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  • Things are looking a bit less down on the farm for the Angels

    Things are looking a bit less down on the farm for the Angels
    The Angels' minor league system looked barren even before last July's trades that sent five of their top 10 prospects to San Diego and Arizona for closer Huston Street and reliever Joe Thatcher. The loss of first-round picks in 2012 and 2013 — a...
  • Hector Santiago hopes for a spot on Angels roster

    Hector Santiago hopes for a spot on Angels roster
    Hector Santiago entered his first spring training with the Angels in 2014 with a rotation spot secured. This spring, the left-hander is fighting for a roster spot with no guarantee of a job as a starter or reliever. "It's disappointing, but I really...
  • 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,...
  • Angels' Garrett Richards ahead of schedule in return from knee surgery

    Angels' Garrett Richards ahead of schedule in return from knee surgery
    Garrett Richards is scheduled to begin throwing off a mound in the second week of February, putting the Angels right-hander slightly ahead of schedule in his return from the left-knee surgery that ended his season last August. General Manager Jerry...
  • Trainer Rick Smith, Angels fixer-upper, is in the house — for 37 years

    Trainer Rick Smith, Angels fixer-upper, is in the house — for 37 years
    Rick Smith gulps black coffee from a travel mug as he bounces past the empty training room's treatment tables and wall-sized photos of former players deep under Angel Stadium. A slender man with gray whiskers and a quick smile, Smith is wrapped in a 5-...
  • Angels make acquisitions with eyes on the future

    Angels make acquisitions with eyes on the future
    Jerry Dipoto has heard the criticism of the Angels, that they're getting old, that they're suffocating under the weight of their massive, long-term contracts, that they better win a championship soon, or else. "That's been the public commentary, the...
  • Angels' Mike Scioscia cautious about Garrett Richards' return

    Angels' Mike Scioscia cautious about Garrett Richards' return
    Garrett Richards, who underwent surgery in August for a torn tendon in his left knee, was cleared by doctors Monday to begin throwing, and his agent said the right-hander was "on track" to be ready by the 2015 season opener. But Angels Manager Mike...
  • Angels retain David Freese; let go of Gordon Beckham, Wade LeBlanc

    Angels retain David Freese; let go of Gordon Beckham, Wade LeBlanc
    The Angels tendered a 2015 contract to David Freese on Tuesday, assuring that the veteran third baseman, who is projected to make $6.3 million in arbitration next season, remains under club control. The team declined to tender 2015 contacts to utility...
  • Garrett Richards cleared to throw again; Angels sign two left-handers

    Garrett Richards cleared to throw again; Angels sign two left-handers
    Angels pitcher Garrett Richards has been cleared by doctors to resume throwing on Monday, and the right-hander, who underwent season-ending surgery to repair a torn patellar tendon in his left knee in August, appears on track to be ready for the 2015...
  • Angels' Garrett Richards on track in knee surgery recovery

    Angels' Garrett Richards on track in knee surgery recovery
    Ten weeks into his recovery from surgery to repair a torn patellar tendon in his left knee, Angels pitcher Garrett Richards remains on track to return to the field during spring training next February or March. Richards’ agent, Fred Wray, said...
  • Royals make things extra tough for Angels with 4-1 win in Game 2

    Royals make things extra tough for Angels with 4-1 win in Game 2
    The Angels rallied in the wake of a season-ending injury to their best pitcher, Garrett Richards, in August and got so hot they turned a four-game American League West deficit on Aug.10 into a runaway division title. They toiled through a six-month...