| Apr 5, 2014
| 3:37 PM
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...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 6:08 PM
Joe Thatcher is 32, with eight years in the major leagues. He has yet to pitch in a playoff game.
No team opened play Saturday with a worse record than the Arizona Diamondbacks. On Saturday, the Diamondbacks traded Thatcher to the Angels, a team in...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 11:07 PM
In every week of spring training, from every corner of the Angels clubhouse, the mantra was the same: We can't afford another slow start. We can't bury ourselves for the third consecutive April.
Three weeks into the season, the Angels had fallen five...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 10:59 PM
The Angels didn't so much beat the Minnesota Twins Friday night as they did outlast them.
In a game that featured 17 pitchers, 39 baserunners and took 4 hours and 30 minutes to complete, Kevin Jepsen was the last man standing, the Angels reliever...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 7:02 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. -- Angels owner Arte Moreno described negotiations with Anaheim for a new stadium lease as "at a stalemate," but stopped short of saying he was aggressively pursuing a new home for the team.
"We haven't crossed that line yet," Moreno said...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 4:32 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — No one in camp is comparing Kevin Jepsen to sidearm-throwing Joe Smith, but there is a noticeable difference in the delivery of the Angels reliever, who has gone from a straight over-the-top motion to a three-quarter-arm slot.
| Feb 16, 2014
| 4:48 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — Josh Hamilton arrived at Angels camp Sunday, hoping to play the heavy. The 6-foot-4 left fielder checked in at 240 pounds, a solid 28 pounds heavier than he was at the end of 2013, believing it would help his production.
"I feel a...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Everyone expects the Dodgers to win. They did last year, and they just put up $215 million for Clayton Kershaw, to better their chance to win for many years to come.
No one expects the Angels to win. They sat out the playoffs last year — for the...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 8:15 AM
The Angels have signed veteran left-handed relief specialist Clay Rapada to a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training.
Rapada, 32, has a 4.06 earned run average in 152 big league games over seven seasons with six teams — the...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 11:08 PM
A season marred by injuries took another ugly turn Monday night when Angels second baseman Howie Kendrick suffered a hyperextended left knee and had to be helped off the field in the fifth inning of a 5-2 loss to the Texas Rangers.
Kendrick, who is...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 9:55 PM
Angels pitchers and catchers report Thursday to Tempe, Ariz., to begin spring training. The team’s projected lineup and camp participants:
STARTERS (projected batting order):
Kole Calhoun, RF; Mike Trout, CF; Albert Pujols, 1B; Josh Hamilton,...