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  • Angels' Matt Shoemaker to bypass one start because of oblique strain

    The Angels have thrived in the wake of season-ending injuries to pitchers Garrett Richards and Tyler Skaggs, moving to the brink of the American League West title despite Tuesday night's 13-2 loss to the Seattle Mariners. Oakland lost to Texas, reducing...
  • Angels' Josh Hamilton sidelined indefinitely, but Huston Street is OK

    Angels closer Huston Street said he will be available to pitch Wednesday night after missing three games because of a sore right hamstring. But left fielder Josh Hamilton will miss his sixth straight game because of a right-shoulder injury, and he’s...
  • Angels' Albert Pujols falls homer short of cycle in 8-1 win over Texas

    Albert Pujols is a nine-time All-Star who has won three most valuable player awards and two World Series championships, and last weekend he became the 16th player in major league history to amass 2,500 hits, 1,500 runs batted in and 500 homers. But...
  • Huge AL West lead allows Angels to rest Huston Street, Josh Hamilton

    Huge AL West lead allows Angels to rest Huston Street, Josh Hamilton
    The Angels enter Thursday night’s series finale against the Texas Rangers with a 9 1/2-game lead over Oakland in the American League West, and that cushion has allowed them to play it safe with closer Huston Street, who will not be available for a...
  • Angels, Dodgers making playoff plans

    Barring a major collapse by either team, the Dodgers and Angels will open the playoffs in their respective league divisional series, with the Angels beginning play Thursday, Oct. 2, and the Dodgers beginning their postseason the next day. As a result...
  • Angels hot on playoff trail after winning again in Texas

    What a long, strange — and wildly successful — trip it's been for the Angels, who closed a grueling 10-game swing through Houston, Minnesota, Cleveland and Texas with eight straight wins, including Thursday night's 7-3 victory over the Rangers...
  • Mariners are seriously angling for the playoffs

    Mariners are seriously angling for the playoffs
    The Angels have the most victories in the major leagues and the second-place Oakland Athletics are leading the American League wild-card race. Yet, neither has been the best team in the AL West over the last five weeks. Since July 26, no team in the...
  • Albert Pujols reaches milestones, helps Angels beat Twins, 8-5

    MINNEAPOLIS — Only 70 players in major league history have scored at least 1,500 runs, and 98 players have amassed 2,500 hits or more. Albert Pujols achieved both of those career milestones on one memorable Saturday night in Target Field. The...
  • Angels to open 2015 season at Seattle, face NL West in interleague play

    The Angels will open the 2015 season with a three-game series in Seattle from April 6 to 8, and their home opener will be against the Kansas City Royals on April 10. They will close the regular season with a four-game series at Texas from Oct. 1 to 4....
  • Dodgers are scheduled to open 2015 season at home against the Padres

    Dodgers are scheduled to open 2015 season at home against the Padres
    The Dodgers will open the 2015 season at Dodger Stadium against the San Diego Padres on April 4, according to a tentative schedule released Monday by Major League Baseball. The game will fall on a Monday. Following the season-opening, three-game series...
  • Angels' Matt Shoemaker takes baby steps in recovery from injury

    Matt Shoemaker said he was feeling better Wednesday than he did Tuesday, “which is good,” the Angels' right-handed pitcher said. But it’s far too early to gauge how Shoemaker is recovering from a mild left oblique strain, a rib-cage...