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  • Grant Green is trying to land utility infield spot with Angels

    GOODYEAR, Ariz. — It's not that Grant Green was rooting for second baseman Howie Kendrick to be traded over the off-season, but he wouldn't have been terribly disappointed if one of the many rumors involving Kendrick came true. "Yeah, it would...
  • Angels hope Ernesto Frieri is a one-and-done closer this season

    Angels hope Ernesto Frieri is a one-and-done closer this season
    TEMPE, Ariz. -- Closer Ernesto Frieri led the major leagues last season with seven saves of at least four outs, including one in which he recorded six outs and two in which he got five outs. If all goes according to plan, the right-hander will not lead...
  • Angels reliever Sean Burnett takes 'huge step' toward return

    Angels reliever Sean Burnett takes 'huge step' toward return
    TEMPE, Ariz. — Sean Burnett took what he called a “huge step” in his return from elbow surgery Thursday morning, the Angels reliever throwing 30 fastballs off a bullpen mound at about 85% to 90% intensity. “It felt good — I...
  • Angels' Mike Trout not concerned about contract talks

    TEMPE, Ariz. — Mike Trout has not set a deadline for negotiations on a long-term contract extension, and the Angels' center fielder said Thursday he would not be opposed to talks carrying into the regular season. Players in similar situations...
  • 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 strike out during first try of new instant-replay system

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — The Angels put baseball's new instant-replay system or, to be more precise, a crude facsimile of what will be used in the regular season, to the test for the first time Monday at Salt River Fields. It did not go well, with...
  • Left-hander Brian Moran an intriguing bullpen option for Angels

    Left-hander Brian Moran an intriguing bullpen option for Angels
    TEMPE, Ariz. — It has been 14 years since the Angels carried a Rule 5 pick on their major league roster — the last was reliever Derrick Turnbow in 2000 — but left-hander Brian Moran could break that streak. Toronto selected Moran, 25,...
  • Plane crash near home of Angels' Sean Burnett kills his neighbor

    Plane crash near home of Angels' Sean Burnett kills his neighbor
    TEMPE, Ariz. — While reliever Sean Burnett continued his rehabilitation from elbow surgery in the Angels’ spring-training camp, his wife and two kids were dealing with a tragedy back home in Wellington, Fla. The Burnetts' neighbor across the...
  • 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...
  • Angels turn back the Royals, 6-1

    Angels turn back the Royals, 6-1
    KEY MOMENT: C.J. Wilson looked shaky in the first. He gave up a quick run, and his first two outs were line drives. The Royals loaded the bases on a hit and two walks and were threatening to take a big early lead, but Wilson struck out Lorenzo Cain to end...
  • 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...