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  • Teams in the AL West adhere to different building plans

    Teams in the AL West adhere to different building plans
    For more than two decades, the West Coast has played the part of Major League Baseball’s strange uncle. You know, the one who is invited to the family reunion but hardly ever gets to sit at the head table. In the last 22 seasons, only three...
  • Angels fall, 8-2, are swept by Mariners

    Angels fall, 8-2, are swept by Mariners
    Josh Hamilton nearly scolded a reporter for asking if, in light of the Angels' brutal Aprils of 2012 and 2013, there was concern that a "here-we-go-again" mentality could creep into the clubhouse with another sluggish start. "We haven't thought about...
  • Angels don't take a holiday in pursuit of first place

    Angels don't take a holiday in pursuit of first place
    At the traditional Memorial Day checkpoint, the Angels check out quite well. They have the third-best record in the American League, trailing only the Detroit Tigers and Oakland Athletics. The Angels are 1 1/2 games out of first place in the AL West,...
  • 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

    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

    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

    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

    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...
  • Angels are no match for Athletics

    Angels are no match for Athletics
    No major league player would admit to an opponent being in his head, but with the way the Oakland Athletics dominated the Angels this weekend, you wonder if they may have set up temporary quarters in the minds of the Angels. With Sunday’s 6-3...
  • Angels to have Josh Hamilton, Mike Trout for Astros series

    Angels to have Josh Hamilton, Mike Trout for Astros series
    The Angels’ lineup is expected to be at full strength for the first time since the opening week of the season when the team begins a three-game series against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on Tuesday night. Left fielder Josh Hamilton, out...