Originally posted on Monkey with a Halo  |  Last updated 7/21/12
Oh man was Ervin Santana bad today. We are talking catastrophically terrible. This reoccuring bout of crappiness has put the Angels is a severly compromised position as it relates to the next 10 days or so. All of sudden the starting rotation, already an issue, has a gaping hole where Ervin used to be. Scioscia has already said he is skipping his next start with the off day and a trip to the bullpen is probably in order. Trade rumors abound and the team stumbling a bit coming out of the gate to start the second half. It doesn't help that the suddenly scorching Oakland A's are breathing down their necks and the Texas Rangers, in case we all forgot and I apparently did last night, are still probably the best team in baseball. So, otherwise, not much on Jerry DiPoto's plate right now.Angels 2 Rangers 9Game Notes-- Let's ignore the Santana giant steaming pile of dung thrown out the first two innings, the rest of the staff did an admirable job. David Carpenter threw four really solid inn...
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