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  • Preview: Blue Jays at Angels

    SportsDirect Inc. Preview: Blue Jays at Angels The Toronto Blue Jays finally broke into the win column in the sixth game of their 10-game road trip and now look to capture the series when they face the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday in the finale of...
  • 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...
  • Evan Grant: Rangers 'ugly night' has them in last place in MLB

    ARLINGTON, Texas Last place Texas Rangers. And that's not all. On Wednesday, after Houston kicked sand in the face of the Rangers to complete a dominant three-game sweep with an 8-4 win, the Rangers found themselves in a the mother of all messes. Not...
  • Rangers hit bottom after three-game sweep by Astros

    ARLINGTON, Texas The Houston Astros and Texas Rangers meet 10 more times in 2014, but the mantle for the state's best team, along with the Silver Boot, may have been passed Wednesday night. The Astros' 8-4 win in front of an announced crowd of 31,161...
  • Astros complete sweep of Rangers

    The Sports Xchange By John Henry, The Sports Xchange Astros complete sweep of Rangers ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Houston Astros got even with one of their biggest nemeses in completing a three-game sweep of the Texas Rangers on Wednesday with an 8-4...
  • Rangers ponder solutions to offensive problems

    ARLINGTON, Texas An uninspiring road trip in which the Texas Rangers lost the final five games has left them 111/2 games back of the Oakland Athletics in the American League West and in a group of teams with an outside chance of getting a wild-card berth....
  • Upton brothers lead Braves to victory

    HOUSTON As disorienting a trip as the Atlanta Braves took to Minute Maid Park, where even manager Fredi Gonzalez had to correct himself when he first filled out his lineup card without a designated hitter Tuesday, the Braves managed to get their...
  • Angels slide past Twins, 8-6

    Angels slide past Twins, 8-6
    KEY MOMENT: With the Angels leading, 7-6, Kevin Jepsen allowed a leadoff double to Danny Santana and walked Brian Dozier to open the seventh. But Howie Kendrick turned a nifty double play when he backhanded Joe Mauer's grounder, stepped on second,...
  • Kevin Jepsen lets Howie Kendrick turn key double play in Angels' win

    The natural instinct for a pitcher on a grounder up the middle is to lunge for the ball with your glove, stop it with your foot, do anything to knock it down. Angels reliever Kevin Jepsen fought that urge in the seventh inning Tuesday night, and it led to...
  • Angels 6, Twins 2

    The Sports Xchange By Joe Haakenson, The Sports Xchange Angels 6, Twins 2 ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Garrett Richards continued his assault on opposing hitters with his fifth consecutive impressive outing, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 6-2 win over the...