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  • 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......
  • Garrett Richards activated and moved to Angels bullpen

     
    Garrett Richards, who made two starts in August before suffering a right groin strain, was activated off the disabled list Monday and moved to the bullpen, where the Angels believe the hard-throwing right-hander could have more impact than he would......
  • Angels facing uphill fight to stay in contention

     
    The Angels entered Tuesday's game in Toronto trailing the Texas Rangers in the American League West by five games with nine to play. In the wild-card race they're 4 1/2 behind the Boston Red Sox with Tampa Bay, at two back, in between....
  • Angels face two tough foes: Oakland's Gio Gonzalez, fatigue

     
    The road-weary Angels will turn to ace Jered Weaver in an effort to keep their slim playoff hopes alive Friday night, but their hitters will also have a difficult obstacle to overcome in Angel Stadium: Oakland left-hander Gio Gonzalez. Gonzalez......
  • Angels lose a game and some ground in Toronto

     
    The Angels, chasing teams in two separate playoffs races, had a chance to pick up ground in each Thursday in Toronto. The Boston Red Sox, who lead the wild-card race, were idle Thursday. And the Texas Rangers, who lead the......
  • Angels bullpen collapses in 6-5 loss; playoff hopes nearly dead

     
    The Angels bullpen suffered a complete meltdown Sunday, failing to hold a three-run lead in the ninth inning in a loss to the Oakland Athletics, 6-5, in Angel Stadium. Closer Jordan Walden threw away a potential game-ending double-play grounder during.......
  • Angels trade Jeff Mathis to Blue Jays for pitcher Brad Mills

     
    The Jeff Mathis era -- cynical Angels fans would call it an error -- came to an end Saturday morning when the Angels traded the weak-hitting catcher to the Toronto Blue Jays for pitcher Brad Mills, a 26-year-old left-hander who......
  • Angels GM did not make offer to Heath Bell; more focused on bat, starter

     
    Angels General Manager Jerry Dipoto said that he "did not make a contract offer" to free-agent closer Heath Bell, who signed a three-year, $27-million deal with the Miami Marlins, and that the Angels are more focused on acquring a big......
  • Angels reach agreement for reliever LaTroy Hawkins

     
    The Angels reached an agreement with free-agent reliever LaTroy Hawkins on a one-year, $3-million deal pending a physical, according to a person familiar with negotiations who was not authorized to speak about them publickly. Hawkins, who will turn 39...
  • Bell back in bigs, bullpen

    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...