Angels rally with four in sixth, top Rangers 4-1

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Los Angeles Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani gave yet another glimpse of what he could do at the plate just hours after announcing he planned to undergo Tommy John surgery and return next season only as a hitter.

Ohtani's bat was broken by a Yovani Gallardo slider, but he was strong enough to punch it into center for a single that tied the score and ignite a four-run rally Tuesday to lead the Angels to a 4-1 comeback over the Texas Rangers.

Ohtani, Justin Upton, Taylor Ward and Kaleb Cowart all pushed in runs for the Angels.

Despite being something of a sensation the first half of the season, Ohtani said he doesn't feel he has proven he is a legitimate two-way player.

''It's been a small sample size with just one season, so can't really say I proved to the world that I can continue being a two-way player,'' Ohtani said.

Texas' Joey Gallo proved his 40-homer season last year was no fluke, hitting his 40th of this season off Matt Shoemaker in the third. Gallo has three more homers than singles (37) this season.

Gallo became the fourth Rangers player to have back-to-back 40-homer seasons.

''To do that, and to stay healthy all year, that's hard to do,'' Gallo said. ''You're playing 162 games, and the second year is always toughest. I knew there would be a dip with people making adjustments so it wasn't something where I said `I'm going to hit 40 again no problem.' "

Gallardo (8-7) looked like he might make the lone run hold up, holding the Angels scoreless on three hits through five innings.

But it all went wrong in the sixth. Kole Calhoun led off with a double, and after he advanced to third on a groundout, Mike Trout was walked intentionally.

That led to Ohtani's single off reliever Martin Perez, before third baseman Jurickson Profar's throwing error on a grounder by Upton allowed Trout to score.

The Angels scored another run after shortstop Elvis Andrus and second baseman Roughed Odor collided going for an Andrelton Simmons bouncer up the middle to load the bases. Ward walked to force in a run.

Cowart lofted a deep sacrifice fly to left that scored Upton and the Angels had a 4-1 lead.

TRAINER'S ROOM

Rangers: LHP Mike Minor has been shut down for the season. Used exclusively as a reliever by the Royals last season, he emerged as the Rangers' most effective starter. He went 12-8 with a 4.18 ERA in 28 starts. The 30-year-old Minor threw 157 innings and that was simply deemed enough for this season.

Angels: Ohtani has decided to have Tommy John surgery next week in Los Angeles by Dr. Neal ElAttrache. The announcement was expected and Angels manager Mike Scioscia confirmed it means Ohtani will not pitch next season.

OHTANI THE HITTER

The two-way star admitted to frustration at not being able to continue as a pitcher next season.

''I am disappointed that I'm not going to be able to pitch next season, but I try to take positive out of negative things,'' he said. ''Normal (pitchers) won't be able to play at all next season, but fortunately I'll play as a hitter.''

Ohtani said he was uncertain if he would be ready to hit by opening day: ''There's no really set date, it's going to depend on how the rehab goes and if there are no setbacks. I'll have an update every four weeks or so after the surgery. I can't give a timetable at this point.''

SHOEMAKER STRONG

The right-hander gave up only the solo homer to Gallo in his five innings, allowing four hits and striking out seven without a walk. It was the best of his five starts since returning following forearm surgery that forced him to miss most of the season.

It was likely his final start of the season.

''I don't know if there's any more Show has to show this year,'' Scioscia said.

Said Shoemaker: ''Just build off that, go into the offseason and keep getting better.''

UP NEXT

Rangers: LHP Yohander Mendez (2-2, 6.04 ERA) is scheduled to start Wednesday in the series finale. He will be making his fifth career start after allowing a career-high in runs (eight) and hits (nine) in his last start against the Rays.

Angels: LHP Andrew Heaney (9-10, 4.21) will attempt to even his record in his final start of the season. He'll have to do it against a Rangers team he's gone 1-3 against with a 7.50 ERA against in six career starts.

