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Angels' horrible month ends with an 11-5 loss to Athletics

Angels' horrible month ends with an 11-5 loss to Athletics

No team in baseball will be happier to see the calendar flip from August to September than the Angels. With Monday’s 11-5 loss to the Oakland Athletics, the Angels finished the month with an American League-worst 19 losses and a major league-low 86 runs scored. It was the team’s worst month since August of 1999 — and the worst month in the Mike Scioscia era. But if that’s the bad news, here’s the good: there’s another month left in the season. And if the Angels can turn the page quickly, they still have a chance to salvage a spot in the postseason. Because while that 1999 team finished 24 games back in the wild-card standings, this year’s team...

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