General Manager Jerry Dipoto was convinced the Angels could win not only Sunday night's do-or-die game against the Kansas City Royals “but 10 more games” if they could get their high-powered offense on track.
“This team can be electric when we get it rolling,” Dipoto said. “Really, it's just tipping the rock off the cliff and letting it go.”
But that rock turned out to be a boulder, the cliff was a steep incline, and the Angels were Sisyphus. Every push was met with Royal resistance; every inch of ground they gained, they'd lose a yard until they were ultimately crushed by a Royal force they could not slow.
Kansas City completed a...