Angels catcher Bobby Wilson was not a surprise starter on Saturday evening given his success in battery combination with starting pitcher Ervin Santana.

Wilson entered the game with only two major league home runs on Saturday and belted a three-run blast early on to boost the Angels chancing of taking game two against the Toronto Blue Jays. The score was 5-0 after the home runs by Bobby Wilson and Hideki Matsui, who smacked the ball out for the first time in a month.

The Jays would have only one run on the board headed to the bottom of the sixth inning when Bobby Wilson benefited from an errant call in a series of questionable decisions by home plate umpire Joe West.  Wilson returned to the plate after the foul ball and crushed his second home run of the game to roaring applause from Angel Stadium.

Cecil was removed from the game after the run-clearing hit by Wilson, and the Angels were on their way to cutting the Texas Rangers lead in the AL West to 7 1/2 games assuming Boston would finish Texas having had the lead. 

With the two hottest bats of the Angels out of the lineup in Maicer Izturis (.391 BA this week) and Juan Rivera (.329 BA over last 30 days), solid starting pitching and brilliant defense from speedster Peter Bourjas in center field helped the lead the Angels to even the weekend series with Toronto.

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