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Joe Smith (baseball)

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  • Albert Pujols, Mike Trout power Angels past White Sox, 8-4

    KEY MOMENT: Trailing, 3-0, in the fifth, Chris Iannetta walked, and Collin Cowgill bunted for a single, the first hit off White Sox starter Hector Noesi. Mike Trout lofted a fly ball that barely cleared the wall near the left-field foul pole for a three-...
  • Angels complete doubleheader sweep of White Sox with 7-5 win

    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...
  • Joe Smith double dips in Angels' doubleheader sweep of White Sox

    Joe Smith double dips in Angels' doubleheader sweep of White Sox
    Sidearm-throwing Joe Smith is not your prototypical closer, a guy “who comes in throwing 97 miles per hour with a nasty breaking ball,” as Manager Mike Scioscia said. The Angels don’t care as long as Smith continues to do what he did...
  • Angels defeat the Twins, 5-4

    AT THE PLATE: Mike Trout and Josh Hamilton walked ahead of Howie Kendrick's run-scoring double over left fielder Jordan Schafer's head in the fourth inning, and Hamilton scored on Schafer's throwing error. Erick Aybar hit an RBI single to right, and David...
  • Angels exercise General Manager Jerry Dipoto's 2015 contract option

    The Angels’ transformation from an underachieving non-contender in 2013 to one of baseball’s best teams in 2014 paid off for General Manager Jerry Dipoto, who had the 2015 option on his contract exercised by owner Arte Moreno. Dipoto, who...
  • Angels need, and get, a little extra to beat Twins in 10 innings, 7-6

    Angels need, and get, a little extra to beat Twins in 10 innings, 7-6
    The Angels didn't so much beat the Minnesota Twins Friday night as they did outlast them. In a game that featured 17 pitchers, 39 baserunners and took 4 hours and 30 minutes to complete, Kevin Jepsen was the last man standing, the Angels reliever...
  • Angels find much stronger relief this season

    Angels find much stronger relief this season
    It was a look, and a feeling, that Angels General Manager Jerry Dipoto came to dread, not only last season, but at times in April and May this year. The bullpen gate would open in the late innings of a close game and a sense of uncertainty would trot in...
  • Angels go to extras to beat Athletics, 4-3

    Angels go to extras to beat Athletics, 4-3
    KEY MOMENT: Albert Pujols isn't known for his speed, but after drawing a walk to lead off the 10th inning, the Angels' first baseman took third on Josh Hamilton's single to center field and scored the winning run on Howie Kendrick's sacrifice fly to...
  • Pitching, power lead Angels to 4-0 win over A's

    Pitching, power lead Angels to 4-0 win over A's
    KEY MOMENT: A's center fielder Coco Crisp nearly made a spectacular leaping catch to rob Chris Iannetta of a two-run home run in the fifth inning, but the ball squirted out of his glove and over the wall after Crisp slammed face-first into the fence....
  • Cory Rasmus answers the call for Angels

    Cory Rasmus answers the call for Angels
    It was like a conga line from the Angels bullpen to the mound Saturday night. One by one, pitchers trotted into the game, beginning with reliever-turned-starter Cory Rasmus and ending with closer Huston Street. By the time the Angels completed a 2-0...
  • After a shutout and a sweep in Boston, Angels now focus on the A's

    After a shutout and a sweep in Boston, Angels now focus on the A's
    The Angels completed their 2-0 victory over the Boston Red Sox in Fenway Park at 10:22 p.m. EDT Thursday. They showered, dressed and took the bus to Logan Airport for a six-hour flight to San Francisco. With any luck, they'll get to their hotel by 4 a....