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|Bobby Abreu celebrates his game-winning hit, but the Angels aren't ready to say they're back on track yet.|
Angels players are becoming less diplomatic talking about the team's decision to play its midweek day games at 4:05 p.m. Hitters have complained about the difficulty of picking up the ball as it travels through shadows. Now the pitchers are chiming in. At one point Wednesday, starter Joel Pineiro said he was literally blinded by the sun during his delivery. He was trying to pitch to Vernon Wells with Adam Lind on first base and nobody out while trying to protect the lead Matsui had just handed him. Pineiro (4-5) called out the catcher, Napoli, to the mound just to buy himself some time, hoping the sun would dip beneath the upper deck. Finally, he just had to let it go blind. It worked out: Wells hit into a double play. "I came up to my windup and I didn't know what I was doing," Pineiro said. "[Napoli] said, 'What are you doing?' I'm like, 'What do you mean? I can't see.'"