Los Angeles Times

Helene Elliott: Angels search for familiarity and hope following Tyler Skaggs' death

LOS ANGELES - The rhythms of the game pulled them back in and took hold again Monday, and for that small gift, the Angels were grateful.

They gladly gave in to the tug exerted by the familiar and routine, to playing catch under a cloudless blue sky and hearing the reassuring pop of the ball as it smacked into leather gloves, to chatting as they took batting practice and smiling as they hadn't allowed themselves to smile since pitcher Tyler Skaggs' death July 1 hurled them into an unscripted world

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