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  • Rays would have edge over Angels, Red Sox in three-way tie

     
    Baseball playoffs: The Tampa Bay Rays would have a slight edge over the Angels and the Boston Red Sox if the three teams, separated by 2 1/2 games in the standings entering play Thursday, finish in a three-way tie for the American League wild-card spot......
  • Angels face two tough foes: Oakland's Gio Gonzalez, fatigue

     
    The road-weary Angels will turn to ace Jered Weaver in an effort to keep their slim playoff hopes alive Friday night, but their hitters will also have a difficult obstacle to overcome in Angel Stadium: Oakland left-hander Gio Gonzalez. Gonzalez......
  • Angels lose a game and some ground in Toronto

     
    The Angels, chasing teams in two separate playoffs races, had a chance to pick up ground in each Thursday in Toronto. The Boston Red Sox, who lead the wild-card race, were idle Thursday. And the Texas Rangers, who lead the......
  • Angels bullpen collapses in 6-5 loss; playoff hopes nearly dead

     
    The Angels bullpen suffered a complete meltdown Sunday, failing to hold a three-run lead in the ninth inning in a loss to the Oakland Athletics, 6-5, in Angel Stadium. Closer Jordan Walden threw away a potential game-ending double-play grounder during.......
  • Mark Trumbo and Jeff Mathis in Angels lineup vs. A's

     
    Mark Trumbo, who was pulled from Saturday night's game in the seventh inning because of right ankle discomfort, was penciled in to the lineup for Sunday's must-win game against the Oakland Athletics in Angel Stadium. But after the rookie first......
  • Scioscia disputes criticism from Detroit about lineup decisions

     
    Sports talk radio in Detroit is abuzz with criticism of Angels Manager Mike Scioscia, who pulled Ervin Santana and Jered Weaver from their scheduled starts against the Texas Rangers on Tuesday and Wednesday and arranged to start five rookies in......
  • 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...
  • 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' Dan Haren hopes for turnaround in Detroit

     
    Dan Haren (pictured at right) closed the first half of the season with four wins in a row -- including consecutive starts in which he did not allow a run. But it's been rougher sledding since the All-Star break, with......
  • 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'...