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After slow start, Angels' Matt Joyce enters a hot streak
After slow start, Angels' Matt Joyce enters a hot streak

It wasn't a long, laborious session, but Angels outfielder Matt Joyce said time spent recently working with hitting legend Rod Carew paid dividends. "Stuff about balance — this and that," Joyce said. "Just small things." It took awhile — nearly 50 games — but as of late, Joyce is looking more like the hitter the Angels were hoping he would be when they traded for him last December. On Saturday night, Joyce hit his third home run in four games, contributing to a five-homer barrage in the first two innings that powered the Angels to an 8-6 victory over the Detroit Tigers at Angel Stadium. Mike Trout, Kole Calhoun, Carlos Perez and Albert...

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