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Hank Conger

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  • Angels miscues help Tigers to a 2-1 victory

    Angels miscues help Tigers to a 2-1 victory
    KEY MOMENT: The Angels made three errors — on one first-inning play — to give Detroit a run. Ian Kinsler took off from first base on a full-count pitch that Miguel Cabrera took for ball four. Catcher Hank Conger, thinking it was strike three,...
  • Angels' Mike Trout, Nationals' Bryce Harper to meet for first time

    DETROIT — Mike Trout was 20 and Bryce Harper was 19 when they played for the Scottsdale Scorpions in the Arizona Fall League in 2011. Neither had set foot in the big leagues by then, but it was clear to Angels catcher Hank Conger, a Scorpions...
  • Angels' Mike Scioscia is keeper of legacy as MLB chips at block rule

    Angels' Mike Scioscia is keeper of legacy as MLB chips at block rule
    TEMPE, Ariz. — The keepers of the gate for the Angels, the catching crew, play for the ultimate keeper of the gate. All it takes to establish Manager Mike Scioscia is just that are Internet replays of his home-plate blocking when he was a...
  • Angels offense struggling; Josh Hamilton nearing return

    TEMPE, Ariz. -- Temperatures are rising in the Phoenix area, but the Angels offense has cooled considerably since the team banged out 15 hits in a 15-3 win over the Chicago Cubs in their Cactus League opener on Feb. 28. In eight exhibition games since,...
  • Kole Calhoun is trying to figure out role with Angels

    Kole Calhoun is trying to figure out role with Angels
    TEMPE, Ariz. -- Kole Calhoun is having a little identity crisis. "I've kind of had these weird baseball personalities," the Angels right fielder said. "Am I a leadoff guy? A power guy? A guy who steals bases? I don't know. I just want to play, and you...
  • Angels split squads beat Brewers, Rangers

    Angels 12, Brewers 2 Angels 12, Rangers 1 AT THE PLATE: David Freese, who had one hit in his first 14 spring at-bats (.071), had three singles and two runs batted in against the Brewers. Albert Pujols, Kole Calhoun and Erick Aybar each had two hits,...
  • Angels' Chris Iannetta ready to make clear progress

    TEMPE, Ariz. — Chris Iannetta looked over to the dugout for the sign. The Angels catcher could see a hand with wiggling fingers, but he struggled to count the number of fingers. "I couldn't tell between two and three," he said. That is worrisome...
  • Josh Hamilton passes tests in Angels' exhibition game

    TEMPE, Ariz. -- It had been a calf injury that delayed Josh Hamilton's Cactus League debut until Monday. He singled for his first hit, then took off for second base. For the Angels, that was as good a sign as any. The swing might not be there yet, but...
  • Spring training: Angels beat Giants, 11-4

    Angels 11, Giants 4 AT THE PLATE: Josh Hamilton doubled to left-center field in the fourth and hit a run-scoring double to right-center in the fifth to improve his spring average to .391 (nine for 23). J.B. Shuck, battling Collin Cowgill for a reserve...
  • John McDonald wins Angels job, to the dismay of his young daughter

    TEMPE, Ariz. — There were mixed emotions Tuesday in the Scituate, Mass., household of John McDonald, the 39-year-old utility infielder who was told by Angels Manager Mike Scioscia he had made the team and was officially added to the 40-man roster....
  • Angels 8, Chicago Cubs 4

    Angels 8, Chicago Cubs 4
    Angels 8, Cubs 4 AT THE PLATE: Ian Stewart, who appears to have the edge over several candidates for a reserve spot, sparked a six-run ninth inning with a home run and capped the rally with a run-scoring single. Grant Green (triple), Collin Cowgill...