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By Joe Haakenson, AngelsWin.com Contributor -  MAY 14, 2002 GAME 37 - ANGELS AT TIGERS DETROIT -- Told the Seattle Mariners had lost Tuesday night, Angels manager Mike Scioscia responded: ''Did they? I didn't see.'' That's the mindset Scioscia is preaching to his club, 9-2 winners over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday before 12,745 at Comerica Park. Coupled with the Mariners' loss to the Blue Jays, the Angels are 4 1/2 games out in the A.L. West, the closest they've been since April 12. The Angels have won six in a row and 15 of their past 17, matching the best 17-game stretch in club history (June 1-17 1998). But Scioscia says his players aren't patting themselves on the back. ''We're not looking at it in terms like that, because we also got off to the worst start in franchise history,'' he said of the 6-14 start. ''We're trying to keep the short-term focus. We're not looking past anything but (ton...
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