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  • 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...
  • Pitching adjustment is paying off for Angels' C.J. Wilson

    Pitching adjustment is paying off for Angels' C.J. Wilson
    An off-season of breaking down video, tinkering with his mechanics and stewing over a brutal end to a subpar 2014 season gave way to something different for Angels left-hander C.J. Wilson on Saturday: an actual baseball game. "It was nice," Wilson...
  • Angels' Garrett Richards moves closer to return from knee surgery

    Angels' Garrett Richards moves closer to return from knee surgery
    Garrett Richards took another significant step in his return from left-knee surgery on Saturday, throwing 30 pitches during his first live batting-practice session of the spring and saying he “felt great” afterward. The hard-throwing right-...
  • Angels defeat Brewers, 3-2, behind C.J. Cron

    Angels defeat Brewers, 3-2, behind C.J. Cron
    AT THE PLATE: C.J. Cron stroked two opposite-field hits, a third-inning double and fourth-inning single, off right-handers Kyle Lohse and Ariel Pena. With Matt Joyce replacing the sidelined Josh Hamilton in left field, Cron could seize more of a full-time...
  • Angels set Cactus League rotation; Garrett Richards begins drills

    Angels set Cactus League rotation; Garrett Richards begins drills
    Angels left-hander Hector Santiago will start Thursday’s Cactus League opener against the Milwaukee Brewers, and he will be followed in the exhibition-season rotation by Jered Weaver, C.J. Wilson and Matt Shoemaker, Manager Mike Scioscia said...
  • Angels pitcher Garrett Richards agrees to terms on $3.2-million deal

    Angels pitcher Garrett Richards agrees to terms on $3.2-million deal
    The Angels avoided arbitration with Garrett Richards on Saturday, agreeing to terms with the right-hander on a one-year, $3.2-million contract that was $100,000 above the midpoint of the salaries exchanged between the sides. Richards sought $3.8 million,...
  • Grant Green has sights on winning Angels' second base job

    Grant Green has sights on winning Angels' second base job
    Grant Green spent most of his baseball life playing shortstop. He starred at the position at Anaheim Canyon High, moved on to USC and became a first-round draft pick of the Oakland Athletics. Six years and multiple positions later, Green is...
  • Angels' Mike Trout outlines goals for 2015

    Angels' Mike Trout outlines goals for 2015
    Mike Trout joined the Angels for their first full-squad workout Wednesday with two clear goals for 2015: cut down his strikeouts and increase his stolen bases. The center fielder was a unanimous choice for American League most valuable player last season,...
  • Spring training will present a test for Angels pitcher Garrett Richards

    Spring training will present a test for Angels pitcher Garrett Richards
    It could happen as early as mid-March, during a spring-training game of little meaning for everyone except the guy on the mound. A grounder will be hit to first base, Angels pitcher Garrett Richards will sprint to the bag to cover, and his mind will...
  • Angels open camp with some question marks

    Angels open camp with some question marks
    Washington had the best record in the National League and was eliminated in the first round of the playoffs last season. The team's go-for-it off-season response was to sign ace Max Scherzer for seven years and $210 million. The Angels had the best...