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  • Trade gives Angels bullpen All-Star company in Huston Street

    Trade gives Angels bullpen All-Star company in Huston Street
    A bullpen that went from being a glaring weakness in April and May to a strength in June and July received a huge shot in the arm Friday night when the Angels acquired All-Star closer Huston Street in six-player trade with the San Diego Padres. The...
  • Orioles fall behind early, can't recover in 10-2 loss to Oakland Athletics on Sunday

    Orioles fall behind early, can't recover in 10-2 loss to Oakland Athletics on Sunday
    OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Orioles might have another chance to play the Oakland Athletics down the road in October with much higher stakes on the line. But following a humbling, 10-2 loss to the team with the best record in baseball Sunday afternoon, the...
  • Orioles look to replicate past success out west

    The Orioles' series loss in Oakland this week kicked off the season's most treacherous road trip in disappointing fashion. But the team has fared well in similar trips under Buck Showalter, giving a hint of solace as the Orioles head to Anaheim for...
  • Orioles option Steve Clevenger, recall Bud Norris for tonight's start vs. Angels

    Orioles option Steve Clevenger, recall Bud Norris for tonight's start vs. Angels
    ANAHEIM, Calif. – In order to make a room for Bud Norris from Double-A Bowie to make Monday’s start, the Orioles optioned catcher Steve Clevenger to Triple-A Norfolk before the game. Clevenger was recalled from Norfolk on July 11 to give the...
  • Adam Jones hits a pair of two-run home runs in Orioles' 4-2 victory over Angels

    Adam Jones hits a pair of two-run home runs in Orioles' 4-2 victory over Angels
    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Orioles center fielder Adam Jones wasn’t worried at all that participating in the All-Star Game Home Run Derby would mess with his swing in the second half of the season. Jones said he seldom deviates from his swing-from-the-...
  • Angels remain on the lookout for pitching

    The Angels are not one of the clubs approaching the July 31 trade deadline with urgency. They already have accomplished their primary goal, fortifying their bullpen by trading for closer Huston Street and setup men Jason Grilli and Joe Thatcher. The...
  • Baseball in California a story of conquer, but not divide

    Baseball in California a story of conquer, but not divide
    It's been a dry, but terrific, year for major league baseball in California. In case you have been out illegally watering down your driveway, the four teams with highest win totals through Monday do business in our state. Oakland's Athletics lead...
  • Josh Hamilton homers again in Angels' loss to White Sox

    A week ago, Josh Hamilton probably would have popped up the belt-high inside changeup he got from Chicago White Sox left-hander John Danks in the eighth inning Wednesday night, or missed the pitch completely. Instead, the Angels slugger turned on the...
  • Angels' little deal for relief trumped by A's big one for starters

    It should have been an unqualified good day for the Angels. They needed a left-handed reliever, and they got one. Their team got a little better. But the Angels are chasing the Oakland Athletics, the best team in baseball. The A's did not appear to need...
  • Angels' Mike Trout to start All-Star game; Garrett Richards snubbed

    Angels' Mike Trout to start All-Star game; Garrett Richards snubbed
    The excitement of a 6-1 victory that capped a four-game sweep of the Houston Astros on Sunday was tempered when the Angels learned that only one player from their club, which has the third-best record in baseball, was named to the American League All-Star...
  • Angels' Garrett Richards dominates Astros in 6-1 victory

    Angels first baseman Albert Pujols can tell how dominating flame-throwing right-hander Garrett Richards is by the conversations he has been having with opposing players who reach base this season. "When you've got hitters who come to first and say how...