Originally posted on Angelswin  |  Last updated 8/22/13

ANAHEIM, CA - JUNE 29: Manager Mike Scioscia #14 of the Anaheim Angels looks on during batting practice before the game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on June 29, 2002 at Edison Field in Anaheim, California. The Angels shutout the Dodgers 7-0. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)
By Joe Haakenson, AngelsWin.com Contributor -  AUG. 22, 2002 GAME 126 - ANGELS AT YANKEES NEW YORK -- The Angels will have you believe it was only one loss, no more, no less. But their 4-2 setback to the New York Yankees Thursday night had a little more significance in the standings, what Angels manager Mike Scioscia calls their ``report card.'' For the previous two days, the Angels were among the teams in a three-way tie for first place in the American League West. After Thursday's loss before 43,222 at Yankee Stadium, it's now a two-way tie between the Seattle Mariners and Oakland A's, and the Angels are in third place for the first time since June 25. With a possible strike only a week away, the Angels are out of playoff position. But that could change as soon as today, considering the Angels are still only one game out. ``None,'' Scioscia said when asked the significance of being in third place. ``We're going to look at the standings the last day of the season...
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