| Feb 25, 2014
| 2:10 PM
The Angels have yet to play an exhibition game, and yet two of their stars left the field Tuesday because of injury.
Outfielder Josh Hamilton left the clubhouse on crutches after injuring his left calf during a baserunning drill. An MRI examination...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 1:22 PM
The Angels plan to use six starters in Cactus League games, Manager Mike Scioscia said Thursday. That breakdown: the projected rotation of Jered Weaver, C.J. Wilson, Garrett Richards, Tyler Skaggs and Hector Santiago, with Joe Blanton getting his...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 4:26 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — Jered Weaver was just like Garrett Richards a few years back, a young buck with the mound bravado that often accompanies a 95-mph fastball.
"I had that at one point," said Weaver, the 31-year-old right-hander who has been the Angels...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 5:33 PM
Angels 8, Cleveland 3
AT THE PLATE: A lineup featuring two Angels regulars, Raul Ibanez and Chris Iannetta, banged out 14 hits, including a triple, double and two singles by outfield prospect Matt Long, who is hitting .500 (10 for 20) this spring....
| Mar 13, 2014
| 11:51 AM
TEMPE, Ariz. — Could a little move make a big difference for pitcher Joe Blanton, who confounded the Angels and their fans by going 2-14 with a 6.04 earned run average and allowing 29 home runs last season?
Manager Mike Scioscia hopes so....
| Mar 15, 2014
| 5:57 PM
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — The Angels' most intriguing start of the spring could come Monday, when Joe Blanton takes his next turn. If Blanton turns in a second consecutive strong performance, the Angels might have to consider whether they can afford to...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 5:59 PM
Angels 4, Rockies 4 (10)
AT THE PLATE: Mike Trout hit a home run that cleared the 410-foot sign in center field with plenty of room to spare. Matt Long, a longshot for a backup outfield spot, homered to raise his spring average to .444. Albert Pujols...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 7:30 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — Chris Iannetta looked over to the dugout for the sign. The Angels catcher could see a hand with wiggling fingers, but he struggled to count the number of fingers.
"I couldn't tell between two and three," he said.
That is worrisome...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 12:19 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — Could the Angels open the season without a left-hander in the bullpen?
That is one of the possibilities they are considering in the wake of an elbow injury to Brian Moran, the left-hander selected by the Angels in the Rule 5 draft...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 3:59 PM
SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Mike Trout and Albert Pujols hit home runs in the same game three times last year. The Angels won all three.
So it was little wonder that the Angels were encouraged on Thursday, when Trout and Pujols each hit home runs in a 3-2...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 7:16 PM
SURPRISE, Ariz. — For Mike Scioscia, one question was enough.
The Angels had just traded his son, in a headline-grabbing deal. They sent Matt Scioscia to the Chicago Cubs for Trevor Gretzky, son of Wayne Gretzky, the greatest player in hockey...