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Chris Iannetta

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  • Angels appear stronger than last season

    Angels appear stronger than last season
    Albert Pujols has played on enough championship-caliber clubs to know what one looks and feels like. As he surveyed the Angels clubhouse in the waning days of spring training, the first baseman liked what he saw. "I think we have a better team this year...
  • Sizing up the Angels' roster

    Sizing up the Angels' roster
    Times reporter Mike DiGiovanna sizes up the Angels' projected 25-man roster for opening day: No.; STARTERS; Pos; B/T; Age; Comment 56; Kole Calhoun; RF; L/L; 27; Third player in franchise history to log 30 doubles, 15 HRs batting leadoff, joining...
  • Angels triple their pleasure in 11-5 win over Indians

    Angels triple their pleasure in 11-5 win over Indians
    AT THE PLATE: Erick Aybar, C.J. Cron, Johnny Giavotella and Collin Cowgill all tripled during a five-batter span of the Angels' three-run third inning. No team has had that many triples in the same inning of a regular-season game since at least 1984,...
  • Angels catcher Chris Iannetta looks to improve pitch-framing ability

    Angels catcher Chris Iannetta looks to improve pitch-framing ability
    New statistics that quantify the art of pitch-framing can be difficult for even major league catchers to comprehend. "They could be accurate, they could be inaccurate," Angels catcher Chris Iannetta said. "You never really know." What Iannetta is sure...
  • Jered Weaver struck out five as Angels beat Texas Rangers, 5-3

    Jered Weaver struck out five as Angels beat Texas Rangers, 5-3
    Angels 5, Texas Rangers 3 AT THE PLATE: Catcher Chris Iannetta highlighted a four-run fourth inning with his first home run of the spring, a towering two-run shot to left field off Rangers starter Lisalverto Bonilla. He also singled in the second....
  • Angels lose, 7-5, to Reds in spring training game

    Angels lose, 7-5, to Reds in spring training game
    AT THE PLATE: Albert Pujols had his second consecutive two-hit game. His bases-loaded, two-run single to center field off Reds starter Anthony DeSclafani highlighted a three-run third inning. Pujols lined out hard to right field in his last at-bat. Josh...
  • Angels' Joe Smith is not nearly as common as his name

    Angels' Joe Smith is not nearly as common as his name
    If anybody could get lost in the celebrity of being a major league baseball player, it is Angels pitcher Joe Smith. His name is the ultimate in common. If you were looking for personal brand identification in this age of look-at-me-ism, you could do...
  • Spring training game: Angels 3, Colorado 0

    Spring training game: Angels 3, Colorado 0
    AT THE PLATE: The Angels loaded the bases with no outs in the first inning when Kole Calhoun singled, Mike Trout walked and Albert Pujols singled, but they scored only once, on Matt Joyce's sacrifice fly to left. Erick Aybar tripled to right and scored on...
  • Angels defeat Brewers, 3-2, behind C.J. Cron

    Angels defeat Brewers, 3-2, behind C.J. Cron
    AT THE PLATE: C.J. Cron stroked two opposite-field hits, a third-inning double and fourth-inning single, off right-handers Kyle Lohse and Ariel Pena. With Matt Joyce replacing the sidelined Josh Hamilton in left field, Cron could seize more of a full-time...
  • Angels align rotation for spring-training games

    Angels align rotation for spring-training games
    Hector Santiago will start the Angels' Cactus League opener against the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday, and will be followed in the exhibition-season rotation by Jered Weaver, C.J. Wilson and Matt Shoemaker, Manager Mike Scioscia said Wednesday. That...
  • Andrew Heaney, a Dodger for 15 minutes, could earn fame with Angels

    Andrew Heaney walked off a mound at the Angels' spring training complex, met briefly with pitching coach Mike Butcher and then beelined toward the batting cage and exchanged fist bumps with hitters Albert Pujols, David Freese, Erick Aybar and others....