Halos in Erstad-less quandary

Updated: May 8, 2003, 8:28 AM ET
By Jim Baker | MLB Insider
On Apr. 19, the Angels were 9-9 and averaging 5.4 runs per game. Since then, they have gone 5-8 and managed just four runs per game. What has happened in that time? For one thing, Darin Erstad went down with tendinitis in his hamstring and has not played since. He has been placed on the disabled list and is expected to miss at least another month.

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