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SUNDAY ANGELS ROUNDUP: Eddie Bane Was the Man, Santana Drops a Bomb

Up next for Angels: Sunday at Detroit - Los Angeles Times
Joe Saunders will try to give the Angels a better start than he had the last time he faced the Tigers.

Nats hope Strasburg isn't this year's Bane - MLB.com: News
Eddie Bane, Director of Scouting for the Angels, was as dominant a college hurler as there was. His name dots the NCAA record books. He had a 0.99 ERA as a sophomore and went 15-1 as a junior. He was 1973's version of Mark Prior, Jered Weaver or, dare it be said, Stephen Strasburg. He went straight from the College World Series and into the Twins rotation.

Adenhart crash survivor had 'internal decapitation' - Angels Unplugged - Los Angeles Times
Players from all over the majors are pitching in for Jon Wilhite, the lone survivor of the car crash in which Angels pitcher Nick Adenhart and two friends were killed.

Playoff odds, 6/6 - Angels blog - OCRegister.com
Sam Miller has the odds for the Angels printing play-off tickets.

An Angels Blog: The Halo Is Lit
Suboptimal posts his thoughts on the West division.

"It's the burning question in the AL West this year: Are the Rangers for real? Texas swept the Angels in Arlington last month, in what ultimately proved to be a fairly non-competitive series. Angels fans have watched the standings nervously ever since. Currently the Rangers are 30-20, 4.5 games up on the 25-24 Angels. Can it possibly last?"

Angels finally have rotation back together - Angels blog - OCRegister.com
"I don’t think any team around the big leagues has five quality starters like we do — guys that have proved they can pitch," Escobar said.

Team Reports | MLB at CBSSports.com
Angels starters have allowed just four runs over 22 2/3 innings in the past three games (a 1.59 ERA). Jered Weaver, John Lackey and Ervin Santana have struck out more batters (23) than they've allowed hits (16) in this stretch.

A's beat: Top pitching prospect has sore elbow
Oakland's non-stop injury parade isn't limited to the big-league level. Now top pitching prospect Michael Ynoa, the 17-year-old sensation from the Dominican Republic, is out of action because of elbow soreness.

Now they know how the Angels feel.


Santana drops an F-Bomb while being interviewed on FSN. I think it's funny how he reacts after he realizes what he did.