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Angels closer Huston Street says he's ready for extra duty, if needed

Angels closer Huston Street says he's ready for extra duty, if needed

Closer Huston Street is preparing for a heavier workload in the wake of Joe Smith's left-ankle sprain, suffered when the setup man tripped while walking down a flight of steps at the team hotel Saturday.

Asked about the possibility of four- and five-out saves, Street, who saved both games of Saturday's doubleheader sweep of the Twins, said, "I'd absolutely be willing to do it. To me, that's September baseball. All the normal rules go out the window.

"It becomes a little easier on the body to just force it to do things because you know you're only going to have to play another two weeks, at most. And if you do make the post-season,...

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