Yesterday the Angels lost to the Mariners in extra innings 3-2. Los Angeles is having a problem with RISP so far this season. The club is also an anemic 0-22 with the bases loaded.
Kendry Morales who is being counted on to replace Mark Teixeira's bat in the line up has gotten off to a very slow start. Currently batting .200 with runners on with only 1 RBI.
After the game Reggie Willits was returned to AAA Salt Lake City and reliever Rafael Rodriguez was recalled to boost the bullpen. Darren Oliver will be making his first start since 2004 Saturday against Minnesota. He was stretched out pitching 3 impressive innings, striking out 4 in the process.
The Angels got a measure of revenge on Josh Beckett as MLB suspended and fined Beckett for "agressive actions" (throwing at the head of Bobby Abreu). Hitting coach Mickey Hatcher was also suspended. Mike Scioscia, Torii Hunter and Justin Speier were also fined.
A contingecy of Angels will be leaving Seattle for Maryland to attend services for Nick Adenhart on Thursday.
Next Game at Seattle Mariners 4/15 7:00 PM
Jered Weaver vs. Jarrod Washburn
TV: FSN - Radio: AM830, KFWB & KWKW 1330
Wednesday, April 15, 2009
12:00 AM by EricNo comments