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John McDonald

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  • 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,...
  • Angels fail to capitalize on opportunities in loss to Indians, 4-3

    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...
  • Angels fall to Royals, 7-4, in 13 innings

    Angels fall to Royals, 7-4, in 13 innings
    KEY MOMENT: After Danny Valencia led off the 13th inning with a double, the Royals decided to play for one run. Alcides Escobar laid down the sacrifice bunt, but rookie Mike Morin, the Angels' sixth pitcher, made an errant throw. Valencia scored from...
  • Angels come through in the clutch in 5-4 win over Twins

    Angels come through in the clutch in 5-4 win over Twins
    David Freese seemed a little perturbed Thursday when reporters started peppering him with questions about his slump. "Guys, I didn't get a hit for three or four days," the Angels third baseman said. "Come on." Actually, Freese went six games without a...
  • Kole Calhoun leads Angels in 7-6 win over Twins in 10 innings

    Kole Calhoun leads Angels in 7-6 win over Twins in 10 innings
    KEY MOMENT: With runners on first and third and two outs in the top of the ninth, Twins left fielderJordan Schafer made a leaping catch near the top of the wall to rob John McDonald of a two-run double and preserve a 6-4 deficit. That enabled the Twins to...
  • Angels need, and get, a little extra to beat Twins in 10 innings, 7-6

    Angels need, and get, a little extra to beat Twins in 10 innings, 7-6
    The Angels didn't so much beat the Minnesota Twins Friday night as they did outlast them. In a game that featured 17 pitchers, 39 baserunners and took 4 hours and 30 minutes to complete, Kevin Jepsen was the last man standing, the Angels reliever...
  • 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 Haren on Wednesday...
  • 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...
  • Albert Pujols homer helps Angels outlast Red Sox, 5-4, in 19 innings

    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 defeat Mariners, 5-0; clinch AL West title

    Angels defeat Mariners, 5-0; clinch AL West title
    When the Angels were in Boston in August, several players asked veteran infielder John McDonald to bring the World Series ring he won with the Red Sox last season from his home in Scituate, Mass., to Fenway Park. They wanted to see it, to touch it, to...