As Friday night morphed into Saturday morning, Angels right-hander Jesse Chavez jogged from the dugout to the bullpen at Angel Stadium to warm up.
After exhausting its standard configuration of relievers, his team needed him late in an extra-innings loss to the Toronto Blue Jays.
The Angels needed him again Monday, this time to start against the Blue Jays, who last year deemed him unfit to start a single game.
Motivated to redeem himself after giving up a three-run home run to Jose Bautista three nights earlier, he held them down for six innings in a 2-1 Angels victory.
“The couple mistakes I made the other night that let that inning elongate, I put them in the...