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  • Angels closer Huston Street takes a (rough) road less traveled

    Angels closer Huston Street takes a (rough) road less traveled
    It’s rare for Angels closer Huston Street to blow one save, but to blow two in a row? That hadn’t happened since July 13 and 19, 2008, when Street was pitching for the Oakland Athletics, but it happened in back-to-back games this week. One...
  • Angels' Johnny Giavotella is doing a fair Howie Kendrick impersonation

    Angels' Johnny Giavotella is doing a fair Howie Kendrick impersonation
    When the topic of how the Angels would replace departed second baseman Howie Kendrick came up this spring, Manager Mike Scioscia and General Manager Jerry Dipoto often spoke of the need for new left fielder Matt Joyce, designated hitter C.J. Cron and...
  • Angels set-up Joe Smith wants the eighth inning all to himself

    Angels set-up Joe Smith wants the eighth inning all to himself
    Joe Smith can be feisty, a trait you want in a reliever with a lively but not overpowering 88-mph fastball. An attack mentality, a refusal to give in to hitters and an unwavering confidence in his stuff have helped mold the sidearm-throwing right-hander...
  • Historic home run earns Angels catcher Carlos Perez another start; could there be more?

    Historic home run earns Angels catcher Carlos Perez another start; could there be more?
    One night after becoming only the fourth player in major league history to hit a walk-off home run in his major league debut, Angels rookie Carlos Perez was behind the plate for a second consecutive game against the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday. The...
  • Angels' Carlos Perez is the bomb in MLB debut with walk-off homer

    Angels' Carlos Perez is the bomb in MLB debut with walk-off homer
    The floor around his locker was smeared with shaving cream, the remnants of a wild postgame celebration that began with a flash mob of teammates crushing him at home plate and continued in the Angel Stadium clubhouse. Who knows where Carlos Perez's...
  • Carlos Perez wins it for Angels with walk-off home run in MLB debut

    Carlos Perez wins it for Angels with walk-off home run in MLB debut
    KEY MOMENT: Carlos Perez won the game with his walk-off homer, but that wouldn't have been possible without a two-run rally off reliever Danny Farquhar that tied the score, 4-4, in the eighth. Albert Pujols hit a one-out single to right, David Freese...
  • Angels' weak offense no match for Mariners' Felix Hernandez

    Angels' weak offense no match for Mariners' Felix Hernandez
    The Angels scored the most runs of any major league team last season. In spring training, the Angels led the American League with a .292 batting average and ranked second in the league in runs and on-base plus slugging. They returned to Angel Stadium on...
  • Three Seattle solo homers are too much for Angels in 3-2 loss

    Three Seattle solo homers are too much for Angels in 3-2 loss
    Seattle 3, Angels 2 KEY MOMENT: Matt Shoemaker was staring down Seattle ace Felix Hernandez through six innings, with the game in a scoreless tie. However, in a span of four pitches in the seventh inning, Shoemaker gave up home runs to Nelson Cruz and...
  • Brewers follow trend in naming Craig Counsell as manager

    Brewers follow trend in naming Craig Counsell as manager
    Ron Roenicke was in a good mood Sunday morning at Wrigley Field, talking about managing against his old pal Joe Maddon. Roenicke and Maddon were coaches on the Angels’ staff under Mike Scioscia, and both enjoyed early success in Milwaukee and...
  • After almost 6,000 games, first firing in Mike Scioscia managerial tree

    After almost 6,000 games, first firing in Mike Scioscia managerial tree
    One of baseball's most impressive streaks came to an end Sunday night. Mike Scioscia and his disciples had managed almost 6,000 games in the major leagues before any of them got fired. Scioscia never had managed in the major leagues when the Angels...
  • Milwaukee Brewers fire Manager Ron Roenicke

    Milwaukee Brewers fire Manager Ron Roenicke
    The Milwaukee Brewers made Ron Roenicke the first manager to be fired this season. The Brewers, with the worst record in the major leagues, dismissed Roenicke on Sunday night and said they would announce his replacement Monday morning. The Brewers...