| Apr 3, 2014
ANAHEIM, Calif. It has been just 27 innings, or three games, not even 2 percent of MLB's marathon six-month season that tests will, focus and luck, in addition to talent.
But the Los Angeles Angels have not looked good at all so far.
They lost another...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 5:17 PM
Angels relievers Dane De La Rosa (forearm strain) and Sean Burnett (sore elbow) took what they hope were significant steps in their return from injuries Wednesday, each throwing a simulated inning to hitters before a game against the Seattle Mariners....
| Mar 31, 2014
| 7:35 PM
Mike Trout noticed it right away during batting practice. The center-field wall in Angel Stadium, which was 400 feet away from home plate last season, is now 396 feet. The distance to straight-away left field, which was 365 feet last season, is 347 feet,...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Mike Trout could have another monster season. Albert Pujols and Josh Hamilton could bounce back from career-worst years. Joe Smith and Sean Burnett could add much-needed depth and reliability to the bullpen.
And it might not matter.
For the Angels...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 8:26 PM
Mike Trout could have rejected the Angels' overtures this winter, signed a series of one-year deals through arbitration, become a free agent at age 26 and inked the largest contract in baseball history in 2017.
Then the star center fielder saw the...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 9:56 PM
Collin Cowgill edged out J.B. Shuck for a reserve outfield spot, Ian Stewart beat out Grant Green for a backup infield job, and Matt Shoemaker was added to the bullpen as a long reliever, as the Angels made their final cuts and announced their 25-man...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 11:16 PM
The Angels had a dismal spring last year, losing a major league-worst 20 games. And that lethargy carried over to a regular season in which the team spent just one day above .500.
It's been a different story this spring, with the Angels' 7-5 win over...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 4:59 PM
Angels 6, Athletics 2
AT THE PLATE: The Angels have won eight straight games and closed Cactus League play with a 17-10 record. Utility infield candidate Grant Green lined a two-run home run to left-center field in the seventh inning and is hitting .360...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 5:58 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — One nasty collision with an outfield wall or failure to stick the landing on a headfirst slide or dive could cost Mike Trout millions. The Angels star is in negotiations with the team on what could be a nine-figure contract extension,...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 12:35 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — No news is not necessarily good news — or bad news — regarding contract talks between the Angels and star center fielder Mike Trout.
“I haven’t heard anything lately,” said Trout, whose agent has been...
| Mar 23, 2014
PHOENIX The Angels gave Joe Blanton an opportunity, and it didn't go well.
Blanton, whose roster spot is tenuous, gave up four runs in 4 1/3 innings in the Angels' 9-6 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday afternoon.
Blanton was pitching for...