Ohtani, Upton hit Halos past Tigers 11-5 on Trout's birthday

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Mike Trout couldn't play on his 27th birthday, thanks to a sore right wrist.

Shohei Ohtani and the Los Angeles Angels made sure the fans in the giveaway T-shirts bearing Trout's uniform No. 27 still went home in a celebratory mood.

Ohtani hit a three-run homer during a seven-run first inning, and the Angels pounded out 13 hits in an 11-5 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday.

Trout missed his sixth consecutive game with an injury that will sideline him at least until Friday during the second-longest injury absence of his career - but for one night, his teammates didn't miss the two-time AL MVP's peerless bat at the Big A. Rookie catcher Francisco Arcia had a two-run single during their first-inning outburst after Detroit scored two runs in its half of the first.

''You like to get right back into the game after you give up a few early, and we carried some momentum there in the first,'' Angels manager Mike Scioscia said. ''Shohei's homer was a huge hit at the time.''

With Trout sidelined, Ohtani moved up to third in the order - and he didn't disappoint. His 411-foot drive to the opposite field was his third homer in August, and he added a single for his third multihit performance in five games.

''I may look like I'm taking easy swings in my at-bats, but I'm swinging pretty hard,'' Ohtani said through a translator. ''I haven't really changed my approach. Back when I was in Japan, that was one of my strengths, going to the opposite field.''

Justin Upton later added a two-run homer during Los Angeles' second straight win over Detroit. The Angels haven't lost a home series to the Tigers since August 2009.

Jeimer Candelario hit a two-run homer in the fifth and drove in three runs as the Tigers emerged from their four-game offensive funk, but still dropped to 0-5 on their six-game California trip.

The Angels' first eight batters reached base with six hits, an error and a walk against Jacob Turner (0-1), who lasted just one inning in his first appearance for Detroit since 2012. Turner, a former Tigers prospect who returned on a minor league deal this season, struggled in the rotation spot opened by Mike Fiers' trade to Oakland.

''The big thing was he threw (37) pitches, and we didn't make some plays,'' Detroit manager Ron Gardenhire said. ''Believe me, it's not all on him. He took the beating for it ... (but) we played sloppy baseball tonight.''

Detroit scored just three runs over 40 innings in the first four games of its trip, but matched that total in two innings against Andrew Heaney (7-7). Candelario had an RBI double in the first inning, and JaCoby Jones added a run-scoring double in the second.

Upton snapped a 0-for-15 slump with an infield single in the first. The former Tigers slugger added his 22nd homer in the sixth.

HEANEY'S HIGH

Heaney set a new career high with his seventh victory, but this one won't go in the trophy case. He persevered through five rocky innings in his shortest home outing since April 20, yielding five runs and eight hits.

''It's nice to not pitch all that well and get a win,'' Heaney said. ''It's nice for the team to get a win.''

OUTSTANDING E.Y.

Eric Young Jr. made an outstanding defensive play for the second straight night while filling Trout's spot in center field. The veteran dived to catch James McCann's sinking liner in the sixth and then made a precise throw to double up Ronny Rodriguez at first.

TIME TO THROW

Ohtani got more good news before the game when the Angels announced the rookie will throw a bullpen session Saturday in the next step in his return from a sprained elbow ligament.

''I've been waiting for this day,'' Ohtani said. ''I've been very eager to get back on the mound.''

ROOKIE RIBBIES

Arcia's bases-loaded single gave him 12 RBIs in his first three home starts. That's a record for any player in the first three home starts of a major league career since RBIs became an official stat in 1920, according to STATS LLC.

TRAINER'S ROOM

Tigers: Blaine Hardy will take another start in the rotation Wednesday in place of Michael Fulmer, who is still recovering from an oblique strain at Detroit's spring training complex in Florida.

Angels: Nick Tropeano was placed on the disabled list for the third time this season with right shoulder stiffness. The right-hander threw five innings of one-hit ball Monday against Detroit, but was pulled after just 62 pitches.

UP NEXT

Tigers: Hardy (4-3, 3.25 ERA) got a no-decision last week despite throwing seven scoreless innings of one-hit ball against Oakland, taking a no-hitter into the seventh inning. He has faced the Angels six times in his career, but in relief each time.

