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The Angels' staff blew a five-run lead in the sixth inning and fell to the Minnesota Twins 12-10 in the 10thinning on a walkoff homer from pinch-hitter Michael Cuddyer.
With Dick Clark returning to the helm of ABC's ``New Year's Rockin' Eve'' after recovering from a stroke, it seemed 2004 pinch-hitter Regis Philbin would be partying privately this year.
I have also been just as impressed with his appearances as a pinch-hitter and the approach he has taken with those at-bats.
Scioscia countered with pinch-hitter Jose Molina, who delivered with a two-run single to give the Angels a 6-5 lead.
Pinch-hitter Robb Quinlan singled home Vladimir Guerrero from third base with one out in the 12th to give the Angels the win, ending their four-game losing streak and moving them one game ahead of the A's with 15 games remaining.
In the ninth, Rodriguez retired the side in order, including pinch-hitter Marlon Anderson, who hit the inside- the-park home run against him one night earlier.