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  • Garrett Richards holds back Astros' bats in 11-1 win

    Garrett Richards holds back Astros' bats in 11-1 win
    Angels 11, Astros 1 KEY MOMENT: Angels starter Garrett Richards wobbled in the fifth when he walked Jose Altuve with the bases loaded and two outs, trimming the Angels' lead to 5-1. Richards caught a huge break when a hanging 0-and-2 curve was lined a...
  • Josh Hamilton powers Angels past Astros, 5-1

    Angels 5, Astros 1 KEY MOMENT: Josh Hamilton, who struck out four times in his first five at-bats against left-handers this season, hit a two-run home run to right field against left-hander Dallas Keuchel to cap a three-run rally and give the Angels a...
  • Angels' Tyler Skaggs keeps Astros grounded in 5-1 win

    Angels' Tyler Skaggs keeps Astros grounded in 5-1 win
    HOUSTON — There are probably a bunch of crumpled-up scouting reports on Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs in trash cans across America this weekend. The 22-year-old left-hander made six exhibition starts this spring, featuring a 94-mph, four-seam...
  • Angels in spring camp

    Angels pitchers and catchers report Thursday to Tempe, Ariz., to begin spring training. The team’s projected lineup and camp participants: STARTERS (projected batting order): Kole Calhoun, RF; Mike Trout, CF; Albert Pujols, 1B; Josh Hamilton,...
  • Halladay starting today out of necessity, but still lots of chatter about Saturday's 18-inning game

     
    It’s hard to top all the wackiness of Saturday’s game, which finally ended with the Phillies losing 12-7 to the Diamondbacks in 18 innings. Two position players pitched for the Phillies. Starter Tyler Cloyd, who was supposed to start today.......
  • Young, McDonald get shipped off in trades

     
    It seemed like only a matter of time until Michael Young got traded. After all the talk leading up to the trade deadline, Young was traded to the Dodgers just minutes before midnight. Earlier in the day, John McDonald was......
  • A signing, and decisions due for Phillies ...

     
    The Phillies have signed veteran infielder Reid Brignac to a minor-league deal that also includes a spring training invitation.. Brignac, 27, was Tampa Bay's second-round pick in 2004 and was a member of Baseball America's top 100 prospect list for four...
  • Angels sign veteran infield whiz John McDonald to minor league deal

    Veteran infielder John McDonald, 39, has agreed to a minor league deal with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim that includes an invitation to spring training, the team confirmed on Thursday. The well-traveled defensive standout, who has played for...
  • Angels sign veteran infielder Chad Tracy to minor league deal

    There will be no shortage of competition among veterans for bench spots after the Angels agreed to terms Wednesday with first baseman/third baseman Chad Tracy on a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training. The agreement was confirmed by...
  • Who's your pick for Phillies' best manager since the Vet opened in 1971?

    Who's your pick for Phillies' best manager since the Vet opened in 1971?
    Seven of the 13 men who managed the Philadelphia Phillies since Veterans Stadium opened in 1971 were let go before a season ended: Frank Lucchesi, Danny Ozark, Pat Corrales, John Felske, Lee Elia, Nick Leyva and Charlie Manuel. There were few tears when...
  • Will Galvis make way for McDonald?

     
    In 2009, Freddy Galvis spent a week with the Gulf Coast League Phillies while rehabbing from a fractured right finger that interrupted his season at Clearwater. For five of his seven games, the slick-fielding shortstop's double-play partner was Cesar...