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Hansel Robles picked a five-out rescue on 35 pitches, retiring three in a row after the Dodgers got runners on the corners with no outs in the ninth.

Over the past 27 games, Dodgers starters had been 18-2 with a 1.67 ERA. They hadn’t needed a starter give up five runs because Walker Buehler on May 29, and only 1 time all season had a rookie allowed five in 1 inning. The Arizona Diamondbacks scored five against Buehler from the fourth inning on March 31.

The Angels could then exhale, with finished off what looked hours before like a regular victory after a sudden outburst against Maeda.

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It completed the first five-run first inning against the Dodgers since last August, and it matched the Angels’ most productive inning in their 122 games against the Dodgers.

The Dodgers also dropped Corey Seager, who came from the game after appearing to hurt his left hand while running the bases in the ninth inning. There was no immediate word on the severity of this injury.

The Angels swept the two-game set, handing the sizzling Dodgers their first consecutive losses since April 23-24.

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Muncy’s 14th and 15th homers of the season both came at the expense of Félix Peña, who recorded only 11 workouts after opener Cam Bedrosian. When Peña abandoned, the Angels had a 5-2 lead, with 13 workouts to go.

Shohei Ohtani #17 of the Los Angeles Angels watches his first inning home run against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Angel Stadium in Anaheim on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. (Photo from Kevin Sullivan, Orange County Register/SCNG)

  • Enrique Hernandez #14 of the Los Angeles Dodgers shatters his bat in front of Jonathan Lucroy #20 of the Los Angeles Angels during the second inning at Angel Stadium in Anaheim on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. (Photo by Kevin Sullivan, Orange County Register/SCNG)

    Angels 2019 second round draft pick Kyren Paris is released at Angel Stadium in Anaheim on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. (Photo by Kevin Sullivan, Orange County Register/SCNG)
    Nevertheless, they ended up milking their bullpen for every out they could muster to hang on for a 5-3 Freeway Series victory on Tuesday night before an announced sellout crowd of 45,404 in Angel Stadium.

  • Shohei Ohtani #17 of the Los Angeles Angels celebrates from the dugout after his first inning home run against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Angel Stadium in Anaheim on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. (Photo from Kevin Sullivan, Orange County Register/SCNG)
    Manager Brad Ausmus, that clearly trustworthy just Buttrey and Robles among his available relievers, delivered Buttrey out to the eighth, although he’d thrown 18 pitches the night before and 22 at the seventh.

    Those streaks ended suddenly, all after Maeda had retired the first two Angels hitters in the first inning.

  • Maeda then hit Kole Calhoun using a pitch and walked Jonathan Lucroy. Brian Goodwin poked a ground ball into left field, through the hole vacated by the shift, to drive in Calhoun.

    WELCOME BACK @bour41! @Angels pic.twitter.com/SPBXZhNV0H

    Ohtani blasted a homer against Maeda, the second time in four days that Ohtani had hit a homer against a pitcher. Ohtani had taken Yusei Kikuchi profound on Saturday.

    Felix Pena #64 of the Los Angeles Angels yells to the plate against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the next inning in Angel Stadium in Anaheim on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. (Photo by Kevin Sullivan, Orange County Register/SCNG)

  • Justin Bour #41 of the Los Angeles Angels celebrates as he rounds the bases in front of Enrique Hernandez #14 of the Los Angeles Dodgers after hitting a three-run home streak in the first inning in Angel Stadium in Anaheim on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. (Photo from Kevin Sullivan, Orange County Register/SCNG)
    Luis Rengifo #4 of the Los Angeles Angels yells out Chris Taylor #3 of the Los Angeles Dodgers to finish the top of the fifth inning at Angel Stadium in Anaheim on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. (Photo from Kevin Sullivan, Orange County Register/SCNG)
    Bour then launched a three-run homer to center field, marking a successful yield to the big leagues after a three-week stint at Triple-A.

