| Jun 29, 2014
KEY MOMENT: The Angels nursed a 2-0 lead through a four-hour rain delay, but David Freese gave them two more runs in the sixth inning. He had three hits — tying his high with the Angels — and drove in three runs. His batting average rose to...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 5:03 PM
KEY MOMENT: The Angels appeared headed to extra innings with one out in the ninth inning when Salvador Perez hit what appeared to be an inning-ending double play grounder. Shortstop Erick Aybar fielded the ball cleanly and fed a nice relay to second...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 9:01 PM
Mike Trout is torn. The Angels center fielder is widely considered the best all-around player in baseball, and he is also a premier slugger, as evidenced by his prodigious 489-foot home run, as projected by ESPN, in Kansas City on Friday night.
| Sep 5, 2014
| 5:28 PM
Jim Mora and his coaching staff should chip in and buy a steak dinner at the best restaurant in Charlottesville for the Virginia starting quarterback, as he was the Bruins' primary scoring weapon last Saturday. I shudder to think what the outcome would...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 7:45 PM
KEY MOMENT: Four walks from Athletics starter Scott Kazmir — two of them with the bases loaded — helped the Angels to six second-inning runs. Erick Aybar extended his hitting streak to 16 games with a run-scoring single in that inning, and...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 8:55 PM
Matt Shoemaker's journey from being an undrafted free agent to matching a pitching standard set by Nolan Ryan can't be measured in years or pitch counts.
Shoemaker's passage from signing with the Angels in 2008 after a career at Eastern Michigan...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 10:17 PM
The Angels are fully prepared to use a bullpen relay team to fill the rotation spot vacated by the injured Garrett Richards. They did not think they'd need a similar relief effort in the games C.J. Wilson pitches.
But Wilson dropped the baton Tuesday...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 11:09 PM
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...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 11:02 PM
Oakland center fielder Coco Crisp risked serious injury when he crashed into the wall in a gallant effort to rob Angels catcher Chris Iannetta of a two-run home run in the fifth inning Friday night.
Angels left fielder Josh Hamilton hurled his body into...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Scott Kazmir is the best pitcher on one of the American League's most successful staffs.
An All-Star, he will go to the mound Sunday at Angel Stadium with 14 victories, most by a left-hander in the AL, and as the leader of an Oakland Athletics...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 6:00 AM
There should not have been a sense of urgency surrounding this weekend's series between the Angels and Oakland Athletics.
The Angels have the best record in the major leagues. The A's have the second-best record. The teams might joust over the...