The Angels walk off against the Mariners for the second straight night

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On Tuesday night the Angels won on a walkoff homer against the Mariners. On Wednesday night they walked off once again. This time when Johnny Giavotella hit an opposite-field double to right with one on and one out in the bootom of the ninth, scoring Erick Aybar from first.

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Aybar had reached on a botched sacrifice following a four-pitch walk to David Freese. Either way, you put a leadoff runner on base in tie game in the ninth and you’re gonna have a bad time.

Speaking of bad times: this was the Mariners’ fifth one-run loss in seven games. One of my Twitter correspondents puts it thusly:

Maybe not that bad. Not even as bad as that Nicolas Cage movie about snuff films. But not good, man. Not good.

Oh, and here’s Nic Cage watching early-season Mariners film:

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