The Los Angeles Angels and Oakland Athletics faced off in a three-game series rubber match this afternoon. Both teams’ attacks managed to get their fair share of runs, but the Athletics found a way to win by a score of 8-7. And that’s despite the fact that the Angels hit 7 home runs in the game.
Many fans took to Twitter to respond to the Angels’ series loss. Here’s a look at some of the best reactions on the platform:
Fans can’t believe the team lost despite hitting seven homers in the game.
The fans are fed up with the team’s latest game. The Angels record now stands at 44-61.
For some fans it was the most impressive defeat of the season.
Overall, a heartbreaking loss for the Angels as their second-half troubles continue into August.
08/04: Los Angeles Angels vs. Oakland Athletics highlights
The Angels got off to an early start, with a solo home run by Shohei Ohtani to make it 1-0 in the first inning.
“Did he get it? He SHOre made it” -@Angels
Then, in the second inning, Kurt Suzuki hit a home run to put the Angels 2-0 up.
Athletics then leveled the game 2-2 with a two-time RBI double from Ramon Laureano. This was his 16th double of the season.
“PARTY AT HOME PLATE!!” -@Athletics
The Athletics would then go 4-2 in a two-run RBI double by Sean Murphey. Seth Brown extended the lead to 6-2 after running home twice and defeating Angels pitcher Janson Junk.
“Seth Brown – Oakland Athletics (16)” – @MLBHRVideos
Oakland’s offense seemed unstoppable as Ramon Laureano hit a two-run home run for an 8-3.
“CRUSHED IT” -@athletics
The Angels fought back to make it 8-5, and then Shohei Ohtani came to the plate to reduce the Angels’ lead to two runs. This was his second home run of the day and his 24th of the season.
“Hit TWO homers on the day for Shohei Ohtani, SIX on the DAY for the Angels … who are still two runs behind the worst team in the league. Can’t catch that up.” – Jared Carrabis
Despite hitting six home runs, the Angels failed and lost 8-6. The Los Angeles Angels are now heading to Seattle for a weekend series against the Mariners. For more news and updates, visit the Sportskeeda Baseball page.
https://www.sportskeeda.com/baseball/news-7-home-runs-isn-t-enough-win-what-sorry-a-team-los-angeles-angels-fans-stunned-team-led-shohei-ohtani-hit-seven-home-runs-still-registered-series-loss-athletics?utm_source=feed&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=sportskeeda “7 home runs and it isn’t enough to win” “What a sorry a** team”