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Joe Smith (baseball)

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  • Albert Pujols homer helps Angels outlast Red Sox, 5-4, in 19 innings

    The Angels and Boston Red Sox played 19 innings over 6 hours and 31 minutes in a game that started Saturday night and bled into Sunday morning, the second-longest game in terms of time in Angels history and one inning shy of franchise-record 20-inning...
  • Cespedes' 3-Run Homer In 8th Lifts Red Sox Past Angels

    Cespedes' 3-Run Homer In 8th Lifts Red Sox Past Angels
    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Yoenis Cespedes hit a three-run home run in the eighth inning, giving the Boston Red Sox a 3-1 victory over the Angels on Sunday at Angel Stadium. Righthander Rubby De La Rosa (4-4) earned his first road win of the season. De La Rosa...
  • Angels lose to Red Sox on Yoenis Cespedes' three-run homer in 8th

    Angels lose to Red Sox on Yoenis Cespedes' three-run homer in 8th
    KEY MOMENT: With two on in the eighth inning of a scoreless tie, Angels reliever Joe Smith hung a slider that Yoenis Cespedes crushed for a three-run homer to left field. That ended a string of 23 2/3 consecutive scoreless innings for Smith, but it wasn&...
  • Angels hold on to defeat Rays, 5-3

    Angels hold on to defeat Rays, 5-3
    KEY MOMENT: The Rays loaded the bases with no outs in the ninth when Cole Figueroa singled, Brandon Guyer walked and Angels shortstop Erick Aybar threw late to second on Kevin Kiermaier's fielder's-choice grounder. But Huston Street struck out Desmond...
  • The Times' baseball rankings

    The Times' baseball rankings
    Last week’s ranking in parentheses. Statistics are through Friday’s games: 1. OAKLAND: After Lester deal, had best starting rotation in the American League — for a couple of hours. (1) 2. ANGELS: Reliever Joe Smith’s streak...
  • Persistent Angels hold off Rays, 7-5

    Howie Kendrick's first-inning at-bat Sunday was much like a grueling six-game trip through Baltimore and Tampa Bay that ended with the Angels grinding out a 7-5 victory over the Rays in Tropicana Field. It seemed like it would never end. Tampa Bay...
  • Angels pitching coach Mike Butcher has a hot staff, is off hot seat

    The criticism of Angels pitching coach Mike Butcher last season was every bit as fierce as that of former hitting coach Mickey Hatcher in the weeks and months leading up to Hatcher's firing in May 2012. The 2013 rotation, which included two of the worst...
  • It's quite the turnaround for Angels and General Manager Jerry Dipoto

    It's quite the turnaround for Angels and General Manager Jerry Dipoto
    In every week of spring training, from every corner of the Angels clubhouse, the mantra was the same: We can't afford another slow start. We can't bury ourselves for the third consecutive April. Three weeks into the season, the Angels had fallen five...
  • Angels' Kevin Jepsen is banking on new arm motion

    TEMPE, Ariz. — No one in camp is comparing Kevin Jepsen to sidearm-throwing Joe Smith, but there is a noticeable difference in the delivery of the Angels reliever, who has gone from a straight over-the-top motion to a three-quarter-arm slot. "This...
  • Angels in spring camp

    Angels pitchers and catchers report Thursday to Tempe, Ariz., to begin spring training. The team’s projected lineup and camp participants: STARTERS (projected batting order): Kole Calhoun, RF; Mike Trout, CF; Albert Pujols, 1B; Josh Hamilton,...
  • Angels might have to lean heavily on bullpen

     Angels might have to lean heavily on bullpen
    TEMPE, Ariz. — The blueprint worked in 2002, when the Angels won a World Series title with a competent but hardly overpowering rotation and a deep and dominant bullpen led by Troy Percival, Brendan Donnelly and Francisco Rodriguez. It would be...