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Soreness delays return of Angels starter Tyler Skaggs

Soreness delays return of Angels starter Tyler Skaggs

Left-hander Tyler Skaggs’ latest ailment has sounded an alarm within the Angels’ organization. The club had been counting on his return in short order.

Now, after he experienced renewed soreness in his oblique and abdominal muscles before his scheduled rehab start in Arizona on Saturday, his recovery path is unclear.

“It’s disturbing,” Angels manager Mike Scioscia said Sunday. “It’s frustrating.”

Scioscia said the club did not have an idea how far Skaggs’ timeline will be pushed back. He confirmed he no longer has a chance to return in the first half.

“I think it’s impossible to make any determination,” Scioscia said.

Skaggs, 25, strained the oblique five...

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