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Originally Published: February 15, 2005
By Buster Olney | ESPN The Magazine

ANAHEIM ANGELS

What must go right: For the first time since 1995, the Angels' closer will be somebody other than Troy Percival. Francisco Rodriguez, the heir apparent since he blew away opponents in the 2002 postseason, has impeccable credentials and stuff, and there's no reason to think he can't do the job. But sometimes transitions like this don't go as seamlessly as expected -- see Octavio Dotel, Astros, 2004 -- and the Angels also must promote Scot Shields or Brendan Donnelly into the ...

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