| 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...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 5:23 PM
KEY MOMENT: Rookie Ryan Rua hit his first career home run in the ninth inning against closer Huston Street, launching a 1-and-2 fastball into the Angels bullpen to give the Rangers a 2-1 lead. Street then gave up a single, a double and an intentional walk...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 9:44 PM
He’s only 22, but Orioles third baseman Manny Machado said his memory’s a little fuzzy. He doesn’t think he has ever hit a walk-off home run before, not as an amateur and probably not as a minor leaguer.
He knows for sure he had...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 11:05 PM
BALTIMORE — The first shock wave came when Oakland, the team the Angels are chasing in the American League West, acquired Boston ace Jon Lester for left fielder and cleanup batter Yoenis Cespedes, giving the Athletics a formidable rotation that...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 9:27 AM
They're calling it the defensive play of the year, and it came after Yoenis Cespedes initially misplayed the ball.
The Oakland A's left fielder was pursuing a one-hit double by Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels during the eighth inning of a 1-1 tie...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 9:13 PM
KEY MOMENT: The A's scored four runs off reliever Mike Morin in the seventh to trim a 5-0 deficit to 5-4, Josh Reddick hitting a two-run double to left, Nick Punto an RBI triple to right-center and Coco Crisp an RBI single to left. But with two on and two...
| May 26, 2014
| 7:50 PM
Tyler Skaggs seemed to pitch two different games in Monday's 5-1 loss to the Seattle Mariners, a seven-inning start that was a microcosm of a month in which the Angels' 22-year-old left-hander has alternated between brilliance and turbulence.