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Mike Scioscia doesn't plan on emulating playoff bullpen roles

Mike Scioscia doesn't plan on emulating playoff bullpen roles

Taking questions from reporters while his team stretched behind him on Tuesday morning, Angels Manager Mike Scioscia recognized the direction of a query before the word “bullpen” was even uttered, based on the inquisitor’s citation of the 2016 postseason.

Scioscia knew then that he’d be asked about how he planned to handle his relievers this year, given October’s occurrences and the three-man race among Huston Street, Cam Bedrosian and Andrew Bailey to be the Angels’ closer. 

The Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians attracted attention last fall during their runs to the World Series because their...

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