Angels to Mourn Adenhart in Separate Service

The Angels have been forced to grieve publicly for Nick Adenhart, their teammate who was killed in an auto accident last week. Now, at least for a day, they will have a chance to do so privately.

A group will travel to Maryland following Wednesday night's game in Seattle to attend a memorial service for Adenhart, and will leave on a private jet provided by the team's owner, Arte Moreno. He and the club's GM Tony Reagins, manager Mike Scioscia, team executive Tim Mead, pitching coach Mike Butcher, and pitchers Dustin Moseley, Jered Weaver and John Lackey from Seattle will all make the trip.

Everyone is expected back in Seattle in time for the team's next game on Thursday, but Mike Scioscia really would prefer that the focus not be on the Angels during this difficult time.

"We're going to support Nick's family. That's what this is about," a somber Scioscia said Tuesday. "It's about us doing what we can do to let them know the magnitude and how we feel their loss also.

"But it's about them losing a son, and that's the perspective."

The service that the Angels will be attending is separate from the public one that's being held at Adenhart's former high school that same evening.

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