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  • Angels' Matt Shoemaker keeps shutting 'em down

     Angels' Matt Shoemaker keeps shutting 'em down
    Matt Shoemaker's journey from being an undrafted free agent to matching a pitching standard set by Nolan Ryan can't be measured in years or pitch counts. Shoemaker's passage from signing with the Angels in 2008 after a career at Eastern Michigan...
  • Angels' C.J. Wilson is hit hard in 8-3 loss to Astros

    Angels' C.J. Wilson is hit hard in 8-3 loss to Astros
    The Angels are fully prepared to use a bullpen relay team to fill the rotation spot vacated by the injured Garrett Richards. They did not think they'd need a similar relief effort in the games C.J. Wilson pitches. But Wilson dropped the baton Tuesday...
  • Angels rookie Matt Shoemaker is something of a savior as they win, 8-2

    Angels rookie Matt Shoemaker is something of a savior as they win, 8-2
    It will be almost impossible for Matt Shoemaker to pry the American League rookie-of-the-year award from the meaty mitts of Chicago White Sox slugger Jose Abreu, who is hitting .308 with 33 homers and a league-leading 94 runs batted in. But the Angels...
  • Angels pitcher Garrett Richards comes to grips with knee injury

    Angels pitcher Garrett Richards knew the moment he fell awkwardly into the dirt after catching a spike near first base in Fenway Park in the second inning of an Aug. 20 game against the Boston Red Sox that his season was over. “After I heard the...
  • Angels get A's for effort in 4-0 victory

    Angels get A's for effort in 4-0 victory
    Oakland center fielder Coco Crisp risked serious injury when he crashed into the wall in a gallant effort to rob Angels catcher Chris Iannetta of a two-run home run in the fifth inning Friday night. Angels left fielder Josh Hamilton hurled his body into...
  • Garrett Richards expected out 6-9 months with knee injury

    Angels pitcher Garrett Richards has a tear in the patellar tendon in his left knee. The extent of his injury was determined after an MRI Thursday in Los Angeles. Richards will undergo surgery, which the Angels said would take place next week. He is...
  • Trade to replace Garrett Richards? Not so easy for Angels

    Trade to replace Garrett Richards? Not so easy for Angels
    As the reality of Garrett Richards' season-ending knee injury set in Thursday, so did this reality: the Angels cannot make a trade to replace their ace. They can make a trade, to be sure. But the relevant question for the Angels is this: Can they...
  • Garrett Richards' injury means Angels need to win AL West

    Garrett Richards' injury means Angels need to win AL West
    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...
  • Angels' Garrett Richards has torn knee tendon, will miss pennant drive

    Angels' Garrett Richards has torn knee tendon, will miss pennant drive
    Garrett Richards suffered a torn patellar tendon in his left knee and will undergo surgery Friday, a procedure that will sideline the Angels right-hander for six to nine months and could deal a severe blow to the team's pennant hopes. If the Angels...
  • After a shutout and a sweep in Boston, Angels now focus on the A's

    After a shutout and a sweep in Boston, Angels now focus on the A's
    The Angels completed their 2-0 victory over the Boston Red Sox in Fenway Park at 10:22 p.m. EDT Thursday. They showered, dressed and took the bus to Logan Airport for a six-hour flight to San Francisco. With any luck, they'll get to their hotel by 4 a....
  • Angels' LeBlanc isn't replacing Richards, he's just taking his place

    With Garrett Richards out for the rest of the season following knee surgery Friday, the Angels figure to fill the right-hander's spot in their rotation -- at least temporarily -- with left-hander Wade LeBlanc, who was called up from triple-A Salt Lake...