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  • 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...
  • Jered Weaver's back is improving, but next start in doubt

    Jered Weaver's back is improving, but next start in doubt
    Jered Weaver, pulled from Monday night’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays after two innings because of lower-back tightness, felt good enough to play catch Tuesday, but the Angels have not yet decided if their ace will make his next scheduled...
  • Angels can hear Oakland's call to arms, but will they answer it?

    The Oakland Athletics made their intentions clear last week when they bolstered an already stout rotation by trading for Chicago Cubs ace Jeff Samardzija and right-hander Jason Hammel. The best team in baseball won't be satisfied with a third straight...
  • Jered Weaver should start Saturday, Angels Manager Mike Scioscia says

    Jered Weaver’s tight back appears to be healing without any issues. Angels Manager Mike Scioscia said before Wednesday’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays that Weaver is on track to start in his rotation spot Saturday. Weaver, who is 9-6...
  • Problems continue on the mound for Angels' C.J. Wilson

    Problems continue on the mound for Angels' C.J. Wilson
    To explain his recent struggles, Angels left-hander C.J. Wilson compared his pitching to golf. In his previous start, when he gave up three home runs in 41/3 innings, he was way off in the woods. Against the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday at Angel...
  • The skinny on Angels rotation: It's awfully thin heading into playoffs

    The skinny on Angels rotation: It's awfully thin heading into playoffs
    The Angels do not open the playoffs for another 12 days, but they already are concerned about how to configure an injury-depleted starting rotation for postseason use. On Friday, hours after Manager Mike Scioscia revealed the Angels might use Jered...