Angels: Jaime Barria (6-7, 3.84 ERA) makes the 17th start of his steady rookie season. He got a no-decision last week in Cleveland after throwing five solid innings.

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123456789RHE
DET47-67
210020000591
LAA57-58
70000310X11130
  • W: A. Heaney (7-7)L: J. Turner (0-1)
  • HR: DET - J. Candelario (15), LAA - J. Upton (22), S. Ohtani (12)
PLAYERS OF THE GAME
HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
M. Gerber LF30000120.235.350.294.6440.0
J. Iglesias SS41100002.267.306.389.6952.0
N. Castellanos RF42200020.286.338.484.8223.0
J. Candelario 3B41231010.228.317.418.7359.5
V. Martinez DH30200100.239.291.326.6174.0
V. Reyes PR-DH00000000.220.232.268.5000.0
N. Goodrum 2B40000003.233.298.423.7210.0
R. Rodriguez 1B30000110.171.225.183.4080.5
J. McCann C41100011.222.273.321.5941.5
J. Jones CF40110000.205.261.358.6203.0
    HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
    K. Calhoun RF42210102.211.272.384.6566.0
    J. Upton LF52221033.255.344.446.7907.5
    S. Ohtani DH42231122.273.351.535.88712.0
    A. Pujols 1B51100001.253.289.425.7142.0
    J. Marte 1B00000000.203.246.350.5960.0
    A. Simmons SS41210001.308.361.434.7955.0
    D. Fletcher 2B41100103.262.310.359.6693.0
    K. Cowart 3B21110300.185.333.296.6306.0
    F. Arcia C51220023.308.333.615.9496.0
    E. Young CF30000102.227.280.455.7352.0
      BATTING
      • 2B - J. Candelario (18), V. Martinez (12), J. Jones (19)
      • HR - J. Candelario (15)
      • RBI - J. Candelario 3 (43), J. Jones (26)
      • 2-Out RBI - J. Candelario 2 (12)
      BATTING
      • 2B - A. Simmons (22)
      • HR - J. Upton (22), S. Ohtani (12)
      • SF - A. Simmons (4)
      • RBI - K. Calhoun (43), J. Upton 2 (63), S. Ohtani 3 (32), A. Simmons (53), K. Cowart (2), F. Arcia 2 (12)
      BASERUNNING
      • SB - S. Ohtani (5), F. Arcia, E. Young
      • CS - E. Young
      FIELDING
      • E - J. Iglesias (7)
      FIELDING
      • Outfield Assist - K. Calhoun (8), E. Young (2)
      • DP - 3 (Fletcher-Simmons-Pujols; Calhoun-Simmons; Young-Pujols)
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      J. Turner (L, 0-1)1.067511120.253.75-13.5
      V. Alcantara2.02000100.710.874.5
      B. Farmer2.02001304.681.704.5
      D. VerHagen1.01332016.081.16-3.0
      D. Stumpf0.12111007.112.01-4.0
      A. Wilson1.20002203.861.132.0
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      A. Heaney (W, 7-7)5.08552613.961.1610.0
      J. Johnson (H, 5)1.00001003.201.242.0
      J. Alvarez1.00000002.831.303.0
      W. Jerez2.01000100.000.505.5
      PITCHERSIP
      A. Heaney (W, 7-7)5.0
      J. Johnson (H, 5)1.0
      J. Alvarez1.0
      W. Jerez2.0
      PITCHING
      • WP - D. VerHagen (5)
      • Pitches-Strikes - J. Turner 37-21, V. Alcantara 24-17, B. Farmer 38-25, D. VerHagen 20-7, D. Stumpf 14-8, A. Wilson 31-16
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - J. Turner 2-1, V. Alcantara 3-2, B. Farmer 1-1, D. Stumpf 1-0, A. Wilson 2-1
      • Batters Faced - J. Turner 11, V. Alcantara 8, B. Farmer 8, D. VerHagen 6, D. Stumpf 4, A. Wilson 7
      PITCHING
      • WP - A. Heaney (5)
      • Pitches-Strikes - A. Heaney 85-55, J. Johnson 14-8, J. Alvarez 11-8, W. Jerez 23-15
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - A. Heaney 4-3, J. Johnson 1-1, J. Alvarez 2-1, W. Jerez 2-3
      • Batters Faced - A. Heaney 23, J. Johnson 3, J. Alvarez 3, W. Jerez 7
      PLAYERS OF THE GAME
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      DET47-67
      210020000591
      LAA57-58
      70000310X11130
      HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
      M. Gerber LF30000120.235.350.294.6440.0
      J. Iglesias SS41100002.267.306.389.6952.0
      N. Castellanos RF42200020.286.338.484.8223.0
      J. Candelario 3B41231010.228.317.418.7359.5
      V. Martinez DH30200100.239.291.326.6174.0
      V. Reyes PR-DH00000000.220.232.268.5000.0
      N. Goodrum 2B40000003.233.298.423.7210.0
      R. Rodriguez 1B30000110.171.225.183.4080.5
      J. McCann C41100011.222.273.321.5941.5
      J. Jones CF40110000.205.261.358.6203.0
      Total335941376-----
        HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
        K. Calhoun RF42210102.211.272.384.6566.0
        J. Upton LF52221033.255.344.446.7907.5
        S. Ohtani DH42231122.273.351.535.88712.0
        A. Pujols 1B51100001.253.289.425.7142.0
        J. Marte 1B00000000.203.246.350.5960.0
        A. Simmons SS41210001.308.361.434.7955.0
        D. Fletcher 2B41100103.262.310.359.6693.0
        K. Cowart 3B21110300.185.333.296.6306.0
