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  • Mike Moustakas' 11th-inning homer lifts Royals past Angels, 3-2

    Mike Moustakas' 11th-inning homer lifts Royals past Angels, 3-2
    Kansas City Royals Manager Ned Yost yielded the hot seat to Angels Manager Mike Scioscia on Thursday night. While Yost pulled all the right strings in a battle of bullpens, it was Scioscia who left himself open to some second-guessing, first with...
  • A hair-raising way to pick a World Series winner

    A hair-raising way to pick a World Series winner
    Don’t be surprised if the World Series is decided by a whisker. Or, more accurately, whiskers. According to research from STATS Inc., the team with the higher percentage of facial hair has won each of the last four World Series. And that could...
  • Angels make Pestano, Navarro final additions to division series roster

    Angels make Pestano, Navarro final additions to division series roster
    The Angels opted for right-hander Vinnie Pestano over left-hander Joe Thatcher in the bullpen and contact-hitting Efren Navarro over power-hitting Brennan Boesch on the bench for their American League division series against the Kansas City Royals....
  • How the 2014 Angels were built

    A look at how the 2014 Angels roster was put together: BATTERS PLAYER; AGE; SEASONS; CONTRACT; HOW ACQUIRED Erick Aybar; 30; 9; 5 yrs/$40.08M (2012-16); Signed as amateur free agent in 2002. Gordon Beckham; 29; 6; 1 yr/$4.18M; Acquired from...
  • Angels may have turned back the clock

    It first struck Tim Salmon in early July, when the Angels steamrollered the Texas Rangers in a four-game sweep. It became more apparent July 18, when the Angels traded for proven closer Huston Street, turning a much-improved bullpen into a dominant one....
  • Relaxed Angels beat Texas, 8-5, but playoff roster decisions loom

    Relaxed Angels beat Texas, 8-5, but playoff roster decisions loom
    The Angels couldn't ask for much more in September, and they know it. Before an 8-5 win over the Texas Rangers on Saturday, the players lounged in the clubhouse and luxuriated in the position they have put themselves in. Instead of worrying about a...
  • Angels fall to Texas Rangers, 2-1

    KEY MOMENT: Rookie Ryan Rua hit his first career home run in the ninth inning against closer Huston Street, launching a 1-and-2 fastball into the Angels bullpen to give the Rangers a 2-1 lead. Street then gave up a single, a double and an intentional walk...
  • Angels' bullpen is finding consistency

    Angels' bullpen is finding consistency
    Mike Morin retired the side in order in the eighth inning, and Joe Smith threw a one-two-three ninth for his 14th save Saturday night, the Angels rolling to a 5-2 victory over the Texas Rangers that gave them 18 wins in 22 games. The Angels could get...
  • It takes 16 innings before Angels beat Mariners, 3-2

    It takes 16 innings before Angels beat Mariners, 3-2
    KEY MOMENT: Mike Trout doubled with one out in the bottom of the 16th inning and, after Albert Pujols grounded out to the pitcher and Josh Hamilton was intenionally walked, pinch-hitter Efren Navarro stroked reliever Dominic Leone's first pitch into...
  • Grant Green delivers game-winning hit in ninth inning for Angels

    KEY MOMENT: With the Angels trailing, 5-4, in the ninth inning, Mike Trout walked and took off from first base on a 1-and-1 pitch to Albert Pujols, who sliced a double to right field. Trout slid feet-first into second base, not knowing where the ball...
  • David Freese is key in the Angels' 5-2 victory over the Astros

     David Freese is key in the Angels' 5-2 victory over the Astros
    KEY MOMENT: With the score tied 2-2 in the fourth inning, David Freese doubled home two runs to give the Angels the lead for good. Freese batted .155 in his first 20 games with the Angels but is batting .289 since then, including .368 over his last 11...