A glove an inch too high, a player a step too fast, a throw a foot too high. Little things happen in a baseball game and sometimes they add up all wrong.
Sometimes they add up to a tough loss.
The Angels were not awful Sunday afternoon, but neither were they particularly good, at least not good enough to avoid a difficult 4-2 loss to the Texas Rangers.
Games are getting precious now for teams chasing a playoff spot and Sunday’s loss pushed the Angels two games behind the Minnesota Twins for the final American League wild-card berth. They have 13 left to play.
“We obviously want to be ahead of everybody, but we still have a shot,” said Angels outfielder Mike...