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Angels already start working toward next season

Angels already start working toward next season

Ten major league teams have made their way into the postseason. The Angels, not one of them, still found a way in the last three days to steal some of the game's October thunder.

First, they played perhaps the most memorable game in franchise history, next to that Oct. 27, 2002, night when a fly ball off the bat of San Francisco's Kenny Lofton settled gently into center fielder Darin Erstad's glove for the final out in Game 7 of the World Series.

Saturday in Arlington, Texas, trailing, 10-6, going into the ninth inning and needing a victory to stay in the playoff race, the Angels somehow rallied and won. It was startling and inspirational, as incredible a thing as you'll see...