Angels Hit Seven Home Runs But Still Lose to Oakland

Los Angeles went deep seven times on Thursday — with Shohei Ohtani hitting two — but managed to lose anyway. For better or worse, that is the Angels’ way.

For a team that boasts Mike Trout and Shohei Ohtani, the Los Angeles Angels sure lose a lot of games: 61 so far, with only 44 wins.

But Thursday night’s game had to be especially galling.

Hosting the even worse Oakland Athletics, the Angels got two homers from Ohtani, and one each from Kurt Suzuki, Taylor Ward, Jo Adell, Jared Walsh and Mickey Moniak. Seven in all, tying the club record set in 2003.

And they still lost.

How could this have happened? How could

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