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  • 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:...
  • 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

    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

    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 extend win streak to five with 7-2 victory over Astros

    HOUSTON — Joe Blanton delivered his third straight quality start, and the Angels scoredĀ four runs in the fourth inning Saturday on the way to extending their win streak to five with a 7-2 victory over the Houston Astros. Blanton, who was in danger...
  • Mike Scioscia gets apology from Houston's manager

    Mike Scioscia gets apology from Houston's manager
    addCustomPlayer('1j59v4a9evljr1d1b5hvawowo7', '', '', 600, 418, 'perf1j59v4a9evljr1d1b5hvawowo7', 'eplayer15'); HOUSTON — Astros Manager Bo Porter called Angels Manager Mike Scioscia on Saturday to apologize for what many consider a bush-league...
  • Angels pitcher C.J. Wilson is efficient in 3-1 win over Astros

    Angels pitcher C.J. Wilson is efficient in 3-1 win over Astros
    HOUSTON -- Angels left-hander C.J. Wilson needed only 106 pitches -- 65 of them were strikes -- to complete seven strong innings in Sunday’s 3-1 victory over the Houston Astros in Minute Maid Park. Too often this season, Wilson has hit the 100-...