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  • Durability of rotation will be crucial for Angels to succeed

    Durability of rotation will be crucial for Angels to succeed
    If the Angels rotation can withstand the rigors of a grueling 162-game season the way it held up to scrutiny this spring, it should be a strength for a team that begins defense of its American League West title against the Seattle Mariners on Monday....
  • Angels set roster for opening day

    Angels set roster for opening day
    The Angels finalized their opening day roster after Saturday’s final spring training exhibition at Dodger Stadium, awarding bullpen spots to left-handers Jose Alvarez and Cesar Ramos as well as right-handers Vinnie Pestano and Drew Rucinski. First...
  • Angels' Jered Weaver, Erick Aybar and Mike Scioscia have long connection

    Angels' Jered Weaver, Erick Aybar and Mike Scioscia have long connection
    When Jered Weaver walks to the mound Monday in Seattle, it will mark the start of his 10th season pitching for the Angels and Mike Scioscia. Only one big league player has spent more time with the same manager, and he'll be standing at shortstop....
  • Spring training: Oakland Athletics 4, Angels 1

    Spring training: Oakland Athletics 4, Angels 1
    AT THE PLATE: C.J. Cron, who will split time at designated hitter with Matt Joyce and back up first baseman Albert Pujols, lined a run-scoring double to right field in the first inning and another double to left-center in the fourth to close Cactus League...
  • Angels' Garrett Richards steps closer to return with strong outing

    Angels' Garrett Richards steps closer to return with strong outing
    You could sense the excitement in Garrett Richards' voice as the Angels right-hander, seven months into his rehabilitation from major left-knee surgery, discussed the five scoreless innings he threw in a triple-A game against Colorado on Saturday. "When...
  • Four seek Angels' second baseman job, but it's a 'fun competition'

     Four seek Angels' second baseman job, but it's a 'fun competition'
    No matter what happens over the next two weeks, Taylor Featherston figures to be separated from at least two of his new best friends by the time the Angels open the regular season. That's because Featherston is one of four players fighting for the...
  • Matt Joyce returns, Matt Shoemaker shines as Angels beat Seattle, 5-0

    Matt Joyce returns, Matt Shoemaker shines as Angels beat Seattle, 5-0
    Angels 5, Seattle Mariners 0 AT THE PLATE: Matt Joyce, who missed the previous week because of a sore right hamstring, reached on an error and singled in his first two at-bats. He also scored a run. David Freese had two hits, including a double,...
  • Angels plan to break camp without Garrett Richards

    Angels plan to break camp without Garrett Richards
    Angels Manager Mike Scioscia was pleased with Garrett Richards' three-inning outing in an intrasquad game Wednesday. But he still anticipates the right-hander won't be ready to break camp with the team in two weeks. Richards, who is recovering from knee...
  • Angels pitcher Garrett Richards looks sharp in intrasquad game

    Angels pitcher Garrett Richards looks sharp in intrasquad game
    Garrett Richards gave up one hit and struck out four in three scoreless innings of an intrasquad game on Wednesday, calling it a “big stepping-stone in the process of getting back to where I want to be.” The hard-throwing right-hander, who...
  • Angels pitcher Matt Shoemaker's toil in minors was worth the trouble

    Angels pitcher Matt Shoemaker's toil in minors was worth the trouble
    Matt Shoemaker walked into the Angels' spring-training clubhouse in February, and there among the five corner lockers reserved for established major league starting pitchers was a cubicle with his name and No. 52 above it. If there was a soundtrack to...
  • Angels' Garrett Richards moves big step closer to pitching in games

    Angels' Garrett Richards moves big step closer to pitching in games
    Garrett Richards threw to hitters in a two-inning, 40-pitch simulated game on Tuesday, the right-hander’s final significant step before pitching in a game. Richards, who underwent surgery to repair a torn patellar tendon in his left knee last...