By ABBEY MASTRACCO, Associated Press

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Albert Pujols hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Los Angeles Angels an 8-6 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday night.

Mike Trout had three hits and reached on a throwing error to start the ninth, diving headlong into first base to avoid a tag. Pujols also finished with three hits to go with three RBIs.

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Jefry Marte and Cliff Pennington homered in the fourth for the Angels, who have won 10 of 12 at home.

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Stephen Vogt tied it 6-all with an RBI single in the top of the ninth, but Mike Morin (2-1) relieved Cam Bedrosian and got pinch-hitter Danny Valencia to bounce into an inning-ending double play with the bases loaded.

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