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Wade LeBlanc gives Angels chance in game few thought they could win
Wade LeBlanc gives Angels chance in game few thought they could win

Amid the disappointment of a 3-1 loss to the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night, the Angels may have gained a badly needed starting pitcher. Informed Thursday morning that he would start in place of ace Jered Weaver, veteran left-hander Wade LeBlanc went toe to toe with Felix Hernandez, one of the best pitchers in baseball, and held his own. LeBlanc gave up three hits in 5 1/3 scoreless innings, striking out three and walking none to give the Angels a chance in a game few thought they could win. One day after clinching the American League West title, the Angels rested all of their regulars and started a lineup of reserves against Hernandez. But LeBlanc threw his sinking fastball and...

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