| Dec 2, 2013
| 4:35 PM
The Angels added some variety to a bullpen filled with power arms and an effective weapon against left-handed hitters with last week’s signing of sidearm-throwing right-hander Joe Smith to a three-year, $15.75-million deal.
Smith, the former...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 8:25 PM
The Angels bolstered their bullpen Saturday night, agreeing to terms with former Cleveland Indians setup man Joe Smith on a three-year deal for about $15 million.
The signing, confirmed by a person familiar with negotiations but not authorized to...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 7:15 PM
It has been a nice little run for the Angels since Aug. 23, their 21-8 record before Monday's game against Oakland taking some sting out of another disappointing season, but they can't let it fool them into thinking they can roll into 2014 with this...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 6:00 AM
It all worked out in the end for the Angels on Friday night, as Chris Iannetta drove a two-out single off the left-center field wall in the 11th inning to score Kole Calhoun from first base for a 3-2 walk-off victory over the Seattle Mariners.
| Sep 7, 2013
| 9:57 PM
The Angels, in desperate need of young, effective and inexpensive starting pitchers, appear to have found one right in their own house.
Garrett Richards recovered from a shaky start Saturday night to blank Texas on two hits from the third through...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 6:06 PM
In a season that has gone so horribly wrong for the Angels, this was hardly a surprise: Mike Trout had to come out of Sunday's game because of a hamstring injury.
Fortunately for an already depressed fan base, the Angels apparently will not have to play...
| 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 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 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 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,...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 10:25 PM
Jered Weaver wasn't a bundle of jumbled emotions when he took the mound Sunday night, but the Angels' ace felt a little more amped than usual.
His wife, Kristin, and newborn son, Aden, were still at the hospital, awaiting his arrival after the game, and...