| Jul 20, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Garrett Richards might not have been an All-Star but he sure pitched like one Saturday night, tossing a perfect game through five innings. The Angels lost 3-2 in 12 innings.
The second contest of a three-game set against Seattle pitted Richards...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 8:24 PM
Everyone loves Mike Trout. There was no mystery in his selection to the All-Star game on Sunday. Trout got more fan votes than any player in the major leagues except Jose Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays. And, in the ultimate sign of respect among his...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 8:19 PM
Jim Calhoun will be joining ESPN's college basketball coverage team this season, where he will get the chance to do what he does best and seems to enjoy most — talk basketball.
Most of his work will be in the studio in Bristol, and we know one word...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 6:00 AM
There should not have been a sense of urgency surrounding this weekend's series between the Angels and Oakland Athletics.
The Angels have the best record in the major leagues. The A's have the second-best record. The teams might joust over the...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 8:18 PM
BOSTON -- On the day Seattle manager Lloyd McClendon said his contending Mariners were officially starting their stretch run, the Boston Red Sox tried to play spoilers.
Well, if that's the case, his team, seeking the franchise's first postseason berth...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:06 AM
If asked before the season which Marlins' starter would be an All-Star and in mid-August be sitting on nine wins and a 2.43 ERA, Jose Fernandez would have been the most reasonable guess. The staff ace and the trendy pick to win the National League Cy...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 7:59 PM
The Angels’ pennant hopes were dealt a serious blow Wednesday night when Garrett Richards, their best pitcher this season, suffered a patellar injury to his left knee during an 8-3 win over the Boston Red Sox in Fenway Park.
With runners on...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 10:44 PM
The Angels huddled around first base Wednesday night as medical personnel tended to Garrett Richards, who lay on his back, writhing in so much pain that first baseman Albert Pujols, on one knee, held the pitcher's hand to comfort him.
| Aug 6, 2014
| 11:39 PM
The Angels knew Dan Haren well from the 21/2 years he spent in Anaheim from 2010 to 2012, and the right-hander they remember did not jibe with the one who went 0-5 with a 10.03 earned-run average in his previous five starts and was on the verge of being...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 6:05 PM
In 1986, Don Mattingly batted .352 for the New York Yankees. He hit 31 home runs. He led the American League in hits, doubles, total bases, slugging percentage and OPS. He won a Gold Glove at first base.
His statistics arguably were better than they...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 12:58 AM
The Angels were pressing at the plate, their team-wide funk extending to a third full week, so Mike Scioscia decided to ease his foot off the gas pedal Saturday. The manager canceled batting practice, a rarity before a night game, and instructed players...