By Joe Haakenson, AngelsWin.com Contributor -
OCT. 8, 2002
ALCS GAME 1
ANGELS AT TWINS
MINNEAPOLIS -- Roger Clemens couldn't do it. Neither could Andy Pettitte. Ditto for Mike Mussina and David Wells.
While the Angels hitters demolished New York Yankees pitching in the Division Series, they found Minnesota Twins starter Joe Mays not nearly as accommodating. Mays did what none of the Yankees could, shutting down an Angels offense as the Twins took Game 1 of the American League Championship Series, 2-1, before 55,562 at the Metrodome.
``It doesn't matter what the names are, it matters where you throw the ball,'' said Angels first baseman Scott Spiezio, one of five Angels starters to go hitless. ``He didn't give us pitches to hit. There was very little in the zone where you could be aggressive. It seems like we took the same approach up there, but you can only do what the pitcher gives you.''
Mays gave up only one unearned run and four hits in eight innings, retiring ...