| Aug 21, 2013
| 12:56 AM
It’s one thing to play meaningless games in late September. Plenty of teams do that. It’s another to be so far out of playoff contention that you’re playing them in mid-August, with a quarter of the season left.
That’s a fate...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 11:01 PM
The Angels on Monday shut down Albert Pujols for the rest of 2013 because of a partial tear of the plantar fascia in his left heel, yet another concession that their season is essentially over.
The white flag went up in late July when the Angels, far...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 4:31 PM
Hard-throwing reliever Tanner Scheppers snuffed out an Angels threat to tie the score in the eighth inning Sunday, and the Texas Rangers held on for a 4-3 victory at Angel Stadium.
Down by a run, Kole Calhoun, who hit a solo homer in the second, led off...
| 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...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 2:22 PM
NEW YORK — Chris Nelson hit a solo home run to right-center field in the fourth inning and broke the game open with a grand slam to left field in the eighth Thursday, as the Angels avoided a four-game sweep at the hands of the New York Yankees...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 10:25 PM
Jered Weaver wasn't a bundle of jumbled emotions when he took the mound Sunday night, but the Angels' ace felt a little more amped than usual.
His wife, Kristin, and newborn son, Aden, were still at the hospital, awaiting his arrival after the game, and...
| May 8, 2013
| 10:24 PM
HOUSTON — The Angels broke out the hard hats, fired up the backhoe and dug their season-opening hole a little deeper Wednesday night.
They got a quality start from Joe Blanton but grounded into four double plays and went hitless in five at-bats...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 11:44 PM
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.
Ernesto Frieri, the Angels’ closer, started the 10th inning. He did not finish it. He gave up five runs....
| Jun 29, 2013
| 7:47 PM
HOUSTON — Astros Manager Bo Porter called Angels Manager Mike Scioscia on Saturday to apologize for what many consider a bush-league ploy, one that caused confusion between Angels catcher Hank Conger and first baseman Mark Trumbo on a popup that...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 9:56 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — Jered Weaver allowed one run and five hits in seven splendid innings, "the best I've ever thrown the ball in Texas," he said, and J.B. Shuck, who got the silent treatment after hitting his first big league home run, responded by...
| May 25, 2013
| 2:15 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Billy Buckner threw five shutout innings in his Angels debut, and Hank Conger and Josh Hamilton each homered in a 7-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday at Kauffman Stadium, extending the Angels’ winning streak to...