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  • Angels' Jered Weaver aims to give battered bullpen a break

     
    The Angels bullpen is in desperate need of a break after Sunday's wild, 13-inning loss to the Kansas City Royals in which they used all seven of their relievers, the first time they've done that since April 2002. So it's......
  • Angels update: Conger to start home opener; Wells looking to find stroke; injury updates

     
    Catcher Hank Conger, the former Huntington Beach High standout who hit a home run in the only other game he has played for the Angels this season, is in the starting lineup for Friday night's home opener against the Toronto......
  • Surprising Angels moves: Jepsen, Kohn demoted; Chatwood to pitch Monday

     
    The Angels, as expected, announced after Sunday's 3-1 victory over Toronto that 21-year-old Tyler Chatwood would be called up from triple A to start Monday night against Cleveland, and that veteran reliever Scott Downs would be activated off the disabled....
  • Wells' hit, Mathis' sacrifice fly help Angels beat Indians, 4-3, in 12 innings

     
    Vernon Wells sparked a 12th-inning rally with a rare hit and Jeff Mathis drove in the winning run with a sacrifice fly to center field as the Angels beat the Cleveland Indians, 4-3, at Angel Stadium on Wednesday evening. Wells......
  • Angels notes: Alexi Amarista to make big league debut; return of Joel Pineiro, Scott Downs near

     
    Alexi Amarista, called up from triple-A Salt Lake on Monday, will make his major league debut Tuesday night at second base against the Oakland Athletics, giving the Angels an infield that will tower over no one, at least in physical......
  • Angels reliever Scott Downs close to return (lineups)

     
    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-...
  • Santana, Weaver may pitch on short rest against Rangers

     
    Neither Ervin Santana nor Jered Weaver has started a big league game on three days' rest, and in Santana’s last two starts, he threw a career-high 129 pitches against Texas on Aug. 17 and 115 pitches against the White Sox......
  • Rangers rally against Weaver, Downs to beat the Angels, 9-5

     
    If there’s been one constant to the Angels this season, it’s been inconsistency. Twice they’ve had winning streaks of five or more games. And three times they’ve had losing streaks that long. They’ve gone into hitting streaks...
  • Ervin Santana makes Mike Scioscia gamble pay off

     
    Angels Manager Mike Scioscia took a gamble Saturday by starting Ervin Santana on only three days' rest, but the right-hander made it pay off, gutting his way through seven innings to lift the Angels to an 8-4 win over the......
  • First place at stake for Angels, Rangers

     
    Angels Manager Mike Scioscia hesitates to call this weekend's showdown with the Texas Rangers "crucial." But with his team coming into the three-game set trailing Texas by just two games in the American League West standings, it's hard to call......
  • Angels beat Twins, 4-1, to keep pace with Rangers in AL West

     
    Joel Pineiro, demoted to the bullpen in early August, allowed one run and five hits in seven strong innings Sunday to lead the Angels to a 4-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins in Angel Stadium. Scott Downs retired the side......