Angels blank A’s

Updated: September 25, 2013

Anaheim, CA (Sports Network) – Jason Vargas tossed a shutout and Howie
Kendrick homered as the LA Angels of Anaheim blanked the Oakland Athletics,
3-0, in the middle installment of a three-game set.

Vargas (9-7) allowed just four runs while striking out five for his second
shutout of the season. The Angels have won 10 of their last 14 games overall.

Kendrick smoked his 13th home run of the season for LA while J.B. Shuck
offered two hits and Josh Hamilton drove in a pair.

A.J. Griffin (14-10) struck out seven over five frames, but surrendered all
three runs on five hits.