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  • Angels exercise General Manager Jerry Dipoto's 2015 contract option

    The Angels’ transformation from an underachieving non-contender in 2013 to one of baseball’s best teams in 2014 paid off for General Manager Jerry Dipoto, who had the 2015 option on his contract exercised by owner Arte Moreno. Dipoto, who...
  • On The Fly: Boston College Gets Big Day Out Of Tyler Murphy

    A significant leftover from college football's first weekend? Boston College beat UMass in the game promoted as the "Battle of the Bay State," but the best player on the field was a Connecticut kid. Tyler Murphy of Wethersfield rushed for 118 yards and...
  • Angels remain cautious despite five-game lead going into pennant race

    The Angels players held their fantasy football league draft after Sunday's game, which means two things: The NFL season is about to begin and so are the baseball pennant races. The Angels will enter their race with a five-game head start after...
  • Wade LeBlanc out of Angels rotation; Could Trevor Cahill join team?

    Wade LeBlanc out of Angels rotation; Could Trevor Cahill join team?
    The Angels have a big four-game series against the American League West-rival Oakland Athletics this weekend in Anaheim, and they're not sure who their starting pitcher will be for one of those games, on Saturday night. They know who it won’t be,...
  • Angels top Marlins, 8-2, and pull ahead of A's in AL West

    Angels top Marlins, 8-2, and pull ahead of A's in AL West
    AT THE PLATE: The Angels had six straight hits in a five-run fourth inning, David Freese's double, singles by Efren Navarro (scoring a run), Hank Conger and Kole Calhoun (scoring Navarro), Mike Trout's RBI double and Albert Pujols' two-run single. Freese,...
  • Angels rookie Matt Shoemaker is something of a savior as they win, 8-2

    Angels rookie Matt Shoemaker is something of a savior as they win, 8-2
    It will be almost impossible for Matt Shoemaker to pry the American League rookie-of-the-year award from the meaty mitts of Chicago White Sox slugger Jose Abreu, who is hitting .308 with 33 homers and a league-leading 94 runs batted in. But the Angels...
  • Angels' Albert Pujols is again showing stellar form

    Every now and then, Albert Pujols reminds us of what he once did on a remarkably regular basis, unleashing the efficient, potent swings that were his trademark when he was voted the National League most valuable player three times and was one of the top...
  • Angels lean on pitching and power to beat Marlins, 6-1

    Angels lean on pitching and power to beat Marlins, 6-1
    KEY MOMENT: After Adeiny Hechavarria's first home run of the season gave Miami a 1-0 lead in the third inning, the Angels answered with three runs in the bottom of the inning on run-scoring hits by Mike Trout and Josh Hamilton, and a groundout by Albert...
  • Mike Trout powers Angels past Marlins, joins select fraternity

    Mike Trout powers Angels past Marlins, joins select fraternity
    Mike Trout turned 23 less than three weeks ago. But don't let the tender age fool you. With each passing day, the Angels outfielder proves he's already one for the ages. Wednesday, in the seventh inning of a game that had long since been drained of...
  • 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...