ARLINGTON, Texas -- In a season that veered off course early and still hasn't gone right, the Angels occasionally have shown glimpses of what they could be.
On good days, they find ways to get on base, move runners over and pressure their opponents with timely hits. On bad days, they seem lifeless and unable to do anything right.
Maybe, as Mark Trumbo said, it's an attitude. If the Angels get one -- if they figure out how to strut and glare and carry themselves like a team that refuses to lose -- they can still become a competitive team.
There hasn't been much of that this season. The Angels might win a game, but there is no carryover effect. What they lack more than anything is positive consistency.
Saturday, they showed some. They manufactured runs by playing small ball. They got a workmanlike start out of CJ Wilson, who came back after pitching to five batters Friday night. They got 3 13 hitless, scoreless innings from four relief pitchers. They even overcame another home run...