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Should John McDonald start for Angels until David Freese returns?
Should John McDonald start for Angels until David Freese returns?

With David Freese on the disabled list, the Angels have settled on a third-base platoon of John McDonald against left-handers and Ian Stewart against right-handers. Stewart is hitless in his last 22 at-bats, matching the longest hitless streak of his career. He is batting .169, with three walks and 29 strikeouts in 65 at-bats. He has not played regularly in the major leagues since 2010. The Angels expect Freese to return May 18, when he is eligible to be activated, said bench coach and interim manager Dino Ebel. In the meantime, since McDonald has five hits and one strikeout in 16 at-bats, why not milk that hot streak and run him out there every day? "We'll talk about that...

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