        F. Arcia C51220023.308.333.615.9496.0
        E. Young CF30000102.227.280.455.7352.0
        Total3611131027717-----
          BATTING
          • 2B - J. Candelario (18), V. Martinez (12), J. Jones (19)
          • HR - J. Candelario (15)
          • RBI - J. Candelario 3 (43), J. Jones (26)
          • 2-Out RBI - J. Candelario 2 (12)
          BATTING
          • 2B - A. Simmons (22)
          • HR - J. Upton (22), S. Ohtani (12)
          • SF - A. Simmons (4)
          • RBI - K. Calhoun (43), J. Upton 2 (63), S. Ohtani 3 (32), A. Simmons (53), K. Cowart (2), F. Arcia 2 (12)
          BASERUNNING
          • SB - S. Ohtani (5), F. Arcia, E. Young
          • CS - E. Young
          FIELDING
          • E - J. Iglesias (7)
          FIELDING
          • Outfield Assist - K. Calhoun (8), E. Young (2)
          • DP - 3 (Fletcher-Simmons-Pujols; Calhoun-Simmons; Young-Pujols)
          PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
          J. Turner (L, 0-1)1.067511120.253.75-13.5
          V. Alcantara2.02000100.710.874.5
          B. Farmer2.02001304.681.704.5
          D. VerHagen1.01332016.081.16-3.0
          D. Stumpf0.12111007.112.01-4.0
          A. Wilson1.20002203.861.132.0
          Total8.013119772---
          PITCHERSIP
          J. Turner (L, 0-1)1.0
          V. Alcantara2.0
          B. Farmer2.0
          D. VerHagen1.0
          D. Stumpf0.1
          A. Wilson1.2
          Total8.0
          PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
          A. Heaney (W, 7-7)5.08552613.961.1610.0
          J. Johnson (H, 5)1.00001003.201.242.0
          J. Alvarez1.00000002.831.303.0
          W. Jerez2.01000100.000.505.5
          Total9.0955371---
          PITCHERSIP
          A. Heaney (W, 7-7)5.0
          J. Johnson (H, 5)1.0
          J. Alvarez1.0
          W. Jerez2.0
          Total9.0
          PITCHING
          • WP - D. VerHagen (5)
          • Pitches-Strikes - J. Turner 37-21, V. Alcantara 24-17, B. Farmer 38-25, D. VerHagen 20-7, D. Stumpf 14-8, A. Wilson 31-16
          • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - J. Turner 2-1, V. Alcantara 3-2, B. Farmer 1-1, D. Stumpf 1-0, A. Wilson 2-1
          • Batters Faced - J. Turner 11, V. Alcantara 8, B. Farmer 8, D. VerHagen 6, D. Stumpf 4, A. Wilson 7
          PITCHING
          • WP - A. Heaney (5)
          • Pitches-Strikes - A. Heaney 85-55, J. Johnson 14-8, J. Alvarez 11-8, W. Jerez 23-15
          • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - A. Heaney 4-3, J. Johnson 1-1, J. Alvarez 2-1, W. Jerez 2-3
          • Batters Faced - A. Heaney 23, J. Johnson 3, J. Alvarez 3, W. Jerez 7
          • 7TH INNING
            Calhoun singled to deep right, Cowart scored, Young to third511
          • 6TH INNING
            Simmons hit sacrifice fly to left, Ohtani scored510
            Upton homered to right, Calhoun scored59
          • 5TH INNING
            Candelario homered to left, Castellanos scored57
          • 2ND INNING
            Jones doubled to deep left, McCann scored37
          • 1ST INNING
            Arcia scored27
            Arcia singled to right, Simmons and Fletcher scored, Cowart to third26
            Cowart walked, Pujols scored, Simmons to third, Fletcher to second24
            Ohtani homered to left center, Calhoun and Upton scored23
            Castellanos scored, Candelario to third on wild pitch20
            Candelario doubled to deep left, Iglesias scored, Castellanos to third10
          • 9TH INNING
            • Jefry Marte at first base
            • R. Rodriguez: Strike looking, Rodriguez grounded out to third
            • J. McCann: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, McCann lined out to center
            • J. Jones: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Jones lined out to left
            • Middle of the 9th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 8TH INNING
            • Williams Jerez relieved Jose Alvarez
            • N. Castellanos: Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Castellanos struck out swinging
            • J. Candelario: Candelario fouled out to first
            • V. Martinez: Martinez doubled to deep left
            • Victor Reyes ran for Victor Martinez
            • N. Goodrum: Strike looking, Ball, Goodrum grounded out to third
            • Middle of the 8th (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • A. Wilson Pitching:
            • A. Pujols: Foul, Pujols fouled out to first
            • A. Simmons: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Simmons grounded out to third
