The Angels couldn't ask for much more in September, and they know it.
Before an 8-5 win over the Texas Rangers on Saturday, the players lounged in the clubhouse and luxuriated in the position they have put themselves in. Instead of worrying about a pennant race, they could discuss the college football games or gather around Mike Trout to watch him play a video game.
The team owns the West, the best record in baseball and a 21/2-game lead over Baltimore for home-field advantage in the playoffs.
And, for now, they get to keep a 40-man roster.
If only they could keep that luxury into October.
On Saturday, Jered Weaver turned in another ace-like outing,...