| Jul 11, 2014
| 10:12 PM
KEY MOMENT: Garrett Richards was snubbed in the All-Star selection process, and the right-hander said he took the mound with a chip on his shoulder. It showed — he allowed five hits in seven shutout innings, struck out eight and walked two to...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 6:30 AM
The Angels bullpen had taken a pounding in the previous eight games, allowing 17 earned runs in 21 2/3 innings and blowing four saves. Relievers entered Tuesday night with an 11-8 record, 4.49 earned run average and an American League-high 12 blown saves....
| Jun 25, 2014
| 10:48 PM
KEY MOMENT: Kevin Jepsen relieved starter Garrett Richards in the eighth inning and gave up a run-scoring single to Kendrys Morales that cut the Angels' lead to 5-2 and put runners on first and third with one out. But Jepsen struck out Oswaldo Arcia...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 8:10 PM
KEY MOMENT: A five-run cushion in the ninth was almost not enough for deposed closer Ernesto Frieri. The Twins loaded the bases with two outs on a single and two walks. Joe Smith gave up a three-run double to Joe Mauer to make it 6-4 and raise Frieri's...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 12:16 AM
The word "slump" exists for Albert Pujols, and the Angels slugger will occasionally drop it into conversation, but that doesn't mean he puts much stock into it.
"I don't believe in slumps," Pujols said. "I think that's something people have created to...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 9:01 PM
Mike Trout is torn. The Angels center fielder is widely considered the best all-around player in baseball, and he is also a premier slugger, as evidenced by his prodigious 489-foot home run, as projected by ESPN, in Kansas City on Friday night.
| Jul 1, 2014
| 9:21 PM
KEY MOMENT: The Angels had a 6-5 lead in the sixth inning when left-hander Rich Hill walked Adam Eaton with a wild pitch that put runners on first base and third base with two outs, but right-hander Mike Morin struck out left-handed-hitting Leury Garcia...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 6:50 PM
Heavy rain washed out Wednesday night's game between the Angels and the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field, but critics of Angels Manager Mike Scioscia did not take the night off.
Raul Ibanez was in the lineup for the third consecutive game, leaving...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 11:44 PM
KEY MOMENT: With runners on second and third in the fourth inning, shortstop Erick Aybar hit a slow ground ball to Texas first baseman Brad Snyder, who hesitated just long enough to affect the throw home. The ball went wide left and past catcher...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 10:39 PM
KEY MOMENT: Josh Hamilton reached on an infield single to lead off the bottom of the 10th inning and took off for second on a full-count pitch to Howie Kendrick, who lined a run-scoring double to left-center field off Jason Frasor for his fifth career...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 7:00 AM
The Angels had the ideal hitter at the plate in the bottom of the 10th inning Saturday night when Howie Kendrick stepped in against Texas Rangers reliever Jason Frasor with the speedy Josh Hamilton at first base and no outs in a tie game.