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  • White Sox drop lefty Downs in bullpen shake-up

    TORONTO — The White Sox bullpen took four losses in the first seven games of the team's ongoing road trip, and management responded with a shake-up Thursday. Left-hander Scott Downs, 38, who signed a one-year, $4 million contract in the offseason,...
  • Angels beat Twins, 6-4, on strong outing by Jered Weaver

    Angels beat Twins, 6-4, on strong outing by Jered Weaver
    KEY MOMENT: A five-run cushion in the ninth was almost not enough for deposed closer Ernesto Frieri. The Twins loaded the bases with two outs on a single and two walks. Joe Smith gave up a three-run double to Joe Mauer to make it 6-4 and raise Frieri's...
  • Readers' Q&A: Colleen Kane's White Sox mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Colleen Kane's White Sox mailbag
    Whatever happened to the former Baltimore prospect the White Sox had in spring training last year, third baseman Josh Bell? – Chad R.   Josh Bell was released by the White Sox in May 2013 and also played for the Yankees’ Triple-A team last...
  • It's quite the turnaround for Angels and General Manager Jerry Dipoto

    It's quite the turnaround for Angels and General Manager Jerry Dipoto
    In every week of spring training, from every corner of the Angels clubhouse, the mantra was the same: We can't afford another slow start. We can't bury ourselves for the third consecutive April. Three weeks into the season, the Angels had fallen five...
  • Angels adjusting to a changing lineup

    Angels adjusting to a changing lineup
    Nine players in uniform for the Angels on Sunday weren't with the team opening day. Five of them weren't even with the team when it began its last trip. "It doesn't seem like it's a different team," said right-handed pitcher Jered Weaver, the longest-...
  • Garrett Richards sharp, Scott Downs is not in Angels' 3-1 loss to A's

    Garrett Richards sharp, Scott Downs is not in Angels' 3-1 loss to A's
    OAKLAND -- A successful return to the rotation by Angels right-hander Garrett Richards on Saturday was marred by a rare meltdown by reliever Scott Downs, who gave up a pinch-hit, two-run home run to Derek Norris in the seventh inning of a 3-1 loss to...
  • Angels are trying to harvest better crops down at the farm

    Angels are trying to harvest better crops down at the farm
    Scott Servais knew what he was getting himself into when he took over the Angels scouting and player development departments two years ago. The farm system he inherited was ranked as the worst in Major League Baseball by Baseball America. Two years of...
  • Angels don't miss a step in 4-1 victory over Athletics

    Angels don't miss a step in 4-1 victory over Athletics
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  • Angels reliever Scott Downs is traded to Atlanta

    Angels reliever Scott Downs is traded to Atlanta
    ARLINGTON, Texas — Scott Downs signed with the Angels before 2011 because he thought they offered a great shot at pitching in the playoffs for the first time. The Angels pushed Downs a lot closer to that goal on Monday — by trading the 37-...
  • Angels GM Jerry Dipoto 'not looking to make wholesale changes'

    Angels GM Jerry Dipoto 'not looking to make wholesale changes'
    A month ago, Jerry Dipoto could not envision the Angels making a major push to add or shed players before the July 31 nonwaiver trade deadline, the general manager saying, “We are not a buyer, we are not a seller.” Two and a half weeks ago,...
  • Albert Pujols' season is over, and Angels' season is too, pretty much

    Albert Pujols' season is over, and Angels' season is too, pretty much
    The Angels on Monday shut down Albert Pujols for the rest of 2013 because of a partial tear of the plantar fascia in his left heel, yet another concession that their season is essentially over. The white flag went up in late July when the Angels, far...