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Angels lose 5-3 stunner to Indians amid Scioscia bullpen head scratchers
Angels lose 5-3 stunner to Indians amid Scioscia bullpen head scratchers

If it was Mike Scioscia's intent to move the Raul Ibanez vs. C.J. Cron debate to the back burner, the Angels manager did a fabulous job of it Thursday. Otherwise, it was a disastrous afternoon for Scioscia, whose head-scratching bullpen moves in the 10th inning all backfired, culminating in a Nick Swisher walk-off grand slam that gave the Cleveland Indians a stunning 5-3 victory over the Angels in Progressive Field. Swisher, hitless with three strikeouts in four previous at-bats, lined a 1-and-2 Ernesto Frieri fastball through a biting wind that had knocked down every hard-hit fly ball, his drive sailing just out of the reach of the leaping Kole Calhoun in right field. ...

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