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  • Angels lose their groove right from the get-go; can they get it back?

    Angels lose their groove right from the get-go; can they get it back?
    The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim began their 49th season down the street from Disneyland on Monday night, and with the usual opening-game pomp came some strange circumstance. First, the usual stuff was there. Both teams lined the baselines and were...
  • 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...
  • Tyler Skaggs, Angels make progress

    Tyler Skaggs, Angels make progress
    In 2010, when Mike Trout was a relatively anonymous minor league outfielder, Tyler Skaggs was his roommate. Trout watched with delight from center field as Skaggs fired fastball after incredible fastball. The way Trout remembered it, Skaggs could hit 96...
  • There's a reason for lack of fanfare about Albert Pujols' 500th home run

    The number that matters most is not 500. The number that matters most is 0. That is the number of major league players that have hit more home runs this season than Albert Pujols. He got a mighty sweet serenade in the visiting clubhouse in...
  • Mike Trout calls reports of huge contract with Angels 'pretty funny'

    Mike Trout calls reports of huge contract with Angels 'pretty funny'
    TEMPE, Ariz.¬†— Mike Trout had not wanted to discuss his potential nine-figure payday other than to call the reports of a massive contract extension "pretty funny." What exactly did he find funny? "The numbers they throw out," Trout said Monday....
  • Angels release struggling right-hander Joe Blanton

    TEMPE, Ariz. — Angels fans won’t have Joe Blanton to kick around anymore. The Angels released the struggling right-hander Wednesday, eating the $8.5 million remaining on his contract. The Angels signed Blanton, 33, to a two-year, $15-million...
  • His fate may be unclear, but GM Jerry Dipoto plans for Angels' future

    ARLINGTON, Texas — Angels General Manager Jerry Dipoto addressed a wide range of topics before Thursday night's 6-5 walk-off loss to the Texas Rangers, but he wouldn't touch the one that is foremost on everyone's mind: his job status. "I'm not...
  • Angels' C.J. Wilson critical of suspended players

    Pitcher C.J. Wilson had harsh words for the 13 players suspended in the wake of the Biogenesis investigation on Monday, especially New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez, who got the stiffest penalty. "It's good for the game that they're...
  • Angels fall apart in a hurry in 6-5 loss at Cleveland

    Angels fall apart in a hurry in 6-5 loss at Cleveland
    CLEVELAND¬†— It happened so fast, like one of those summer thunderstorms that can plunge a brilliant Midwest afternoon into darkness. Five runs ahead and 10 outs away from a three-game sweep in Progressive Field, Angels starter Jerome Williams...
  • Angels lose to Oakland Athletics, 2-1

    Angels lose to Oakland Athletics, 2-1
    OAKLAND — The Angels can't come close to matching the Oakland Athletics in volume of talented young starting pitchers, but in Garrett Richards, they have an arm that can cut into the deficit. Richards, mixing a 94-mph fastball with a sharp...
  • Angels can't hold back Indians in 4-1 loss

    It’s one thing to play meaningless games in late September. Plenty of teams do that. It’s another to be so far out of playoff contention that you’re playing them in mid-August, with a quarter of the season left. That’s a fate...