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  • In a surprise twist, Angels' Jered Weaver asks to exit game

    In a surprise twist, Angels' Jered Weaver asks to exit game
    As Mike Butcher walked to the mound, he had no reason to believe this visit would be any different from any of the hundreds he has made as the Angels' pitching coach. He might offer a pitcher a suggestion, ask him how he feels, maybe just stall for a...
  • Angels hit four homers in 13-1 victory over Yankees

    Angels hit four homers in 13-1 victory over Yankees
    AT THE PLATE: Erick Aybar, who tweaked his stance last Monday so he is more upright in the box, had four hits and four runs. With 11 hits in 17 at-bats in four games, he has raised his average from .175 to .275. Howie Kendrick, who had three hits and...
  • 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 again hit bull's-eye against lefties in 7-6 win over Astros

    Angels again hit bull's-eye against lefties in 7-6 win over Astros
    Three left-handed pitchers in a row might have been an issue for the Angels last season. They were 18-26 against left-handers, and their .258 batting average against them was ninth in the American League in 2013. So far, 2014 is a different story. After...
  • 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...
  • Angels overcome injury to Jered Weaver, beat Blue Jays, 5-2

    Angels overcome injury to Jered Weaver, beat Blue Jays, 5-2
    KEY MOMENT: With the score tied, 2-2, and the bases loaded in the fifth inning, Josh Hamilton lofted a fly ball to shallow center that didn't appear deep enough to score Kole Calhoun from third. But when Blue Jays center fielder Colby Rasmus made a flat-...
  • Angels outslug Toronto Blue Jays, 8-7

    Angels outslug Toronto Blue Jays, 8-7
    KEY MOMENT: Albert Pujols drove a ball inches over the center-field wall for a go-ahead, two-run home run in the bottom of the seventh inning. The ball tipped off the glove of center fielder Colby Rasmus. The home run was the 512th of Pujols' career,...