Shin-Soo Choo

Angels defeat Rangers, 5-2, to conclude April above .500

Angels defeat Rangers, 5-2, to conclude April above .500

Trash, all kinds of it, scattered across Globe Life Park on a blustery Sunday afternoon in North Texas. Hot dog wrappers, napkins and discarded chip bags were strewn about the infield for much of the series finale between the Angels and Texas Rangers.

At one point Yunel Escobar, bored during a mound visit, even picked up a few pieces. He walked them over to first-base coach Alfredo Griffin, who tried to discard them, only to find the same stuff flying back a few seconds later.

The Angels played through the trash, as they did through all the other obstacles that darted their way in April. And as they did for the month, they came out of it OK. They pitched pretty well,...

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