The exhibition game was meaningless, of course, a final practice as spring training ended and opening day beckoned.
Even so, the 16,990 who saw the Angels defeat the Dodgers, 8-3, at Dodger Stadium — including Angels owner Arte Moreno — were treated to two did-you-see-that home runs courtesy of the Angels, at the expense of Dodgers starting pitcher Nathan Eovaldi.
With the victory Wednesday afternoon, the Angels won the rubber game of the three-game Freeway Series ahead of the Dodgers' regular-season opener Thursday in San Diego against the Padres, and the Angels' opener Friday in Anaheim against the Kansas City Royals.
Albert Pujols, Mark Trumbo add deep meaning as Angels beat Dodgers
Los Angeles Times | Apr 5