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Angels' Skaggs practicing swagger

OAKLAND, Calif. - At times he has flashed the arsenal of an ace, Tyler Skaggs finally healthy enough to fully explore the potential that made him a first-round draft pick.

He already has an ace's attitude, something the Angels embrace given that belief in a game based on failure can be as fragile as the average elbow ligament.

And when it comes to the brittle nature of elbow ligaments, well, the Angels are entirely too well versed.

"If you watch the games, I sometimes have bad antics out there," Skaggs explained. "I strike

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