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Kevin Jepsen

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  • Angels open camp with some question marks

    Angels open camp with some question marks
    Washington had the best record in the National League and was eliminated in the first round of the playoffs last season. The team's go-for-it off-season response was to sign ace Max Scherzer for seven years and $210 million. The Angels had the best...
  • Things are looking a bit less down on the farm for the Angels

    Things are looking a bit less down on the farm for the Angels
    The Angels' minor league system looked barren even before last July's trades that sent five of their top 10 prospects to San Diego and Arizona for closer Huston Street and reliever Joe Thatcher. The loss of first-round picks in 2012 and 2013 — a...
  • Angels to make decisions on David Freese, Gordon Beckham by Tuesday

    Angels to make decisions on David Freese, Gordon Beckham by Tuesday
    The Angels are expected to tender David Freese a 2015 contract before Tuesday’s 9 p.m. PST deadline, a move that would put the veteran third baseman in line for a salary of about $6.3 million in arbitration next season. The team is not expected to...
  • Angels retain David Freese; let go of Gordon Beckham, Wade LeBlanc

    Angels retain David Freese; let go of Gordon Beckham, Wade LeBlanc
    The Angels tendered a 2015 contract to David Freese on Tuesday, assuring that the veteran third baseman, who is projected to make $6.3 million in arbitration next season, remains under club control. The team declined to tender 2015 contacts to utility...
  • Can Angels fans believe Dipoto that off-season is about accent players?

    Can Angels fans believe Dipoto that off-season is about accent players?
    To many Angels fans, General Manager Jerry Dipoto is like the boy who cried wolf. Whatever Dipoto says, especially this time of year, they tend to believe the opposite. Asked about free-agent Albert Pujols in November of 2011, Dipoto said the slugger...
  • Angels trade Kevin Jepsen to Tampa Bay Rays for Matt Joyce

    The Angels acquired Matt Joyce from the Tampa Bay Rays for veteran reliever Kevin Jepsen on Tuesday, a trade that gives them a primary designated hitter, a left-handed bat to balance a predominantly right-handed lineup, some corner outfield depth and a...
  • Angels acquire Kyle Kubitza, who could be third baseman of future

    The Angels might have netted their third baseman of the future on Thursday when they acquired Kyle Kubitza and reliever Nate Hyatt from the Atlanta Braves for top pitching prospect Ricardo Sanchez, a 17-year-old left-hander from Venezuela. With...
  • Relaxed Angels beat Texas, 8-5, but playoff roster decisions loom

    Relaxed Angels beat Texas, 8-5, but playoff roster decisions loom
    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...
  • Erick Aybar steals a run, Gordon Beckham homers in 2-0 Angels' win

    Erick Aybar steals a run, Gordon Beckham homers in 2-0 Angels' win
    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...
  • This postseason, Angels will face a new opponent

    This postseason, Angels will face a new opponent
    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: 2002 Angels 3, New York Yankees 1...
  • Angels may have turned back the clock

    Angels may have turned back the clock
    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....