| Apr 29, 2014
| 11:06 PM
KEY MOMENT: The Indians had gotten out of the fifth inning with a 2-0 deficit when J.B. Shuck grounded into a double play, or had they? As Angels Manager Mike Scioscia challenged the call, three of the Cleveland players left the field anyway, and...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 8:58 PM
The leadoff spot in the Angels' batting order has been a case of musical chairs this season.
But the latest player atop the lineup, hot-hitting second baseman Howie Kendrick, has given the Angels the spark they needed.
Batting first for the second...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 9:08 PM
KEY MOMENT: David Freese’s single off Cleveland Indians reliever Marc Rzepczynski in the fifth inning, which scored Mike Trout and Albert Pujols to give the Angels a 5-1 lead on their way to a 7-1 victory and a sweep of their three-game series...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 6:01 PM
Angels 4, Dodgers 4 (10 innings)
AT THE PLATE: C.J. Cron, the Angels' top power-hitting prospect, hit a pinch-hit, score-tying, three-run home run to left field off Dodgers right-hander Daniel Moskos in the bottom of the ninth. Howie Kendrick and Carlos...
| May 1, 2014
| 5:45 PM
In his first game as the Angels' new closer, Joe Smith pitched the ninth inning with a three-run lead. In his second game, he pitched the ninth with a two-run lead.
Pressure? He laughed at the thought. In five years as the setup man for the Cleveland...
| May 2, 2014
| 11:24 PM
KEY MOMENT: With two outs in the top of the sixth, Prince Fielder hit a ground ball to shortstop that probably would have ended the inning if the Angels hadn't shifted their infield slightly toward the right side. Shortstop Erick Aybar made a diving...
| May 3, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Angels third baseman David Freese was placed on the 15-day disabled list Saturday because of a small fracture on the middle finger of his right hand, an injury that set off a flurry of roster moves before Saturday night’s game against the Texas...
| May 3, 2014
| 10:03 PM
KEY MOMENT: First baseman C.J. Cron, called up from triple A on Saturday, capped a three-hit night in his major league debut with a two-out, broken-bat, run-scoring single to left field against reliever Shawn Tolleson to break a 3-3 tie in the bottom of...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 5:31 PM
Padres 4, Angels 2
AT THE PLATE: J.B. Shuck, who is competing with Collin Cowgill and Matt Long for a reserve outfield spot, tripled and scored in the first inning and singled in the third and eighth innings. Grant Green hit a sacrifice fly in the first...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 5:24 PM
Angels 3, Cincinnati Reds 1
AT THE PLATE: Veteran first baseman Carlos Pena continued to make his case for a bench spot, stroking a two-out, pinch-hit, run-scoring single to right field in the bottom of the sixth inning. Pena has hits in each of his...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 5:44 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — Angels farm director Bobby Scales has a nickname for players like Matt Long, a 26-year-old outfielder who does several things well but not well enough to be tabbed a sure-fire major league prospect.
"I call them Novocain guys,"...