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Game Preview 6/8/12 — Musical Chairs– Angels @ Rockies

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Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (29-29) @ Colorado Rockies (24-32)

Pitching Probables: LAA – CJ Wilson (6-4, 2.54 ERA)  COL – Alex White (2-3, 5.60 ERA)

Game Info: 5:40 PM PT; TV – Fox Sports West; Radio – KLAA 830

So we are back to interleague play. This is also the series that allegedly Albert Pujols will play third base so Kendrys Morales can keep hit red hot bat in the line-up playing first. Say what you will about Mike Scioscia, he’s not managing in the box. Putting Morales at first has a ton of risks but the rewards of his offense are to great to ignore. Personally, I would be more concerned about Mark Trumbo patrolling the vast outfield of Coors Field over any infield concerns that might arise.

To put it plainly, the Angels need to take 2 of 3 in this series and start to put some distance between them and .500. Given that Texas has suddenly looked mortal, the Angels have a real opportunity to make this a race.