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  • Angels GM Jerry Dipoto doesn't expect to make 'high-profile' moves

    Angels GM Jerry Dipoto doesn't expect to make 'high-profile' moves
    The July 31 non-waiver trade deadline is 3 1/2 weeks away, and a lot can change before then, but Angels General Manager Jerry Dipoto did not sound Sunday like a guy who would be very aggressive in his attempts to upgrade a team that has underachieved...
  • It's an emotional roller coaster for Angels' Josh Hamilton

    It's an emotional roller coaster for Angels' Josh Hamilton
    Right fielder Josh Hamilton couldn't have captured the emotions of his last few days, and the beauty of the game, better than he did Sunday after his 11th-inning two-run home run that gave the Angels a 9-7 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday...
  • 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...
  • Angels reliever Scott Downs is traded to Atlanta

    Angels reliever Scott Downs is traded to Atlanta
    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-...
  • J.B. Shuck has been a bright spot for Angels

    J.B. Shuck has been a bright spot for Angels
    addCustomPlayer('1j59v4a9evljr1d1b5hvawowo7', '', '', 600, 418, 'perf1j59v4a9evljr1d1b5hvawowo7', 'eplayer15'); General Manager Jerry Dipoto has been heavily criticized for his winter pitching moves that didn't pan out, Ryan Madson, Joe Blanton, Tommy...
  • Angels must assess who'll pitch in to help turn things around

    Angels must assess who'll pitch in to help turn things around
    addCustomPlayer('8cqmm3yooufw16fbocvnmn2rk', '', '', 600, 418, 'perf8cqmm3yooufw16fbocvnmn2rk', 'eplayer15'); It has been a nice little run for the Angels since Aug. 23, their 21-8 record before Monday's game against Oakland taking some sting out of...
  • 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 place reliever Sean Burnett on disabled list

    Angels place reliever Sean Burnett on disabled list
    SEATTLE — Pitching in games wasn’t so much of a problem for reliever Sean Burnett, who had a 1.04 earned-run average in 11 appearances before being placed on the 15-day disabled list because of forearm irritation Sunday. The discomfort...
  • Sidearm-throwing Joe Smith adds new dimension to Angels bullpen

    Sidearm-throwing Joe Smith adds new dimension to Angels bullpen
    The Angels added some variety to a bullpen filled with power arms and an effective weapon against left-handed hitters with last week’s signing of sidearm-throwing right-hander Joe Smith to a three-year, $15.75-million deal. Smith, the former...
  • Angels didn't move fences; they just changed angles

    Angels didn't move fences; they just changed angles
    Mike Trout noticed it right away during batting practice. The center-field wall in Angel Stadium, which was 400 feet away from home plate last season, is now 396 feet. The distance to straight-away left field, which was 365 feet last season, is 347 feet,...
  • Angels' Dane De La Rosa, Sean Burnett make progress toward return

    Angels' Dane De La Rosa, Sean Burnett make progress toward return
    Angels relievers Dane De La Rosa (forearm strain) and Sean Burnett (sore elbow) took what they hope were significant steps in their return from injuries Wednesday, each throwing a simulated inning to hitters before a game against the Seattle Mariners....