Scioscia said he wanted the right-handed-hitting Blash in the lineup to face Seattle lefties LeBlanc and Marco Gonzales. Blash was hitting .324 with 18 homers for Salt Lake this season.
Angels: Trout underwent precautionary X-rays postgame after fouling a ball off his left shin in the third. He said they were negative and he expects to play Tuesday. … 1B Jefry Marte was lifted for pinch-hitter Jose Miguel Fernandez in the fourth after bruising his left wrist in a collision with Dee Gordon at first base. Scioscia said X-rays were negative and Marte will be evaluated further on Tuesday. … Scioscia said SS Andrelton Simmons (ankle) is throwing and hitting off a tee, but not running yet. … P/OF Shohei Ohtani began daily therapy on his right elbow UCL sprain Sunday and will be re-evaluated in about three weeks, Scioscia said.
We had plenty of opportunities, manager Buck Showalter said. We just couldn’t get that hit that’s been eluding us for it seems like quite a while.
Orioles starter Dylan Bundy gave up three hits over eight innings. He struck out seven, walked two and did not permit a runner to reach third base.
It was his fourth scoreless outing of the season, the second in a row. Last week, the right-hander blanked the Mets on three hits in seven innings.
Wright was going up against an offense that ranked last in the AL in runs and was missing ailing slugger Manny Machado. The knuckleballer allowed four hits over 6 2/3 innings. In the seventh, after Baltimore used two walks and an infield hit to load the bases with two outs, Joe Kelly entered and struck out Adam Jones with a 97 mph fastball.
Goldschmidt went 3-for-4 his franchise-record fourth straight game with at least three hits and has 16 hits in eight games in June after collecting 14 hits in 27 games in May. He hit his 11th and 12th long balls this season, both off Rockies starter Chad Bettis.
Goldschmidt’s first homer was a solo shot that traveled an estimated 450 feet.