Angels, pitching
So, I'm pretty sure this volleyball could have pitched a better game last night than CJ Wilson.  2014 has seen a mostly medicore (at best) year from CJ with a couple of flashes of brilliance (notably 5/17 & 9/17) and a whole lot of stinker starts (6 starts not even making it to the 5th inning).  If only we could just have CJ start on dates with "17" in them?  Let's look at CJ's 35 pitch, 12 strike outing from last night by batter number. First pitch fastball, called strike - low.  Second pitch fastball, single on pitch right over the middle of the plate. Pitch 1, fastball, strike.  Pitch 2, sinker, ball.  Pitch 3, strike, groundout.  One out.  (so far so good right?) Pitch one, ball.  Pitch two, strike (but…
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Freeway Series: Winners and Losers

Angels, Dodgers
Well, that didn't go as we had hoped!  This year's freeway series is over and the result is that the Angels now sit 3 games behind the Oakland A's in the AL West.  Who were the winners and losers of this 4 game series?  See my thoughts below.   The Losers: Los Angeles Angels: The Angels lost the series 3-1 and at the very least should have split it.  Lack of offensive showing and errors proved to be part of the reason for the series loss.  The Angels were outscored 14-10, but more so they only scored 1 run in the last two games (AT HOME) with a combined 7 hits.  The Angels have been great at the Big A this year but apparently the Dodgers didn't get that memo.…
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