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Hideki Matsui

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  • Slumping Angels Trumbo and Trout to sit vs. A's

     
    Rookie first baseman Mark Trumbo, hitless with four strikeouts in his last eight at-bats, and 20-year-old outfielder Mike Trout, who has two hits in his last 25 at-bats, will be on the bench for the start of the Angels' game......
  • Jered Weaver goes for career-high 17th win versus A's today

     
    Jered Weaver will attempt to win his career-high 17th game today when the Angels ace opposes the Oakland Athletics in the finale of a three-game series in the Oakland Coliseum. The Angels enter play three games behind the Texas Rangers in the American...
  • Brad Pitt, 'Moneyball' take Oakland out to the ballgame

     
    Brad Pitt and Jonah Hill in "Moneyball": Brad Pitt's "Moneyball" played to a hometown crowd for its U.S. premiere, bringing the red carpet show -- including stars Pitt, Jonah Hill, Phillip Seymour Hoffman and more -- to Oakland to screen the story of A'...
  • Angels face two tough foes: Oakland's Gio Gonzalez, fatigue

     
    The road-weary Angels will turn to ace Jered Weaver in an effort to keep their slim playoff hopes alive Friday night, but their hitters will also have a difficult obstacle to overcome in Angel Stadium: Oakland left-hander Gio Gonzalez. Gonzalez......
  • Angels bullpen collapses in 6-5 loss; playoff hopes nearly dead

     
    The Angels bullpen suffered a complete meltdown Sunday, failing to hold a three-run lead in the ninth inning in a loss to the Oakland Athletics, 6-5, in Angel Stadium. Closer Jordan Walden threw away a potential game-ending double-play grounder during.......
  • Mark Trumbo and Jeff Mathis in Angels lineup vs. A's

     
    Mark Trumbo, who was pulled from Saturday night's game in the seventh inning because of right ankle discomfort, was penciled in to the lineup for Sunday's must-win game against the Oakland Athletics in Angel Stadium. But after the rookie first......
  • 'Moneyball's' biggest believers? Hint: The entertainment business

     
    One of the biggest misconceptions about the book “Moneyball,” the Michael Lewis bestseller about the low-budget Oakland A’s’ pathway to baseball success, is that it was about the triumph of statistical analysis. Now that the book...
  • MLB players deal with impact of earthquake in Japan

    MLB players deal with impact of earthquake in Japan
    Angels pitcher Hisanori Takahashi was video chatting with his wife, Yeyol, in Tokyo when the picture started shaking. Japan was being rocked by a magnitude 8.9 earthquake, the most powerful in that country's history. Takahashi was watching it live....
  • Angels go for three-game sweep of A's; Kendrys Morales examined by foot specialist

     
    Three days ago, the Angels' batters, as former Dodgers Manager Tommy Lasorda once said in a famous rant, couldn't hit water if they fell out of a boat. While getting swept in a four-game series by the Boston Red Sox,......
  • Takahashi and Matsui give Japanese reporters good local angle

     
    The large Japanese media contingent following Oakland designated hitter Hideki Matsui during a three-game series at Angel Stadium had something interesting to write about Wednesday. For the first time, Angels reliever Hisanori Takahashi and Matsui,...