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Angels Vs. Athletics Series Preview: Halos Will Try To Regroup At Home

The Angels return home to play a short two-game series against the Oakland Athletics. This will be the first meeting between the two teams this season.

ARLINGTON, TX - MAY 13: Albert Pujols #5 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim watches his fly ball to left field against the Texas Rangers on May 13, 2012 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Layne Murdoch/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - MAY 13: Albert Pujols #5 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim watches his fly ball to left field against the Texas Rangers on May 13, 2012 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Layne Murdoch/Getty Images)
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The Los Angeles Angels are coming off dropping two out of three in brutal fashion to the first-place Texas Rangers, but are returning to Angel Stadium on Monday with a 3-3 record on their road trip. The Oakland Athletics will be first up on this homestand as they kick off a two-game series on Monday.

The A's are 18-17 and are in second place in the American League West, five games behind the Rangers. The Angels will enter the two-game series with a record of 15-20 and in last place, half a game behind the Seattle Mariners.

TV Schedule & Probable Pitchers

In Monday's opener, Tyson Ross will take the hill for the A's. He is 1-3 with a 7.71 ERA. Dan Haren will start for the Angels and is also 1-3, but has been a hard-luck loser more often than not. First pitch will be at 7:05 p.m. PT and the game will be televised on FOX Sports West. You can find the radio broadcast on KLAA 830.

On Tuesday, Bartolo Colon will start for Oakland. He was lights-out at the beginning of the season but has had a rough couple of outings and is now 3-3. He'll go up against Ervin Santana, who will be looking for his second win of the year. The game will begin at 4:05 p.m. PT will be televised on FOX Sports West. You can find the radio broadcast on KLAA 830.


Current Series

2 game series vs Athletics @ Angel Stadium of Anaheim

Oakland Athletics
@ Los Angeles Angels

Monday, May 14, 2012, 7:05 PM PDT
Angel Stadium of Anaheim

Tyson Ross vs Dan Haren

Clear. Winds blowing out to right field at 5-10 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 70.

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