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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Latest injuries cut into Angels' pitching depth

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Los Angeles Angels - INSIDE PITCH LOS ANGELES -- General manager Jerry Dipoto tried to build the Los Angeles Angels' pitching staff -- particularly the relief corps -- and add depth all year. The results of his...
  • 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,...
  • Angels' bullpen continues to get job done

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Los Angeles Angels BALTIMORE-- The bullpen has been one of the Los Angeles Angels' strong points in the last six weeks, and it's a big reason they've become one of baseball's top teams. Los Angeles got another strong...
  • Improved control prompts turnaround for Angels' Santiago

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Los Angeles Angels - INSIDE PITCH ANAHEIM, Calif. -- After starting the season 0-7, left-hander Hector Santiago is discovering the effectiveness that the Los Angeles Angels hoped he would display when they traded one...
  • It takes 16 innings before Angels beat Mariners, 3-2

    It takes 16 innings before Angels beat Mariners, 3-2
    KEY MOMENT: Mike Trout doubled with one out in the bottom of the 16th inning and, after Albert Pujols grounded out to the pitcher and Josh Hamilton was intenionally walked, pinch-hitter Efren Navarro stroked reliever Dominic Leone's first pitch into...
  • 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...
  • 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 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,...
  • Angels fail to capitalize on opportunities in loss to Indians, 4-3

    KEY MOMENTS: There were two for the Angels' offense. Albert Pujols grounded out to third with the bases loaded to end the fourth inning, and Chris Iannetta struck out on a 96-mph Trevor Bauer fastball with runners on second and third to end the fifth. The...