| Dec 11, 2014
| 5:45 PM
Jerry Dipoto has heard the criticism of the Angels, that they're getting old, that they're suffocating under the weight of their massive, long-term contracts, that they better win a championship soon, or else.
"That's been the public commentary, the...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 4:05 PM
To many Angels fans, General Manager Jerry Dipoto is like the boy who cried wolf. Whatever Dipoto says, especially this time of year, they tend to believe the opposite.
Asked about free-agent Albert Pujols in November of 2011, Dipoto said the slugger...
| 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...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 10:40 PM
The aces went down in a hurry this October. Clayton Kershaw and David Price, gone. Stephen Strasburg and Max Scherzer, done. Zack Greinke and Justin Verlander, out. Jered Weaver and Jordan Zimmermann, see you in spring training.
The best starting...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 11:09 PM
Jered Weaver shuffled slowly to his locker. He sat down, stared into his locker, then dropped his head into his hands.
This was not for a few moments. This was for minutes, and more than a few.
All around him, his teammates went about their business....
| Oct 2, 2014
| 10:23 PM
The ball took a high arc and hung in the air long enough for Mike Moustakas to round first base and look. Would it clear the wall?
When it did, landing in the first row of right field at a stunned Angel Stadium, he threw his hand up in the air.
| 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
The Angels will use a three-man rotation of Jered Weaver, Matt Shoemaker and C.J. Wilson in the American League division series against the Kansas City Royals, Manager Mike Scioscia said Wednesday. That means Game 1 starter Jered Weaver will pitch Game 4,...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Long Beach State baseball coach Troy Buckley considers himself an avid Angels fan, one whose ties to Angels ace and former 49ers star Jered Weaver has led to close relationships with Angels Manager Mike Scioscia, pitching coach Mike Butcher and vice...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Superb starting pitching can carry a team to a World Series title, as the Chicago White Sox showed in 2005, when Jose Contreras, Mark Buehrle, Jon Garland and Freddy Garcia combined for a 9-1 record and a 2.84 earned-run average, four complete games and...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 11:20 PM
The Angels know when and where they'll be opening the American League division series, but with two games left in the regular season, they still have no idea who they'll be playing.
The Seattle Mariners, behind home runs from Kendrys Morales, Michael...