| Aug 21, 2013
| 12:56 AM
It’s one thing to play meaningless games in late September. Plenty of teams do that. It’s another to be so far out of playoff contention that you’re playing them in mid-August, with a quarter of the season left.
That’s a fate...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 12:55 PM
What do you call it when you make a trade that does not accomplish your primary off-season objective?
A good start, or so Angels General Manager Jerry Dipoto hopes.
But the trade announced Friday -- third baseman David Freese and right-handed reliever...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 7:01 PM
Kole Calhoun and Peter Bourjos worked out together as Angels teammates in a Phoenix-area gym Friday morning. When the outfielders resume their off-season workouts Monday, it will not be as teammates.
Bourjos was traded to St. Louis for third baseman...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 9:30 AM
NEW YORK -- Free-agent catcher Brian McCann and the New York Yankees are about to complete a five-year deal worth around $85 million, a person familiar with the negotiations told the Associated Press.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity because...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 10:13 PM
NEW YORK — In the final All-Star game of Mariano Rivera's distinguished career, who got the save for the American League?
"That could be a trivia question," Joe Nathan said. "I'm sure everyone will get it wrong."
Nathan had better not miss the...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 4:46 PM
The Angels have only one free agent, pitcher Jason Vargas, and they have until 2 p.m. Monday to decide whether to extend a one-year, $14.1-million qualifying offer to the left-hander who went 9-8 with a 4.02 earned-run average in 24 starts during an...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 9:12 PM
The Angels, as expected, did not extend a one-year, $14.1-million qualifying offer to pitcher Jason Vargas by Monday’s deadline, so they will not receive draft-pick compensation if the free-agent left-hander signs elsewhere.
| Nov 21, 2013
| 9:31 AM
Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports tweeted Thursday morning that the Angels and St. Louis Cardinals have discussed a trade that would send third baseman David Freese to Anaheim, a move that makes some sense for the Angels but would hardly address their most...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 1:21 PM
That flash of red socks that is Angels center fielder Peter Bourjos going from first base to third in about the time it takes for you to scratch your chin while sitting on the couch and watching him is about to return.
But we need to hold our breath a...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 7:25 PM
With the speedy Mike Trout on first base, Peter Bourjos on third and slow-footed Albert Pujols up with one out in the third inning of Wednesday night's game against the Seattle Mariners, it seemed a perfect time for the Angels to send Trout to avoid a...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 10:03 PM
The Angels declined to update the status of left-handed starter Jason Vargas on Monday, but center fielder Peter Bourjos said in a text message he has been cleared to play once the swelling in his left thumb goes down.
Bourjos, the team's second-hottest...