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  • Durability of rotation will be crucial for Angels to succeed

    Durability of rotation will be crucial for Angels to succeed
    If the Angels rotation can withstand the rigors of a grueling 162-game season the way it held up to scrutiny this spring, it should be a strength for a team that begins defense of its American League West title against the Seattle Mariners on Monday....
  • 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' Josh Hamilton could be out a month longer than expected

    Angels' Josh Hamilton could be out a month longer than expected
    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...
  • 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...