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  • Jered Weaver wins 17th game as Angels top Astros, 5-2

    Jered Weaver wins 17th game as Angels top Astros, 5-2
    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...
  • Angels' Matt Shoemaker has rib-cage strain, will miss next start

    Angels' Matt Shoemaker has rib-cage strain, will miss next start
    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...
  • Angels' Matt Shoemaker to bypass one start because of oblique strain

    The Angels have thrived in the wake of season-ending injuries to pitchers Garrett Richards and Tyler Skaggs, moving to the brink of the American League West title despite Tuesday night's 13-2 loss to the Seattle Mariners. Oakland lost to Texas, reducing...
  • Angels' Albert Pujols falls homer short of cycle in 8-1 win over Texas

    Albert Pujols is a nine-time All-Star who has won three most valuable player awards and two World Series championships, and last weekend he became the 16th player in major league history to amass 2,500 hits, 1,500 runs batted in and 500 homers. But...
  • Angels beat Texas Rangers, 7-3, for eighth win in a row

    Angels beat Texas Rangers, 7-3, for eighth win in a row
    KEY MOMENT: Mike Morin entered with the bases loaded and two outs in the fifth inning and got Elvis Andrus to ground back to the mound on his first pitch, preserving a 4-1 Angels lead. AT THE PLATE: Erick Aybar hit a two-run homer to right in the second,...
  • Angels hot on playoff trail after winning again in Texas

    What a long, strange — and wildly successful — trip it's been for the Angels, who closed a grueling 10-game swing through Houston, Minnesota, Cleveland and Texas with eight straight wins, including Thursday night's 7-3 victory over the Rangers...
  • Veteran pitcher Bartolo Colon does not appear to be a fit for Angels

    Bartolo Colon reportedly cleared waivers Monday, making him eligible to be traded to any club, but the New York Mets right-hander does not appear to be a fit for the Angels because of his age (41) and a contract that guarantees him $11 million in 2015....
  • Marlins pound Wade LeBlanc as Angels fall back into first-place tie

    One way for the Angels to minimize the loss of Garrett Richards — at least, in their minds — is to tell themselves that the hard-throwing right-hander, who suffered a season-ending knee injury last week, pitched only once every five days....
  • Angels pitching coach Mike Butcher has a hot staff, is off hot seat

    The criticism of Angels pitching coach Mike Butcher last season was every bit as fierce as that of former hitting coach Mickey Hatcher in the weeks and months leading up to Hatcher's firing in May 2012. The 2013 rotation, which included two of the worst...
  • 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...