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Angels remain cautious despite five-game lead going into pennant race
Angels remain cautious despite five-game lead going into pennant race

The Angels players held their fantasy football league draft after Sunday's game, which means two things: The NFL season is about to begin and so are the baseball pennant races. The Angels will enter their race with a five-game head start after completing a four-game sweep of the Oakland Athletics with an 8-1 rout Sunday. But a big lead, even in September, doesn't guarantee anything. Just ask catcher Chris Iannetta, who played on a Colorado Rockies team that once made up a five-game deficit in the final 10 games of the season to reach the playoffs. "It can swing like that," he said. "There's a lot of baseball left. There's one month, but there's...

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