ANAHEIM, Calif. – Two games into the American League Championship Series, better than halfway through another October, the Los Angeles Angels might consider the greater of their flaws: Vladimir Guerrero(notes) in the cleanup spot or the fact they, for the moment, have no one better.
And then what that might mean for the rest of the series, and what another game might expose.
The Angels have scored four runs in 22 innings and are 4-for-19 with runners in scoring position against the New York Yankees, which doesn't fall entirely to the guy who wears the Superman T-shirt under his uniform and an appetite for wild sliders on his sleeve, but he is again in the middle of enough of it, a familiar postseason theme for Angels fans.
While five consecutive playoff wins for the Yankees have convinced New Yorkers happy days are here again, they might at least douse themselves with the notion the Angels lost those two games at least as much as the Yankees won them.
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