  • Cam Bedrosian #32 of the Los Angeles Angels yells to the plate against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning in Angel Stadium in Anaheim on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. (Photo from Kevin Sullivan, Orange County Register/SCNG)

  • Kenta Maeda #18 of this Los Angeles Dodgers gathers himself to the mound from the Los Angeles Angels at Angel Stadium in Anaheim on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. (Photo from Kevin Sullivan, Orange County Register/SCNG)

    Shohei Ohtani takes the street into the stands. #FreewaySeries pic.twitter.com/kja9CAX3ba
    Los Angeles Dodgers’ Max Muncy watches his solo home run alongside Los Angeles Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy through the fifth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, June 11, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    Los Angeles Dodgers’ Max Muncy gestures as he scores after hitting a solo home run during the third inning of the team’s baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    ANAHEIM — After the Angels scored five runs in the first inning from the vaunted Dodgers pitching staff, they no doubt had dreams of a comfortable victory.

    Kenta Maeda #18 of this Los Angeles Dodgers yells to the plate from the Los Angeles Angels at Angel Stadium in Anaheim on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. (Photo from Kevin Sullivan, Orange County Register/SCNG)

    Felix Pena #64 of the Los Angeles Angels walks to the dugout after pitching against the Los Angeles Dodgers through the next inning at Angel Stadium in Anaheim on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. (Photo from Kevin Sullivan, Orange County Register/SCNG)

    Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout can’t get to a ball hit by Los Angeles Dodgers’ Max Muncy to get a solo home run during the fifth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, June 11, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

  • It wasn’t nearly as simple as they hoped it would be after Shohei Ohtani and Justin Bour homered at a five-run first inning against Kenta Maeda.

  • Los Angeles Dodgers’ Max Muncy is congratulated by teammates after hitting a solo home run during the fifth inning of the team’s baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)


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  • Angels second baseman Luís Rengifo made a diving stop to end the fifth, preventing a series. Left fielder Brian Goodwin tracked down Muncy’s drive in the warning track in the first time.

    Justin Anderson #38 of this Los Angeles Angels celebrates after Max Muncy #13 of the Los Angeles Dodgers flies out to left field to end the top of the sixth inning at Angel Stadium in Anaheim on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. (Photo from Kevin Sullivan, Orange County Register/SCNG)

    In the Ty Buttrey loaded the bases with one out, but he broke out Chris Taylor on a slider and got Kiké Hernandez on a groundout to retire the side.

    — Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) June 12, 2019
    After that, the Angels hitters largely took the remainder of the night off, whereas the Dodgers chipped away, beginning with a set of solo homers out of Max Muncy in the fifth and third innings.

    . @maxmuncy9 knew. pic.twitter.com/UQXQjg3Zy4

    Luis Rengifo Number 4, left, celebrates with Justin Bour, both of the Los Angeles Angels, after throwing Chris Taylor #3 of the Los Angeles Dodgers to finish the top of the fifth inning at Angel Stadium in Anaheim on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. (Photo by Kevin Sullivan, Orange County Register/SCNG)

  • Buttrey gave up a leadoff homer to David Freese and then issued a one-out stroll into Muncy, prompting Ausmus to visit Robles in hopes of a five-out save. Robles got Justin Turner and Cody Bellinger to end the eighth, then escaped the ninth.

    Caleb Ferguson #64 of this Los Angeles Dodgers yells to the plate against the Los Angeles Angels at Angel Stadium in Anaheim on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. (Photo from Kevin Sullivan, Orange County Register/SCNG)

  • Max Muncy #13 celebrates with Cody Bellinger #35, both of the Los Angeles Dodgers after his second solo home run of the game, this one at the very top of the fifth inning, at Angel Stadium in Anaheim on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. (Photo by Kevin Sullivan, Orange County Register/SCNG)
    Los Angeles Angels’ Shohei Ohtani watches his home run off Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Kenta Maeda, foreground, during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
    Justin Bour #41 of the Los Angeles Angels celebrates as he rounds the bases facing Enrique Hernandez #14 of the Los Angeles Dodgers after hitting a three-run home run in the first inning at Angel Stadium in Anaheim on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. (Photo by Kevin Sullivan, Orange County Register/SCNG)

  • — MLB (@MLB) June 12, 2019

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