Following a rare setback during their outstanding run, the Los Angeles Angels appear to be in a good position to bounce back with Jered Weaver facing a team he's dominated recently.
Those Minnesota Twins are simply trying to avoid the longest home losing streak in franchise history.
Weaver looks to win his fifth straight decision against the struggling Twins on Monday night when visiting Los Angeles goes for its 13th win in 17 games.
Although the Angels (67-75) are way out of contention as they wrap up a very disappointing season, solid pitching and timely hitting has keyed this late hot stretch.
"They're playing hard," manager Mike Scioscia told the league's official website. "It's been fun to watch these guys rebound from the depths of what's been a very frustrating season."
They've batted .333 with runners in scoring position during the 12-4 stretch despite going 2 for 10 in a 4-3 loss to Texas on Sunday. Kole Calhoun, who went 2 for 4 with a home run in the defeat, is 8 for 12 w...