| Aug 19, 2014
| 10:29 PM
AT THE PLATE: Josh Hamilton was back in the cleanup spot after a two-game “mental break” from a slump in which he hit .132 (five for 38) with 18 strikeouts in his previous 10 games. He flied to deep center in the first, was hit by a pitch in...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 11:18 PM
The back-to-back, two-out doubles by Brennan Boesch and Chris Iannetta in the top of the ninth inning, the white-knuckle save by closer Huston Street in the bottom of the ninth … none of it would have been possible if not for the Paul Bunyan-like...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 10:44 PM
The Angels huddled around first base Wednesday night as medical personnel tended to Garrett Richards, who lay on his back, writhing in so much pain that first baseman Albert Pujols, on one knee, held the pitcher's hand to comfort him.
| Aug 12, 2014
| 10:53 PM
KEY MOMENT: With the score tied, 2-2, and two out in the sixth inning, Collin Cowgill lofted a fly ball into the right-field corner. Phillies outfielder Marlon Byrd raced to the ball and raised his glove for the catch, but the ball somehow landed just...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 10:35 PM
KEY MOMENT: With the bases loaded in the sixth inning and the Angels trailing by a run, Howie Kendrick blooped a two-run single to right field for a 3-2 lead, and Brennan Boesch followed with an RBI fielder's choice for a 4-2 lead.
AT THE PLATE: The...
| Aug 14, 2014
By Joe Haakenson, The Sports Xchange
ANAHEIM, Calif. — The sixth inning was a charm for the Los Angeles Angels for the second night in a row.
One night after scoring seven runs in the sixth in a win over the Philadelphia Phillies, the Angels...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 11:11 PM
There are plenty of baseball slang terms for the hit that pushed the Angels toward a 4-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday night at Angel Stadium, none of them very manly or flattering — dying quail, jam shot, blooper, lawn dart,...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 4:35 PM
The way the Angels rotation is set up, they will not have their most effective pitcher starting in any of the three games at Oakland next weekend.
Garrett Richards, who is 12-4 with a 2.54 earned-run average and 157 strikeouts in 159 2/3 innings, will...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 10:52 PM
KEY MOMENT: With runners on second and third and two outs in the bottom of the sixth inning, Angels cleanup batter Josh Hamilton sent a drive to deep left-center field that appeared headed for the wall. But Dodgers center fielder Yasiel Puig, after a long...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 5:51 PM
Joe Smith looked genuinely confused.
The Angels had just polished off a third consecutive win against the Detroit Tigers. Smith and Huston Street had each pitched three-up, three-down innings to seal the game — Smith the eighth, Street the ninth....
| Jul 29, 2014
| 10:50 PM
KEY MOMENT: Albert Pujols hit a two-out single in the 12th, but Manager Mike Scioscia chose not to pinch-run J.B. Shuck for the slow-footed slugger. Josh Hamilton doubled to right-center, but Pujols stopped at third. Erick Aybar lined out to end the...