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  • 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...
  • 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

    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

    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'

    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

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...