| Aug 4, 2013
| 8:10 PM
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-...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 11:01 PM
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...
| 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...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 3:20 PM
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...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 5:38 PM
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,...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 10:49 AM
The Angels traded left-handed reliever Scott Downs to the Atlanta Braves on Monday for right-hander Cory Rasmus.
Downs has been the Angels’ best reliever this season, including making 29 consecutive appearances without giving up a run. Downs, 37,...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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,...
| Apr 5, 2011
| 4:33 PM
After the Angels bullpen lost three games in Kansas City during the Royals' final at-bat, Manager Mike Scioscia promised to "sort some things out." Tuesday he announced the results of that sorting process, taking the role of closer away from......
| Apr 5, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Left-hander Scott Downs, on the disabled list with a broken toe, threw 15 pitches in a simulated game, then did some fielding drills early Tuesday afternoon at Tropicana Field. He could make a minor league rehab appearance soon and, if......