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Angels bullpen is the one source of relief in 4-3 loss to Yankees
Angels bullpen is the one source of relief in 4-3 loss to Yankees

NEW YORK — "No. Moral. Victories." Kevin Jepsen made his point perfectly clear Saturday after the Angels lost a 4-3 thriller to the New York Yankees in which managers Mike Scioscia of the Angels and Joe Girardi of the Yankees matched wits like Bobby Fischer and Boris Spassky. It was nice for the Angels that their bullpen, which has been a source of stress for Scioscia, provided actual relief, with Jepsen, Nick Maronde, Michael Kohn and Ernesto Frieri combining for 3 2/3 scoreless, one-hit innings to give the offense a chance to come back. The Angels put the go-ahead or tying run on second with one out in four of the last five innings but went hitless in eight at-bats...

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