| Apr 1, 2015
| 4:27 PM
AT THE PLATE: C.J. Cron, who will split time at designated hitter with Matt Joyce and back up first baseman Albert Pujols, lined a run-scoring double to right field in the first inning and another double to left-center in the fourth to close Cactus League...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 7:50 PM
Sean Newcomb sits quietly at his locker in the Angels clubhouse.
Newcomb, the Angels' first-round pick in last year's amateur draft, is taking it all in — on and off the field — during major league spring training.
At 21, the 6-foot-5,...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 5:10 PM
Seattle 5, Angels 3
AT THE PLATE: Matt Joyce snapped Seattle right-hander Taijuan Walker's 19-inning spring scoreless streak with a long solo homer to center field in the second, giving the Angels left fielder eight hits, including two homers and two...
| Mar 29, 2015
| 8:10 PM
Manager Mike Scioscia said Sunday morning that the Angels will open the season with four starting pitchers, meaning both Andrew Heaney and Nick Tropeano, who entered camp competing for the fifth rotation spot, will probably start at triple-A Salt Lake....
| Mar 28, 2015
| 6:51 PM
Josh Hamilton is out of sight but not out of mind, the questions about the outfielder's status — if or when he will return, and how he might fit in if he does — hovering over the Angels like a cloud.
Hamilton hasn't been with the team all...
| Mar 29, 2015
| 5:27 PM
AT THE PLATE: C.J. Cron stroked a hit-and-run single through a vacated second base hole in the second inning and crushed a two-run home run over a fence beyond the left-center-field wall in the fourth for his third homer. Cron has shown good bat control...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 6:10 PM
AT THE PLATE: Mike Trout singled twice and walked and is now batting .477 (21 for 44) with three homers, two triples, two doubles, 13 runs batted in and 15 runs. Roberto Baldoquin, the 20-year-old Cuban infielder who signed for $8 million in January, made...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 7:00 AM
Like many autograph collectors, Hector Santiago admits he is intimidated by the big stars.
"Yeah for sure," he said. "Who wouldn't be?"
Last year, for example, he spent most of the summer trying to work up the courage to approach Albert Pujols for his...
| Mar 22, 2015
| 9:24 PM
With opening day drawing closer, spring training has entered that strange phase where bad is good and failure is actually success.
Consider C.J. Wilson's outing for the Angels in Sunday's 3-2 win over San Francisco. The left-hander went 4 1/3 innings,...
| Mar 22, 2015
| 4:52 PM
Angels 3, San Francisco 2
AT THE PLATE: With the possible exception of Josh Rutledge at second base, the lineup Mike Scioscia started Sunday is likely to be the one he takes into the season. But it didn't do much against the Giants. Albert Pujols hit...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 2:55 PM
Garrett Richards gave up one hit and struck out four in three scoreless innings of an intrasquad game on Wednesday, calling it a “big stepping-stone in the process of getting back to where I want to be.”
The hard-throwing right-hander, who...