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Archer, DeJesus help Rays beat Angels 4-1

10:24 PM, Aug 28, 2013   |    comments
Aug 28, 2013; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Rays center fielder David DeJesus (7) is congratulated by teammates in the dugout after he scored during the first inning against the Los Angeles Angels at Tropicana Field. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Chris Archer pitched seven strong innings, David DeJesus scored twice and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Angels 4-1 Wednesday night, ending Los Angeles' four-game winning streak.

Archer (8-5) allowed one run and five hits while striking out five. For the fifth time in his last 10 starts, the rookie right-hander did not walk a batter.

Archer breezed through the first six innings, scattering three singles and facing 20 batters, only two over the minimum.

Fernando Rodney pitched the ninth, striking out two for his 31st save.

Garrett Richards (4-6) gave up four runs on seven hits and three walks in 3 1-3 innings.


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