| Jun 29, 2013
| 1:32 PM
HOUSTON -- Houston Manager Bo Porter called Angels Manager Mike Scioscia on Saturday to apologize for what many players consider a bush-league ploy, one that caused confusion between Angels catcher Hank Conger and first baseman Mark Trumbo on a popup that...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 11:44 PM
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As the Angels slipped into fourth place in a season slipping toward oblivion, it just got away from them. The inning, and maybe the year....
| Jan 8, 2014
| 3:06 PM
The Huntington Beach High baseball program will hold the second Collin Balester-Hank Conger Giveback Golf Invitational next Monday. The shotgun start is 10:30 a.m. at SeaCliff Country Club (6501 Palm Ave.) in Huntington Beach.
Registration for the...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 11:03 PM
The cruelest month comes to an end Wednesday. The Angels are not buried.
That counts as progress in Anaheim, where the home team has punted the season because of a poor April in each of the last two seasons. On the last day of the month, the Angels have...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 9:08 PM
KEY MOMENT: David Freese’s single off Cleveland Indians reliever Marc Rzepczynski in the fifth inning, which scored Mike Trout and Albert Pujols to give the Angels a 5-1 lead on their way to a 7-1 victory and a sweep of their three-game series...
| May 2, 2014
| 11:30 PM
The Angels don't need Hector Santiago to anchor the rotation; that's the job of capable veterans Jered Weaver and C.J. Wilson. They just can't afford for the left-hander to be an anchor in the rotation, a pitcher who weighs the staff down.
| Apr 20, 2014
| 4:10 PM
DETROIT — Mike Trout was 20 and Bryce Harper was 19 when they played for the Scottsdale Scorpions in the Arizona Fall League in 2011. Neither had set foot in the big leagues by then, but it was clear to Angels catcher Hank Conger, a Scorpions...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 4:15 PM
KEY MOMENT: The Angels made three errors — on one first-inning play — to give Detroit a run. Ian Kinsler took off from first base on a full-count pitch that Miguel Cabrera took for ball four. Catcher Hank Conger, thinking it was strike three,...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 12:40 AM
KEY MOMENT: Hank Conger was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 11th to give the Angels the walk-off victory. That came after the Angels missed a couple of chances in the eighth and 10th innings, when Albert Pujols failed to...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 6:40 PM
Angels 14, Mets 2
TURNING POINT: Mike Trout, Albert Pujols and Raul Ibanez hit consecutive home runs in the first inning against Bartolo Colon, the first time the Angels have done that since July 27, 2009. Trout's went into the top of the trees beyond...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 7:12 PM
The hallmark of a Mike Scioscia team has always been small ball. Steal, hit and run, take the extra base.
The long ball? That was fine for batting practice but it wasn't something the Angels looked for after the national anthem.
Times and tactics have...