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LA Angels: 3 key takeaways from the Opening Series

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Jared Walsh, Los Angeles Angels (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
Jared Walsh, Los Angeles Angels (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
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Albert Pujols, Anthony Rendon, Mike Trout (Photo by Katelyn Mulcahy/Getty Images)

The Angels Opening Day record is 0-7 since 2014. That was until the Angels put together an impressive team win in Thursday’s opener against the White Sox led by the Angels 3-4-5 hitters who reached base safely a combined seven times. The Halos followed that performance up, winning three of the first four games of their Opening Series.

The same 2014 season is also the last year in which the Halos reached the postseason, marking a six-year playoff drought in which the Halos have been watching October baseball instead of playing October baseball.

The team came into the 2021 season needing a “feel good” start to the season, as new General Manager Perry Minasian and his “win now” attitude has Angels and baseball fans hopeful that the team has their best shot at a playoff birth in quite some time.

Angels Opening Series: Exciting things are happening in Anaheim.

The Halos welcome in an undefeated Houston Astros (4-0) squad on Monday, on the heels of their 3-1 start to the season with a whole handful of positives up and down the roster.

Here are three key takeaways from the Opening Series that should give Angels fans a lot of promise with 158 games remaining this season.

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