• Madson packed his bags and left for Arizona on Wednesday, where Scioscia said he'll face hitters at least twice before venturing out on an official rehab assignment. The tentative plan is to have Madson pitch in Arizona on Thursday and Saturday, then pitch for Class A Inland Empire as soon as Monday. After two appearances there, he'll be evaluated.
• Tuesday's 7-6 loss dropped the Angels to 4-5 when scoring six-plus runs. They went 93-13 when scoring six-plus runs over the last two seasons combined.
• A feature on Jerome Williams and the relationship with his late mother will run Sunday at 4 p.m. PT on ESPN's Baseball Tonight. Leading up to Mother's Day on Sunday, Williams, who wears a pink glove in honor of the breast cancer that took his mom's life, will be posting old photos with his mother on his Twitter account, @pinkpuka57.
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