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  • Historic home run earns Angels catcher Carlos Perez another start; could there be more?

    Historic home run earns Angels catcher Carlos Perez another start; could there be more?
    One night after becoming only the fourth player in major league history to hit a walk-off home run in his major league debut, Angels rookie Carlos Perez was behind the plate for a second consecutive game against the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday. The...
  • Perez ends his debut with walkoff homer, Angels beat M's 5-4

    Carlos Perez is certain that his relatives back in Venezuela stayed up late to watch the catcher's major league debut with the Los Angeles Angels. Did they ever get a show. Perez hit a game-ending homer leading off the ninth, and the Angels snapped...
  • Angels' Carlos Perez is the bomb in MLB debut with walk-off homer

    Angels' Carlos Perez is the bomb in MLB debut with walk-off homer
    The floor around his locker was smeared with shaving cream, the remnants of a wild postgame celebration that began with a flash mob of teammates crushing him at home plate and continued in the Angel Stadium clubhouse. Who knows where Carlos Perez's...
  • Angels' weak offense no match for Mariners' Felix Hernandez

    Angels' weak offense no match for Mariners' Felix Hernandez
    The Angels scored the most runs of any major league team last season. In spring training, the Angels led the American League with a .292 batting average and ranked second in the league in runs and on-base plus slugging. They returned to Angel Stadium on...
  • Young fan 'dodges a bullet' when hit by foul ball at Angels-Giants game

    Young fan 'dodges a bullet' when hit by foul ball at Angels-Giants game
    As if Chris Iannetta’s season weren't difficult enough, the Angels catcher hitting just .098 after Sunday’s 5-0 loss to the San Francisco Giants, it grew even more disturbing when his check-swing foul ball in the third inning struck a young...
  • Giants open with consecutive home runs en route to 5-0 victory vs. Angels

    SAN FRANCISCO For Tim Lincecum, there is no finding his old form. Only a good form one that always begins with his fastball, no matter what the radar guns say. He was awfully good Sunday afternoon, and the Giants offense gave him the kind of opening...
  • Angels' Jered Weaver continues to struggle as Giants get to him early

    Angels' Jered Weaver continues to struggle as Giants get to him early
    Mike Scioscia went with an unorthodox lineup Sunday, batting pitcher Jered Weaver eighth and struggling catcher Chris Iannetta ninth against the San Francisco Giants, a move that seemed to buoy the 6-foot-7 right-hander. "He's pumped," the Angels...
  • Angels' Matt Joyce, Chris Iannetta try to deal with hitting woes

    Angels' Matt Joyce, Chris Iannetta try to deal with hitting woes
    — Angels left fielder Matt Joyce drove a ball 400 feet for an out in the eighth inning Saturday, and with the tying run on third base and two outs in the ninth, he blistered a one-hopper that hit pinch-runner Taylor Featherston in the leg between...
  • Mike Trout, Johnny Giavotella deliver biggest hits in Angels victory

    Mike Trout, Johnny Giavotella deliver biggest hits in Angels victory
    Mike Trout looked strangely overmatched Tuesday night, going hitless in four at-bats and striking out three times in a loss to the Oakland Athletics. Whatever the Angels center fielder was feeling at the plate, he did not carry it over to Wednesday night....
  • Mike Trout homers in Angels' 6-3 win over Athletics

    Mike Trout homers in Angels' 6-3 win over Athletics
    KEY MOMENT: With the score tied, 3-3, Matt Joyce walked to open the seventh inning and took third on C.J. Cron's hit-and-run single through a vacated second-base hole. Chris Iannetta struck out, but No. 9 hitter Johnny Giavotella lined a run-scoring to...
  • Angels' offense, like their record, is barely average

    Angels' offense, like their record, is barely average
    Players and coaches insist that the Josh Hamilton saga was not a distraction for them on or off the field, but it helped obscure one important fact: The Angels have not been playing very good baseball. Perhaps a 6-3 victory over the Oakland Athletics on...