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  • Justin Verlander comes within four outs of no-hitter to beat Angels

     
    Fans filing into Comerica Park on Sunday were handed a poster commemorating Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander's no-hitter in Toronto in May. Then they were nearly treated to an encore, with Verlander coming within four outs of another no-hitter in Detroit'...
  • Angels rest Vernon Wells against Tigers

     
    Angels Manager Mike Scioscia has tried to rest his regulars at least once during the team's 10-day tour of the hot and humid Eastern time zone. Friday it was Vernon Wells' turn, with Howie Kendrick spelling the veteran in left......
  • Howie Kendrick not in Angels' lineup ... again

     
    Howie Kendrick has been the Angels' most consistent hitter for average this season, batting .299 with eight home runs, 25 doubles and a team-leading 55 runs, but the second baseman was not in the lineup Wednesday night for the game......
  • Angels: Jered Weaver to drop appeal of six-game suspension

     
    One night after saying he planned to go through with an appeal of his six-game suspension for throwing over the head of Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila last Sunday, Angels ace Jered Weaver has changed his mind. Weaver will drop......
  • Angels move Pineiro to bullpen; Weaver expected to drop appeal

     
    Struggling right-hander Joel Pineiro was removed from the rotation and demoted to the bullpen before Thursday night's game against the Minnesota Twins, but Manager Mike Scioscia said he won't name a replacement until early next week. Because of Monday's...
  • Angels pitcher Joel Pineiro unfazed by demotion to bullpen

     
    Struggling right-hander Joel Pineiro, who was 0-3 with a 14.85 earned-run average in his last four starts, took his demotion from the rotation to the bullpen in stride. "If I was young, I’d probably be throwing stuff around, yelling at......
  • Vernon Wells laughs off charge that Blue Jays stole signs

     
    Angels outfielder Vernon Wells (pictured above) shook his head at what he perceived was the absurdity of the question. No, he said, he never had paused during an at-bat last year to see if a man wearing white was raising......
  • Another tall order for Angels rookie Garrett Richards

     
    Garrett Richards made his big league debut in front of a packed house in Yankee Stadium last Wednesday night against one of baseball's most formidable lineups, and his nerves were apparent. The 23-year-old right-hander walked the first two batters he........
  • Another Angels rookie pitcher gets crack at Rangers

     
    In their biggest series of the season to date, the Angels will turn to another rookie pitcher against the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night. After Garrett Richards' second big league start was cut short by a right groin strain in......
  • Slumping Vernon Wells on bench for Thursday night's game

     
    The Angels are at a loss to explain Vernon Wells’ dramatic decline since they acquired the veteran left fielder from the Toronto Blue Jays for Mike Napoli and Juan Rivera in January. Wells, 32, was a career .280 hitter who......
  • UPDATED: Angels recall Mike Trout from minors

     
    The Angels have recalled outfielder Mike Trout from Double-A Arkansas, demoting relief pitcher Horacio Ramirez to clear a roster spot. Trout is expected to start in right field tonight against the Baltimore Orioles, with Vernon Wells in left, Peter...