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Ernesto Frieri

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  • Angels sign David Freese and Kevin Jepsen to avoid arbitration

    Angels sign David Freese and Kevin Jepsen to avoid arbitration
    The Angels avoided arbitration with new third baseman David Freese and returning reliever Kevin Jepsen on Friday, signing Freese for $5.05 million and Jepsen for $1.46 million. Both players settled at the exact midpoints of the difference between the...
  • Angels walk away with 4-1 win over Yankees

    KEY MOMENT: Angels starter Jered Weaver escaped a bases-loaded, none-out jam in the eighth by striking out Brett Gardner with an 88-mph fastball and getting Derek Jeter to ground into a 4-6-3 double play to preserve a 1-1 tie. Weaver pumped his fist...
  • That was no malaprop: Angels reliever Joe Smith really was throwing up

    That was no malaprop: Angels reliever Joe Smith really was throwing up
    A baseball broadcaster will usually get a good laugh or end up on some blooper reel when he inadvertently says a reliever is “throwing up in the bullpen,” but Monday night, it was actually true. As Angels closer Joe Smith warmed to enter...
  • Angels closer Joe Smith sidelined by tightness in right side

    Angels closer Joe Smith sidelined by tightness in right side
    Joe Smith did throw up in the bullpen Monday night, but that wasn’t the reason the Angels closer did not pitch the ninth inning of a 4-1 victory over the New York Yankees. Smith said he induced the vomiting after an energy bar he ate did not sit...
  • Angels can't hold back Yankees in 4-3 loss

    Angels can't hold back Yankees in 4-3 loss
    KEY MOMENT: No. 9 hitter Brian Roberts, who entered with a .239 average, no home runs and four runs batted in, drove a knee-high fastball from Angels reliever Ernesto Frieri over the right-field wall in the top of the ninth for the Yankees' game-winning...
  • Angels get no relief in 4-3 loss to New York Yankees

    Ernesto Frieri isn’t quite ready to regain the closing role he relinquished to Joe Smith in late April, not after the Angels right-hander gave up a two-out, ninth-inning home run to No. 9 batter Brian Roberts that lifted the New York Yankees to a 4-...
  • Angels shake up staff, take it to Blue Jays in ninth

    The Angels will score. They have scored more runs than all but four teams in the major leagues, and that is with Josh Hamilton on the disabled list and a black hole at third base. The Angels will go as far as their pitching takes them. On Friday, they...
  • Angels score in ninth to beat Blue Jays, 4-3

    Angels score in ninth to beat Blue Jays, 4-3
    KEY MOMENT: The Blue Jays twice walked Albert Pujols intentionally to get to Raul Ibanez, and both times the Angels scored — in the seventh inning, when Ibanez walked to load the bases and Howie Kendrick followed with an RBI walk, and in the ninth,...
  • Angels hold off Blue Jays in the ninth for 5-3 victory

    Angels 5, Blue Jays 3 KEY MOMENT: What looked like a comfortable victory turned into a nail-biter for the Angels. They led, 5-1, after eight innings, but the Blue Jays started the ninth with three consecutive singles, bringing the tying run to the plate...
  • Angels getting push from young players

    Angels getting push from young players
    The Angels do not catch your fancy as a young team, Mike Trout notwithstanding. With Albert Pujols and Josh Hamilton as the sluggers, Jered Weaver and C.J. Wilson as the rotation anchors, Joe Smith and Ernesto Frieri as the closers, and Howie Kendrick...
  • Role players help Angels get past Philadelphia Phillies, 4-3

    KEY MOMENT: With the score tied, 2-2, in the sixth, Angels Manager Mike Scioscia gave Luis Jimenez, a .167-hitting third baseman who was recalled from triple A on Monday, the green light on a 3-and-0 pitch from Phillies ace Cliff Lee. Jimenez ripped a...