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So Much for the BLOWPEN

A friend just told me how happy he was that the Angels were in first place despite the bullpen's troubles. I decided to double check just how bad the bullpen was doing. Answer? Not bad. Not bad at all. Actually, among the best in the majors. This probably will not come as a surprise to those of you who had been paying attention to the long streak of scoreless relief pitching, but as of now, the Angels' bullpen ranks fourth in the majors with a 2.67 ERA. The starters also rank fourth with a 3.18 ERA. (Note that this statistic is misleading, as you are looking at the average between Weaver and Haren versus the rest. The Angels' starting pitching is very bimodal.) The bottom line: I was all aboard the BULLPEN train from before the season started, but it might be time to reconsider the quality of our relievers. Stats: Relievers: http://espn.go.com/mlb/stats/team/_/stat/pitching/split/128 Starters: http://espn.go.com/mlb/stats/team/_/stat/pitching/split/127

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