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Angels season preview: Rotation holds key to success
Angels season preview: Rotation holds key to success

Mike Trout could have another monster season. Albert Pujols and Josh Hamilton could bounce back from career-worst years. Joe Smith and Sean Burnett could add much-needed depth and reliability to the bullpen. And it might not matter. For the Angels to end their four-year playoff drought, they will need six months of consistently strong pitching from a rotation that has little margin for error or injury. The projected starters should be better than the 2013 group, though inexperience at the back of the rotation is a cause for concern. Jered Weaver and C.J. Wilson are proven veterans, young right-hander Garrett Richards "has the best raw stuff" on the staff in the eyes of...

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