| Mar 16, 2014
| 4:13 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — The Seattle Mariners can only hope that spring training is a harbinger of a surprisingly good season.
The Mariners lead the major leagues with 14 spring victories, the latest a 5-3 win over the Angels on Sunday. The Mariners have...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 5:33 PM
Angels 8, Cleveland 3
AT THE PLATE: A lineup featuring two Angels regulars, Raul Ibanez and Chris Iannetta, banged out 14 hits, including a triple, double and two singles by outfield prospect Matt Long, who is hitting .500 (10 for 20) this spring....
| Mar 8, 2014
| 4:05 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. -- Kole Calhoun is having a little identity crisis.
"I've kind of had these weird baseball personalities," the Angels right fielder said. "Am I a leadoff guy? A power guy? A guy who steals bases? I don't know. I just want to play, and you...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 11:24 AM
TEMPE, Ariz. -- Temperatures are rising in the Phoenix area, but the Angels offense has cooled considerably since the team banged out 15 hits in a 15-3 win over the Chicago Cubs in their Cactus League opener on Feb. 28.
In eight exhibition games since,...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 6:30 PM
The Angels have agreed to terms on a minor league deal with catcher Yorvit Torrealba, a 13-year veteran who spent the 2013 season as a backup with the Colorado Rockies. The deal includes an invitation to spring training.
Torrealba, 35, has a career .256...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 4:30 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — The Angels open their Cactus League season Friday, and the game will be televised on Fox Sports West, available throughout the Los Angeles area.
The hype surrounding the Dodgers' launch of SportsNet LA — which is currently...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 4:32 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — No one in camp is comparing Kevin Jepsen to sidearm-throwing Joe Smith, but there is a noticeable difference in the delivery of the Angels reliever, who has gone from a straight over-the-top motion to a three-quarter-arm slot.
| Feb 12, 2014
| 9:55 PM
Angels pitchers and catchers report Thursday to Tempe, Ariz., to begin spring training. The team’s projected lineup and camp participants:
STARTERS (projected batting order):
Kole Calhoun, RF; Mike Trout, CF; Albert Pujols, 1B; Josh Hamilton,...
| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 11:16 AM
TEMPE, Ariz. -- On paper, the new rules intended to protect catchers from collisions at home plate appear reasonable. How well those rules work might depend on how effectively those rules translate from printed words into real-time baseball.