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Angels might find some relief right in their midst
Angels might find some relief right in their midst

The Angels have one-third of their opening-day lineup — left fielder Josh Hamilton, right fielder Kole Calhoun and third baseman David Freese, who suffered a small fracture of his right middle finger Friday night — on the disabled list, yet offense is the least of their concerns. Their most glaring weakness, one they must fix if they are to end a four-year playoff drought, is a bullpen that entered Saturday night’s game against the Texas Rangers with a 4-5 record, 4.20 earned-run average, four saves in eight opportunities and had allowed 20 of 45 inherited runners to score. Ernesto Frieri was demoted from the closer role April 25 after a 9.35 ERA and five home runs in...

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