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Hank Conger

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  • Angels' ALDS rotation: Jered Weaver, Matt Shoemaker, C.J. Wilson

    The Angels will use a three-man rotation of Jered Weaver, Matt Shoemaker and C.J. Wilson in the American League division series against the Kansas City Royals, Manager Mike Scioscia said Wednesday. That means Game 1 starter Jered Weaver will pitch Game 4,...
  • Angels make Pestano, Navarro final additions to division series roster

    Angels make Pestano, Navarro final additions to division series roster
    The Angels opted for right-hander Vinnie Pestano over left-hander Joe Thatcher in the bullpen and contact-hitting Efren Navarro over power-hitting Brennan Boesch on the bench for their American League division series against the Kansas City Royals....
  • How the 2014 Angels were built

    A look at how the 2014 Angels roster was put together: BATTERS PLAYER; AGE; SEASONS; CONTRACT; HOW ACQUIRED Erick Aybar; 30; 9; 5 yrs/$40.08M (2012-16); Signed as amateur free agent in 2002. Gordon Beckham; 29; 6; 1 yr/$4.18M; Acquired from...
  • Angels can go only as far as starting pitchers take them

    Superb starting pitching can carry a team to a World Series title, as the Chicago White Sox showed in 2005, when Jose Contreras, Mark Buehrle, Jon Garland and Freddy Garcia combined for a 9-1 record and a 2.84 earned-run average, four complete games and...
  • Wild-card game gives Angels a running start on preparing for Royals

    Wild-card game gives Angels a running start on preparing for Royals
    Baseball's postseason blew in like a hurricane Tuesday night. No gentle sprinkles growing to a downpour. No breeze slowly turning to a gale. The Kansas City Royals won the American League wild-card game over the Oakland A's, 9-8, and it only took 12...
  • Angels' Matt Shoemaker, Josh Hamilton good to go for playoffs

    Right-hander Matt Shoemaker said he had “no doubt” he’ll pitch in the American League division series after throwing another bullpen session Tuesday, and left fielder Josh Hamilton cleared what appeared to be a final hurdle in his return...
  • Angels come through in the clutch in 5-4 win over Twins

    David Freese seemed a little perturbed Thursday when reporters started peppering him with questions about his slump. "Guys, I didn't get a hit for three or four days," the Angels third baseman said. "Come on." Actually, Freese went six games without a...
  • Angels top Marlins, 8-2, and pull ahead of A's in AL West

    Angels top Marlins, 8-2, and pull ahead of A's in AL West
    AT THE PLATE: The Angels had six straight hits in a five-run fourth inning, David Freese's double, singles by Efren Navarro (scoring a run), Hank Conger and Kole Calhoun (scoring Navarro), Mike Trout's RBI double and Albert Pujols' two-run single. Freese,...
  • Cory Rasmus answers the call for Angels

    Cory Rasmus answers the call for Angels
    It was like a conga line from the Angels bullpen to the mound Saturday night. One by one, pitchers trotted into the game, beginning with reliever-turned-starter Cory Rasmus and ending with closer Huston Street. By the time the Angels completed a 2-0...
  • Angels fall to Rangers, 3-2

    KEY MOMENT: The Angels were 62-2 when leading after eight innings before closer Huston Street gave up four consecutive singles in the bottom of the ninth inning, Mike Carp tying the score with a run-scoring single to center field and Adam Rosales giving...
  • Huston Street can't shut down Rangers and Angels lose, 3-2

    As good as Huston Street is, and he has been nearly invincible for four years, he is not perfect, as the Angels were so painfully reminded of in the ninth inning of Sunday's 3-2 loss to the Texas Rangers in Globe Life Park. Street, acquired in a July 18...