| Jul 7, 2013
| 5:04 PM
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...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 10:29 PM
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...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 6:21 PM
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-...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 10:41 PM
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General Manager Jerry Dipoto has been heavily criticized for his winter pitching moves that didn't pan out, Ryan Madson, Joe Blanton, Tommy...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 7:15 PM
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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...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 11:26 AM
I don't care what the calendar says, if teams are playing baseball in Arizona, spring has sprung.
In fact it was more like summer last week when my sister-in-law, Patsy Hadlich, and I made our annual trip to the Cactus League games, with her son, Jeff,...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 4:35 PM
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...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 1:24 PM
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.
| Apr 8, 2012
| 7:52 PM
On Sunday afternoon, the Washington Nationals copied the formula that gave them two victories to start this season — except for the important part. Their offense stalled. Their pitching, in this case seven stellar innings from Jordan Zimmermann,...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 10:13 PM
There have been plenty of times this season when it would have been easy to sum up another Orioles loss by looking at just one play or one statistic. But not Friday night, not when there was so much bad baseball to choose from, not when the Orioles all...
| Jun 18, 2011
| 3:08 PM
When he was demoted to the minor leagues May 28 for the fourth time in less than two full seasons, Brad Bergesen was given two specific things to work on: limiting his pitch count and improving his slider.
The 25-year-old right-hander apparently made...