Jered Weaver Contract Caps Great 72 Hours For Angels

What a difference 72 hours can make. Thursday night in Anaheim, the Los Angeles Angels were down 1-0 to the Texas Rangers heading to the bottom of the ninth inning. Texas was about to complete a four-game sweep of the Angels, in Anaheim no less, and widen their lead in the American League West to eight games. To make things worse, ex-Halo Mike Napoli hit a solo home run for the only run on Thursday, continuing to torment his former teammates.

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However, since about 9:50 p.m. PDT Thursday, just about everything has gone right for the Angels:

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That the Rangers hold a four-game lead in the division makes them the favorites. But the Angels head to Arlington on Friday for a weekend series and, given what the Angels have accomplished in a 72-hour period, there is at the very least reason for hope in Anaheim.

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For more news on the Angels, be sure to read Halos Heaven.

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