Angels Get Yanked from Playoffs, Fans Suffer Five Stages of Sports Grief

Posted: 29th October 2009 by Johnathan Kroncke in MLB
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Well, it's finally over. After 171 grueling regular and postseason games, after all of the ups and downs, tragedies and triumphs, the Los Angels Angels of Anaheim are getting a preemptive jump on the offseason. It's not the Angels' fault, per say. I cringe to even think it, but though the differences were minor, the New York Yankees were simply the better team, throughout both the regular season and the American League Championship Series. The starting pitching was fairly evenly matched, but they featured a dominant lefty in CC Sabathia, whom the Angels couldn't touch, while we countered with a sure-fire klutz in Scott Kazmir. Seriously now, did he have one solid inning this postseason? The Yankees' bullpen was a bit shaky in the series, but the great Mariano Rivera picked Angels batters a ...

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