| Mar 22, 2014
| 7:25 PM
PHOENIX — The Angels and Milwaukee Brewers did not use instant replay in Saturday's exhibition game in Maryvale Park, but Joe Blanton did, which is not necessarily a good thing for the veteran right-hander.
Blanton, in what may have been his...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 12:35 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — No news is not necessarily good news — or bad news — regarding contract talks between the Angels and star center fielder Mike Trout.
“I haven’t heard anything lately,” said Trout, whose agent has been...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 5:58 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — One nasty collision with an outfield wall or failure to stick the landing on a headfirst slide or dive could cost Mike Trout millions. The Angels star is in negotiations with the team on what could be a nine-figure contract extension,...
| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 5:16 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. -- A pair of key Angels relievers returned to the club for the first time since their season-ending injuries last summer, one clearly on track to start the regular season and the other one a little iffy.
Right-hander Kevin Jepsen said...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 5:53 PM
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The Angels acquired another pitcher on the final day of baseball's winter meetings, but not the veteran starter they would like to add to their rotation.
Matt Garza remains high on their shopping list, but General...
| 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,...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 2:52 PM
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...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 4:48 PM
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...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 10:28 AM
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,...