Angels need a youth movement

With season slipping away, it's time to bring back Conger, Trout for the experience

Updated: August 17, 2011, 2:19 AM ET
By Mark Saxon | ESPNLosAngeles.com

ANAHEIM -- It's hard to believe the Los Angeles Angels will continue to watch baseball's worst-hitting offense since the All-Star break drag this team out of a pennant race. At some point, don't they reach for a knife and cut the cord?

How much longer can they field a National League lineup playing in the American League? It's as though their pitchers have to hit while other teams get the advantage of a designated hitter. Not literally, of course, but Angels catchers have hit almost as poorly ...

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