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  • W: N. Ramirez (7-5)L: Y. Gallardo (8-7)S: H. Robles (1)
  • HR: TEX - J. Gallo (40)
PLAYERS OF THE GAME
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D. DeShields CF40100012.210.306.277.5820.5
E. Andrus SS40100014.255.308.368.6771.5
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A. Beltre DH40000001.272.330.427.7580.0
R. Odor 2B40100000.257.330.435.7651.0
J. Profar 3B40000021.252.333.457.790-1.0
J. Gallo LF31111110.210.317.511.8296.5
R. Chirinos C20100000.221.337.414.7512.0
a- N. Mazara PH10000011.258.319.440.759-0.5
R. Guzman 1B30100011.237.308.423.7310.5
  • a-struck out for Chirinos in the 9th
HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
K. Calhoun RF31100100.206.281.367.6474.0
J. Fernandez 1B30100101.261.293.378.6712.0
S. Johnson 1B00000000.000.125.000.1250.0
M. Trout CF21100200.315.461.6311.0934.0
S. Ohtani DH41110004.280.360.559.9193.0
J. Upton LF41010013.260.344.468.8121.5
A. Simmons SS40100002.296.339.423.7621.0
T. Ward 3B20010100.165.235.264.4992.0
K. Cowart 2B20010010.140.216.260.4760.5
J. Hudson C30000002.100.100.100.2000.0
    BATTING
    • 2B - E. Andrus (19)
    • HR - J. Gallo (40)
    • RBI - J. Gallo (92)
    • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - E. Andrus 2 (2), S. Choo 2 (2), A. Beltre, J. Profar, N. Mazara
    BATTING
    • 2B - K. Calhoun (16)
    • SF - K. Cowart
    • RBI - S. Ohtani (57), J. Upton (85), T. Ward (10), K. Cowart (9)
    • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - A. Simmons 2 (2), J. Hudson 2 (2)
    BASERUNNING
    • Picked Off - K. Calhoun
    FIELDING
    • DP - (Guzman)
    • E - D. DeShields (6), J. Profar (24)
    PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
    Y. Gallardo (L, 8-7)5.13223206.401.633.0
    M. Perez (BS, 1)0.02200006.131.75-2.0
    E. Butler0.20001005.941.60-1.0
    Z. Curtis1.00001005.402.002.0
    C. Pelham1.00000003.861.863.0
    PITCHERSIP
    Y. Gallardo (L, 8-7)5.1
    M. Perez (BS, 1)0.0
    E. Butler0.2
    Z. Curtis1.0
    C. Pelham1.0
    PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
    M. Shoemaker5.04110714.821.2513.5
    N. Ramirez (W, 7-5)1.01000104.631.279.5
    W. Jerez (H, 3)1.00000105.401.583.5
    B. Parker (H, 6)1.01000003.261.242.0
    H. Robles (S, 1)1.00001103.761.409.5
    PITCHERSIP
    M. Shoemaker5.0
    N. Ramirez (W, 7-5)1.0
    W. Jerez (H, 3)1.0
    B. Parker (H, 6)1.0
    H. Robles (S, 1)1.0
    PITCHING
    • IBB - Y. Gallardo (2)
    • Pitches-Strikes - Y. Gallardo 79-46, M. Perez 11-7, E. Butler 9-5, Z. Curtis 15-5, C. Pelham 12-7
    • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Y. Gallardo 5-8, M. Perez 1-0, Z. Curtis 1-1, C. Pelham 1-2
    • Batters Faced - Y. Gallardo 21, M. Perez 3, E. Butler 3, Z. Curtis 3, C. Pelham 3
    PITCHING
    • WP - M. Shoemaker (2)
    • HBP - M. Shoemaker
    • Pitches-Strikes - M. Shoemaker 73-48, N. Ramirez 16-9, W. Jerez 6-6, B. Parker 24-13, H. Robles 15-9
    • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - M. Shoemaker 5-3, N. Ramirez 1-1, W. Jerez 2-0, B. Parker 2-1, H. Robles 2-0
    • Batters Faced - M. Shoemaker 20, N. Ramirez 4, W. Jerez 3, B. Parker 4, H. Robles 4
    PLAYERS OF THE GAME
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    HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
    D. DeShields CF40100012.210.306.277.5820.5
    E. Andrus SS40100014.255.308.368.6771.5
    S. Choo RF40000033.263.377.433.809-1.5
    A. Beltre DH40000001.272.330.427.7580.0
    R. Odor 2B40100000.257.330.435.7651.0
    J. Profar 3B40000021.252.333.457.790-1.0
    J. Gallo LF31111110.210.317.511.8296.5
    R. Chirinos C20100000.221.337.414.7512.0
    a- N. Mazara PH10000011.258.319.440.759-0.5
    R. Guzman 1B30100011.237.308.423.7310.5
    Total33161111013-----
    • a-struck out for Chirinos in the 9th
    HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
    K. Calhoun RF31100100.206.281.367.6474.0
    J. Fernandez 1B30100101.261.293.378.6712.0
    S. Johnson 1B00000000.000.125.000.1250.0
    M. Trout CF21100200.315.461.6311.0934.0
    S. Ohtani DH41110004.280.360.559.9193.0
    J. Upton LF41010013.260.344.468.8121.5
    A. Simmons SS40100002.296.339.423.7621.0
    T. Ward 3B20010100.165.235.264.4992.0
    K. Cowart 2B20010010.140.216.260.4760.5
    J. Hudson C30000002.100.100.100.2000.0
    Total2745405212-----
      BATTING
      • 2B - E. Andrus (19)
      • HR - J. Gallo (40)
      • RBI - J. Gallo (92)
      • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - E. Andrus 2 (2), S. Choo 2 (2), A. Beltre, J. Profar, N. Mazara
      BATTING
      • 2B - K. Calhoun (16)
      • SF - K. Cowart
      • RBI - S. Ohtani (57), J. Upton (85), T. Ward (10), K. Cowart (9)
      • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - A. Simmons 2 (2), J. Hudson 2 (2)
      BASERUNNING
      • Picked Off - K. Calhoun
      FIELDING
      • DP - (Guzman)
      • E - D. DeShields (6), J. Profar (24)
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      Y. Gallardo (L, 8-7)5.13223206.401.633.0
      M. Perez (BS, 1)0.02200006.131.75-2.0
      E. Butler0.20001005.941.60-1.0