            • D. Fletcher: Ball, Ball, Ball, Ball, Fletcher walked
            • K. Cowart: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Cowart walked, Fletcher to second
            • F. Arcia: Arcia grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Cowart out at second
            • End of the 8th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 7TH INNING
            • Jose Alvarez relieved Jim Johnson
            • J. Jones: Strike looking, Jones grounded out to shortstop
            • M. Gerber: Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Gerber grounded out to shortstop
            • J. Iglesias: Strike looking, Ball, Iglesias flied out to center
            • Middle of the 7th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • Daniel Stumpf relieved Drew VerHagen
            • K. Cowart: Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Cowart walked
            • F. Arcia: Arcia singled to center, Cowart to second
            • E. Young: Young reached on fielder's choice to second, Cowart to third, Arcia out at second
            • K. Calhoun: Ball, Foul, Pickoff attempt to first, Pickoff attempt to first, Pickoff attempt to first, Pickoff attempt to first, Foul, Foul, Ball, Calhoun singled to deep right, Cowart scored, Young to third
            • Alex Wilson relieved Daniel Stumpf
            • J. Upton: Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike (foul tip), Strike swinging, Upton struck out swinging
            • S. Ohtani: Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Ohtani struck out looking
            • End of the 7th (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 6TH INNING
            • Jim Johnson relieved Andrew Heaney
            • N. Goodrum: Ball, Goodrum grounded out to second
            • R. Rodriguez: Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Rodriguez walked
            • J. McCann: Ball, Foul, McCann lined into double play center to first, Rodriguez out at first
            • Middle of the 6th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • Drew VerHagen relieved Buck Farmer
            • K. Calhoun: Ball, Ball, Ball, Ball, Calhoun walked
            • J. Upton: Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Upton homered to right, Calhoun scored
            • S. Ohtani: Ball, Ball, Ball, Ball, Ohtani walked
            • A. Pujols: Ball, Ohtani to second on wild pitch, Pujols flied out to right, Ohtani to third
            • A. Simmons: Ball, Simmons hit sacrifice fly to left, Ohtani scored
            • D. Fletcher: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Fletcher flied out to center
            • End of the 6th (3 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
          • 5TH INNING
            • A. Heaney Pitching:
            • M. Gerber: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Gerber struck out swinging
            • J. Iglesias: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Iglesias flied out to deep center
            • N. Castellanos: Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Castellanos singled to left
            • J. Candelario: Strike looking, Candelario homered to left, Castellanos scored
            • V. Martinez: Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Martinez flied out to center
            • Middle of the 5th (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • B. Farmer Pitching:
            • K. Cowart: Cowart grounded out to pitcher
            • F. Arcia: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Arcia struck out swinging
            • E. Young: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Ball, Young walked
            • K. Calhoun: Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Young caught stealing, catcher to shortstop
            • End of the 5th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 4TH INNING
            • A. Heaney Pitching:
            • R. Rodriguez: Strike looking, Rodriguez grounded out to third
            • J. McCann: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, McCann struck out swinging
            • J. Jones: Jones grounded out to second
            • Middle of the 4th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • Buck Farmer relieved Victor Alcantara
            • J. Upton: Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Upton struck out swinging
            • S. Ohtani: Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Ohtani struck out swinging
            • A. Pujols: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Pujols singled to left
