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|Angels catcher Mike Napoli, left, and manager Mike Scioscia, center, stand on the mound as pitcher Ervin Santana, right, leaves the baseball game in the seventh inning against the Seattle Mariners on Sunday.|
Scioscia is still waiting for a stretch of games in which the Angels play so well, he recognizes the team he thought he had in spring training. That hasn't happened in the first 33. "We have to start getting momentum going and moving ahead," Scioscia said. "You're not going to win every game, but the idea is to bring your level of play to the field and win as often as you can. That didn't happen today." No, that didn't happen today or in seven of the nine games preceding. But why? Depends if you ask a pitcher or a hitter.