Worth noting

Mark Trumbo homered in five of the past six games entering Sunday and has been crucial in the middle of the Angels' lineup, especially with the struggles of Josh Hamilton. Trumbo has 10 RBIs in the last nine games and reached base in 29 of the team's 30 games.

"He's been everything we were looking for and it's obvious, with him being bumped to the middle of our lineup, the confidence we have that he can continue," Scioscia said.

William Boor is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.