| Mar 2, 2015
| 7:54 PM
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....
| Feb 19, 2015
| 7:00 AM
Washington had the best record in the National League and was eliminated in the first round of the playoffs last season. The team's go-for-it off-season response was to sign ace Max Scherzer for seven years and $210 million.
The Angels had the best...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 5:00 PM
David Freese reported to spring training Saturday with a new physique and a quiet confidence.
The former is the result of a strength-and-conditioning program that helped the Angels third baseman "redistribute" the 220 pounds on his 6-foot-2 frame,...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 6:50 PM
If Huston Street can't work out a contract extension with the Angels this spring, he will have only himself to blame.
The veteran closer has acted as his own agent since 2012, when he negotiated a two-year, $14-million deal with San Diego. He says he'...
| Mar 1, 2015
| 7:02 PM
Grant Green spent most of his baseball life playing shortstop.
He starred at the position at Anaheim Canyon High, moved on to USC and became a first-round draft pick of the Oakland Athletics.
Six years and multiple positions later, Green is...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 7:50 PM
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,...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 5:52 PM
The Angels traded for Matt Joyce in the off-season, identifying the seven-year veteran as a reliable designated hitter and left-handed bat who could provide outfield depth.
Depth became a pressing issue two months after the December trade when...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 5:46 PM
The seventh-inning relief role held by Kevin Jepsen last season is up for grabs, and Angels right-hander Mike Morin plans to seize it.
"Once Jeppy got traded to Tampa Bay," Morin said before Monday's workout, "that was my goal."
Morin, 23, had a...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 11:25 AM
No longer will baseball fans be subject to a batter stepping out of the box, adjusting his batting gloves, taking a practice swing, spitting a couple times — and then repeating the entire routine between each pitch.
Major League Baseball announced...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 6:35 PM
The Angels did not issue a locker to Josh Hamilton in their Tempe Diablo Stadium clubhouse this spring. The left fielder probably won't need one.
General Manager Jerry Dipoto said Friday that Hamilton, who underwent surgery on the AC joint in his...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 4:37 PM
Mike Trout joined the Angels for their first full-squad workout Wednesday with two clear goals for 2015: cut down his strikeouts and increase his stolen bases. The center fielder was a unanimous choice for American League most valuable player last season,...