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Matt Joyce contributes with the bat in Angels' 5-2 victory
Matt Joyce contributes with the bat in Angels' 5-2 victory

If Matt Joyce is doing what he did consistently for the last seven seasons, which is hit right-handed pitching to the tune of an .800 on-base-plus-slugging percentage, the Angels might not have felt so compelled to summon Marc Krauss from triple A on Tuesday. But there was Krauss at first base and batting ninth in the Angels' 5-2 win over the Colorado Rockies, the first line of offense for a team in desperate need of production, especially from the left side, while it waits for the trade market to develop. Krauss hit .183 in April at Salt Lake but went on a tear in his last 10 games, batting .444 (16 for 36) with 13 runs batted in, bringing his 28-game totals to .367 with two home...

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