• Angels file protest after pitching change

    Summary of 5 articles · Updated May 10, 2013
    The Angels are playing the final two innings under protest tonight at Minute Maid Park. Angels manager Mike Scioscia sprinted out to protest, demanding that Wright had to pitch. The Angels played Thursday's series finale at Minute Maid Park under protest, because manager Mike Scoscia argued Astros skipper Bo Porter wasn't allowed to make two pitching changes before the first reliever fired an official pitch. Shuck due to bat for the Angels. The struggling Angels snapped a four-game skid and avoided an embarrassing sweep against last-place Houston, which has a payroll that's more than $100 million lower than Los Angeles' ledger. Rule 3.05 states: If the pitcher is replaced, the substitute pitcher shall pitch to the batter then at-bat, or any substitute batter, until such batter is put out or reaches first base, or until the offensive team is put out, unless the substitute pitcher sustains injury or illness which, in the umpire-in-chief's judgment, incapacitates him for further play as a pitcher.
    Sources: MLB.com chron.com
    • Angels' protest of Astros' pitching change rescinded

      The Angels' 6-5 victory over the Astros rescinded manager Mike Scioscia's official protest of Thursday night's game at Minute Maid Park, while somewhat downplaying another umpiring controversy one day after the big home run dispute in Cleveland.
      Source: MLB.com
    • Angels play under protest, still beat Astros

      Mark Trumbo hit a two-run double in the eighth inning
      Source: ESPN.com
  • Angels prevent long-awaited Astros sweep

    Just one inning after they filed a protest because Astros righthander Hector Ambriz was allowed to relieve Wesley Wright before Wright even threw a pitch, the Angels enjoyed jumping on Ambriz in the eighth. With the Astros on the verge of their first sw…
    Source: chron.com

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