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Angels hot on playoff trail after winning again in Texas
Angels hot on playoff trail after winning again in Texas

What a long, strange — and wildly successful — trip it's been for the Angels, who closed a grueling 10-game swing through Houston, Minnesota, Cleveland and Texas with eight straight wins, including Thursday night's 7-3 victory over the Rangers at Globe Life Park. The Angels (91-55) effectively filled the rotation spot of injured right-hander Garrett Richards with eight pitchers and scored three late runs to pull away for their 14th win in 16 games. They pushed their American League West lead over Oakland to 10 games and reduced their magic number to clinch the division title to seven, prolonging a remarkable month-long run in which they have gone from a four-game...

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