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  • Drew Rucinski, Marc Krauss make strong bids for spots on Angels roster

    Drew Rucinski, Marc Krauss make strong bids for spots on Angels roster
    Baseball uses numbers to measure just about everything. But not who makes the team. Who sticks on a major league roster, and who heads to the minor leagues or gets cut, is the subjective decision of the manager, coaching staff and front office. Beyond...
  • Spring training: Angels 3, Giants 2

    Spring training: Angels 3, Giants 2
    AT THE PLATE: After starting his regulars in back-to-back games, Manager Mike Scioscia gave most of them Saturday off, going with a lineup of bench players and minor leaguers instead. And one of them, third baseman Kyle Kubitza, drove home the winning run...
  • Angels plan to break camp without Garrett Richards

    Angels plan to break camp without Garrett Richards
    Angels Manager Mike Scioscia was pleased with Garrett Richards' three-inning outing in an intrasquad game Wednesday. But he still anticipates the right-hander won't be ready to break camp with the team in two weeks. Richards, who is recovering from knee...
  • Angels pitcher Garrett Richards looks sharp in intrasquad game

    Angels pitcher Garrett Richards looks sharp in intrasquad game
    Garrett Richards gave up one hit and struck out four in three scoreless innings of an intrasquad game on Wednesday, calling it a “big stepping-stone in the process of getting back to where I want to be.” The hard-throwing right-hander, who...
  • Angels catcher Chris Iannetta looks to improve pitch-framing ability

    Angels catcher Chris Iannetta looks to improve pitch-framing ability
    New statistics that quantify the art of pitch-framing can be difficult for even major league catchers to comprehend. "They could be accurate, they could be inaccurate," Angels catcher Chris Iannetta said. "You never really know." What Iannetta is sure...
  • Angels' newly aggressive Mike Trout builds on spring numbers

    Angels' newly aggressive Mike Trout builds on spring numbers
    If there was a way for Mike Trout to bottle up his swing, store it in a cupboard and break it out for the April 6 season opener, he would. But there are 17 more exhibition games, so the Angels center fielder will have no choice but to continue hacking....
  • Angels pitcher Matt Shoemaker's toil in minors was worth the trouble

    Angels pitcher Matt Shoemaker's toil in minors was worth the trouble
    Matt Shoemaker walked into the Angels' spring-training clubhouse in February, and there among the five corner lockers reserved for established major league starting pitchers was a cubicle with his name and No. 52 above it. If there was a soundtrack to...
  • Angels send down pitcher Sean Newcomb, who makes good impression

    Angels send down pitcher Sean Newcomb, who makes good impression
    Sean Newcomb, the team’s first-round pick in 2014, was among a group of seven Angels players reassigned to minor league camp on Sunday, which came as no surprise. Minor league exhibition games begin Thursday, and the 6-foot-5, 245-pound left-...
  • Angels spring training: Chicago White Sox 5, Angels 3

    Angels spring training: Chicago White Sox 5, Angels 3
    Chicago White Sox 5, Angels 3 AT THE PLATE: The Angels might want to put Mike Trout in cold storage until the April 6 season opener in Seattle. The center fielder had two singles, a walk and two runs in three plate appearances and is batting .556 (10...
  • Angels fall, 7-3, to Padres in spring game

    Angels fall, 7-3, to Padres in spring game
    San Diego 7, Angels 3 AT THE PLATE: Most of the regulars did not play. Grant Green, who is competing for the second-base job, had two hits and is batting .429 (six for 14) for the spring. "He's definitely ready for the challenge to help us offensively,"...
  • Angels' David Freese looks better at third base

    Angels' David Freese looks better at third base
    Angels third baseman David Freese charged a slow roller to his left and made a barehand grab and off-balance throw to first to end the fourth inning Wednesday. The play won't draw comparisons to Brooks Robinson or make Freese a Gold Glove candidate, but...