| Feb 6, 2014
| 8:30 PM
So, what's next -- golf? Scribe-for-hire Eric Simonson and producers Fran Kirmser and Tony Ponturo have this factory assembly-line thing going with pro sports organizations: First came "Lombardi," backed by the National Football League, then "Magic /...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 10:20 AM
The New York Yankees’ signing of Japanese pitching sensation Masahiro Tanaka to a reported seven-year, $155-million deal on Wednesday doesn’t really change much for the Angels in their pursuit of a starting pitcher.
Though the Angels scouted...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 5:44 PM
The New York Yankees' signing of Japanese right-hander Masahiro Tanaka to a seven-year, $155-million deal won't really affect the Angels' pursuit of a starting pitcher, but it might complicate things.
Though the Angels scouted and liked Tanaka, they did...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 5:19 PM
The Angels fortified their pitching depth Wednesday by agreeing to terms on a minor league contract with left-hander Mark Mulder.
Mulder, 36, has not won a major league game since 2006. He retired in 2009, after two shoulder operations, and decided...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 4:49 AM
The Angels did not meet with Japanese pitching sensation Masahiro Tanaka in Los Angeles last week, General Manager Jerry Dipoto confirmed, an indication that the team might not be a serious bidder for the 25-year-old right-hander.
Tanaka spent three...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 10:02 AM
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- The Angels could fill both vacancies in their starting rotation in one trade.
They are in talks to acquire Tyler Skaggs from the Arizona Diamondbacks and Hector Santiago from the Chicago White Sox in a three-way trade that...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 12:55 PM
What do you call it when you make a trade that does not accomplish your primary off-season objective?
A good start, or so Angels General Manager Jerry Dipoto hopes.
But the trade announced Friday -- third baseman David Freese and right-handed reliever...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 12:43 PM
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- The Angels filled out their starting rotation on Tuesday, trading Mark Trumbo to the Arizona Diamondbacks in a three-way deal.
The Angels got Hector Santiago from the Chicago White Sox and Tyler Skaggs from the Diamondbacks,...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 7:49 PM
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The Angels would be pleased to sign Matt Garza and Raul Ibanez and call it a winter.
Garza would join Jered Weaver and C.J. Wilson atop the starting rotation, followed by youngsters Garrett Richards and Tyler Skaggs....
| Oct 21, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Can the Yankees hit a Broadway home run? Rialto producers are stepping up to bat with "Bronx Bombers," a new play about the Gotham baseball team that will move into Circle in the Square in January.
Fran Kirmser and Tony Ponturo -- the commercial...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 7:43 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — The Angels are so desperate for starting pitching depth that they probably will bring struggling right-hander Joe Blanton, who is 2-14 with a 6.04 earned-run average and was banished to the bullpen in late July, to spring training...