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  • Angels' Joe Smith threw baseball's best pitch — in 2010

    Angels' Joe Smith threw baseball's best pitch — in 2010
    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...
  • Angels' C.J. Wilson to miss scheduled start because of knee injury

    Angels' C.J. Wilson to miss scheduled start because of knee injury
    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,...
  • Spring training: Oakland 8, Angels 7

    Spring training: Oakland 8, Angels 7
    AT THE PLATE: Efren Navarro, an outfielder-first baseman competing for a bench spot, had three hits, including a hit-and-run, run-scoring single through a vacated shortstop hole in the fourth inning and a run-scoring double to right-center field in the...
  • Angels' Joe Smith is not nearly as common as his name

    Angels' Joe Smith is not nearly as common as his name
    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...
  • Angels open camp with some question marks

    Angels open camp with some question marks
    Washington had the best record in the National League and was eliminated in the first round of the playoffs last season. The team's go-for-it off-season response was to sign ace Max Scherzer for seven years and $210 million. The Angels had the best...
  • Mike Morin hopes to fill seventh-inning reliever spot with Angels

    Mike Morin hopes to fill seventh-inning reliever spot with Angels
    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...
  • Angels' Joe Smith and Huston Street are artful relievers

    Angels' Joe Smith and Huston Street are artful relievers
    They're slingshot-wielding relievers in a game of flame throwers, two stick-and-move artists among punch-out specialists. Angels closer Huston Street and setup man Joe Smith won't wow you with stuff. Street mixes a 90-mph fastball with a slider and...
  • Angels' Mike Trout: from can't-miss kid to likely AL MVP in five years

    Angels' Mike Trout: from can't-miss kid to likely AL MVP in five years
    On a July afternoon five years ago, the possibility of Mike Trout became quite apparent to the Angels manager. Before Trout's $144.5-million contract, before the custom Nike cleats bearing the colors of a rainbow trout that he wore in the All-Star...
  • Relaxed Angels beat Texas, 8-5, but playoff roster decisions loom

    Relaxed Angels beat Texas, 8-5, but playoff roster decisions loom
    The Angels couldn't ask for much more in September, and they know it. Before an 8-5 win over the Texas Rangers on Saturday, the players lounged in the clubhouse and luxuriated in the position they have put themselves in. Instead of worrying about a...
  • Erick Aybar steals a run, Gordon Beckham homers in 2-0 Angels' win

    Erick Aybar steals a run, Gordon Beckham homers in 2-0 Angels' win
    KEY MOMENT: Oakland loaded the bases off setup man Joe Smith in the eighth when Eric Sogard singled and Josh Donaldson and Brandon Moss walked with two outs. But Smith got Stephen Vogt to fly to right to snuff out the rally. AT THE PLATE: Erick Aybar...
  • High School Football Preview Capsules: A look at most of the weekend's big games

    High School Football Preview Capsules: A look at most of the weekend's big games
    DISTRICT 2-11 CLASS 4A SUBREGIONAL SEMIFINAL Who: No. 7 Parkland (9-2) at No. 3 Delaware Valley (10-1) When: 7 p.m. tonight. At stake: A berth in the subregional title game against either No. 1 Easton (11-0) or No. 4 Freedom (9-2) next weekend....