| Oct 27, 2014
| 6:58 PM
It wasn't just shrewd management in the front office and on the field that enabled Tampa Bay to overcome its small-market limitations to win two American League East titles and two wild-card berths from 2008 to 2013.
"Part of our success is we came...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 6:33 PM
In baseball, the season of giving is upon us yet again.
This is the season of free agency, the time of year when teams bestow riches upon the finest players in all the land.
This used to be the season of the Angels and Dodgers. To Albert Pujols,...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 10:05 AM
It’s open season on baseball’s free agents, but don’t expect the Angels to do any big-game hunting. It figures to be another winter of prudent spending for the club that lavished $317.5 million on Albert Pujols and C.J. Wilson in...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 10:54 PM
General Manager Jerry Dipoto was convinced the Angels could win not only Sunday night's do-or-die game against the Kansas City Royals “but 10 more games” if they could get their high-powered offense on track.
“This team can be electric...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 8:33 PM
At the end, some Angels lingered on the top step of the dugout as the rain fell and the Royals hugged on the mound.
The official end of the Angels’ 2014 season was a Mike Trout strikeout, but they were done much earlier than that.
| Sep 27, 2014
| 10:40 PM
KEY MOMENT: With the score tied, 1-1, the Mariners loaded the bases off Jason Grilli with no outs in the ninth when Kyle Seager reached on an infield single, Logan Morrison walked and Chavez beat out a sacrifice bunt. But Grilli, with the Angels employing...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 7:45 AM
Eric Hosmer was looking to swing away on the first pitch, and after he connected, he leaned back and watched the ball soar. For the second night in a row, the Angles were doomed by an extra-inning home run by the Royals.
They now trail 0-2 in the...
| Oct 3, 2014
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Go figure.
No team in the majors hit fewer home runs this season than Kansas City, but as Royals manager Ned Yost said before the game: "We have some guys that can hit the ball out of the ballpark."
One of those guys is third...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 11:25 PM
The happiest place on Earth on Thursday night was supposed to be just a mile or so down the street from the Happiest Place on Earth. The best fireworks were going to be at the Big A.
That's because the Angels, with the best record in baseball, were at...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 11:35 PM
Kansas City Royals Manager Ned Yost yielded the hot seat to Angels Manager Mike Scioscia on Thursday night.
While Yost pulled all the right strings in a battle of bullpens, it was Scioscia who left himself open to some second-guessing, first with...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Five years would seem long enough for Howie Kendrick to distance himself from a postseason resume that is nowhere near as glowing as his nine-year body of work for the Angels.
But reputations die hard in baseball, especially those forged in October, and...