L.A. Angels’ Comeback Victory Comes Amid Huge Postseason Slump

Posted: 19th October 2009 by Johnathan Kroncke in MLB
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á It's hard to look so bad for so long and still come away with a win. But that's exactly how the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim wriggled their way back into this ALCS match-up against the New York Yankees, winning Game Three in walk-off fashion by a score of 5-4. Unfortunately, the dramatic victory only masks a disturbing trend for the Angels in the postseason since winning the World Series in 2002: They can't hit with men on base. In Game Two alone, the Angels stranded 16 men on the paths, including eight by Vladimir Guerrero and four by Torii Hunter, former offensive threats-turned little girls with plastic bats. It's not just them, though. The Angels' current offensive funk is a team-wide effort. In a season in which they lead the American League with a .285 team batting average, the A ...

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