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Matt Joyce

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  • Angels end three-game losing streak with 5-4 win over Texas

    Angels end three-game losing streak with 5-4 win over Texas
    Angels 5, Texas 4 AT THE PLATE: The Angels ended a three-game losing streak when Johnny Giavotella doubled to lead off the ninth, took third on Eric Stamets' single and scored the winning run on a wild pitch. Marc Krauss, who is battling for a reserve...
  • Angels lose, 7-5, to Reds in spring training game

    Angels lose, 7-5, to Reds in spring training game
    AT THE PLATE: Albert Pujols had his second consecutive two-hit game. His bases-loaded, two-run single to center field off Reds starter Anthony DeSclafani highlighted a three-run third inning. Pujols lined out hard to right field in his last at-bat. Josh...
  • Spring training: Kansas City 6, Angels 4

    Spring training: Kansas City 6, Angels 4
    AT THE PLATE: Mike Trout singled to right field against starter Edinson Volquez in the first inning and hit his first home run of the spring, a 430-foot shot to left-center field against top pitching prospect Miguel Almonte, in the fifth. Albert Pujols...
  • Spring training game: Angels 3, Colorado 0

    Spring training game: Angels 3, Colorado 0
    AT THE PLATE: The Angels loaded the bases with no outs in the first inning when Kole Calhoun singled, Mike Trout walked and Albert Pujols singled, but they scored only once, on Matt Joyce's sacrifice fly to left. Erick Aybar tripled to right and scored on...
  • Angels' Matt Joyce was driven to success by Dad's tough love

    Angels' Matt Joyce was driven to success by Dad's tough love
    The booming, baritone voice still rattles in the head of Matt Joyce some 15 years later, even after the son grew up to be a major league outfielder and All-Star. "You've got to want it!" his father would say. "You've got to work at it! You've got to put...
  • Angels' Garrett Richards moves closer to return from knee surgery

    Angels' Garrett Richards moves closer to return from knee surgery
    Garrett Richards took another significant step in his return from left-knee surgery on Saturday, throwing 30 pitches during his first live batting-practice session of the spring and saying he “felt great” afterward. The hard-throwing right-...
  • Pitching adjustment is paying off for Angels' C.J. Wilson

    Pitching adjustment is paying off for Angels' C.J. Wilson
    An off-season of breaking down video, tinkering with his mechanics and stewing over a brutal end to a subpar 2014 season gave way to something different for Angels left-hander C.J. Wilson on Saturday: an actual baseball game. "It was nice," Wilson...
  • Angels defeat Brewers, 3-2, behind C.J. Cron

    Angels defeat Brewers, 3-2, behind C.J. Cron
    AT THE PLATE: C.J. Cron stroked two opposite-field hits, a third-inning double and fourth-inning single, off right-handers Kyle Lohse and Ariel Pena. With Matt Joyce replacing the sidelined Josh Hamilton in left field, Cron could seize more of a full-time...
  • Andrew Heaney, a Dodger for 15 minutes, could earn fame with Angels

    Andrew Heaney walked off a mound at the Angels' spring training complex, met briefly with pitching coach Mike Butcher and then beelined toward the batting cage and exchanged fist bumps with hitters Albert Pujols, David Freese, Erick Aybar and others....
  • Josh Hamilton needs a positive outcome like Don Newcombe's

    Josh Hamilton needs a positive outcome like Don Newcombe's
    Two years ago he stood on the precipice of the Happiest Place on Earth. It was Christmas time at a Downtown Disney restaurant in Anaheim, and Josh Hamilton was the star of an Angels' welcoming party that felt like a giant hug. There was a red carpet,...
  • Angels' Sean Newcomb using spring training as a time to learn

    Angels' Sean Newcomb using spring training as a time to learn
    Sean Newcomb sits quietly at his locker in the Angels clubhouse. Newcomb, the Angels' first-round pick in last year's amateur draft, is taking it all in — on and off the field — during major league spring training. At 21, the 6-foot-5,...