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  • Spring training: Arizona 5, Angels 2

    Spring training: Arizona 5, Angels 2
    Arizona 5, Angels 2 AT THE PLATE: Albert Pujols struck out looking at a sharp-breaking curve and grounded out to shortstop in two at-bats against Archie Bradley, Arizona's top pitching prospect, his spring average falling to .066. But Pujols drove in...
  • Jeff Miller: Angels will beat the odds, win World Series

    The Angels will not, contrary to the consensus, finish third in their division this season. They will not, as suggested by The Sporting News, finish fourth, ahead of only Houston, a team that lost 111 times in 2013. And they will not, as Sports...
  • Angels lock up Mike Trout with six-year contract extension

    Angels lock up Mike Trout with six-year contract extension
    Albert Pujols made his major league debut at 22. Jered Weaver made his minor league debut at 22. Mike Trout just made $145 million at 22, and he set himself up to become the richest athlete in North American sports history. The best player in baseball...
  • Angels release pitcher Joe Blanton, swallow his $8.5-million contract

    PHOENIX — Angels fans won't have Joe Blanton to kick around anymore. The Angels released the struggling and oft-criticized right-hander on Wednesday and ate the remaining $8.5 million on his contract, a move that was probably more difficult for...
  • Angels in spring camp

    Angels pitchers and catchers report Thursday to Tempe, Ariz., to begin spring training. The team’s projected lineup and camp participants: STARTERS (projected batting order): Kole Calhoun, RF; Mike Trout, CF; Albert Pujols, 1B; Josh Hamilton,...
  • Mike Trout's grand slam leads Angels' 15-3 exhibition win

    ANGELS 15, CUBS 3 AT THE PLATE: The Angels batted around twice in the first four innings. Mike Trout hit a grand slam, singled, and drove in five runs. "Mike's got such a short swing," Manager Mike Scioscia said. "You wouldn't think it would take him...
  • Angels' Mike Trout doesn't mind distractions

    Angels' Mike Trout doesn't mind distractions
    TEMPE, Ariz. — There was a Nike photo shoot, the filming of a commercial for Major League Baseball, appearances on ESPN, MTV, Fox Sports 1 and Fox Sports West, and interviews with newspapers, websites and radio stations. Still to come is a Sports...
  • Rotation questions could force Angels to open with eight-man bullpen

    Rotation questions could force Angels to open with eight-man bullpen
    TEMPE, Ariz. — Manager Mike Scioscia said Wednesday that the Angels could open the season with eight relief pitchers, an acknowledgement that a youth-filled rotation may not be able to pitch as deep into games as the team would like. Jered Weaver,...
  • Fox won't expand Angels coverage in response to Dodgers network

    Fox won't expand Angels coverage in response to Dodgers network
    TEMPE, Ariz. — The Angels open their Cactus League season Friday, and the game will be televised on Fox Sports West, available throughout the Los Angeles area. The hype surrounding the Dodgers' launch of SportsNet LA — which is currently...
  • Angels eye Matt Garza, but Masahiro Tanaka deal could drive up price

    Angels eye Matt Garza, but Masahiro Tanaka deal could drive up price
    The New York Yankees’ signing of Japanese pitching sensation Masahiro Tanaka to a reported seven-year, $155-million deal on Wednesday doesn’t really change much for the Angels in their pursuit of a starting pitcher. Though the Angels scouted...
  • Angels still in market for a starting pitcher not named Tanaka

    Angels still in market for a starting pitcher not named Tanaka
    The New York Yankees' signing of Japanese right-hander Masahiro Tanaka to a seven-year, $155-million deal won't really affect the Angels' pursuit of a starting pitcher, but it might complicate things. Though the Angels scouted and liked Tanaka, they did...