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Angels right fielder Kole Calhoun thrives in return to leadoff spot
Angels right fielder Kole Calhoun thrives in return to leadoff spot

Most hitters say they try to keep the same approach no matter where they are batting in the lineup, but that definitely wasn’t the case with Angels right fielder Kole Calhoun on Thursday night. Calhoun had one hit in 19 at-bats in seven games since returning from a sprained right ankle on May 21, with all of his starts coming at the bottom of the order, and he was admittedly too impatient at the plate, swinging at bad pitches. But that all changed Thursday night with a return to the leadoff spot, from where Calhoun had two hits, two walks, scored three runs and saw 29 pitches in five plate appearances in the Angels’ 7-5 win over the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field. “I wanted to see...

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