ANAHEIM, Calif. Even the strangest, most inexplicable games are going the Angels' way.
This wouldn't have happened when things were going badly, but it's happening now. Opposing teams make mistakes and pay a price; the Angels make mistakes and find a way to survive.
Their karma is running good right now. Even a bad play here and there doesn't hurt them.
Here's the bottom line: The Angels beat the Texas Rangers 3-2 Saturday night at Angel Stadium, their 10th win in 11 games, and nudged to within 3 games of the first-place Rangers in the American League West. Now they have a chance for a sweep on Sunday afternoon.
They took advantage of three Texas errors, a mistake by shortstop Elvis Andrus and a fortunate call on a play at the plate to win. Strange, indeed.
"We did a lot of things right to get to a certain point in the game, and then we did as many things as you could to give it back to them," Angels manager Mike Scioscia said. "We were fortunate at the end."
The Rangers, in ...