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Justin Verlander pitched a no-hitter today. It was the third such performance of his career. He’s also had many other bids to blank the other team, including this outing in 2011:
Erick Aybar bunted for a hit, Verlander **probably** threw the ball away on purpose, and the scorer gave him an error. Verlander’s bid would last a little longer.
Although the question is very vague and does not specify any individual situation, we can assume that it had such instances like Aybar’s bunt in mind. 69.6% of voters said they would be okay with such a bunt.
Do you approve of the job manager Brad Ausmus has done?
68% Yes (down from 78% last week)
Are you confident in the direction of the Angels?
38% Yes (down from 47% last week)
The Angels are all but eliminated from the playoffs.
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