| Mar 25, 2014
| 6:49 PM
MESA, Ariz. — It wasn't quite a stump speech for a David Freese Gold Glove Award campaign, but it was a ringing endorsement in the eyes of the Angels' new third baseman.
Angels Manager Mike Scioscia stopped short of saying he would pull Freese for...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Team outlooks are listed in predicted order of finish. Lineups and rotations are projections.
1 l Washington
2013 l 86-76, second place
Last year in playoffs l 2012
They are supposed to blossom after years of suffering, top draft...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 11:15 PM
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...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 6:59 PM
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...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 10:45 AM
TEMPE, Ariz.—Mike Trout didn’t even wait for the question. With as many as 25 media members gathered around him in Tempe Diablo Stadium before Wednesday’s first full-squad workout, the Angels center fielder launched right into the...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 4:43 PM
The Angels agreed to terms with closer Ernesto Frieri ($3.8 million) and reliever Fernando Salas ($870,000) on 2014 contracts Friday, avoiding arbitration with the pair of right-handers.
But they were unable to agree to terms with new third baseman...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 4:22 PM
The first story line of the exhibition season: Can a college kid upstage the New York Yankees?
No, seriously. The Yankees open the Grapefruit League season Tuesday against Florida State, and the Seminoles' roster includes Heisman Trophy winner Jameis...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:43 PM
The Angels avoided arbitration with new third baseman David Freese and returning reliever Kevin Jepsen on Friday, signing Freese for $5.05 million and Jepsen for $1.46 million.
Both players settled at the exact midpoints of the difference between the...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 12:00 PM
The Angels traded speedy but often-injured center fielder Peter Bourjos to the St. Louis Cardinals for third baseman David Freese on Friday, freeing up center field for Mike Trout and likely opening a right-field spot for Kole Calhoun.
The Angels also...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 5:31 PM
An MRI exam on Howie Kendrick’s left knee, injured in a collision with right fielder Collin Cowgill on Monday night, revealed a sprain but no significant structural damage. The Angels will give the injury four or five days to heal before deciding...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Dodgers outfielder Carl Crawford uses just any old bat when he faces Mariano Rivera. The more rickety and age-worn, the better.
He knows there's a good chance his bat — and his at-bat — will be doomed by what many consider the most...