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Garrett Richards

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  • Many theories on why Jose Abreu's swing connects so well

     Many theories on why Jose Abreu's swing connects so well
    On the night Jose Abreu clobbered his 24th and 25th home runs of the season, White Sox manager Robin Ventura marveled at how the ball comes off Abreu's bat. "When he hits it on the barrel, it just continues to go," Ventura said. "It's like helium...
  • Angels hold back Astros in 6-1 win

    KEY MOMENT: With the bases loaded and one out in the third inning, Albert Pujols stroked a 1-and-2 pitch from Collin McHugh into left field for a two-run single to end a scoreless tie and give the Angels slugger 1,555 runs batted in, tying him with Willie...
  • Angels' Mike Trout, Dodgers' Yasiel Puig get love in All-Star vote

    Angels' Mike Trout, Dodgers' Yasiel Puig get love in All-Star vote
    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...
  • Tyler Skaggs, Angels fall to Blue Jays, 4-0

    Tyler Skaggs, Angels fall to Blue Jays, 4-0
    KEY MOMENT: Jose Reyes followed fifth-inning singles by Munenori Kawasaski and Josh Tole with a run-scoring single to center field to give the Blue Jays a 1-0 lead and end their 0-for-25 slump with runners in scoring position over six games. It was the...
  • Angels can hear Oakland's call to arms, but will they answer it?

    The Oakland Athletics made their intentions clear last week when they bolstered an already stout rotation by trading for Chicago Cubs ace Jeff Samardzija and right-hander Jason Hammel. The best team in baseball won't be satisfied with a third straight...
  • Angels outslug Toronto Blue Jays, 8-7

    KEY MOMENT: Albert Pujols drove a ball inches over the center-field wall for a go-ahead, two-run home run in the bottom of the seventh inning. The ball tipped off the glove of center fielder Colby Rasmus. The home run was the 512th of Pujols' career,...
  • Angels' Erick Aybar added to All-Star team; Garrett Richards is not

    It was a mixed bag of All-Star news for the Angels on Thursday. Right-hander Garrett Richards lost out to Chicago White Sox left-hander Chris Sale in the “final five” fan vote, but shortstop Erick Aybar was added to the American League team as...
  • Rizzo, Sale earn All-Star berths via Final Vote

    Rizzo, Sale earn All-Star berths via Final Vote
    It took four days of furious voting, but Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo and White Sox pitcher Chris Sale are heading to the All-Star Game.  The two were among the 10 candidates for MLB's Final Vote, which ended Thursday afternoon after a marathon six-...
  • Angels' Erick Aybar added to All-Star team as an injury replacement

    Angels' Erick Aybar added to All-Star team as an injury replacement
    Erick Aybar had his All-Star break planned out. The Angels shortstop was going to take his 7-year-old daughter, Ahaieri, and 6-year-old son, Eiren, to Disneyland, and get as much rest as he could after a grueling first half in which he played all but...
  • Mike Trout, Angels come out swinging in 15-6 win over Texas Rangers

    KEY MOMENT: Three innings in, Kole Calhoun had a triple, double and a single. With two chances to hit for the cycle, the Angels right fielder grounded out to first in the fifth and singled to center in the eighth. Was Calhoun going for the homer? "One...
  • Angels don't make the grade over A's in 9-5 loss

    The Angels and the American League West-leading Oakland Athletics opened a three-game series in the Oakland Coliseum on Friday night with 1 1/2 games separating the clubs. A big series? Perhaps. The A's are the two-time defending division champions, a...