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Joe Smith (baseball)

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  • Perez ends his debut with walkoff homer, Angels beat M's 5-4

    Carlos Perez is certain that his relatives back in Venezuela stayed up late to watch the catcher's major league debut with the Los Angeles Angels. Did they ever get a show. Perez hit a game-ending homer leading off the ninth, and the Angels snapped...
  • Carlos Perez wins it for Angels with walk-off home run in MLB debut

    Carlos Perez wins it for Angels with walk-off home run in MLB debut
    KEY MOMENT: Carlos Perez won the game with his walk-off homer, but that wouldn't have been possible without a two-run rally off reliever Danny Farquhar that tied the score, 4-4, in the eighth. Albert Pujols hit a one-out single to right, David Freese...
  • Angels' C.J. Wilson relieves some doubt with solid effort against Giants

    Angels' C.J. Wilson relieves some doubt with solid effort against Giants
    With Jered Weaver's fastball velocity falling, his earned-run average rising and his winless streak stretching into May, the Angels cannot afford to have their other high-priced starting pitcher, C.J. Wilson, suffer a serious injury or slide into an...
  • Joe Panik's walk-off single leads Giants past Angels, 3-2

    Joe Panik's walk-off single leads Giants past Angels, 3-2
    KEY MOMENT: The Giants put runners on first and third with one out in the ninth, a rally Buster Posey started with an infield single off Joe Smith. Pinch-runner Gregor Blanco took second on Justin Maxwell's sacrifice bunt and third when Smith's fourth...
  • Mike Trout homers in Angels' 6-3 win over Athletics

    Mike Trout homers in Angels' 6-3 win over Athletics
    KEY MOMENT: With the score tied, 3-3, Matt Joyce walked to open the seventh inning and took third on C.J. Cron's hit-and-run single through a vacated second-base hole. Chris Iannetta struck out, but No. 9 hitter Johnny Giavotella lined a run-scoring to...
  • Mike Scioscia: Josh Hamilton's lack of accountability is disappointing

    Mike Scioscia: Josh Hamilton's lack of accountability is disappointing
    Mike Scioscia was the one voice of compassion from Angels management during the two-month-long Josh Hamilton saga. While owner Arte Moreno, President John Carpino and General Manager Jerry Dipoto were highly critical of Hamilton after the outfielder...
  • Albert Pujols' hitting is picking up for Angels

    Albert Pujols' hitting is picking up for Angels
    By the time Albert Pujols stepped to the plate in the ninth inning Sunday and hit a sharp grounder through the infield, he had been due for a hit. Pujols is batting just .200 this season, but he has shown signs of breaking out. Before his two hits in...
  • Angels let ninth-inning lead slip away, lose to Rangers, 5-4, in 11th

    Angels let ninth-inning lead slip away, lose to Rangers, 5-4, in 11th
    KEY MOMENT: In the 11th inning, Leonys Martin lifted a Jose Alvarez fastball just over the right-field wall to put the Rangers, who had trailed by a run entering the ninth inning, ahead 4-3. AT THE PLATE: The Angels had 15 hits but left 14 runners on...
  • Rangers rally late to avoid sweep against Angels

    ANAHEIM, Calif. A three-game sweep was just a strike away two times, no less but suddenly the team that couldn't string together hits or deliver when needed actually starting doing those things. And, boy, did the Texas Rangers need it. After seeing...
  • David Freese, Garrett Richards lead Angels to 3-2 win over Rangers

    David Freese, Garrett Richards lead Angels to 3-2 win over Rangers
    KEY MOMENT: David Freese belted a two-run home run over the center field wall with two out in seventh inning to put the Angels ahead, 3-2. Freese's homer came against reliever Keone Kela and scored Mike Trout, who had reached on a fielder's choice and...
  • Nick Tropeano, Kole Calhoun lead Angels to 2-0 victory over A's

    Nick Tropeano, Kole Calhoun lead Angels to 2-0 victory over A's
    KEY MOMENT: Kole Calhoun lifted a two-run home run over the right-field wall in the third inning for the only scoring of the game. AT THE PLATE: Despite facing Jesse Chavez, who had worked out of the bullpen this season, the Angels were hitless in seven...