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  • Angels install Joyce at DH

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Los Angeles Angels - INSIDE PITCH An outfielder for the vast majority of his seven-year major league career, Matt Joyce might not need his glove much in 2015. Joyce was acquired by the Angels in a Dec. 16 trade that...
  • Angels in good shape despite quick playoff exit

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Los Angeles Angels - INSIDE PITCH The Los Angeles Angels returned to the playoffs in 2014 after a four-year absence, putting together the best record in the major leagues. But after surprisingly swift exit from the...
  • Angels make acquisitions with eyes on the future

    Jerry Dipoto has heard the criticism of the Angels, that they're getting old, that they're suffocating under the weight of their massive, long-term contracts, that they better win a championship soon, or else. "That's been the public commentary, the...
  • Angels' Mike Scioscia cautious about Garrett Richards' return

    Angels' Mike Scioscia cautious about Garrett Richards' return
    Garrett Richards, who underwent surgery in August for a torn tendon in his left knee, was cleared by doctors Monday to begin throwing, and his agent said the right-hander was "on track" to be ready by the 2015 season opener. But Angels Manager Mike...
  • Garrett Richards cleared to throw again; Angels sign two left-handers

    Garrett Richards cleared to throw again; Angels sign two left-handers
    Angels pitcher Garrett Richards has been cleared by doctors to resume throwing on Monday, and the right-hander, who underwent season-ending surgery to repair a torn patellar tendon in his left knee in August, appears on track to be ready for the 2015...
  • Angels retain David Freese; let go of Gordon Beckham, Wade LeBlanc

    Angels retain David Freese; let go of Gordon Beckham, Wade LeBlanc
    The Angels tendered a 2015 contract to David Freese on Tuesday, assuring that the veteran third baseman, who is projected to make $6.3 million in arbitration next season, remains under club control. The team declined to tender 2015 contacts to utility...
  • Angels' Garrett Richards on track in knee surgery recovery

    Ten weeks into his recovery from surgery to repair a torn patellar tendon in his left knee, Angels pitcher Garrett Richards remains on track to return to the field during spring training next February or March. Richards’ agent, Fred Wray, said...
  • Trainer Rick Smith, Angels fixer-upper, is in the house — for 37 years

    Trainer Rick Smith, Angels fixer-upper, is in the house — for 37 years
    Rick Smith gulps black coffee from a travel mug as he bounces past the empty training room's treatment tables and wall-sized photos of former players deep under Angel Stadium. A slender man with gray whiskers and a quick smile, Smith is wrapped in a 5-...
  • Royals make things extra tough for Angels with 4-1 win in Game 2

    Royals make things extra tough for Angels with 4-1 win in Game 2
    The Angels rallied in the wake of a season-ending injury to their best pitcher, Garrett Richards, in August and got so hot they turned a four-game American League West deficit on Aug.10 into a runaway division title. They toiled through a six-month...
  • Yankees' Jeter heads All-Star selections

    Derek Jeter will be in the spotlight for perhaps the final time when he starts at shortstop for the American League in the All-Star Game. The New York Yankees captain, who is retiring following the season, heads the AL squad for the July 17 game in...
  • Angels believe they have troops for the job, despite rivals' upgrades

    Angels believe they have troops for the job, despite rivals' upgrades
    BALTIMORE — The first shock wave came when Oakland, the team the Angels are chasing in the American League West, acquired Boston ace Jon Lester for left fielder and cleanup batter Yoenis Cespedes, giving the Athletics a formidable rotation that...