Kazmir, Matsui slowing Angels' progress

Pitcher can't find his game and hitter continues his slide downward in another loss

Updated: May 12, 2010, 9:41 AM ET
By Mark Saxon | ESPNLosAngeles.com

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Some of what the Los Angeles Angels have gone through in a disappointing first five weeks can be chalked up to struggling young players. Brandon Wood hasn't gotten a handle on facing major league pitching. A few young relievers haven't fared well navigating this league.

But two of the biggest drags on the Angels' attempt to turn things around are a couple of veterans who have been through all sorts of highs, lows and in-betweens over long major league careers. Scott Kazmir ...

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