Originally posted on Monkey with a Halo  |  Last updated 5/4/13
For years the Angels prided themselves on playing immensely smart baseball.They played aggressively on the basepaths and forced other teams to make mistakes. They played solid defense and got timely hits from unlikely sources. The current roster is the antithesis of those teams. Today the Angels made defensive miscues that led to runs, the baserunners couldn't execute on the bases and hitters who needed to make contact swung and missed. So even though they overcame nearly being no-hit to tie it up and send it to extra innings, it was the little things that did them in in the end. Angels 4 Orioles 5   Game Notes -- Mark Trumbo homered again and continues to be the only real threat in the Angel line-up. Although Trout did get the game tying RBI, it is really Turmbo and a bunch of sub par hitters right now. -- Tommy Hanson struggled early but managed to keep his team in the game. Hanson looked like he was going to get blasted but settled down just enough to allow the
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