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  • Angels' Trout adds to growing portfolio

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Los Angeles Angels - INSIDE PITCH ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout continues to make the kind of history usually associated with members of the Hall of Fame. The center fielder's solo home run...
  • Astros' Hernandez staking claim to starting position

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Houston Astros - INSIDE PITCH ANAHEIM, Calif. -- In his fourth major league game, Enrique Hernandez dug a deep stake into his claim as the Houston Astros' starting shortstop. Hernandez not only collected three...
  • Time for Phillies to sell but should Amaro begin that process?

    Time for Phillies to sell but should Amaro begin that process?
    "The time has been now for two or three weeks." That's what Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg said after Philadelphia was swept in a four-game series against the Atlanta Braves last weekend. Sandberg was referring to the need to turn things around and...
  • Angels 7, Astros 6

    The Sports Xchange By Joseph D'Hippolito, The Sports Xchange Angels 7, Astros 6 ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Mike Trout hit a solo home run in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Los Angeles Angels a 7-6 victory over the Houston Astros on Friday night...
  • Yankees figure out Hughes, snap losing streak

    The Sports Xchange By Dan Myers, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Fixing lede Yankees figure out Hughes, snap losing streak MINNEAPOLIS -- Baffled bytheir former teammate through four innings Thursday, the New York Yankees lived up to their "Bronx...
  • Angels 5, Astros 2

    The Sports Xchange By Joe Haakenson, The Sports Xchange Angels 5, Astros 2 ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Matt Shoemaker rebounded from the worst start of his career with six strong innings Thursday night, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 5-2 win over the...
  • Game roundup: Phillies halt six-game skid

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: updates with final games Game roundup: Phillies halt six-game skid MIAMI -- The Philadelphia Phillies scored two runs in the top of the ninth inning to defeat the Miami Marlins 5-4 on Thursday night. The Phillies snapped...
  • Shoemaker shows he belongs in Angels' win

    The Sports Xchange By Joe Haakenson, The Sports Xchange Shoemaker shows he belongs in Angels' win ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Truth be told, Matt Shoemaker was considered more "organizational depth" than starting rotation material before the season. After all,...
  • Angels' Albert Pujols prefers playing the field

    Albert Pujols played first base Thursday, just the way he and the Angels like it. Pujols got one hit, and he was robbed of another. In the field, he ranged far to his right and made a diving stop to keep a single within the infield. He also got the...
  • David Freese is key in the Angels' 5-2 victory over the Astros

     David Freese is key in the Angels' 5-2 victory over the Astros
    KEY MOMENT: With the score tied 2-2 in the fourth inning, David Freese doubled home two runs to give the Angels the lead for good. Freese batted .155 in his first 20 games with the Angels but is batting .289 since then, including .368 over his last 11...
  • Hamilton starts to recapture power stroke

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Los Angeles Angels - INSIDE PITCH ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Josh Hamilton failed to hit a home run from June 4 through June 29, a 23-game streak that matched the longest streak without a homer in his career (2009 with...