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  • It's a different team, but the Orioles are starting to resemble the 2012 squad

    It's a different team, but the Orioles are starting to resemble the 2012 squad
    This isn’t the same Orioles team that went to the playoffs in 2012, but there is some resemblance between this year's squad and that one. The Orioles improved to 16-11 this season in games decided by one or two runs with Monday’s comeback...
  • Chris Young, Mariners shut down Angels, 5-1

    AT THE PLATE: Seattle right-hander Chris Young had a no-hitter until Kole Calhoun snapped a 0-for-14 slump with a one-out single in the sixth. Albert Pujols broke up the shutout with a solo homer to left-center in the seventh, his 14th of the season and...
  • Angels right fielder Kole Calhoun thrives in return to leadoff spot

    Most hitters say they try to keep the same approach no matter where they are batting in the lineup, but that definitely wasn’t the case with Angels right fielder Kole Calhoun on Thursday night. Calhoun had one hit in 19 at-bats in seven games...
  • Angels don't make the grade over A's in 9-5 loss

    The Angels and the American League West-leading Oakland Athletics opened a three-game series in the Oakland Coliseum on Friday night with 1 1/2 games separating the clubs. A big series? Perhaps. The A's are the two-time defending division champions, a...
  • Angels pitcher Jarrett Grube could make big league debut this weekend

    Wade LeBlanc relieved struggling starter Garrett Richards in the first inning Friday night and threw 94 pitches over 6 1/3 innings in a 9-5 loss to Oakland, saving the Angels bullpen for the final two games of a series against the American League West-...
  • Athletics continue to gain upper hand on Angels with 11-3 win

    It’s far too early to concede the American League West to the Oakland Athletics, but the early returns don’t look too promising for the Angels. Yoenis Cespedes had the game of his life Saturday night, gunning down two runners at the plate in...
  • Jim Fregosi dies at 71; first star player in Angels history

    Jim Fregosi dies at 71; first star player in Angels history
    Jim Fregosi, the first star player in Angels franchise history and the manager who guided them to their first American League West championship in 1979, died early Friday in a Miami hospital after suffering a stroke in the Cayman Islands. He was 71. His...
  • Spring-training primer: Key questions for Dodgers, Angels and others

    Spring-training primer: Key questions for Dodgers, Angels and others
    Everyone expects the Dodgers to win. They did last year, and they just put up $215 million for Clayton Kershaw, to better their chance to win for many years to come. No one expects the Angels to win. They sat out the playoffs last year — for the...
  • Dodgers and Diamondbacks to test each other as Cactus League opens

    Dodgers and Diamondbacks to test each other as Cactus League opens
    As the Cactus League opens for play Wednesday, the most immediate story line is not difficult to determine: Is there really a rivalry between the Dodgers and the Arizona Diamondbacks? The Dodgers won the National League West. The Diamondbacks complained...
  • Brian Moran's injury could lead Angels to open with all-RHP bullpen

    TEMPE, Ariz. — Could the Angels open the season without a left-hander in the bullpen? That is one of the possibilities they are considering in the wake of an elbow injury to Brian Moran, the left-hander selected by the Angels in the Rule 5 draft...
  • Despite Angels' star presence, season-ticket sales are down

     Despite Angels' star presence, season-ticket sales are down
    PHOENIX — The Los Angeles market is star-driven, at least according to conventional wisdom. In Mike Trout, Albert Pujols and Josh Hamilton, the Angels have three of the biggest stars in baseball. Yet the Angels' season-ticket sales are down...