Scioscia's patience key in beating slump

Updated: May 4, 2010, 11:54 AM ET
By Mark Saxon | ESPNLosAngeles.com

BOSTON -- In times of crisis, Mike Scioscia often does the least. Believe it or not, it's a formula that has worked for him over the years.

Aside from a series of individual meetings with players, Scioscia didn't react much to a 6-14 start in 2002, and most people in Anaheim remember that October pretty fondly.

Four years ago, the Angels stumbled to 11 games under .500 by late May. They embarrassed themselves at Dodger Stadium one weekend, getting outscored 31-7. That team looked ...

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