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  • Dodgers-Angels series is so good, it deserves a repeat for the World

    Dodgers-Angels series is so good, it deserves a repeat for the World
    The folks who occupy the dugouts were too busy staring at each other to admit it, their fans were too busy screaming at each other to acknowledge it, but by the time the four-game wrestling match between the Dodgers and Angels ended Thursday, everyone was...
  • Angels can't capitalize on chances, lose to Rays, 10-3

    Angels can't capitalize on chances, lose to Rays, 10-3
    KEY MOMENT: The Angels had two chances to cut into a 6-3 deficit, but Kole Calhoun struck out looking at a chest-high fastball with runners on second and third to end the fourth inning, and Howie Kendrick and David Freese struck out with two on to end the...
  • Angels' acquisition of closer was Street smart

    The closer didn't close Monday night. Didn't need to. The new guy on the Angels roster, who has made the Angels roster a much better one, got a rare restful night at Dodger Stadium, thanks to Garrett Richards' dazzling, complete-game five-hitter....
  • Angels are doing well but haven't hit full stride yet

    Angels are doing well but haven't hit full stride yet
    The Angels have the second-best record in the majors, having started Tuesday 23 games over .500 for the first time in five seasons. So just imagine how good they would be if they started playing up to their capabilities. Just look at the numbers:...
  • Mariners rally for three runs in ninth inning to beat Angels, 3-1

    KEY MOMENT: With two outs and no score in the top of the ninth, Angels reliever Kevin Jepsen appeared to have pinch-runner James Jones picked off first, but he bounced his throw past the bag for an error, allowing Jones to take second. Kyle Seager was...
  • Wade LeBlanc gives Angels chance in game few thought they could win

    Wade LeBlanc gives Angels chance in game few thought they could win
    Amid the disappointment of a 3-1 loss to the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night, the Angels may have gained a badly needed starting pitcher. Informed Thursday morning that he would start in place of ace Jered Weaver, veteran left-hander Wade LeBlanc...
  • Angels' wins silence the usual rumors about Mike Scioscia's future

    The rumors resurfaced annually, as the Angels' most recent postseason appearance — in 2009 —became an increasingly distant memory. Maybe Mike Scioscia had become stale after so long in one job — 15 seasons, the longest-tenured...
  • For major league ballplayers, signature moments are part of the game

    For major league ballplayers, signature moments are part of the game
    When Hank Conger was a child with dreams of playing professional baseball, he practiced his signature with one thought in mind: the more scribbles, the cooler the player. And he planned on being very good and very cool. So, by the time Conger...
  • In the Pipeline: Ocean View is hitting it out of the park

    In the Pipeline: Ocean View is hitting it out of the park
    The Ocean View Little League program continues to be one of the strongest in the state, if not the country. Its 2011 Little League World Series victory still resonates locally, since many of those boys have taken their game into high school. And on July...
  • Angels hot on playoff trail after winning again in Texas

    What a long, strange — and wildly successful — trip it's been for the Angels, who closed a grueling 10-game swing through Houston, Minnesota, Cleveland and Texas with eight straight wins, including Thursday night's 7-3 victory over the Rangers...
  • Angels make a enjoyable stopover in Cleveland

    For the second consecutive afternoon, the Angels packed their bags and headed to the airport after a lopsided victory, this one a 12-3 shellacking of the Cleveland Indians in Progressive Field on Monday. There, a plane awaited to take the Angels to...