Originally posted on Monkey with a Halo  |  Last updated 6/7/12
GOD BLESS AMERICA.Mariners 8, Angels 6  This was the series that the Angels were supposed to use in order keep up with Texas. I know it. You know it. They know it. Everyone knows it.The Halos are toying with a .500 record and lacking in anything resembling capitalization. Seattle and Oakland decided to put the smack-down on their fellow AL West teams (and by smack-down, I mean they just flat out won) this week and thankfully, the Angels and Rangers suffered the same amount of losses.The line up didn't have the temporary consistency that showed up during that miraculous win streak. But, I don't want to blame the line up for this loss. I have something else in mind. Mike Scioscia is not handling the bullpen the right way and it is affecting the ball club in the most negative ways...as in...they lose the lead and then lose the game. The Angels found themselves in a similar situation tonight when Mike Scioscia decided to bring Bobby Cassevah in to finish off the top of the 6th inning (and when
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