| Jun 10, 2014
| 2:33 PM
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...
| May 6, 2014
| 9:56 PM
The Cubs and White Sox are in varying states of development, harboring eclectic groups of transient veterans and emerging young players.
In the cases of many of these players, it will be: Now you see them, now you don't.
In the meantime, the work-in-...
| 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...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 11:35 PM
There was a sense of urgency in the Angels clubhouse Friday that didn't seem to exist in April, May, June and early July. Coming out of the All-Star break with an 11-game deficit and division-leading Oakland in town may have been just the jolt the club...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 5:18 PM
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...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 6:21 PM
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-...
| 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,...