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  • Closing is not a problem as Angels rout Yankees

    NEW YORK — The Angels did not require the services of a closer Friday night. An offense that administered a rare beatdown of starter Hiroki Kuroda and pounded reliever Bruce Billings into submission in a 13-1 shellacking of the New York Yankees...
  • Angels hold off Rangers, 5-3

    Angels hold off Rangers, 5-3
    KEY MOMENT: First baseman C.J. Cron, called up from triple A on Saturday, capped a three-hit night in his major league debut with a two-out, broken-bat, run-scoring single to left field against reliever Shawn Tolleson to break a 3-3 tie in the bottom of...
  • Angels might find some relief right in their midst

    The Angels have one-third of their opening-day lineup — left fielder Josh Hamilton, right fielder Kole Calhoun and third baseman David Freese, who suffered a small fracture of his right middle finger Friday night — on the disabled list, yet...
  • Ernesto Frieri out as Angels closer; Joe Smith will pitch 9th inning

    Ernesto Frieri out as Angels closer; Joe Smith will pitch 9th inning
    NEW YORK -- Ernesto Frieri is out as the Angels' closer for now. Manager Mike Scioscia, as expected, said veteran right-hander Joe Smith will assume the ninth-inning relief role beginning with Friday night’s game against the New York Yankees, and...
  • Angels GM Jerry Dipoto is in a must-win situation

    TEMPE, Ariz. — Albert Pujols plays for the Angels, and so does Josh Hamilton. Total rebuilding is not an option. It could have been. The Angels' minor league system generally ranks as the worst in the business. The major league team has not...
  • Spring training: Seattle 10, Angels 6

    Spring training: Seattle 10, Angels 6
    Seattle 10, Angels 6 AT THE PLATE: Matt Long is a longshot to make the team, but he's making a good impression. The outfielder followed a four-hit game Monday with a three-hit, two runs-batted-in game and is batting .542 (13 for 24) this spring. Mike...
  • Angels hope Ernesto Frieri is a one-and-done closer this season

    Angels hope Ernesto Frieri is a one-and-done closer this season
    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...
  • Exhibition baseball: Angels fall to San Diego, 4-2

    Padres 4, Angels 2 AT THE PLATE: J.B. Shuck, who is competing with Collin Cowgill and Matt Long for a reserve outfield spot, tripled and scored in the first inning and singled in the third and eighth innings. Grant Green hit a sacrifice fly in the first...
  • Angels defeat Brewers, 9-6, in spring game

    Angels 9, Brewers 6 AT THE PLATE: Mike Trout hit a towering two-run homer to left-center field and singled to raise his spring average to .426 (20 for 47) with five homers and 16 runs batted in. Josh Hamilton, sidelined by a left hamstring strain for...
  • Angels lose their groove right from the get-go; can they get it back?

    Angels lose their groove right from the get-go; can they get it back?
    The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim began their 49th season down the street from Disneyland on Monday night, and with the usual opening-game pomp came some strange circumstance. First, the usual stuff was there. Both teams lined the baselines and were...
  • An unceremonious start as Angels lose opener to Mariners, 10-3

    An unceremonious start as Angels lose opener to Mariners, 10-3
    One pitch — one ceremonial first pitch, for goodness' sake — into the 2014 season, the Angels suffered a bizarre and major injury, hitting coach Don Baylor fracturing his right thigh bone while catching Vladimir Guerrero's toss before Monday...