Found August 15, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
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A 4-9 start to August has sent the Los Angeles Angels skidding to the edges of the playoff picture and started some mentions of them and their $150 million-plus payroll as one of the biggest disappointments in baseball this year. Manager Mike Scioscia readily acknowledges his team has been a disappointment -- but qualifies that label. "No doubt, we're disappointed where we are," he said Tuesday before the Angels beat the Cleveland Indians 9-6. "Nobody has their head buried in the sand. But for stretches of the season, we've played as well as anyone in baseball. ... That's the team we know is here, and that's what we're searching for. "There are stretches of every season when you don't think you're ever going to win another game. And there are some stretches when you don't think you're ever going to lose again. ... We've dug ourselves out of an incredible hole (an 8-15 April), and we've got our head above ground. N...
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