      Z. Curtis1.00001005.402.002.0
      C. Pelham1.00000003.861.863.0
      Total8.0542520---
      PITCHERSIP
      Y. Gallardo (L, 8-7)5.1
      M. Perez (BS, 1)0.0
      E. Butler0.2
      Z. Curtis1.0
      C. Pelham1.0
      Total8.0
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      M. Shoemaker5.04110714.821.2513.5
      N. Ramirez (W, 7-5)1.01000104.631.279.5
      W. Jerez (H, 3)1.00000105.401.583.5
      B. Parker (H, 6)1.01000003.261.242.0
      H. Robles (S, 1)1.00001103.761.409.5
      Total9.06111101---
      PITCHERSIP
      M. Shoemaker5.0
      N. Ramirez (W, 7-5)1.0
      W. Jerez (H, 3)1.0
      B. Parker (H, 6)1.0
      H. Robles (S, 1)1.0
      Total9.0
      PITCHING
      • IBB - Y. Gallardo (2)
      • Pitches-Strikes - Y. Gallardo 79-46, M. Perez 11-7, E. Butler 9-5, Z. Curtis 15-5, C. Pelham 12-7
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Y. Gallardo 5-8, M. Perez 1-0, Z. Curtis 1-1, C. Pelham 1-2
      • Batters Faced - Y. Gallardo 21, M. Perez 3, E. Butler 3, Z. Curtis 3, C. Pelham 3
      PITCHING
      • WP - M. Shoemaker (2)
      • HBP - M. Shoemaker
      • Pitches-Strikes - M. Shoemaker 73-48, N. Ramirez 16-9, W. Jerez 6-6, B. Parker 24-13, H. Robles 15-9
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - M. Shoemaker 5-3, N. Ramirez 1-1, W. Jerez 2-0, B. Parker 2-1, H. Robles 2-0
      • Batters Faced - M. Shoemaker 20, N. Ramirez 4, W. Jerez 3, B. Parker 4, H. Robles 4
      • 6TH INNING
        Cowart hit sacrifice fly to left, Upton scored14
        Ward walked, Ohtani scored, Upton to third, Simmons to second13
        Upton safe at first on 3rd baseman Profar throwing error, Trout scored, Ohtani to second12
        Ohtani singled to center, Calhoun scored, Trout to third11
      • 3RD INNING
        Gallo homered to center10
      • 9TH INNING
        • Hansel Robles relieved Blake Parker
        • R. Odor: Odor grounded out to first
        • J. Profar: Strike looking, Profar grounded out to first
        • J. Gallo: Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Gallo walked
        • Nomar Mazara hit for Robinson Chirinos
        • N. Mazara: Ball, Strike looking, Gallo to second on fielder's indifference, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Strike swinging, Mazara struck out swinging
        • Middle of the 9th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 8TH INNING
        • Sherman Johnson at first base
        • Blake Parker relieved Williams Jerez
        • D. DeShields: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, DeShields flied out to right
        • E. Andrus: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Andrus doubled to left center
        • S. Choo: Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Choo grounded out to first, Andrus to third
        • A. Beltre: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Beltre grounded out to shortstop
        • Middle of the 8th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
        • C.D. Pelham relieved Zac Curtis
        • S. Ohtani: Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Ohtani grounded out to shortstop
        • J. Upton: Foul, Ball, Upton fouled out to first
        • A. Simmons: Ball, Ball, Simmons flied out to deep left
        • End of the 8th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 7TH INNING
        • Williams Jerez relieved Noe Ramirez
        • J. Gallo: Gallo grounded out to second
        • R. Chirinos: Strike looking, Chirinos grounded out to shortstop
        • R. Guzman: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Guzman struck out swinging
        • Middle of the 7th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • Zac Curtis relieved Eddie Butler
        • K. Calhoun: Ball, Ball, Ball, Ball, Calhoun walked
        • J. Fernandez: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Calhoun picked off at first, catcher to first, Fernandez grounded out to pitcher
        • M. Trout: Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Trout flied out to center
        • End of the 7th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 6TH INNING
        • Noe Ramirez relieved Matt Shoemaker
        • S. Choo: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Choo struck out swinging
        • A. Beltre: Foul, Beltre lined out to left
        • R. Odor: Ball, Odor singled to center
        • J. Profar: Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Profar grounded out to shortstop
        • Middle of the 6th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
        • Y. Gallardo Pitching:
        • K. Calhoun: Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Calhoun doubled to deep right center
        • J. Fernandez: Fernandez grounded out to second, Calhoun to third
        • M. Trout: Trout intentionally walked
        • Martin Perez relieved Yovani Gallardo
        • S. Ohtani: Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ohtani singled to center, Calhoun scored, Trout to third
        • J. Upton: Pickoff attempt to first, Upton safe at first on 3rd baseman Profar throwing error, Trout scored, Ohtani to second
