Not what the Angels needed, another starter going down to injury.
With outfielders Mike Trout and Cameron Maybin on the disabled list, you could understand if the Angels feared the worst when shortstop Andrelton Simmons and Minnesota’s Eduardo Escobar collided at second base, with both going down in a heap and staying there for some time.
Escobar was trying to steal second base and Simmons reached but missed catcher Juan Graterol’s throw, which hit Escobar.
“He hit on the top of my knee,” Simmons said. “It was just a good hit. It numbed me up pretty good. Just sore. I don’t think...