The Angels will continue their playoff push without their ace Garrett Richards, who tore his left patella tendon on Wednesday night.
After rain delayed the resumption of the suspended game, the Giants could only manage to push across one run, losing 2-1 to Cubs.
Since their last meeting in June, the A's have cooled off and the Angels have taken flight, setting the stage for a showdown series this weekend.
By his standards, Juster Verlander is having a down year. But the shoulder problems he's been dealing with won't land him on the shelf.
It's possible that concussions will prevent Hector Sanchez and Brandon Belt from playing again this season, but the Giants are holding out hope...
After sitting out Wednesday night's matchup because of hip soreness, Buster Posey will start today's suspended game behind the dish.