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Cory Rasmus answers the call for Angels
Cory Rasmus answers the call for Angels

It was like a conga line from the Angels bullpen to the mound Saturday night. One by one, pitchers trotted into the game, beginning with reliever-turned-starter Cory Rasmus and ending with closer Huston Street. By the time the Angels completed a 2-0 victory over Oakland, which extended their American League West lead over the Athletics to four games and Oakland's consecutive scoreless innings streak to 22, the Angels had used eight pitchers in a nine-inning game. It was the third eight-pitcher shutout in major league history. “Is that all we used, eight?” Manager Mike Scioscia said, jokingly. “You know, it wasn't quite mapped out like that, but the way the...

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