| Jun 26, 2014
| 8:10 PM
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...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 10:34 AM
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,...
| May 1, 2013
| 4:35 PM
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...
| Aug 14, 2011
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....
| Aug 19, 2011
| 11:00 PM
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...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 11:26 AM
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,...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 8:29 PM
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...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 7:40 PM
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...
| Jul 22, 2011
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....
| Jul 26, 2011
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......
| Aug 24, 2011
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-...