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Angels' season so far is a matter of perspective
Angels' season so far is a matter of perspective

An ugly first inning that featured two Angels errors, one on a routine fly ball that dropped when Mike Trout and Collin Cowgill collided in right-center field, and two walks led to an unsightly 9-2 loss to the New York Yankees on Wednesday night. The Angels fell to 16-17 and three games behind first-place Oakland in the American League West, and how you assess their season so far depends on your perspective. The glass-half-empty view: The Angels are 2-8 in one-run games, six of their losses coming in the opponents' last at-bat, and they led at some point in 12 of 17 losses, the highest percentage of losses with blown leads in the majors. Ernesto Frieri was so shaky in his first 10...

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