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  • 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...
  • Chicago's managers: questioning their decision-making

    Chicago's managers: questioning their decision-making
    Both Chicago managers were jeered Tuesday night, though Robin Ventura probably couldn’t hear White Sox fans shouting at their TVs from his dugout spot in Baltimore, some 700 miles away. It was one of those rare nights of Chicago baseball symmetry,...
  • No shortage of drama: Angels hold on for 5-4 win over Athletics

    No shortage of drama: Angels hold on for 5-4 win over Athletics
    OAKLAND -- C.J. Wilson survived a rocky start, Howie Kendrick, Mike Trout and Mark Trumbo each hit solo home runs, and Ernesto Frieri came through with a five-out, 35-pitch save Wednesday, as the Angels snapped a four-game losing streak with a 5-4 victory...
  • Whispers: Downs gives Bautista proper credit

    Whispers Angels reliever Scott Downs, a former Blue Jay, spoke for a lot of people in Toronto when he trashed the ESPN story speculating that sign stealing at the Rogers Centre has helped Jose Bautista establish himself as one of baseball's best hitters....
  • O's give up long ball, can't push runs across in 8-3 loss

    O's give up long ball, can't push runs across in 8-3 loss
    The Orioles arrived at Angel Stadium this afternoon relaxed and rested, buoyed by a rare day off and a pleasant interruption from a season that can't end soon enough. But approximately 15 minutes – or exactly 22 pitches – into their series opener against...
  • Our Laguna: Rooting for the home team

    Our Laguna: Rooting for the home team
    I don't care what the calendar says, if teams are playing baseball in Arizona, spring has sprung. In fact it was more like summer last week when my sister-in-law, Patsy Hadlich, and I made our annual trip to the Cactus League games, with her son, Jeff,...
  • Gonzalez and Orioles outshine Angels in crisp, highlight-filled game

    Gonzalez and Orioles outshine Angels in crisp, highlight-filled game
    Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez said there really is no time when it is not on his mind — even when he is on the mound, even when he is turning in what was arguably his best performance of the year in a 3-2 victory against the Los Angeles...
  • No June swoon for Tommy Hanson and streaking Angels in 6-2 win

    No June swoon for Tommy Hanson and streaking Angels in 6-2 win
    The weather isn't the only thing that typically heats up each June. So does Angels right-hander Tommy Hanson, who has gone 10-0 with a 2.78 earned-run average in June over the last three seasons. He continued that run Saturday by pitching the Angels...
  • Angels behind the plate need to do more at the plate

     
    Angels catchers Jeff Mathis, Hank Conger and Bobby Wilson have combined to hit .207 (70 for 338) entering Friday's game against the Baltimore Orioles, which ranks 27th out of 30 major league teams at the position....
  • Weaver dominant again in win over Indians

     
    The Angels offense hasn't given its pitchers much support lately but that hasn't been a problem for Jered Weaver. He doesn't need much support. Take what happened Tuesday in Cleveland as an example. Although the Angels managed only two runs......
  • Angels reliever Scott Downs close to return (lineups)

     
    Reliever Scott Downs, sidelined since Saturday because of tightness in his left hamstring, did agility drills and wind sprints, played long toss and threw a 15-pitch bullpen session Wednesday afternoon. The left-hander with a 6-2 record and 1.31 earned-...