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Angels bullpen has room for two aces: Huston Street and Joe Smith
Angels bullpen has room for two aces: Huston Street and Joe Smith

Joe Smith looked genuinely confused. The Angels had just polished off a third consecutive win against the Detroit Tigers. Smith and Huston Street had each pitched three-up, three-down innings to seal the game — Smith the eighth, Street the ninth. The Angels' July 18 trade for Street had given them a tested arm to close games, but it also bumped Smith, who dazzled in 10 save opportunities as the de facto closer. He was back to being the setup man. So, Smith was asked, had he talked to Street about the switch? "About what?" Smith said, raising his eyebrows. "No. Why? I mean, no need for it. You just pitch where they tell you to pitch." Street said...

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