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Oakland beats Angels 10-9

Josh Donaldson's RBI double in the 11th inning sent Oakland past the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, 10-9.

Angels defeat Houston Astros 9-1

Kole Calhoun homered and scored three runs as the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim defeated the Houston Astros, 9-1, in the final installment of a four-game set.
LA Angels beat Royals

LA Angels beat Royals

Chris Iannetta hit a three-run home run to lift the LA Angels of Anaheim to a 7-3 win over the Kansas City Royals in spring training action on Friday.
Mariners sink LA Angels

Mariners sink LA Angels

Tyler Smith hit a home run to help the Seattle Mariners to a 5-3 win over the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on Sunday.

MLB: Los Angeles Angels 3, Seattle 2 (11 innings)

ANAHEIM, Calif., Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Kole Calhoun scored on a Chris Iannetta's single in the 11th inning Friday, allowing the Los Angeles Angels to claim a 3-2 win over the Seattle Mariners.

MLB: Los Angeles Angels 6, Houston 2

HOUSTON, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Jered Weaver went six innings to earn the win and Chris Iannetta hit a first-inning homer Saturday, propelling the Los Angeles Angels over Houston 6-2.

MLB: Los Angeles Angels 12, Toronto 6

TORONTO, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Josh Hamilton provided four RBI and Mark Trumbo went 5-for-5 with five runs scored Tuesday in the Los Angeles Angels' 12-6 spanking of Toronto.

MLB: Los Angeles Angels 8, Texas 3

ANAHEIM, Calif., Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Mark Trumbo got Los Angeles off to a good start with a two-run homer in the first inning Saturday and the Angels went on to an 8-3 win over slumping Texas.

MLB: Tampa Bay 3, Los Angeles Angels 1

ANAHEIM, Calif., Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Wil Myers accounted for all the Tampa Bay scoring with two home runs Wednesday, bringing the Rays a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels.

MLB: Los Angeles Angels 6, Milwaukee 5

MILWAUKEE, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Hank Conger's two-run homer in the ninth inning Saturday rallied the Los Angeles Angels to a 6-5 interleague win over Milwaukee.

MLB: Minnesota 4, Los Angeles Angels 3

ANAHEIM, Calif., July 23 (UPI) -- Samuel Deduno went seven innings for the win and Clete Thomas made a game-saving catch Monday in Minnesota's 4-3 triumph over the Los Angeles Angels.

MLB: Los Angeles Angels 9, Boston 7 (11 innings)

ANAHEIM, Calif., July 7 (UPI) -- Josh Hamilton's two-run homer in the bottom of the 11th inning Saturday lifted the Los Angeles Angels to a come-from-behind 9-7 win over the Boston Red Sox.

MLB: Los Angeles Angels 7, Houston 2

HOUSTON, June 29 (UPI) -- Joe Blanton won his first game since May 23 with seven solid innings Saturday and the Los Angeles Angels used a big fourth inning to best Houston 7-2.

MLB: Los Angeles Angels 5, New York Yankees 2

ANAHEIM, Calif., June 15 (UPI) -- Chris Iannetta singled in the go-ahead run in the sixth Friday and the Los Angeles Angels went on to defeat the New York Yankees 5-2.

MLB: Los Angeles Angels 9, Boston 5 (1st game)

BOSTON, June 8 (UPI) -- Mark Trumbo and Erick Aybar each drove in two runs Saturday and the Los Angeles Angels outlasted Boston 9-5 in Game 1 of a doubleheader.
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Christopher Domenic Iannetta (born April 8, 1983, in Providence, Rhode Island) is an American-born Major League Baseball catcher for the Colorado Rockies.

He went to St. Ann School in Providence, Rhode Island, and attended St. Raphael Academy, a Roman Catholic high school in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. His jersey was retired there, and is hung there for all to see. He was awarded All-State honors on three consecutive occasions. He was awarded the C. Dona Manyard Award which is given to a male athlete who excels in the classroom and on the field.

Iannetta attended the University of North Carolina and played catcher and first base.He played on the 2002 Chatham A's of the Cape Cod League, and is featured in the book The Last Best League: One Summer, One Season, One Dream by Jim Collins. As a sophomore in 2003, he finished fourth on the squad with a .319 batting average and ranked third with 55 RBI. Ianetta was named to the NCAA Starkville Regional All-Tournament Team and tallied five hits and four RBI in the Tar Heels' NCAA Tournament run.

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