| Apr 8, 2014
| 11:02 PM
SEATTLE — The Angels barely flinched when American League West rivals Texas and Seattle added powerful left-handed bats this winter, the Rangers acquiring Prince Fielder and Shin-Soo Choo and the Mariners signing Robinson Cano.
They had just the...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 7:27 PM
SEATTLE — The memories came flooding back to Mike Butcher last week when the Angels pitching coach went to UC Irvine Medical Center to visit hitting coach Don Baylor, who had broken his right thighbone in a freak opening-night mishap.
| Jun 5, 2014
| 9:27 PM
KEY MOMENT: With Houston leading, 4-3, in the eighth inning, Angels reliever Cam Bedrosian — who made his big league debut Tuesday — walked the bases loaded. Fernando Salas replaced him and immediately gave up a two-run double to Jose Altuve...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 11:40 PM
KEY MOMENT: C.J. Cron laced a two-out, two-run double to left field in the fourth inning, turning a 2-1 Angels lead into a 4-1 cushion and sparking a five-run rally that included Hank Conger's RBI single, Grant Green's single and Kole Calhoun's two-run...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 1:55 AM
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...
| May 29, 2014
| 11:08 PM
KEY MOMENT: With the Angels leading 6-2, Kevin Jepsen replaced starter Matt Shoemaker with runners on second and third and one out in the sixth. Jepsen got Michael Saunders, who hit a two-run homer in the fourth, to fly to the wall in left, a run scoring,...
| May 16, 2014
KEY MOMENT: Mike Trout blasted a three-run, walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth inning off Tampa Bay reliever Brad Boxberger. With Efren Navarro and Collin Cowgill on base, Trout ripped the pitch over the left-field fence for the 6-5 win.
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:43 PM
The Angels avoided arbitration with new third baseman David Freese and returning reliever Kevin Jepsen on Friday, signing Freese for $5.05 million and Jepsen for $1.46 million.
Both players settled at the exact midpoints of the difference between the...
| May 4, 2014
| 7:21 PM
AT THE PLATE: Erick Aybar and Albert Pujols hit solo homers in the first inning — it was the 502nd homer of Pujols' career — but the Angels managed little else against Rangers ace Yu Darvish, who gave up three runs and seven hits in 61/3...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 3:19 PM
NEW YORK -- Ernesto Frieri is out as the Angels' closer for now. Manager Mike Scioscia, as expected, said veteran right-hander Joe Smith will assume the ninth-inning relief role beginning with Friday night’s game against the New York Yankees, and...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 9:42 PM
NEW YORK — The Angels did not require the services of a closer Friday night.
An offense that administered a rare beatdown of starter Hiroki Kuroda and pounded reliever Bruce Billings into submission in a 13-1 shellacking of the New York Yankees...