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  • Garrett Richards holds back Astros' bats in 11-1 win

    Garrett Richards holds back Astros' bats in 11-1 win
    Angels 11, Astros 1 KEY MOMENT: Angels starter Garrett Richards wobbled in the fifth when he walked Jose Altuve with the bases loaded and two outs, trimming the Angels' lead to 5-1. Richards caught a huge break when a hanging 0-and-2 curve was lined a...
  • Angels beat Mets on walk-off hit by pitch in 11th inning

    KEY MOMENT: Hank Conger was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 11th to give the Angels the walk-off victory. That came after the Angels missed a couple of chances in the eighth and 10th innings, when Albert Pujols failed to...
  • Mets beat Angels, 7-6, on home run in 13th inning

    KEY MOMENT: The Angels were one out from defeat, and three runs down, when Raul Ibanez stepped to the plate in the ninth inning. Ibanez delivered a three-run home run — his second home run of the season, and the 2,000th hit of his career —...
  • Angels' Kevin Jepsen is banking on new arm motion

    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. "This...
  • Mike Scioscia calls catcher protection rules 'work in progress'

    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. "The game...
  • Mike Trout's grand slam leads Angels' 15-3 exhibition win

    ANGELS 15, CUBS 3 AT THE PLATE: The Angels batted around twice in the first four innings. Mike Trout hit a grand slam, singled, and drove in five runs. "Mike's got such a short swing," Manager Mike Scioscia said. "You wouldn't think it would take him...
  • Third baseman David Freese looks to bring Cardinal virtues to Angels

    Third baseman David Freese looks to bring Cardinal virtues to Angels
    TEMPE, Ariz. — The Angels hope for great things from David Freese, their new third baseman. What they cannot hope for are the best days of Freese's baseball life. He already had them. In 2011, he saved the St. Louis Cardinals from extinction...
  • Angels sign veteran catcher Yorvit Torrealba to minor league deal

    Angels sign veteran catcher Yorvit Torrealba to minor league deal
    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...
  • Angels set starting rotation — for Cactus League, at least

    TEMPE, Ariz. — The Angels' Cactus League opener has a bit of an opening day feel about it. Jered Weaver, the ace, is the starting pitcher. The Angels are fielding their everyday lineup, minus the injured Josh Hamilton. The starting rotation...
  • Angels GM Jerry Dipoto is in a must-win situation

    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...
  • Angels' Mike Scioscia is keeper of legacy as MLB chips at block rule

    Angels' Mike Scioscia is keeper of legacy as MLB chips at block rule
    TEMPE, Ariz. — The keepers of the gate for the Angels, the catching crew, play for the ultimate keeper of the gate. All it takes to establish Manager Mike Scioscia is just that are Internet replays of his home-plate blocking when he was a...