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Angels shake up staff, take it to Blue Jays in ninth
Angels shake up staff, take it to Blue Jays in ninth

The Angels will score. They have scored more runs than all but four teams in the major leagues, and that is with Josh Hamilton on the disabled list and a black hole at third base. The Angels will go as far as their pitching takes them. On Friday, they shook up their staff a bit, dropping Hector Santiago from the starting rotation and suggesting Joe Smith and Ernesto Frieri might share the closer's role. Frieri did the honors Friday, delivering a perfect ninth inning in a 4-3 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays. Smith worked the eighth, following seven strong innings from Garrett Richards. The Angels are delighted that Richards is emerging as an ace. But they are frustrated by...

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