| Aug 4, 2013
| 8:10 PM
Nine players in uniform for the Angels on Sunday weren't with the team opening day. Five of them weren't even with the team when it began its last trip.
"It doesn't seem like it's a different team," said right-handed pitcher Jered Weaver, the longest-...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 9:36 PM
If you had to choose a two-inning sample that is emblematic of the way things have gone for the Angels this season, the last two innings of Sunday's 6-5 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays would be a good choice.
Leading by three runs with five outs to go,...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 2:22 PM
NEW YORK — Chris Nelson hit a solo home run to right-center field in the fourth inning and broke the game open with a grand slam to left field in the eighth Thursday, as the Angels avoided a four-game sweep at the hands of the New York Yankees...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 12:56 AM
It’s one thing to play meaningless games in late September. Plenty of teams do that. It’s another to be so far out of playoff contention that you’re playing them in mid-August, with a quarter of the season left.
That’s a fate...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 9:29 PM
CLEVELAND — The Angels have been awful against left-handed pitchers, beginning Friday with a .239 average against them. They lead the American League with 85 errors. Their bullpen has been horrible, with a 1-7 record, five blown saves and a 7.68...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 9:40 PM
CLEVELAND — The Angels got their much-maligned bullpen into alignment at Progressive Field, five relievers combining for 32/3 perfect innings in a 7-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Saturday night.
When the Angels left Anaheim on Thursday,...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 9:09 PM
NEW YORK — It has been overshadowed by Josh Hamilton's season-long slump, Albert Pujols' foot injury and the ongoing struggles of the back of the rotation and the entire bullpen, but it's impossible to overlook:
Mark Trumbo is in another second-...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 10:04 PM
NEW YORK — By the third inning in Yankee Stadium on Tuesday night, the Angels had Chris Nelson at third base, Tommy Field at shortstop, Grant Green at second base, Collin Cowgill in right field and J.B. Shuck in left field.
Not exactly the...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Season Championships, Brown County Speedway, 7:30 p.m.
HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS' SOCCER
Aberdeen Central at Sioux Falls Christian, 5 p.m.
HIGH SCHOOL BOYS' SOCCER
Aberdeen Central at Sioux Falls Christian, 3 p.m.
| Aug 19, 2013
| 11:01 PM
The Angels on Monday shut down Albert Pujols for the rest of 2013 because of a partial tear of the plantar fascia in his left heel, yet another concession that their season is essentially over.
The white flag went up in late July when the Angels, far...
| May 30, 2013
| 10:00 PM
The Dodgers started the day by placing Matt Kemp on the disabled list and shelving A.J. Ellis with a sore side amid growing concern over nerve problems in the pitching hand of Josh Beckett.
Nowhere to go but up? Come on, these are your 2013 Dodgers....