| Oct 6, 2014
| 1:08 AM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — C.J. Wilson gave up a pair of one-out singles in the first inning Sunday night before striking out cleanup batter Eric Hosmer on three pitches. He walked Billy Butler to load the bases, and Vinnie Pestano started warming up in the...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 11:50 PM
The Angels rallied in the wake of a season-ending injury to their best pitcher, Garrett Richards, in August and got so hot they turned a four-game American League West deficit on Aug.10 into a runaway division title.
They toiled through a six-month...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 4:46 PM
The Dodgers and Angels have clearly shown us that regular-season records and inflated payrolls, regardless of how impressive, do not make champions. Championships are earned in the postseason, and happen when each individual player performs to his maximum...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 8:33 PM
At the end, some Angels lingered on the top step of the dugout as the rain fell and the Royals hugged on the mound.
The official end of the Angels’ 2014 season was a Mike Trout strikeout, but they were done much earlier than that.
| Oct 4, 2014
| 9:06 PM
Josh Hamilton has three hits, including two homers, in 25 at-bats against Kansas City ace James Shields, a .120 career average that would make some managers hesitant to start Hamilton in a win-or-go-home game.
Not Mike Scioscia, who said Hamilton will...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 8:54 PM
It's a fine mess the Angels have gotten themselves into, losing the first two games of the American League division series, both 11-inning nail-biters, to the Kansas City Royals at home, their high-powered offense scratching and clawing just to get...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 4:58 PM
Josh Hamilton was back in the Angels lineup for Game 2 of the American League division series against Kansas City on Friday night, much to the dismay of many Angels fans who believe the team is better off without him.
Hamilton missed all but one of...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 6:55 PM
KEY MOMENT: In what could be the final at-bat of his 16-year career, veteran infielder John McDonald, 40, laced a run-scoring double to left in the ninth inning. "I just wanted to put a good swing on a ball one more time," McDonald said, fighting back...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 10:08 PM
An emotional roller coaster of a ride through the late innings Saturday night came to sudden stop with the Seattle Mariners in a place few thought they'd be three days ago: in position to make the playoffs on the final day of the regular season....
| Sep 26, 2014
| 6:49 PM
Matt Shoemaker extended his long-toss work to 150 feet on Friday, and he could throw off a mound by Sunday or Monday, fueling hope that the Angels' right-hander, who suffered a mild left rib cage strain on Sept. 15, will be ready to pitch in the...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 5:52 PM
Mike Trout is batting .290 entering the final weekend of the regular season, well off the .323 he hit last season and .326 average as a rookie in 2012.
The Angels center fielder leads the American League with 181 strikeouts, far more than the 139 and...