Of the 25 players on the Angels' active roster, eight weren't with the club on Opening Day. And five of those players -- outfielders Kole Calhoun and Collin Cowgill, plus infielders Grant Green, Chris Nelson and Tommy Field -- started games in this series.
"We do have a lot of new faces," first baseman Mark Trumbo said. "If you said at this point this was the roster we'd have out there, I don't think a lot of people would've believed you."
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