The Angels just took two out of three games from a Houston Astros team that owns the best record in baseball. In their two victories in Houston, the Angels won by a combined 11 runs while they were outscored by just two runs in the lone game they lost.

With that series win, the Angels are now 33-33 on the season and 7-6 since Mike Trout’s trip to the disabled list was supposed to derail the team’s season. Before Trout’s injury, the Angels already had very little margin for error because of the slew of injuries to key pieces of their pitching staff, and Trout’s injury only compounded the matter.

To survive in the wake of such an impactful injury with no room for error meant excelling at the little things and receiving contributions from unexpected places, and the Angels have done both so far. Continue reading at Halos Heaven.