Originally posted on Angelswin  |  Last updated 6/19/13
By Joe Haakenson, AngelsWin.com Contributor -  JUNE 19, 2002 GAME 68 - ANGELS AT CARDINALS ST. LOUIS -- The Angels starting pitchers are a tight group. Beginning in spring training, they went to dinner together, talked pitching together and simply spent a lot of time together. And in the last week or so, they've pitched poorly together. Wednesday it was Aaron Sele's turn, and he gave up six runs and eight hits in 5 1/3 innings in a 6-2 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals before 35,432 at Busch Stadium. All six runs scored on home runs, two by Placido Polanco, who entered the game with one home run all season. Albert Pujols also hit one, as the Angels starters have given up 15 homers in the past five games. ``It tells me they're pitching aggressively and throwing strikes,'' Angels pitching coach Bud Black said. ``They might not be hitting the locations they need to hit. What I tell them is they're going to give up home runs, every pitching staff does. But solo home run...
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