Chavez, Delgado on the mend
Several hitters who can dictate how opposing managers manage have been absent for extended periods.
Think the Angels have a whole lot of sympathy for them?
To say Anaheim has been crushed by injuries is an understatement. The Angels have sent nine players to the disabled list for a total of 271 games and had their projected everyday lineup intact for one game all season. They might already be buried in the American League West if not for the brilliance of Vladimir Guerrero, the calming influence of manager Mike Scioscia and the contribution of Chone Figgins, Jeff DaVanon and the other shock troops.
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