Angel Stadium was abuzz. Fans elbowed one another, making sure everyone got a good look at the intruder on the field in the fourth inning.
The intruder was a cat. It was not black. Perhaps the Angels, so desperate for something to reverse their rotten run, would be blessed with feline fortune.
The orange cat scampered down the third-base line, turned into a camera well and jumped into the stands. The Angels resumed batting, and they scored three runs that inning — more than they had scored in any game of this homestand.
The video board quickly posted a replay of the cat dash, adding the words “RALLY CAT.” Could this be...