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The skinny on Angels rotation: It's awfully thin heading into playoffs
The skinny on Angels rotation: It's awfully thin heading into playoffs

The Angels do not open the playoffs for another 12 days, but they already are concerned about how to configure an injury-depleted starting rotation for postseason use. On Friday, hours after Manager Mike Scioscia revealed the Angels might use Jered Weaver on short rest in the first round of the playoffs, Hector Santiago went out and showed why. Garrett Richards and Tyler Skaggs are out for the season. Matt Shoemaker has a strained oblique but believes he can be ready for the playoffs. If he is not, Santiago would be in line to start Game 3 of the division series. That would be the same Santiago who got three outs in his start on Friday, who got six outs in his previous start, and whose...

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