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Angels on the brink after unraveling against Indians

Angels on the brink after unraveling against Indians

A year ago in Cleveland, the Angels fell further below .500 than they had been in 17 seasons with Mike Scioscia as manager. They were swept over four heavily delayed games, each day threatened by rain, making for a miserable weekend and a worse flight home across the country.

This season’s series in Northeast Ohio is looking just as bad. After a late-inning unraveling Wednesday, the Angels lost, 10-4, to the Indians at Progressive Field. They fell five games behind an American League wild-card spot, with four games left until Monday’s trade deadline. Their season is on the brink.

The Angels (49-53) were within reach until the seventh. Maligned starter Ricky Nolasco allowed a...

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