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  • Mariners rally for three runs in ninth inning to beat Angels, 3-1

    KEY MOMENT: With two outs and no score in the top of the ninth, Angels reliever Kevin Jepsen appeared to have pinch-runner James Jones picked off first, but he bounced his throw past the bag for an error, allowing Jones to take second. Kyle Seager was...
  • Wade LeBlanc gives Angels chance in game few thought they could win

    Wade LeBlanc gives Angels chance in game few thought they could win
    Amid the disappointment of a 3-1 loss to the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night, the Angels may have gained a badly needed starting pitcher. Informed Thursday morning that he would start in place of ace Jered Weaver, veteran left-hander Wade LeBlanc...
  • Angels might use Jered Weaver on short rest in ALDS

    The Angels are considering whether to use ace Jered Weaver on short rest in the first round of the American League playoffs. "It's always something you consider in a shorter series," Angels Manager Mike Scioscia said Friday. The Dodgers made that move...
  • The skinny on Angels rotation: It's awfully thin heading into playoffs

    The skinny on Angels rotation: It's awfully thin heading into playoffs
    The Angels do not open the playoffs for another 12 days, but they already are concerned about how to configure an injury-depleted starting rotation for postseason use. On Friday, hours after Manager Mike Scioscia revealed the Angels might use Jered...
  • Jered Weaver wins 17th game as Angels top Astros, 5-2

    Jered Weaver wins 17th game as Angels top Astros, 5-2
    The Angels' lineup has been the story of their winning streak, which has now reached double digits. But with each pitch that ducked out of the zone at just the right moment Saturday night, with each strike that darted suddenly to catch a corner, Jered...
  • Angels' winning streak ends with 6-1 loss to Houston

    Angels' winning streak ends with 6-1 loss to Houston
    In the middle of what still is, in theory, a divisional race, the Angels faced a dilemma Sunday. By the sixth inning, their deficit was six runs, the temperature was 102 and they had zero hits. Though Manager Mike Scioscia said he didn't know the...
  • Angels' wins silence the usual rumors about Mike Scioscia's future

    The rumors resurfaced annually, as the Angels' most recent postseason appearance — in 2009 —became an increasingly distant memory. Maybe Mike Scioscia had become stale after so long in one job — 15 seasons, the longest-tenured...
  • For major league ballplayers, signature moments are part of the game

    For major league ballplayers, signature moments are part of the game
    When Hank Conger was a child with dreams of playing professional baseball, he practiced his signature with one thought in mind: the more scribbles, the cooler the player. And he planned on being very good and very cool. So, by the time Conger...
  • Angels' Josh Hamilton could return Wednesday as designated hitter

    Angels' Josh Hamilton could return Wednesday as designated hitter
    Josh Hamilton, who has missed 10 games because of a right-shoulder injury that was severe enough to warrant three cortisone injections from Sept. 4-9, was so encouraged by a workout Monday that the Angels left fielder believes he can return as a...
  • Angels clinch a playoff berth, but two injuries take the edge off

    Angels clinch a playoff berth, but two injuries take the edge off
    There is no rain in sight, but at least one lengthy Southern California drought has come to an end. The Angels are going to the playoffs for the first time since 2009, their postseason berth clinched with an 8-1 thrashing of the Seattle Mariners on Monday...
  • Angels' Matt Shoemaker has rib-cage strain, will miss next start

    Angels' Matt Shoemaker has rib-cage strain, will miss next start
    Matt Shoemaker was diagnosed Tuesday with a mild strain of his left oblique, a rib-cage injury that will force the Angels right-hander to miss his next start and could threaten his availability for the playoffs. Shoemaker, when asked whether he will...