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|Moving Bobby Abreu to the No. 3 spot is familiar territory, and one of the positive results of Scioscia's lineup shuffling.|
"Look what he did with [Chone] Figgins in front of him last year," Kendrick said. "Those guys thrive on it. Once Aybar starts getting those balls to fall, hopefully I keep doing what I'm doing, Bobby does what he does and that only keeps us rolling as a team." This would be an opportune time for the Angels to start rolling, because after barely glimpsing the rest of their division for five weeks, they are in the thick of it. Four of their next eight series are against division opponents before interleague play -- their favorite part of the schedule -- takes over. "It doesn't matter if you're playing in your division or out of your division. You need to play good baseball," Scioscia said. "There are things we saw in the first month of the season that were obviously eyesores."