• Manager Mike Scioscia said he's thought about putting Mark Trumbo in the cleanup spot on a more frequent basis, but prefers to stay with a platoon for now, with Trumbo fourth against lefties and Hamilton there against righties. The Angels will have seen eight straight right-handed starters before lefty Tommy Milone takes the mound for the A's on Wednesday.
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