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MLB: Los Angeles Angels 11, Washington 5

ANAHEIM, Calif., June 29 (UPI) -- Vernon Wells and Hank Conger hit two-run homers Tuesday to lead the Los Angeles Angels past Washington 11-5.

Wells was 4-for-5, Mark Trumbo drove in three runs and Erick Aybar added a solo home run for the Angels, who outhit the Nationals 15-11 and scored five runs in the eighth inning to put the game away.

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The Angels have won seven of their last nine games.

Laynce Nix led Washington with a 4-for-4 performance.

Collin Balester (1-1) took the loss for Washington and was also tagged with a blown save.

Hisanori Takahashi (2-1) also had a blown save, but he came away with the win as well for his 1/3 inning of work.

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