        • A. Simmons: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Simmons reached on an infield single to shortstop, Ohtani to third, Upton to second
        • Eddie Butler relieved Martin Perez
        • T. Ward: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Ball, Ward walked, Ohtani scored, Upton to third, Simmons to second
        • K. Cowart: Foul, Cowart hit sacrifice fly to left, Upton scored
        • J. Hudson: Strike looking, Hudson lined out to center
        • End of the 6th (4 Runs, 3 Hits, 1 Error)
      • 5TH INNING
        • M. Shoemaker Pitching:
        • J. Gallo: Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Gallo struck out swinging
        • R. Chirinos: Ball, Ball, Chirinos hit by pitch
        • R. Guzman: Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Guzman singled to right, Chirinos to second
        • D. DeShields: Strike looking, Ball, Chirinos to third, Guzman to second on wild pitch, Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, DeShields struck out swinging
        • E. Andrus: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Andrus grounded out to shortstop
        • Middle of the 5th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
        • Y. Gallardo Pitching:
        • T. Ward: Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ward lined out to left
        • K. Cowart: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Cowart struck out swinging
        • J. Hudson: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Hudson grounded out to third
        • End of the 5th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 4TH INNING
        • M. Shoemaker Pitching:
        • A. Beltre: Beltre lined out to third
        • R. Odor: Strike looking, Ball, Odor grounded out to catcher
        • J. Profar: Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Profar struck out looking
        • Middle of the 4th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • Y. Gallardo Pitching:
        • J. Fernandez: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Fernandez singled to left center
        • M. Trout: Ball, Strike swinging, Trout singled to center, Fernandez to third, Trout to second on center fielder DeShields fielding error
        • S. Ohtani: Ball, Strike swinging, Ohtani reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Fernandez out at home
        • J. Upton: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul tip, Upton struck out on foul tip
        • A. Simmons: Simmons lined out to center
        • End of the 4th (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 1 Error)
      • 3RD INNING
        • M. Shoemaker Pitching:
        • J. Gallo: Gallo homered to center
        • R. Chirinos: Chirinos singled to center
        • R. Guzman: Ball, Strike looking, Guzman reached on fielder's choice to second, Chirinos out at second
        • D. DeShields: DeShields reached on bunt single to pitcher, Guzman to second
        • E. Andrus: Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Andrus flied out to center
        • S. Choo: Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Choo struck out swinging
        • Middle of the 3rd (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • Y. Gallardo Pitching:
        • K. Cowart: Strike looking, Strike (foul tip), Cowart fouled out to left
        • J. Hudson: Hudson lined out to center
        • K. Calhoun: Ball, Calhoun flied out to center
        • End of the 3rd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 2ND INNING
        • M. Shoemaker Pitching:
        • A. Beltre: Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Beltre grounded out to shortstop
        • R. Odor: Strike looking, Foul, Odor grounded out to second
        • J. Profar: Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Profar struck out swinging
        • Middle of the 2nd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • Y. Gallardo Pitching:
        • J. Upton: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Upton popped out to second
        • A. Simmons: Strike looking, Simmons grounded out to third
        • T. Ward: Ball, Strike looking, Ward flied out to left
        • End of the 2nd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 1ST INNING
        • M. Shoemaker Pitching:
        • D. DeShields: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, DeShields fouled out to second
        • E. Andrus: Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Andrus struck out swinging
        • S. Choo: Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Strike looking, Choo struck out looking
        • Middle of the 1st (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • Y. Gallardo Pitching:
        • K. Calhoun: Ball, Calhoun grounded out to first
        • J. Fernandez: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Fernandez walked
        • M. Trout: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Trout walked, Fernandez to second
        • S. Ohtani: Ohtani lined out to first, Trout out at first
        • End of the 1st (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)