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  • Angels might have to lean heavily on bullpen

     Angels might have to lean heavily on bullpen
    TEMPE, Ariz. — The blueprint worked in 2002, when the Angels won a World Series title with a competent but hardly overpowering rotation and a deep and dominant bullpen led by Troy Percival, Brendan Donnelly and Francisco Rodriguez. It would be...
  • Sean Burnett likes role as Angels' top left-handed reliever

    Sean Burnett likes role as Angels' top left-handed reliever
    TEMPE, Ariz. — As kids, Sean Burnett and Prince Fielder were teammates on a travel ball team in Florida. The team was called The Juice, and packed with 11- and 12-year-olds. Rickie Weeks played second base. Chet Lemon, the former major league...
  • Angels bullpen is the one source of relief in 4-3 loss to Yankees

    NEW YORK — "No. Moral. Victories." Kevin Jepsen made his point perfectly clear Saturday after the Angels lost a 4-3 thriller to the New York Yankees in which managers Mike Scioscia of the Angels and Joe Girardi of the Yankees matched wits like Bobby...
  • Angels' Josh Hamilton, Kole Calhoun, Dane De La Rosa close to return

    Angels' Josh Hamilton, Kole Calhoun, Dane De La Rosa close to return
    Angels outfielders Josh Hamilton and Kole Calhoun appear to be on schedule, or maybe a little bit ahead of schedule, in their return from injuries, and reliever Dane De La Rosa (shoulder, forearm injuries) is close to beginning a minor league...
  • Angels find some relief in 5-4 victory over Athletics

    Angels reliever Michael Kohn says pitching out of the bullpen is a lot like playing offensive line. "They get no glory until they mess up," he said. "That's what we are and that's the job we signed up for. When something goes bad, all the cameras will...
  • Still slow-going for Angels reliever Sean Burnett after elbow surgery

    HOUSTON — The news on Angels reliever Sean Burnett was not bad, but it didn’t sound real encouraging, either. The left-hander threw another simulated inning in Arizona on Saturday but seems to have hit a bit of a plateau in his return from...
  • Josh Hamilton powers Angels past Astros, 5-1

    Angels 5, Astros 1 KEY MOMENT: Josh Hamilton, who struck out four times in his first five at-bats against left-handers this season, hit a two-run home run to right field against left-hander Dallas Keuchel to cap a three-run rally and give the Angels a...
  • Angels can't get any relief from Sean Burnett, Brian Moran

    SEATTLE — The Angels barely flinched when American League West rivals Texas and Seattle added powerful left-handed bats this winter, the Rangers acquiring Prince Fielder and Shin-Soo Choo and the Mariners signing Robinson Cano. They had just the...
  • Angels reliever Sean Burnett's return hits another snag

    Angels reliever Sean Burnett's return hits another snag
    TEMPE, Ariz. -- What reliever Sean Burnett hoped would be a significant step forward in his return from elbow surgery Tuesday was more of a stutter step, and maybe a step back. The left-hander, who had to be shut down during last Friday’s...
  • Angels third baseman David Freese may find new defensive purpose

    Angels third baseman David Freese may find new defensive purpose
    MESA, Ariz. — It wasn't quite a stump speech for a David Freese Gold Glove Award campaign, but it was a ringing endorsement in the eyes of the Angels' new third baseman. Angels Manager Mike Scioscia stopped short of saying he would pull Freese for...
  • Angels defeat Oakland Athletics, 6-2, in exhibition

    Angels defeat Oakland Athletics, 6-2, in exhibition
    Angels 6, Athletics 2 AT THE PLATE: The Angels have won eight straight games and closed Cactus League play with a 17-10 record. Utility infield candidate Grant Green lined a two-run home run to left-center field in the seventh inning and is hitting .360...