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Joe Smith (baseball)

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  • Angels catch A's for first in the West

    The Oakland Athletics have some company atop the American League West. Albert Pujols and Howie Kendrick hit solo home runs, Matt Shoemaker allowed two runs and four hits in 5 2/3innings to earn his 11th win, and Joe Smith and Huston Street provided...
  • Angels fall to Rangers, 3-2

    KEY MOMENT: The Angels were 62-2 when leading after eight innings before closer Huston Street gave up four consecutive singles in the bottom of the ninth inning, Mike Carp tying the score with a run-scoring single to center field and Adam Rosales giving...
  • Angels' bullpen comes through in 4-2 win over Red Sox

    Angels' bullpen comes through in 4-2 win over Red Sox
    Closer Huston Street and setup man Joe Smith were not available Monday night after pitching in three straight games at Texas, but there was no real concern, no sense of impending doom, in the Angels bullpen or dugout. "The bullpen is so deep right now...
  • Chris Iannetta pushes Angels past Red Sox, 4-3

    Chris Iannetta pushes Angels past Red Sox, 4-3
    AT THE PLATE: Josh Hamilton was back in the cleanup spot after a two-game “mental break” from a slump in which he hit .132 (five for 38) with 18 strikeouts in his previous 10 games. He flied to deep center in the first, was hit by a pitch in...
  • Angels rally in fifth inning of 8-3 victory over Red Sox

    KEY MOMENT: The Angels erased a 3-1 deficit with five runs in the fifth inning, Erick Aybar's single, Chris Iannetta's walk and Efren Navarro's single loading the bases. Kole Calhoun walked to force in a run, and Mike Trout's bloop dropped in front of...
  • Entering the season's final turn, Angels are sticking to 'our model'

    Entering the season's final turn, Angels are sticking to 'our model'
    Angels General Manager Jerry Dipoto stressed the importance of sticking to "our model" as the reason he won't pursue high-end free-agent pitching in the wake of an elbow injury that will sideline left-hander Tyler Skaggs through 2015. Though it took...
  • Wobbly Jered Weaver steadies himself in Angels' 4-3 win over Phillies

    KEY MOMENT: With the bases loaded in the sixth inning and the Angels trailing by a run, Howie Kendrick blooped a two-run single to right field for a 3-2 lead, and Brennan Boesch followed with an RBI fielder's choice for a 4-2 lead. AT THE PLATE: The...
  • Angels hold on to beat Phils 4-3

    Angels hold on to beat Phils 4-3
    By Joe Haakenson, The Sports Xchange ANAHEIM, Calif. — The sixth inning was a charm for the Los Angeles Angels for the second night in a row. One night after scoring seven runs in the sixth in a win over the Philadelphia Phillies, the Angels...
  • Howie Kendrick's hit sparks rally as Angels defeat Phillies, 4-3

    Howie Kendrick's hit sparks rally as Angels defeat Phillies, 4-3
    There are plenty of baseball slang terms for the hit that pushed the Angels toward a 4-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday night at Angel Stadium, none of them very manly or flattering — dying quail, jam shot, blooper, lawn dart,...
  • Angels' relievers will start zeroing in again

    Joe Smith was asked last week if he knew how long it had been since he'd given up a run. The Angels' setup man responded by plugging his index fingers into his ears and walking away. He wasn't being rude. The sidearm-throwing right-hander really didn'...
  • Angels acquire reliever Vinnie Pestano from Indians

    Angels acquire reliever Vinnie Pestano from Indians
    The Angels, figuring they can never have too much of a good thing, added more bullpen depth Thursday by acquiring triple-A reliever Vinnie Pestano from the Cleveland Indians for Class-A pitcher Michael Clevinger, a fourth-round pick in 2011. Pestano,...