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  • Back end of Angels bullpen creates another unhappy ending in 3-2 loss

    Back end of Angels bullpen creates another unhappy ending in 3-2 loss
    NEW YORK — A potential make-or-break trip to Detroit, Washington and New York did not make or break the Angels, whose slip-through-the-fingers 3-2 loss in Yankee Stadium on Sunday night left them with a 4-5 record on the challenging nine-game swing....
  • Things are going better for Angels this April

    Things are going better for Angels this April
    The cruelest month comes to an end Wednesday. The Angels are not buried. That counts as progress in Anaheim, where the home team has punted the season because of a poor April in each of the last two seasons. On the last day of the month, the Angels have...
  • Angels can't get any relief from Sean Burnett, Brian Moran

    Angels can't get any relief from Sean Burnett, Brian Moran
    SEATTLE — The Angels barely flinched when American League West rivals Texas and Seattle added powerful left-handed bats this winter, the Rangers acquiring Prince Fielder and Shin-Soo Choo and the Mariners signing Robinson Cano. They had just the...
  • Angels season preview: Rotation holds key to success

    Angels season preview: Rotation holds key to success
    Mike Trout could have another monster season. Albert Pujols and Josh Hamilton could bounce back from career-worst years. Joe Smith and Sean Burnett could add much-needed depth and reliability to the bullpen. And it might not matter. For the Angels...
  • 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-Athletics is becoming a real rivalry

    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...
  • Huston Street can't shut down Rangers and Angels lose, 3-2

    Huston Street can't shut down Rangers and Angels lose, 3-2
    As good as Huston Street is, and he has been nearly invincible for four years, he is not perfect, as the Angels were so painfully reminded of in the ninth inning of Sunday's 3-2 loss to the Texas Rangers in Globe Life Park. Street, acquired in a July 18...
  • Errors Cost Red Sox In Loss To Angels

    Errors Cost Red Sox In Loss To Angels
    C.J. Wilson pitched into the sixth inning and the Angels capitalized on a pair of errors in the eighth to down the Boston Red Sox, 4-2, to begin a four-game series.  Mike Trout went 2-for-4 with an RBI and scored once for the Angels, who have won five of...
  • Angels' bullpen comes through in 4-2 win over Red Sox

    Angels' bullpen comes through in 4-2 win over Red Sox
    Closer Huston Street and setup man Joe Smith were not available Monday night after pitching in three straight games at Texas, but there was no real concern, no sense of impending doom, in the Angels bullpen or dugout. "The bullpen is so deep right now...
  • Josh Hamilton back in cleanup spot for Angels

    Josh Hamilton back in cleanup spot for Angels
    Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton, who sat out two straight games to take a mental break from a brutal two-week slump, is back in the cleanup spot against the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night after a lengthy afternoon workout with hitting coaches Don...