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Ernesto Frieri

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  • Angels are chasing A's, but anything could happen in second half

    Angels are chasing A's, but anything could happen in second half
    The Angels and Oakland Athletics are like a pair of cyclists who have broken away from the peloton, the A's holding the top spot in the American League West and the Angels in prime drafting position, 1 1/2 games back. The Angels, who at 57-37 have the...
  • Angels acquire left-handed reliever Joe Thatcher from Arizona

    Angels acquire left-handed reliever Joe Thatcher from Arizona
    The Angels remained aggressive in their attempts to bolster their bullpen, acquiring veteran left-hander Joe Thatcher from the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday for minor league outfielder Zach Borenstein and pitcher Joey Krehbiel. The Angels also...
  • Angels defeat Mariners, 5-0; clinch AL West title

    Angels defeat Mariners, 5-0; clinch AL West title
    When the Angels were in Boston in August, several players asked veteran infielder John McDonald to bring the World Series ring he won with the Red Sox last season from his home in Scituate, Mass., to Fenway Park. They wanted to see it, to touch it, to...
  • Angels pitching coach Mike Butcher has a hot staff, is off hot seat

    Angels pitching coach Mike Butcher has a hot staff, is off hot seat
    The criticism of Angels pitching coach Mike Butcher last season was every bit as fierce as that of former hitting coach Mickey Hatcher in the weeks and months leading up to Hatcher's firing in May 2012. The 2013 rotation, which included two of the worst...
  • Angels find much stronger relief this season

    Angels find much stronger relief this season
    It was a look, and a feeling, that Angels General Manager Jerry Dipoto came to dread, not only last season, but at times in April and May this year. The bullpen gate would open in the late innings of a close game and a sense of uncertainty would trot in...
  • Angels beat Cincinnati, 3-1, in spring game

    Angels beat Cincinnati, 3-1, in spring game
    AT THE PLATE: Veteran first baseman Carlos Pena continued to make his case for a bench spot, stroking a two-out, pinch-hit, run-scoring single to right field in the bottom of the sixth inning. Pena has hits in each of his last three at-bats. The Angels...
  • Angels agree to terms with Frieri, Salas; Freese, Jepsen unsigned

    Angels agree to terms with Frieri, Salas; Freese, Jepsen unsigned
    The Angels agreed to terms with closer Ernesto Frieri ($3.8 million) and reliever Fernando Salas ($870,000) on 2014 contracts Friday, avoiding arbitration with the pair of right-handers. But they were unable to agree to terms with new third baseman...
  • Angels and Diamondbacks talk Mark Trumbo trade

    Angels and Diamondbacks talk Mark Trumbo trade
    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- As reporters stood in a hallway waiting for Angels General Manager Jerry Dipoto, he suddenly appeared, walking with Arizona Diamondbacks General Manager Kevin Towers. "I'll call you later," Towers said, walking away. The...
  • 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,...
  • Angels can't hold off Blue Jays rally in 6-5 loss

    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' Mike Scioscia fumes over team's inability to slow Rangers

    Angels' Mike Scioscia fumes over team's inability to slow Rangers
    Angels Manager Mike Scioscia’s frustration with his team’s inability to control the running game boiled over after an 8-3 loss to the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night, first in a team meeting with his players and then with the media. The...