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Joe Smith (baseball)

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  • 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...
  • Angels acquire veteran reliever Rich Hill from Red Sox

    The Angels made their second move in five days in an effort to bolster their bullpen, acquiring veteran left-hander Rich Hill from the Boston Red Sox organization for cash before Tuesday’s doubleheader against the Chicago White Sox in U.S....
  • 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 lose 5-3 stunner to Indians amid Scioscia bullpen head scratchers

    If it was Mike Scioscia's intent to move the Raul Ibanez vs. C.J. Cron debate to the back burner, the Angels manager did a fabulous job of it Thursday. Otherwise, it was a disastrous afternoon for Scioscia, whose head-scratching bullpen moves in the...
  • Angels' relievers tested but hold off Rangers in 7-3 win

    After discussing his bullpen with the media for several minutes, Angels Manager Mike Scioscia grinned at the next question. "Has there been too much made of the bullpen issue?" one reporter asked before Friday's game. "No," Scioscia replied...
  • Cespedes' throw, Cowgill's homer highlight Angels' 14-inning win over A's

    Cespedes' throw, Cowgill's homer highlight Angels' 14-inning win over A's
    That Collin Cowgill hit a walk-off home run with two outs in the 14th inning to lift the Angels to a thrilling 2-1 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night wasn’t all that surprising. Despite his smallish 5-foot-9, 185-pound frame and...
  • David Freese is key in the Angels' 5-2 victory over the Astros

     David Freese is key in the Angels' 5-2 victory over the Astros
    KEY MOMENT: With the score tied 2-2 in the fourth inning, David Freese doubled home two runs to give the Angels the lead for good. Freese batted .155 in his first 20 games with the Angels but is batting .289 since then, including .368 over his last 11...
  • Mike Trout saves the Angels with walk-off home run against Astros

    Mike Trout saves the Angels with walk-off home run against Astros
    KEY MOMENT: Mike Trout led off the ninth inning with the game tied at six. With the count at 0-2, he hit a slider over the wall near the waterfall for a 7-6 win, sending the Angels home with a walk-off victory on the Fourth of July. It was the club's 24th...
  • Angels overcome injury to Jered Weaver, beat Blue Jays, 5-2

    Angels overcome injury to Jered Weaver, beat Blue Jays, 5-2
    KEY MOMENT: With the score tied, 2-2, and the bases loaded in the fifth inning, Josh Hamilton lofted a fly ball to shallow center that didn't appear deep enough to score Kole Calhoun from third. But when Blue Jays center fielder Colby Rasmus made a flat-...
  • Angels can hear Oakland's call to arms, but will they answer it?

    The Oakland Athletics made their intentions clear last week when they bolstered an already stout rotation by trading for Chicago Cubs ace Jeff Samardzija and right-hander Jason Hammel. The best team in baseball won't be satisfied with a third straight...
  • Angels come up big in extra innings over Atlanta Braves, 11-6

    KEY MOMENT: Erick Aybar drew a walk to open the 13th inning, and with pitcher C.J. Wilson squaring to bunt, took second on Gerald Laird's passed ball. Wilson drew a walk, and Chris Iannetta was hit by a pitch to load the bases. The Angels then unloaded on...