Angels suddenly feel confident again

A 9-7 comeback win over Texas has players saying the race in the West isn't over

Updated: July 31, 2010, 9:56 AM ET
By Mark Saxon | ESPNLosAngeles.com

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- A major league baseball season drags on so long that practically anything can happen.

Sometimes, it does.

That's the little toehold of hope the Los Angeles Angels are clinging to right now, that "you-never-know" factor. Other than the truly hopeless, the bickering Seattle Mariners or the moribund Baltimore Orioles, there aren't a lot of teams you can write off in July, even if there's barely any July left.

And even if Friday's 9-7 win over the first-place Texas ...

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