Originally posted on Monkey with a Halo  |  Last updated 4/16/13
Just when the Angels looked like they were ready to finally get hot, they arrived in the frigid temperatures of Minnesota and cooled right back down. This game had all the tell-tale signs of the struggles that plagued the team so far this season. Joe Blanton laid another egg against a weak lineup. The bats got unlikely output in the form of homers from Peter Bourjos and Brendan Harris, but the rest of the team failed to support them going 0-for-5 with runners in scoring position and hitting into two double plays. The real kicker though was the bullpen going south once more. Michael Roth, Mark Lowe and Dane De La Rosa combined to allow four runs to thwart any attempt at a Halo comeback before it even got started. Honestly, if you could write a script for all of the Angel losses this season, this was that script. Back to the drawing board, I guess. Twins 8, Angels 2 Game Notes -- While Michael Roth did allow a run, he still looked impressive. At a minimum, he pounds
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