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  • Angels still undecided on Saturday night starter vs. Athletics

    Angels still undecided on Saturday night starter vs. Athletics
    As the Angels begin a critical four-game series against American League West rival Oakland in Angel Stadium on Thursday night, they still hadn’t decided on a starting pitcher for Saturday night’s game against the Athletics. “We have...
  • Angels-Athletics is becoming a real rivalry

    It's probably wrong to say everyone in Southern California dislikes everything about the Bay Area. Or vice versa. But I'm not saying they don't either. Because the sibling rivalry between California's two most populous areas has long divided the state...
  • Angels able to fly past A's

    Angels able to fly past A's
    The opener of a four-game series between the Angels and the Oakland Athletics took a bizarre turn in the ninth inning Thursday night on a play that led to the A's filing a formal protest. The night then took a significant turn for the better for the...
  • Athletics decide not to protest controversial call in loss to Angels

    The Oakland Athletics decided not to file a formal protest of a controversial obstruction call in the ninth inning of Thursday night’s game in Angel Stadium, meaning the Angels’ 4-3, 10-inning victory will stand. General Manager Billy Beane,...
  • Angels get A's for effort in 4-0 victory

    Angels get A's for effort in 4-0 victory
    Oakland center fielder Coco Crisp risked serious injury when he crashed into the wall in a gallant effort to rob Angels catcher Chris Iannetta of a two-run home run in the fifth inning Friday night. Angels left fielder Josh Hamilton hurled his body into...
  • Cory Rasmus answers the call for Angels

    Cory Rasmus answers the call for Angels
    It was like a conga line from the Angels bullpen to the mound Saturday night. One by one, pitchers trotted into the game, beginning with reliever-turned-starter Cory Rasmus and ending with closer Huston Street. By the time the Angels completed a 2-0...
  • Angels 'erupted' after clinching AL West title, celebrate on field

    Angels 'erupted' after clinching AL West title, celebrate on field
    The Angels’ 5-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners had been over for several minutes, and as the Oakland Athletics began unraveling in the ninth inning of their game, the screams from the Angels’ clubhouse could be heard through the concrete...
  • C.J. Wilson's seven-inning gem boosts Angels' postseason hopes

    C.J. Wilson's seven-inning gem boosts Angels' postseason hopes
    The Angels’ World Series hopes may have received a significant boost Wednesday night with a dominant performance by enigmatic left-hander C.J. Wilson, who allowed one hit in seven shutout innings, striking out seven and walking three in a 5-0...
  • Made-for-TV clincher a thrill for Angels, who celebrate into the night

    Made-for-TV clincher a thrill for Angels, who celebrate into the night
    Circumstances prevented the Angels from partaking in the traditional dogpile around the mound in celebration of their American League West title Wednesday night, but that hardly detracted from the festivities. It was about an hour after their 5-0...
  • New chest injury shuts down Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton

    The music was blaring, the champagne and beer were flowing, the victory cigars were lit, and ski-goggle-wearing players were hugging and dancing, turning the Angels clubhouse into a scene from Animal House, minus the togas. A wild American League West-...
  • Angels scratch Jered Weaver from a start to use ace in playoff opener

    Angels scratch Jered Weaver from a start to use ace in playoff opener
    With the American League West title secured Wednesday night, the Angels scratched Jered Weaver from Thursday night’s start against Seattle to give the ace some extra rest before his final two regular-season starts and line him up for Game 1 of the...