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  • Royals blast into series lead

    ANAHEIM, Calif. — Go figure. No team in the majors hit fewer home runs this season than Kansas City, but as Royals manager Ned Yost said before the game: "We have some guys that can hit the ball out of the ballpark." One of those guys is third...
  • Five takeaways from the Angels' Game 1 loss to the Royals

    Five takeaways from the Angels' Game 1 loss to the Royals
    The Angels lost Game 1 of the American League division series, 3-2, on an 11th-inning home run by Kansas City's Mike Moustakas. The loss Thursday night came to a Royals team that is quickly getting acquainted with extra innings in the postseason. Here are...
  • Mike Moustakas' 11th-inning homer lifts Royals past Angels, 3-2

    Mike Moustakas' 11th-inning homer lifts Royals past Angels, 3-2
    Kansas City Royals Manager Ned Yost yielded the hot seat to Angels Manager Mike Scioscia on Thursday night. While Yost pulled all the right strings in a battle of bullpens, it was Scioscia who left himself open to some second-guessing, first with...
  • A hair-raising way to pick a World Series winner

    A hair-raising way to pick a World Series winner
    Don’t be surprised if the World Series is decided by a whisker. Or, more accurately, whiskers. According to research from STATS Inc., the team with the higher percentage of facial hair has won each of the last four World Series. And that could...
  • Angels can go only as far as starting pitchers take them

    Superb starting pitching can carry a team to a World Series title, as the Chicago White Sox showed in 2005, when Jose Contreras, Mark Buehrle, Jon Garland and Freddy Garcia combined for a 9-1 record and a 2.84 earned-run average, four complete games and...
  • Angels may have turned back the clock

    It first struck Tim Salmon in early July, when the Angels steamrollered the Texas Rangers in a four-game sweep. It became more apparent July 18, when the Angels traded for proven closer Huston Street, turning a much-improved bullpen into a dominant one....
  • Angels say playoff experience matters little in postseason

    Angels say playoff experience matters little in postseason
    Before David Freese had one of the best postseasons in baseball history, Albert Pujols came forward to offer advice. This was Freese's first time in the playoffs, and Pujols wanted to impart some wisdom. "It goes by fast," Freese recounted Pujols...
  • Dodgers, Angels keep fingers crossed on Hanley Ramirez, Josh Hamilton

    Dodgers, Angels keep fingers crossed on Hanley Ramirez, Josh Hamilton
    The Angels open the playoffs in 11 days. They plan to put Josh Hamilton in the lineup and hope for the best. The Dodgers are all but certain to open the playoffs in 12 days. They plan to put Hanley Ramirez in the lineup and hope for the best. It is...
  • Kole Calhoun leads Angels in 7-6 win over Twins in 10 innings

    Kole Calhoun leads Angels in 7-6 win over Twins in 10 innings
    KEY MOMENT: With runners on first and third and two outs in the top of the ninth, Twins left fielderJordan Schafer made a leaping catch near the top of the wall to rob John McDonald of a two-run double and preserve a 6-4 deficit. That enabled the Twins to...
  • Angels need, and get, a little extra to beat Twins in 10 innings, 7-6

    Angels need, and get, a little extra to beat Twins in 10 innings, 7-6
    The Angels didn't so much beat the Minnesota Twins Friday night as they did outlast them. In a game that featured 17 pitchers, 39 baserunners and took 4 hours and 30 minutes to complete, Kevin Jepsen was the last man standing, the Angels reliever...
  • Angels walk away with an 8-1 victory over Athletics

    Angels walk away with an 8-1 victory over Athletics
    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...