The minor league follies are affecting everybody, not just the Angels. The COVID-19 layoff has resulted in a bunch of sloppy play in the minor leagues. On a related note, the Angels did discuss bringing up Jo Adell in the wake of the Mike Trout injury, but ultimately decided he needs more time in the minors.
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