| Dec 10, 2014
| 7:36 PM
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...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 5:45 PM
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...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 7:28 PM
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-...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 6:30 PM
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...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 6:12 PM
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...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 4:00 PM
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...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 11:50 PM
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...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 11:40 PM
When the Angels were in Boston in August, several players asked veteran infielder John McDonald to bring the World Series ring he won with the Red Sox last season from his home in Scituate, Mass., to Fenway Park.
They wanted to see it, to touch it, to...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Amid the disappointment of a 3-1 loss to the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night, the Angels may have gained a badly needed starting pitcher.
Informed Thursday morning that he would start in place of ace Jered Weaver, veteran left-hander Wade LeBlanc...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 10:32 PM
The Angels' lineup has been the story of their winning streak, which has now reached double digits.
But with each pitch that ducked out of the zone at just the right moment Saturday night, with each strike that darted suddenly to catch a corner, Jered...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 5:44 PM
Matt Shoemaker was diagnosed Tuesday with a mild strain of his left oblique, a rib-cage injury that will force the Angels right-hander to miss his next start and could threaten his availability for the playoffs.
Shoemaker, when asked whether he will...