Murphy is dealing with a calf injury. He had not progressed as expected, and was sent for an MRI Thursday. The results of the MRI have yet to be revealed, but the injury is serious enough to require a stint on the DL.Analysis:
Phillips had just one hit, but that was enough as he clubbed a two-run double in the fourth inning. He finished the game 1 for 4 before he was lifted for a pinch-hitter late.
Phillips has struggled since returning from the disabled list in mid-August, hitting just .205 with four RBI and no home runs in 10 games.Analysis:
Beckham slugged a solo home run in the fourth inning and added an RBI groundout in the eighth, ultimately finishing the game 2 for 4 with two RBI and two runs scored.
Beckham had been hitless in his previous seven at-bats since joining the Angels, and is hitting just .219/.262/.339 in 401 at-bats overall.Analysis:
Adrianza estimates that he's a month away from being ready for game action, which means he's unlikely to return to major-league action this season. The infielder is recovering from a hamstring injury.Analysis:
Odor stepped to the plate with the bases loaded in the top of the third. He clobbered the first pitch of the at-bat, an 87 mph fastball, out to right center for the grand slam. He finished 1 for 4, with one run scored and four RBI.Analysis:
Punto has been out since August 2 due to a hamstring injury. He's hit .207/.300/.279 over 179 at-bats.Analysis:
Watkins has received 10 at-bats in the majors this season. Watkins has hit .256/.327/.364 over 324 at-bats in Triple-A.Analysis:
Pedroia opened the scoring with a two-run homer off R.A. Dickey in the first inning. He then added a two-run single off Casey Janssen in the top of the 11th inning, which broke a 4-all tie.
The veteran second baseman is having a productive August, batting .304 with three home runs, four doubles, 13 RBI, 18 runs and three stolen bases in 23 games.Analysis:
Wong owns a stat line of .249/.289/.388. He has seven hits in his last five games, but no RBI in nearly two weeks.Analysis: