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Lonnie Chisenhall

Indians rally after quiet start to take down Angels, 3-1

CLEVELAND The Indians began a key three-game series against the Los Angeles Angels Friday night, one of the leading teams in the crowded American League wild-card race. Although it seemed to take most of the night for the Indians' offense to show up, it finally did to support starting pitcher Trevor Bauer in a 3-1 win at Progressive Field. The Indians entered Friday night five games out of the second wild-card spot and still needing to jump half a dozen teams. The Angels, who began the night only a half-game behind Texas for the final spot in the postseason, represent one of biggest hurdles. It was a quiet night for the Indians (61-66) until the seventh inning, when they got into the...