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I firmly believe that the best Angels starting pitcher is Dan Haren. Typically, he gets overshadowed by Jered Weaver, but Haren's dominance is completely understated. He hasn't has a FIP above 4.00 since 2006 in Oakland, and he had eight straight four win seasons. This year, however, Haren is is 1-5 after last night's loss to the Padres, which was a quality start for Haren. He just got no run support from his team, and this was a game started by Eric Stults...not exactly a top ten pitcher. Despite a walk rate this year that's the highest its been since Haren was a Cardinal (which is still really, really low), Haren's pitching well enough to win games. He's allowed more than three runs in a start just three times this year, and never more than five. The Angels have given Haren more than three runs of support just one time all year, and a whopping total of four runs over his last five starts. Sometimes, it just sucks to be an Angel. Game of the Night: Twins ...
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