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Angels mailbag: Looking at the last two weeks

Angels mailbag: Looking at the last two weeks

Hello, Angels fans. Well, this is almost it. Your favorite baseball team is 76-73 and off today for the last time this season. With 13 games remaining in the regular season, they trail Minnesota by two games for the American League’s second wild-card spot.

So, the Angels’ playoff destiny may not fully rest within their control. But, with good play, they can give themselves a reasonable chance to qualify for the Oct. 3 wild-card game — or an Oct. 2 play-in game in Minnesota.

It begins Tuesday, when Cleveland comes to town for a three-game series. Luckily, the Angels will miss Corey Kluber, the Cy Young contender, and Carlos Carrasco. The pitching matchups...

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