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  • Angels' Hamilton adds toe tap to boost power

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Los Angeles Angels - INSIDE PITCH LOS ANGELES -- Josh Hamilton, then with the Texas Rangers, put on one of the best power displays ever during the 2008 Home Run Derby at old Yankee Stadium. He hit 40 home runs...
  • Angels looking to replace slumping Wilson

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Los Angeles Angels - INSIDE PITCH ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Los Angeles Angels general manager Jerry Dipoto is hoping to add a starting pitcher via trade, but admits it's not going to be easy. The need for a starter has...
  • Adam Jones hits a pair of two-run home runs in Orioles' 4-2 victory over Angels

    Adam Jones hits a pair of two-run home runs in Orioles' 4-2 victory over Angels
    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Orioles center fielderĀ Adam Jones wasn’t worried at all that participating in the All-Star Game Home Run Derby would mess with his swing in the second half of the season. Jones said he seldom deviates from his swing-from-the-...
  • Angels can't hold back Adam Jones, Orioles in 4-2 loss

    Angels can't hold back Adam Jones, Orioles in 4-2 loss
    KEY MOMENT: With two outs in the sixth inning and the score tied, 2-2, All-Star center fielder Adam Jones went to bat for the Orioles. He had hit a two-run home run in the first inning against Matt Shoemaker and did it again this time. In 15 at-bats since...
  • Dodgers take notice when Yasiel Puig makes the right impact

    Dodgers take notice when Yasiel Puig makes the right impact
    Dan Haren flirting with a perfect game, that was something. Matt Kemp continuing to reawaken his power game, truly impressive. With the tying run on second with no outs and Kenley Jansen retired Mike Trout, Albert Pujols and Josh Hamilton to earn his...
  • Dan Haren mystifies Angels in Dodgers' 2-1 win

    Dan Haren mystifies Angels in Dodgers' 2-1 win
    Enlighten us. Your explanation will be as good as anyone’s. The stars aligned, the body snatchers have returned, a blind squirrel, mirrors, Jobu was offered a cigar and rum. Something strange and wonderful happened to Dan HarenĀ on Wednesday...
  • Fast starts are Angels' specialty

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Los Angeles Angels - INSIDE PITCH ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Los Angeles Angels rank second in the American League in runs scored, a big part of that resulting from the club's production in the first inning. They have...
  • 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...
  • Angels satisfied to stand pat at deadline

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Los Angeles Angels - INSIDE PITCH BALTIMORE -- The Los Angeles Angels did not feel compelled to make reactionary move prior to the non-waiver trade deadline Thursday after their chief American League West rival,...
  • It's a lucky 13th for the Angels against Atlanta

    It's a lucky 13th for the Angels against Atlanta
    Dino Ebel was looking forward to filling in for Manager Mike Scioscia on Saturday night, a rare opportunity for the Angels bench coach to call the shots in a game against the Atlanta Braves in Turner Field. "It's fun when you get a chance to have the...
  • Angels take a step backward in 7-3 loss to Atlanta

    Angels take a step backward in 7-3 loss to Atlanta
    There are long stretches of a season when a manager feels like that little Dutch boy who puts his finger in the dike. Just when you think one leak is sealed, another springs up. Despite a 7-3 loss to the Atlanta Braves in Turner Field on Sunday night,...