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MLB Standings: Angels' Skid Puts Playoff Hopes In Jeopardy

The Los Angeles Angels sit in third place in the American League West with a 62-60 record after being swept by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in a four-game series at home.

The Angels sit behind the first-place Texas Rangers (70-50) and the Oakland Athletics (65-55). The Angels are nine games back of the Rangers and four games behind the A's. The Halos only lead the last place Seattle Mariners (58-64) by four games.

Baseball Prospectus' Playoff Odds further displays the Angels bleak playoff hopes, listing the club at a 21.4% chance of making the playoffs. The Angels are in fifth place in the AL Wild Card standings.

AL West Standings

Texas Rangers TEX 70 50 .583 --
Oakland Athletics OAK 65 55 .542 5.0
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim LAA 62 60 .508 9.0
Seattle Mariners SEA 58 64 .475 13.0

For more on the Angels, check out Halos Heaven.