By Joe Haakenson, AngelsWin.com Contributor -
OCT. 2, 2002
ALDS GAME 2
ANGELS AT YANKEES
NEW YORK -- Mike Scioscia got his mulligan, Troy Percival got the ball and the Angels got their first postseason victory in 16 years.
One night after being criticized for not going to his closer in the eighth inning, the Angels manager summoned Percival in a strikingly similar situation Wednesday night. Percival wasn't pretty but the results were all the Angels cared about after coming away with an 8-6 victory over the New York Yankees before 56,695 at Yankee Stadium to even the best-of-five series at one game apiece.
The game featured plenty of offense by both teams, particularly from the Angels, who pounded out 17 hits, including home runs from Tim Salmon, Scott Spiezio, Garret Anderson and Troy Glaus. Anderson, Spiezio and Shawn Wooten each had three hits for the Angels.
``We're still in this,'' Scioscia said. ``This gives us a little momentum now going back home but we've g...