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  • Angels adjusting to a changing lineup

    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-...
  • Angels can't hold back Indians in 4-1 loss

    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...
  • Angels are overtaken by Toronto Blue Jays in the ninth, 6-5

     Angels are overtaken by Toronto Blue Jays in the ninth, 6-5
    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,...
  • Albert Pujols' season is over, and Angels' season is too, pretty much

    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...
  • Angels take a Bronx beating in 14-7 loss to Yankees

    Angels take a Bronx beating in 14-7 loss to Yankees
    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...
  • Angels can't hold off Blue Jays rally in 6-5 loss

    Down to their final out, the Toronto Blue Jays got consecutive run-scoring singles from Jose Bautista and Edwin Encarnacion in the ninth inning Sunday to rally for a 6-5 win over the Angels, snapping the Angels' modest three-game winning streak and wiping...
  • Angels decline to extend contract to pitcher Jerome Williams

    Angels decline to extend contract to pitcher Jerome Williams
    The Angels informed veteran right-hander Jerome Williams Monday afternoon that they will not be tendering him a contract for 2014, according to a person familiar with the decision but not authorized to speak publicly about it. Williams is now a free...
  • Chris Nelson hits two homers to lead Angels to 8-4 win over Yankees

    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...
  • Would deal for Cardinals' David Freese make sense for Angels?

    Would deal for Cardinals' David Freese make sense for Angels?
    Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports tweeted Thursday morning that the Angels and St. Louis Cardinals have discussed a trade that would send third baseman David Freese to Anaheim, a move that makes some sense for the Angels but would hardly address their most...
  • All-around bad day for Dodgers, capped by 3-2 loss to Angels

    All-around bad day for Dodgers, capped by 3-2 loss to Angels
    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....
  • Angels send Alberto Callaspo to Athletics for Grant Green

    ARLINGTON, Texas — The Angels traded third baseman Alberto Callaspo to the American League West-leading Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night for triple-A infielder Grant Green, a former Anaheim Canyon High and USC star who went hitless in 15 at-bats...