Worth noting

• With eight players missing time due to injury, the Angels are one of the most banged up teams in baseball. That's provided opportunities for Minor League callups like Grant Green, Efren Navarro, and C.J. Cron, among others.

"Some of the guys that have come up, it's definitely kept our heads above water," Scioscia said. "Those guys are doing a good job … our depth has been really important on the position-player side."

Kole Calhoun, who's on the DL with and injured ankle, has started running the bases.

Josh Hamilton, who's been out with a Torn UCL in his left thumb, is expected to start live batting practice this week.

Jamie Ross is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.