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Cory Rasmus gives Angels strong start, but fifth spot still a question
Cory Rasmus gives Angels strong start, but fifth spot still a question

Cory Rasmus’ brief but superb start Saturday night, in which he allowed one hit and struck out six in three scoreless innings of a 2-0 win over the Oakland Athletics, gave the Angels some hope that they’ve found a replacement for the injured Garret Richards. It would take Rasmus several starts to build up the endurance to go five or six innings, and Manager Mike Scioscia wouldn’t commit to starting the 26-year-old right-hander again Saturday in Minnesota, but the Angels might not need Rasmus to chew up that many innings. Having exhausted their efforts to trade for a veteran starter such as Bartolo Colon, Scott Feldman, Trevor Cahill or A.J. Burnett, the Angels could...

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