-2. ... LA is
28-4 in Guerrero's last 32 games with a homer.