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  • Still slow-going for Angels reliever Sean Burnett after elbow surgery

    HOUSTON — The news on Angels reliever Sean Burnett was not bad, but it didn’t sound real encouraging, either. The left-hander threw another simulated inning in Arizona on Saturday but seems to have hit a bit of a plateau in his return from...
  • Garrett Richards holds back Astros' bats in 11-1 win

    Garrett Richards holds back Astros' bats in 11-1 win
    Angels 11, Astros 1 KEY MOMENT: Angels starter Garrett Richards wobbled in the fifth when he walked Jose Altuve with the bases loaded and two outs, trimming the Angels' lead to 5-1. Richards caught a huge break when a hanging 0-and-2 curve was lined a...
  • Angels trounce Astros, 11-1

    HOUSTON Of course it was Mike Trout who sparked the Angels to a badly needed victory. No surprise there. What might have been a little unexpected, though, was that he provided the boost not just with his bat, but with the tool that gets the least...
  • An Angels offensive on updating defense

    An Angels offensive on updating defense
    As the Angels prepared for the 2002 World Series, bench coach Joe Maddon looked at the spray charts and came to a radical conclusion: If the Angels wanted to align their defense based on where Barry Bonds most commonly hit the ball, they should play three...
  • Angels fall, 8-2, are swept by Mariners

    Angels fall, 8-2, are swept by Mariners
    Josh Hamilton nearly scolded a reporter for asking if, in light of the Angels' brutal Aprils of 2012 and 2013, there was concern that a "here-we-go-again" mentality could creep into the clubhouse with another sluggish start. "We haven't thought about...
  • Unconventional move backfires for pitcher C.J. Wilson and Angels

    Unconventional move backfires for pitcher C.J. Wilson and Angels
    C.J. Wilson can be loquacious on just about any topic, but the Angels left-hander clammed up after Tuesday night’s 8-3 loss to the Seattle Mariners when he was asked about his third-inning intentional walk to Robinson Cano. With runners on...
  • Don Baylor's voice will be missed by Angels' hitters

    Don Baylor's voice will be missed by Angels' hitters
    It will be weeks, probably months, before Don Baylor can return to the Angels as their full-time hitting coach after he underwent surgery Tuesday to repair a fractured right femur, a freak injury Baylor suffered while catching the ceremonial first pitch...
  • 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...
  • Rick Eckstein to provide 'quality control' for Angels

    The name is familiar, but the title is not. The Angels hired Rick Eckstein, the older brother of former World Series-winning Angels shortstop David Eckstein, as their major league player information coach in November, which begs the question: What the...
  • Paying $144.5 million is team-friendly? Mike Trout will still take it

    Paying $144.5 million is team-friendly? Mike Trout will still take it
    Mike Trout could have rejected the Angels' overtures this winter, signed a series of one-year deals through arbitration, become a free agent at age 26 and inked the largest contract in baseball history in 2017. Then the star center fielder saw the...
  • Cowgill, Stewart and Shoemaker added to Angels' roster

    Cowgill, Stewart and Shoemaker added to Angels' roster
    Collin Cowgill edged out J.B. Shuck for a reserve outfield spot, Ian Stewart beat out Grant Green for a backup infield job, and Matt Shoemaker was added to the bullpen as a long reliever, as the Angels made their final cuts and announced their 25-man...