Angels add youth to veterans, then stir

Cohesion of the inexperienced and the established sure to be key to season

Updated: March 31, 2011, 10:30 AM ET
By Mark Saxon | ESPNLosAngeles

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Six weeks ago, Los Angeles Angels players started showing up at the team's spring training facility in Tempe, Ariz., amid a climate of doubt. People couldn't stop talking about all the things the Angels didn't do over the winter.

They didn't sign Carl Crawford or any other name-brand free agents. They didn't get enough money back from the Toronto Blue Jays in the Vernon Wells deal. Kendrys Morales' fractured left ankle just didn't heal quickly enough.

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