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Angels' offense struggles to live up to the promise of spring
Angels' offense struggles to live up to the promise of spring

There was a 10-run outburst in Texas on Wednesday, and several notable games from Mike Trout, including a two-homer, five-runs-batted-in power trip in Houston on Friday night. Kole Calhoun is heating up, David Freese has slugged three home runs, and Johnny Giavotella is batting .313 from the ninth spot. Other than that, it's been crickets this season from the Angels offense, which had another quiet night Saturday at Minute Maid Park, where the Angels managed three hits and struck out 13 times in a 4-0 loss to the Astros. Dallas Keuchel is a tough left-hander, and he did a number on the Angels with his dirt-diving sliders and floating changeups Saturday, blanking them on two hits and...

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