| 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-...
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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,...
| Apr 26, 2011
GLENDALE — The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players.
Trevor Bell (Crescenta Valley High, 2005) Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim pitcher: After beginning the 2011 season with the triple-A Salt Lake Bees, the former first-round...
| 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...
| May 24, 2012
| 8:36 AM
OAKLAND — Mike Scioscia won't declare that Ernesto Frieri is his new closer — he'd still like the option of using veteran left-hander Scott Downs at the end of games — but the Angels manager's actions and Frieri's performance suggest the...