Faced with an inopportune situation at an important time, the Angels have decided on an all-hands approach to handle their vacant starting-rotation spot for Saturday’s game at Toronto.
They might deploy their entire bullpen to pitch, beginning with long reliever Yusmeiro Petit.
Manager Mike Scioscia said Thursday that he hopes Petit can last longer than the 40-45 pitches that have been his norm this season. Still, he probably will require at least five innings of relief help.
“It’ll end up, obviously, being a number of pitchers who pitch in that game,” Scioscia said. “I think Y’s got enough length to get at least into the game,...