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In battle of MVPs, even Mike Trout can't stop Angels' skid

In battle of MVPs, even Mike Trout can't stop Angels' skid

Mike Trout had lost this round of reigning MVP versus reigning MVP, but with Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw out of the game, he had a chance at redemption in the ninth inning. The Angels were down. Trout stepped to the plate representing the tying run. Then Kenley Jansen threw a 94-mph fastball past him, and he strode back to the dugout with his head down. This time not even Trout could produce for the suddenly slumping Angels, who have lost five in a row and eight of nine. The Angels lost, 3-1, thanks to another eight innings of scoreless work from Kershaw, who extended his scoreless streak to 37 innings. In the last three games, the Angels have faced the Houston Astros'...

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