            • A. Simmons: Strike looking, Foul, Simmons doubled to deep right, Pujols to third
            • D. Fletcher: Strike looking, Foul, Fletcher popped out to second
            • End of the 4th (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 3RD INNING
            • A. Heaney Pitching:
            • N. Castellanos: Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Castellanos struck out swinging
            • J. Candelario: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Candelario struck out swinging
            • V. Martinez: Ball, Strike looking, Martinez singled to center
            • N. Goodrum: Strike looking, Strike looking, Goodrum grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Martinez out at second
            • Middle of the 3rd (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
            • V. Alcantara Pitching:
            • K. Cowart: Cowart singled to center
            • F. Arcia: Foul, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Strike swinging, Foul, Strike looking, Arcia struck out looking
            • E. Young: Young reached on fielder's choice to first, Cowart out at second
            • K. Calhoun: Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Calhoun flied out to center
            • End of the 3rd (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
          • 2ND INNING
            • A. Heaney Pitching:
            • R. Rodriguez: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Rodriguez struck out swinging
            • J. McCann: Ball, McCann singled to left
            • J. Jones: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Jones doubled to deep left, McCann scored
            • M. Gerber: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Gerber walked
            • J. Iglesias: Iglesias flied into double play right to shortstop, Gerber out at second
            • Middle of the 2nd (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • Victor Alcantara relieved Jacob Turner
            • S. Ohtani: Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ohtani reached on an infield single to second
            • A. Pujols: Ball, Ohtani stole second, Pujols reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Ohtani out at third
            • A. Simmons: Strike looking, Simmons lined out to center
            • D. Fletcher: Strike looking, Foul, Fletcher grounded out to second
            • End of the 2nd (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
          • 1ST INNING
            • A. Heaney Pitching:
            • M. Gerber: Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Gerber struck out swinging
            • J. Iglesias: Strike looking, Iglesias singled to right
            • N. Castellanos: Ball, Ball, Castellanos singled to left, Iglesias to second
            • J. Candelario: Ball, Strike looking, Candelario doubled to deep left, Iglesias scored, Castellanos to third
            • V. Martinez: Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Castellanos scored, Candelario to third on wild pitch, Ball, Martinez walked
            • N. Goodrum: Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Goodrum grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Martinez out at second
            • Middle of the 1st (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • J. Turner Pitching:
            • K. Calhoun: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Calhoun singled to center
            • J. Upton: Strike swinging, Upton reached on an infield single to shortstop, Calhoun to second
            • S. Ohtani: Ball, Ball, Ohtani homered to left center, Calhoun and Upton scored
            • A. Pujols: Ball, Ball, Pujols safe at first on shortstop Iglesias throwing error
            • A. Simmons: Ball, Simmons singled to right, Pujols to second
            • D. Fletcher: Ball, Strike looking, Fletcher singled to right, Pujols to third, Simmons to second
            • K. Cowart: Ball, Ball, Strike (foul tip), Ball, Foul, Ball, Cowart walked, Pujols scored, Simmons to third, Fletcher to second
            • F. Arcia: Arcia singled to right, Simmons and Fletcher scored, Cowart to third
            • E. Young: Young reached on fielder's choice to pitcher, Cowart out at home, Arcia to second
            • K. Calhoun: Ball, Foul, Calhoun flied out to deep center, Arcia to third
            • J. Upton: Strike looking, Arcia scored, Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Upton struck out swinging
            • End of the 1st (7 Runs, 6 Hits, 1 Error)