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J.B. Shuck

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  • Angels beat Cincinnati, 3-1, in spring game

    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...
  • Matt Long is making a strong bid for outfield job with Angels

    Matt Long is making a strong bid for outfield job with Angels
    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,"...
  • Exhibition baseball: Angels fall to San Diego, 4-2

    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...
  • Angels set starting rotation — for Cactus League, at least

    TEMPE, Ariz. — The Angels' Cactus League opener has a bit of an opening day feel about it. Jered Weaver, the ace, is the starting pitcher. The Angels are fielding their everyday lineup, minus the injured Josh Hamilton. The starting rotation...
  • Mike Trout's grand slam highlights Angels' 15-3 rout of Cubs

    TEMPE, Ariz. -- One of baseball's best players picked up right where he left off last season. Mike Trout hit a grand slam and drove in five runs to lead the Angels to a 15-3 rout of the Chicago Cubs in their Cactus League opener Friday. "Mike's got...
  • Angels defeat Diamondbacks in spring training, 3-2

    Angels 3, Arizona 2 AT THE PLATE: The Angels took advantage of wild pick-off attempts to score their first two runs. Leadoff man Kole Calhoun, who drew two walks, took third base on Eury De La Rosa's errant throw past first base and scored on J.B....
  • Angels' Mike Trout expects Texas' Yu Darvish to change things up

    TEMPE, Ariz. — Mike Trout saw nothing but fastballs in two at-bats against Texas ace Yu Darvish on Tuesday. They might be the last fastballs the Angels center fielder sees from the Rangers right-hander this season. Trout, who lined out to left...
  • Angels beat Texas in exhibition, 7-4

    Angels 7, Texas Rangers 4 AT THE PLATE: Raul Ibanez hit a solo home run to right field, and Chris Iannetta hit a run-scoring double to center off Rangers ace Yu Darvish in the second inning. Howie Kendrick's two-out, two-run single in the sixth tied the...
  • Angels sign veteran infielder Chad Tracy to minor league deal

    There will be no shortage of competition among veterans for bench spots after the Angels agreed to terms Wednesday with first baseman/third baseman Chad Tracy on a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training. The agreement was confirmed by...
  • Angels' latest left fielder learning on the job

    TORONTO -- Efren Navarro did not appear to have much of a future with the Angels last fall. He was a singles-hitting first baseman, trapped in triple A, with Albert Pujols and Mark Trumbo ahead of him in Anaheim and top prospect C.J. Cron closing in...
  • Angels score in ninth to beat Blue Jays, 4-3

    Angels score in ninth to beat Blue Jays, 4-3
    KEY MOMENT: The Blue Jays twice walked Albert Pujols intentionally to get to Raul Ibanez, and both times the Angels scored — in the seventh inning, when Ibanez walked to load the bases and Howie Kendrick followed with an RBI walk, and in the ninth,...