| Mar 1, 2014
| 5:12 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — Albert Pujols plays for the Angels, and so does Josh Hamilton. Total rebuilding is not an option.
It could have been. The Angels' minor league system generally ranks as the worst in the business. The major league team has not...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 5:13 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — The keepers of the gate for the Angels, the catching crew, play for the ultimate keeper of the gate.
All it takes to establish Manager Mike Scioscia is just that are Internet replays of his home-plate blocking when he was a...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 4:42 PM
Angels 7, Texas Rangers 4
AT THE PLATE: Raul Ibanez hit a solo home run to right field, and Chris Iannetta hit a run-scoring double to center off Rangers ace Yu Darvish in the second inning. Howie Kendrick's two-out, two-run single in the sixth tied the...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 11:14 PM
Mike Scioscia did what any manager would do against Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale, stacking the Angels lineup with eight right-handed batters in hopes of beating an ace who held left-handers hitless in 32 at-bats this season.
It didn't seem to matter...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Chris Sale’s full-count changeup to Angels slugger Mike Trout with the bases loaded in the eighth inning Saturday night was shin-high and several inches off the plate, a pitch Chicago White Sox Manager Robin Ventura said was “probably ball...
| May 23, 2014
| 10:30 PM
KEY MOMENT: C.J. Wilson looked shaky in the first. He gave up a quick run, and his first two outs were line drives. The Royals loaded the bases on a hit and two walks and were threatening to take a big early lead, but Wilson struck out Lorenzo Cain to end...
| May 25, 2014
| 5:49 PM
KEY MOMENT: The Royals led, 3-1, with two out in the seventh inning. The Angels had runners on second and third but, even with the open base, the Royals elected to pitch to Albert Pujols. Kelvin Herrera got two quick strikes, with Pujols late on a 99-...
| May 25, 2014
| 6:43 PM
At the traditional Memorial Day checkpoint, the Angels check out quite well. They have the third-best record in the American League, trailing only the Detroit Tigers and Oakland Athletics. The Angels are 1 1/2 games out of first place in the AL West,...
| May 27, 2014
| 11:08 PM
KEY MOMENT: Angels pitcher Jered Weaver walked .153-hitting No. 9 batter Brad Miller to load the bases with two outs in the fourth inning and threw a fastball to the backstop for a wild pitch that allowed the Mariners to trim the lead to 4-3. But the...
| May 28, 2014
| 6:30 AM
The long road back from elbow surgery could be a dead end for Angels reliever Sean Burnett, who reinjured the elbow in his third appearance off the disabled list Tuesday night and will return to the DL on Wednesday.
Burnett, who endured numerous...
| May 31, 2014
| 10:48 PM
Athletics 11, Angels 3
KEY MOMENT: With the score tied, 3-3, in the seventh, Yoenis Cespedes fouled off two tough pitches from Angels setup man Joe Smith before lining a two-run triple to right for a 5-3 A's lead. Derek Norris walked, and Alberto...