| Apr 3, 2015
| 10:40 PM
AT THE PLATE: One pitch after being brushed back by Pedro Baez's high-and-tight, 96-mph fastball in the fifth inning, Angels slugger Albert Pujols lined a grand slam over the left-center-field wall, his fifth homer of the spring. The Angels loaded the...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 6:03 PM
Oakland 13, Angels 10
AT THE PLATE: Collin Cowgill and Kole Calhoun hit home runs, Mike Trout doubled, and David Freese hit a two-run home run to deep center field in a four-run third inning, which ended Athletics left-hander Barry Zito's scoreless...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 5:10 PM
Seattle 5, Angels 3
AT THE PLATE: Matt Joyce snapped Seattle right-hander Taijuan Walker's 19-inning spring scoreless streak with a long solo homer to center field in the second, giving the Angels left fielder eight hits, including two homers and two...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 6:10 PM
AT THE PLATE: Mike Trout singled twice and walked and is now batting .477 (21 for 44) with three homers, two triples, two doubles, 13 runs batted in and 15 runs. Roberto Baldoquin, the 20-year-old Cuban infielder who signed for $8 million in January, made...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 6:10 PM
Angels 4, Cleveland 3
AT THE PLATE: C.J. Cron, who is batting .396 (19 for 48) this spring, doubled, singled and capped a two-run seventh inning with a tie-breaking sacrifice fly to center field. Grant Green sparked the rally with a bunt single and...
| Mar 21, 2015
| 6:29 PM
AT THE PLATE: After starting his regulars in back-to-back games, Manager Mike Scioscia gave most of them Saturday off, going with a lineup of bench players and minor leaguers instead. And one of them, third baseman Kyle Kubitza, drove home the winning run...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 9:35 PM
Angels 5, Texas Rangers 3
AT THE PLATE: Catcher Chris Iannetta highlighted a four-run fourth inning with his first home run of the spring, a towering two-run shot to left field off Rangers starter Lisalverto Bonilla. He also singled in the second....
| Mar 12, 2015
| 7:00 PM
Angels reliever Joe Smith was stunned to learn that a 24-year-old from Biola University chose a 93-mph fastball Smith threw for Cleveland in 2010 as the single finest pitch of the last seven years.
"No kidding?" Smith said when informed of the...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 11:07 AM
Angels pitcher C.J. Wilson has been scratched from Thursday’s Cactus League start against the Chicago Cubs because of a left-knee injury that is not believed to be serious. Left-hander Sean Newcomb, the team’s first-round draft pick in 2014,...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 5:46 PM
The seventh-inning relief role held by Kevin Jepsen last season is up for grabs, and Angels right-hander Mike Morin plans to seize it.
"Once Jeppy got traded to Tampa Bay," Morin said before Monday's workout, "that was my goal."
Morin, 23, had a...
| Mar 8, 2015
| 6:05 PM
If anybody could get lost in the celebrity of being a major league baseball player, it is Angels pitcher Joe Smith.
His name is the ultimate in common. If you were looking for personal brand identification in this age of look-at-me-ism, you could do...