| Mar 15, 2015
| 4:30 AM
Matt Shoemaker walked into the Angels' spring-training clubhouse in February, and there among the five corner lockers reserved for established major league starting pitchers was a cubicle with his name and No. 52 above it.
If there was a soundtrack to...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 5:39 PM
AT THE PLATE: Matt Joyce had two singles in three at-bats, his first off Arizona left-hander Robbie Ray, which can only help Joyce's bid to become more of a full-time player. The left-handed-hitting Joyce was a platoon player in Tampa Bay, hitting .261...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 6:23 PM
Hector Santiago will start the Angels' Cactus League opener against the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday, and will be followed in the exhibition-season rotation by Jered Weaver, C.J. Wilson and Matt Shoemaker, Manager Mike Scioscia said Wednesday.
| Mar 4, 2015
| 10:09 AM
Angels left-hander Hector Santiago will start Thursday’s Cactus League opener against the Milwaukee Brewers, and he will be followed in the exhibition-season rotation by Jered Weaver, C.J. Wilson and Matt Shoemaker, Manager Mike Scioscia said...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 4:46 PM
The Angels' minor league system looked barren even before last July's trades that sent five of their top 10 prospects to San Diego and Arizona for closer Huston Street and reliever Joe Thatcher.
The loss of first-round picks in 2012 and 2013 — a...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 8:43 PM
Fans of Angels ace Jered Weaver will have a little more to love in 2015. The lanky 6-foot-7 right-hander, whose weight dipped to as low as 199 pounds last season, has bulked up to 224 pounds this winter, six pounds heavier than he’s ever been....
| Jan 23, 2015
| 9:55 AM
Angels ace Jered Weaver has sold a home in Simi Valley for $610,750.
Weaver, who grew up in Simi Valley and attended Simi Valley High School, put the four-bedroom home on the market in November for $614,500 and closed sale shortly before the new year....
| 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...