Kevin Gausman entered Wednesday’s start coming off his best stretch all season, but couldn’t duplicate that success in losing, 5-1, to the Los Angeles Angels.
Gausman’s four-game streak of quality starts ended Wednesday as he allowed four runs over 5 1/3 innings. He allowed 10 base runners (eight hits and two walks), but limited the damage early in the game.
“It was a battle today,” Gausman said. “Wasn't as crisp early on as I have been in my last couple starts, but felt like I was getting better as the game went on.”
The two-run homer Gausman allowed in the bottom of the sixth inning to C.J. Cron was a...