| Jun 1, 2014
| 8:00 AM
It’s far too early to concede the American League West to the Oakland Athletics, but the early returns don’t look too promising for the Angels.
Yoenis Cespedes had the game of his life Saturday night, gunning down two runners at the plate in...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 7:36 PM
KEY MOMENT: Angels ace Jered Weaver had held Josh Donaldson hitless in nine career at-bats, but with the bases loaded and one out in the third inning, the A's third baseman rolled a two-run single to left field to key a four-run inning and propel...
| May 30, 2014
| 11:20 PM
The Angels and the American League West-leading Oakland Athletics opened a three-game series in the Oakland Coliseum on Friday night with 1 1/2 games separating the clubs.
A big series? Perhaps. The A's are the two-time defending division champions, a...
| May 16, 2014
| 8:01 PM
Kyle Crockett got his major-league call-up Friday, and the Cleveland Indians wasted no time throwing him into the fire.
Called in from the bullpen with the Indians trailing the Oakland Athletics 8-1 with one out in the top of the second inning at...
| May 17, 2014
| 2:31 PM
Gary Crockett said that his son, Kyle Crockett, got the call that he would be moving up to play for the Cleveland Indians at 9 a.m. Friday morning. He said his son described the rest of the day as a "whirlwind."
After packing, Kyle made the drive from...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 12:02 AM
KEY MOMENT: Down by two runs in the ninth, Kole Calhoun double for his third hit of the game and Mike Trout hit a towering two-run homer to center field, his fifth of the season, against left-hander Sean Doolittle to pull the Angels even, 9-9. But Oakland...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 12:08 AM
TURNING POINT: Chris Iannetta’s 12th-inning homer snapped the Angels’ two-game losing streak and gave them two extra-inning wins on a six-game homestand in which four games went to overtime -- the first time that’s happened since June...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 4:37 PM
"Why is it OK for you to shift down seven but it's not OK for me to bunt?"
— Oakland shortstop Jed Lowrie after Houston Manager Bo Porter yelled at him for bunting with a seven-run lead — but with the Astros in a defensive shift that all but...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 4:22 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. -- As the Angels identify their starting rotation, Joe Blanton is on the outside looking in.
Blanton lost his spot in the rotation last season. If he pitches well this spring and the Angels still like their starting five, they might be able...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 5:10 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Angels might be all about Mike Trout this and Mike Trout that, but Albert Pujols scoffed at the suggestion that he might be motivated by all that Trout has accomplished.
"I don't need to compare with anybody, buddy," Pujols said...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 11:26 PM
OAKLAND — The Angels can't come close to matching the Oakland Athletics in volume of talented young starting pitchers, but in Garrett Richards, they have an arm that can cut into the deficit.
Richards, mixing a 94-mph fastball with a sharp...