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Downtrodden Angels farm system produces four playoff teams
Downtrodden Angels farm system produces four playoff teams

Triple-A Salt Lake won its first Pacific Coast League Northern Division title since 2008, double-A Arkansas won the Texas League North Division second half, and both Angels farm teams will open the playoffs Wednesday. Though Class-A Inland Empire went 69-71, the 66ers played well enough in the first half to earn a postseason berth, and the Angels’ Arizona League rookie league team earned a playoff spot with a 30-26 record. “Not bad for the No. 30 organization on the totem pole, huh?” Angels farm director Bobby Scales said. The Angels, through a series of prospect-sapping trades and free-agent signings that robbed them of first-round picks, slipped to the point where Baseball America...

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