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  • How the 2014 Angels were built

    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

    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

    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...
  • Howie Kendrick, Jered Weaver guide Angels past Rangers, 5-2

    Howie Kendrick, Jered Weaver guide Angels past Rangers, 5-2
    KEY MOMENT: With the Angels trailing, 2-1, Albert Pujols and Josh Hamilton led off the sixth inning with singles, and Howie Kendrick, on his 31st birthday, lofted a run-scoring single to right-center, his third hit of the game. David Freese added a...
  • Angels' bullpen is finding consistency

    Angels' bullpen is finding consistency
    Mike Morin retired the side in order in the eighth inning, and Joe Smith threw a one-two-three ninth for his 14th save Saturday night, the Angels rolling to a 5-2 victory over the Texas Rangers that gave them 18 wins in 22 games. The Angels could get...
  • It takes 16 innings before Angels beat Mariners, 3-2

    It takes 16 innings before Angels beat Mariners, 3-2
    KEY MOMENT: Mike Trout doubled with one out in the bottom of the 16th inning and, after Albert Pujols grounded out to the pitcher and Josh Hamilton was intenionally walked, pinch-hitter Efren Navarro stroked reliever Dominic Leone's first pitch into...
  • Adam Jones hits a pair of two-run home runs in Orioles' 4-2 victory over Angels

    Adam Jones hits a pair of two-run home runs in Orioles' 4-2 victory over Angels
    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Orioles center fielderĀ Adam Jones wasn’t worried at all that participating in the All-Star Game Home Run Derby would mess with his swing in the second half of the season. Jones said he seldom deviates from his swing-from-the-...
  • Angels can't hold back Adam Jones, Orioles in 4-2 loss

    Angels can't hold back Adam Jones, Orioles in 4-2 loss
    KEY MOMENT: With two outs in the sixth inning and the score tied, 2-2, All-Star center fielder Adam Jones went to bat for the Orioles. He had hit a two-run home run in the first inning against Matt Shoemaker and did it again this time. In 15 at-bats since...
  • Angels fall to Rangers, 3-2

    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...
  • Angels hold back Astros in 6-1 win

    Angels hold back Astros in 6-1 win
    KEY MOMENT: With the bases loaded and one out in the third inning, Albert Pujols stroked a 1-and-2 pitch from Collin McHugh into left field for a two-run single to end a scoreless tie and give the Angels slugger 1,555 runs batted in, tying him with Willie...