Originally posted on Angelswin  |  Last updated 6/15/12
By Brian Waller, AngelsWin.com Columnist Angels/D-Backs Preview: The Angels continue to roll! Their rotation survived the thin air of Colorado and their bullpen came through when needed in L.A. as the Halos wrapped up a 6-game road trip with a 5-1 record. The Angels will now return home and welcome to town the defending National League West Division champs, the Arizona Diamondbacks for a 3-game series that begins Friday night at the "A". It will be a homecoming of sorts for D-Backs pitcher Joe Saunders who was the Angels 1st round pick in the 2002 draft (12th pick overall) and who was apart of the Angels' organization from 2002 to 2010. Saunders was traded by the Halos to Arizona in 2010 as part of a package for "ace" pitcher Dan Haren. Saunders will take the mound Saturday night to face his former club for the first time. From a pitching standpoint, this series will be very interesting to watch. In addition to Saunders and Haren facing their respective former clubs, the strugg...
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