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Angels’ rotation takes another hit in loss to Mariners

Angels’ rotation takes another hit in loss to Mariners

In their attempt to assemble their starting rotation of the future, the Angels continue to encounter obstacles. Scheduled to start Wednesday against Seattle, two months into his return from Tommy John surgery, talented young left-hander Tyler Skaggs will instead undergo an MRI exam on his arm.

He told the team he was feeling tightness in his left forearm Tuesday. After their 8-0 loss to the Seattle Mariners, the Angels scratched him and replaced him with journeyman Jhoulys Chacin.

“You’re always concerned, for sure, with any pitcher,” Manager Mike Scioscia said. “With Tyler’s history, obviously, we’re going to err on the side of...

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