ANAHEIM, Calif. – Garret Anderson hit a two-run double in the eighth to drive in the go-ahead runs and give him 1,000 RBIs in his career, lifting the Los Angeles Angels to a 5-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday and a sweep of the three-game interleague series.

The win extended the Angels’ winning streak to a season-high six games and moved them 6 games ahead of second-place Texas in the AL West.

The Angels beat the Dodgers in five of their six games this season and have won 12 of the past 16 meetings between the teams. The injury-ravaged Dodgers went 2-11 on a 13-game road trip and fell 6 games behind the NL West-leading San Diego Padres.

Darin Erstad started the winning rally with a single off Kelly Wunsch (1-1) to snap an 0-for-14 drought. Duaner Sanchez relieved Wunsch and gave up a single to Vladimir Guerrero before Anderson doubled off the right-center field fence. Anderson is the Angels’ career RBI leader.

Shortly thereafter, many in the sellout crowd of 44,029 began chanting, “Sweep, sweep!’

The Angels obliged to move a season-high 16 games over .500.

Brendan Donnelly (5-2) pitched a perfect eighth for the victory, and Francisco Rodriguez worked the ninth for his second save in as many games and 14th in 16 chances.

The Angels took a 3-2 lead off Derek Lowe in the sixth when Jeff DaVanon hit a one-out triple and scored when rookie Maicer Izturis bounced a single over the drawn in Dodgers infield for his second big-league RBI.

Jayson Werth tied it for the Dodgers by hitting Paul Byrd’s first pitch of the seventh over the center-field wall for his second homer of the game and third in two days.

Werth gave the Dodgers a 2-0 lead with a first-inning homer after Olmedo Saenz hit a two-out double. Werth’s second-inning homer Saturday night provided the Dodgers with their only run in the first two games of the series.

The Angels got a run in the third on a two-out, run-scoring single by Anderson, and made it 2-2 in the fifth when Adam Kennedy scored while Darin Erstad was grounding into just his second double play of the season.

Byrd allowed four hits and three runs in seven innings while walking one and striking out six to equal a season-high. He retired 16 of the 17 batters he faced between Werth’s home runs.

Lowe also went seven innings, giving up six hits and three runs. He walked three and struck out four.

Notes: The three-game series at Angel Stadium drew 132,192. … The Angels finished interleague play with a 12-6 record while the Dodgers wound up an NL worst 5-13. … Dodgers OF J.D. Drew missed his fifth game because of a sore left knee. He took batting practice and said he’s close to being able to return to the lineup. … Angels 3B Dallas McPherson didn’t play because of a tight left groin that cause him to leave Saturday night’s game in the seventh inning. Manager Mike Scioscia said he didn’t believe the injury was serious. … 2B Jeff Kent, who leads the Dodgers with 14 homers, 55 RBIs and 47 runs scored, got what manager Jim Tracy called a much-needed start off. He pinch-hit in the ninth and popped out to second. … Werth hit cleanup for the first time since joining the Dodgers last season. He had only one homer in 57 at-bats before Saturday night’s game. … Kennedy went 0-for-1 with two walks, ending his 13-game hitting streak.


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