ANAHEIM, Calif. Bad news has a way of lingering. It's like a summer cold, heavy and unrelenting. It makes you feel like it will never go away.
The Angels got some bad news Tuesday afternoon. They found out that their best starting pitcher, Jered Weaver, was put on the disabled list. He's out until at least June 13, maybe longer if the strain and spasms in his lower back don't go away.
You figured they would collectively feel their loss, wallow a bit in their unfortunate circumstances, perhaps even roll over against the New York Yankees. But that didn't happen.
In fact, they never broke stride. Even in the face of the Weaver news, they stayed on their emotional high.
"We're on a good roll right now, and you've got to ride it for as long as you possibly can," Mark Trumbo said. "It's unfortunate, but Jered is going to be fine and he'll be back before we know it. It's up to us to keep doing our part, keep passing the torch on to the next guy."
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