LA Angels: 3 encouraging signs from New York Yankees series

Shohei Ohtani, LA Angels. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
Shohei Ohtani, LA Angels. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports /
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Shohei Ohtani, LA Angels
Shohei Ohtani, LA Angels. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports /

The LA Angels just took two of three from the New York Yankees, and surprised a lot of people with their performance.

There were some incredible feats put on display, and the team has played noticeably much better in these past two series.

There are a few things that can be taken from this series that bode really well for the Halos’ series against Texas coming up. It’s a series they should win against the last place team in the AL West.

No. 3 encouraging sign from New York Yankees series: The LA Angels played up to their competition

The LA Angels typically beat up on bad teams this season. Then, they dropped two of three to the Baltimore Orioles. They started playing down to their competition.

However, in this series, the Angels played up to their competition, which was a great sight to see. It’s something they don’t do too often.

The Yankees had won 13 of their last 15, and the Angels were just one series removed from their most embarrassing series performance of the year. They weren’t intimidated, and won the series.

This is now the second straight series against a quality team that the Angels have competed in and played well. This is important going forward because 21 of the 28 games we have remaining on the schedule are against teams that are above .500.

We may not have the Yankees again, but we have teams just as tough. We proved that we can hang with those teams.