Game 90: Angels-Tigers …

Angels (49-40)

Mike Trout, CF
Torii Hunter, RF
Albert Pujols, 1B
Kendrys Morales, DH
Mark Trumbo, LF
Howie Kendrick, 2B
Erick Aybar, SS
Maicer Izturis, 3B
John Hester, C

Pitching: RH Ervin Santana (4-9, 5.75 ERA)

Tigers (46-43)

Austin Jackson, CF
Quintin Berry, LF
Miguel Cabrera, 3B
Prince Fielder, 1B
Delmon Young, DH
Brennan Boesch, RF
Jhonny Peralta, SS
Alex Avila, C
Ramon Santiago

Pitching: RH Rick Porcello (6-5, 4.47 ERA)

Some pregame notes …

  • The Angels haven’t made a formal announcement on their Tuesday starter yet, but plan on it being Garrett Richards.
  • Chris Iannetta (right forearm strain) threw to bases today. Mike Scioscia said he “definitely took a step forward” but will have to repeat the workout before seeing when he’s ready to go out there and feel comfortable enough for a rehab assignment. “He had a good workout today, he’s just not quite where he needs to be.”
  • Vernon Wells (thumb surgery) worked out again today and could get on a rehab assignment, probably 7-10 games, by this weekend.
  • And this could be a very big week with regards to the Angels’ pursuit of a starting pitcher.

Some Angels.com links from Sunday …

  • Bullpen almost blows it, but Angels escape Bronx with win
  • Notebook, on Ernesto Frieri giving up his first run, Jordan Walden landing on the DL, Dan Haren‘s rehab, Hunter’s status, etc.
  • Bloom: Angels facing fight to the finish in the AL
  • Preview, on the Santana-Porcello matchup

Some AL West links …

And Chris Bosh expects his role to change given the Heat’s new acquisitions.

Alden

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