| Oct 2, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Don’t be surprised if the World Series is decided by a whisker. Or, more accurately, whiskers.
According to research from STATS Inc., the team with the higher percentage of facial hair has won each of the last four World Series. And that could...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 11:02 AM
The Angels opted for right-hander Vinnie Pestano over left-hander Joe Thatcher in the bullpen and contact-hitting Efren Navarro over power-hitting Brennan Boesch on the bench for their American League division series against the Kansas City Royals....
| Oct 1, 2014
| 2:00 PM
The Angels will be making their seventh appearance in the American League Division Series, and it will be the first time they won't be playing either Boston or New York. A look at their previous six ALDS matchups:
Angels 3, New York Yankees 1...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 6:38 PM
It first struck Tim Salmon in early July, when the Angels steamrollered the Texas Rangers in a four-game sweep. It became more apparent July 18, when the Angels traded for proven closer Huston Street, turning a much-improved bullpen into a dominant one....
| Sep 20, 2014
| 9:57 PM
The Angels couldn't ask for much more in September, and they know it.
Before an 8-5 win over the Texas Rangers on Saturday, the players lounged in the clubhouse and luxuriated in the position they have put themselves in. Instead of worrying about a...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 10:17 PM
KEY MOMENT: Oakland loaded the bases off setup man Joe Smith in the eighth when Eric Sogard singled and Josh Donaldson and Brandon Moss walked with two outs. But Smith got Stephen Vogt to fly to right to snuff out the rally.
AT THE PLATE: Erick Aybar...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 8:52 PM
KEY MOMENT: Tyler Skaggs, who allowed no hits, struck out seven and walked two in 42/3 innings, felt his fingers go numb after he "over-pronated" on a pitch in the fifth. He was pulled because of a forearm strain. The left-hander regained feeling in his...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 8:00 PM
The rumors resurfaced annually, as the Angels' most recent postseason appearance — in 2009 —became an increasingly distant memory.
Maybe Mike Scioscia had become stale after so long in one job — 15 seasons, the longest-tenured...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 11:08 PM
AT THE PLATE: Mike Trout scored twice, giving him 101 runs and 103 runs batted in. He is one of six players with three 100-run seasons before his age-23 season, joining Ted Williams, Mel Ott, Alex Rodriguez, Vada Pinson and Buddy Lewis. David Freese had...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 10:46 PM
AT THE PLATE: Mike Trout and Josh Hamilton walked ahead of Howie Kendrick's run-scoring double over left fielder Jordan Schafer's head in the fourth inning, and Hamilton scored on Schafer's throwing error. Erick Aybar hit an RBI single to right, and David...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 10:59 PM
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...