| Mar 8, 2015
| 6:05 PM
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...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 5:34 PM
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...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 5:26 PM
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...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 6:23 PM
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.
| Feb 20, 2015
| 6:35 PM
The Angels did not issue a locker to Josh Hamilton in their Tempe Diablo Stadium clubhouse this spring. The left fielder probably won't need one.
General Manager Jerry Dipoto said Friday that Hamilton, who underwent surgery on the AC joint in his...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 11:25 AM
No longer will baseball fans be subject to a batter stepping out of the box, adjusting his batting gloves, taking a practice swing, spitting a couple times — and then repeating the entire routine between each pitch.
Major League Baseball announced...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 1:23 PM
The Angels added more catching depth on Tuesday when they acquired veteran Drew Butera from the Dodgers for a player to be named or cash.
Butera, 31, was designated for assignment after the Dodgers claimed catcher Ryan Lavarnway off waivers from the...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 3:00 AM
On a July afternoon five years ago, the possibility of Mike Trout became quite apparent to the Angels manager.
Before Trout's $144.5-million contract, before the custom Nike cleats bearing the colors of a rainbow trout that he wore in the All-Star...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 6:58 PM
It wasn't just shrewd management in the front office and on the field that enabled Tampa Bay to overcome its small-market limitations to win two American League East titles and two wild-card berths from 2008 to 2013.
"Part of our success is we came...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 2:47 PM
The Angels claimed veteran minor league catcher Jackson Williams, 28, off waivers from the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday.
Williams, a supplemental first-round pick of the San Francisco Giants out of the University of Oklahoma in 2007, has played 663...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 11:09 PM
Jered Weaver shuffled slowly to his locker. He sat down, stared into his locker, then dropped his head into his hands.
This was not for a few moments. This was for minutes, and more than a few.
All around him, his teammates went about their business....