TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) -- Vladimir Guerrero had a home run among his
four hits, Maicer Izturis hit a bases-loaded triple and the Los
Angeles Angels rallied for a 14-8 victory over the Milwaukee
Brewers on Monday.
For the second time in a week, a spring game in Arizona was
halted by a swarm of bees. There was only a brief stoppage Monday
when the insects invaded the Angels' dugout. But on Thursday in
Tucson, the Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies game was called after
five innings because of a persistent swarm."I don't think anybody flipped out or screamed like a girl,"
Angels starter John Lackey said.Izturis, who is competing for a spot on the 25-man roster,
tripled in the sixth and Steve Finley hit his first homer of the
spring to help the Angels come back from a 7-2 deficit.Victor Santos, slated to be the Brewers' No. 3 starter, allowed
six runs in five innings and dropped his ERA from 11.45 to 11.25.
It was his second straight rough start, having allowed eight runs
in two-plus innings against the Chicago White Sox last Wednesday.Angels right-hander Lackey last just two innings, allowing seven
runs on seven hits in his worst spring start. Bill Hall hit his
first spring homer off Lackey in the second. Carlos Lee, who went
4-for-5, hit his seventh homer in the seventh off Jake Woods.Garret Anderson, Izturis, David Matranga and Bengie Molina each
had two hits for Anaheim.Lackey had allowed only two earned runs over his previous three
starts, spanning 11 2-3 innings."I just wasn't locating anything very good," he said. "This
is really the first time I've felt bad all spring. I'm not going to
overanalyze this too much. I'm going to leave it right here."
Reliever Esteban Yan worked three scoreless innings for the
Angels. ... The Brewers were roughed up physically. OF Brady Clark
left in the first because of dizziness after drawing a walk and
diving back on a pickoff attempt. 2B Junior Spivey collided with
INF Matranga while covering first in the eighth and sustained a
lacerated lip before leaving. ... The Angels placed OF Tim Salmon
(surgery to his left knee), INF Adam Kennedy (surgery on his right
ACL) and RHP Matt Hensley (weakness in his right shoulder) on the
15-day DL retroactive to Friday.