Mike Trout, Albert Pujols, Chris Iannetta and Mark Trumbo homered en route to a 5-4 win over the Royals on Thursday night in Kansas City, giving Joe Blanton his first victory and extending the Angels' winning streak to five.
The A's reinstated Hiro Nakajima from the 15-day disabled list Thursday and optioned the rookie shortstop to Triple-A Sacramento.
The Blue Jays placed reliever Darren Oliver on the 15-day disabled list on Friday with a left shoulder strain, clearing roster space for Sean Nolin, whom the club already had announced would start Friday night's game against the Orioles.
Any team with a pitcher like David Price is going to feel the loss. But unlike most clubs, the Rays are able to withstand the loss based on the long line of arms that runs through the organization like one continuous thread.
A few hours after giving Miguel Cabrera an assist on a home run Wednesday night, Indians center fielder Michael Bourn was still steamed at the fluke play.