| Mar 7, 2014
| 9:54 AM
TEMPE, Ariz. — An MRI test showed that Angels reliever Dane De La Rosa suffered a forearm strain in Thursday’s exhibition game against the Dodgers.
There were no significant tears or foreign bodies in the elbow, which the right-hander said...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 5:27 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — It didn't matter that Hector Santiago's four-inning, 42-pitch, one-hit, five-strikeout effort in Tempe Diablo Stadium on Friday came against a Chicago Cubs split squad of reserves and minor leaguers.
It was still a significant...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 5:33 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — The new instant-replay and home-plate collision rules were the primary topics of the Angels' annual spring-training Players' Assn. meeting Sunday morning.
There has been some confusion about the rules and how they've been...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 7:23 AM
TEMPE, Ariz. -- Closer Ernesto Frieri led the major leagues last season with seven saves of at least four outs, including one in which he recorded six outs and two in which he got five outs. If all goes according to plan, the right-hander will not lead...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 11:37 PM
Angels reliever Michael Kohn says pitching out of the bullpen is a lot like playing offensive line.
"They get no glory until they mess up," he said. "That's what we are and that's the job we signed up for. When something goes bad, all the cameras will...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 9:27 PM
Angels 5, Astros 1
KEY MOMENT: Josh Hamilton, who struck out four times in his first five at-bats against left-handers this season, hit a two-run home run to right field against left-hander Dallas Keuchel to cap a three-run rally and give the Angels a...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 8:00 PM
Angels 9, Houston Astros 1
KEY MOMENT: With runners on second and third and two outs in the first inning, and hard-throwing Jarred Cosart on the mound, Howie Kendrick stroked a two-run single to right-center to give the Angels a 3-0 lead, a cushion that...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 11:02 PM
SEATTLE — The Angels barely flinched when American League West rivals Texas and Seattle added powerful left-handed bats this winter, the Rangers acquiring Prince Fielder and Shin-Soo Choo and the Mariners signing Robinson Cano.
They had just the...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 4:59 PM
There are saves and blown saves for closers and holds for setup men, but there is no formal measure for the performance of those less-heralded relievers who enter with their team trailing by a few runs and hold the score, giving their offense a chance...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 7:05 PM
ATHLETICS 3, ANGELS 2
AT THE PLATE: Infielder Grant Green and outfielder Brennan Boesch, in a crowded battle for backup jobs, continued to hit well. Green doubled home one run and has three hits in four at-bats. Boesch had two hits Sunday and has...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 4:28 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — Mike Trout saw nothing but fastballs in two at-bats against Texas ace Yu Darvish on Tuesday. They might be the last fastballs the Angels center fielder sees from the Rangers right-hander this season.
Trout, who lined out to left...