| Oct 2, 2014
| 11:02 AM
The Angels opted for right-hander Vinnie Pestano over left-hander Joe Thatcher in the bullpen and contact-hitting Efren Navarro over power-hitting Brennan Boesch on the bench for their American League division series against the Kansas City Royals....
| Oct 1, 2014
| 6:38 PM
It first struck Tim Salmon in early July, when the Angels steamrollered the Texas Rangers in a four-game sweep. It became more apparent July 18, when the Angels traded for proven closer Huston Street, turning a much-improved bullpen into a dominant one....
| Oct 2, 2014
| 11:25 PM
The happiest place on Earth on Thursday night was supposed to be just a mile or so down the street from the Happiest Place on Earth. The best fireworks were going to be at the Big A.
That's because the Angels, with the best record in baseball, were at...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 6:55 PM
KEY MOMENT: In what could be the final at-bat of his 16-year career, veteran infielder John McDonald, 40, laced a run-scoring double to left in the ninth inning. "I just wanted to put a good swing on a ball one more time," McDonald said, fighting back...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 10:40 PM
KEY MOMENT: With the score tied, 1-1, the Mariners loaded the bases off Jason Grilli with no outs in the ninth when Kyle Seager reached on an infield single, Logan Morrison walked and Chavez beat out a sacrifice bunt. But Grilli, with the Angels employing...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 11:01 PM
KEY MOMENT: Within a span of 10 pitches in the second inning, Angels ace Jered Weaver gave up a solo homer to Kendrys Morales, a single to Logan Morrison and a two-run homer to Michael Saunders. Dustin Ackley's fifth-inning homer made it 4-0 Seattle. It...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 10:17 PM
KEY MOMENT: Oakland loaded the bases off setup man Joe Smith in the eighth when Eric Sogard singled and Josh Donaldson and Brandon Moss walked with two outs. But Smith got Stephen Vogt to fly to right to snuff out the rally.
AT THE PLATE: Erick Aybar...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 9:22 AM
The New York Yankees acquired right-handed pitcher Brandon McCarthy and cash considerations from the Arizona Diamondbacks for left-hander Vidal Nuno.
The Diamondbacks will pay half of the $4.1 million owed to McCarthy for the rest of the season and...
| May 27, 2014
| 11:08 PM
KEY MOMENT: Angels pitcher Jered Weaver walked .153-hitting No. 9 batter Brad Miller to load the bases with two outs in the fourth inning and threw a fastball to the backstop for a wild pitch that allowed the Mariners to trim the lead to 4-3. But the...
| May 29, 2014
| 11:08 PM
KEY MOMENT: With the Angels leading 6-2, Kevin Jepsen replaced starter Matt Shoemaker with runners on second and third and one out in the sixth. Jepsen got Michael Saunders, who hit a two-run homer in the fourth, to fly to the wall in left, a run scoring,...
| May 30, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Most hitters say they try to keep the same approach no matter where they are batting in the lineup, but that definitely wasn’t the case with Angels right fielder Kole Calhoun on Thursday night.
Calhoun had one hit in 19 at-bats in seven games...