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Garrett Richards

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 keep calm and carry on, despite injuries and slumps

    PHILADELPHIA — Three of the Angels' nine regulars — Josh Hamilton, Kole Calhoun and David Freese — remain on the disabled list, and two of their top hitters, Mike Trout and Albert Pujols, are mired in slumps. Leading off Wednesday...
  • Albert Pujols homers twice in Angels' 6-2 win over Rays

    KEY MOMENT: The Angels had runners on second and third with one out in the fourth inning when Collin Cowgill chopped a grounder that went off the glove of Rays third baseman Evan Longoria, a two-time Gold Glove Award winner, for an error. Tampa Bay...