Angels' bullpen keeps it interesting

Relievers hold lead to beat Royals in opener, but things were a little shaky

Updated: March 31, 2011, 10:36 PM ET
By Mark Saxon | ESPNLosAngeles.com

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Fans in Anaheim aren't going to want to make a habit of leaving the ballpark early this year. The latter innings could be rife with excitement.

Opening Day can send out all sorts of false and meaningless signals, but you can be pretty sure that the late innings of Thursday's 4-2 win over the Kansas City Royals foreshadowed the summer of 2011 in Orange County.

The Los Angeles Angels figure to lean heavily on their bullpen, an amorphous blob of talent that might shift ...

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