| Jun 25, 2014
| 12:34 AM
The natural instinct for a pitcher on a grounder up the middle is to lunge for the ball with your glove, stop it with your foot, do anything to knock it down. Angels reliever Kevin Jepsen fought that urge in the seventh inning Tuesday night, and it led to...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 10:48 PM
KEY MOMENT: Kevin Jepsen relieved starter Garrett Richards in the eighth inning and gave up a run-scoring single to Kendrys Morales that cut the Angels' lead to 5-2 and put runners on first and third with one out. But Jepsen struck out Oswaldo Arcia...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 10:54 PM
Grant Green glanced at the lineup card on his way into the Angels clubhouse Wednesday and saw he'd be making his first big league start at third base. There were no double-takes, no raised eyebrows.
"Another day," Green said, "another position."
| Jun 26, 2014
| 8:10 PM
KEY MOMENT: A five-run cushion in the ninth was almost not enough for deposed closer Ernesto Frieri. The Twins loaded the bases with two outs on a single and two walks. Joe Smith gave up a three-run double to Joe Mauer to make it 6-4 and raise Frieri's...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 5:03 PM
KEY MOMENT: The Angels appeared headed to extra innings with one out in the ninth inning when Salvador Perez hit what appeared to be an inning-ending double play grounder. Shortstop Erick Aybar fielded the ball cleanly and fed a nice relay to second...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 9:21 PM
KEY MOMENT: The Angels had a 6-5 lead in the sixth inning when left-hander Rich Hill walked Adam Eaton with a wild pitch that put runners on first base and third base with two outs, but right-hander Mike Morin struck out left-handed-hitting Leury Garcia...
| Aug 14, 2014
By Joe Haakenson, The Sports Xchange
ANAHEIM, Calif. — The sixth inning was a charm for the Los Angeles Angels for the second night in a row.
One night after scoring seven runs in the sixth in a win over the Philadelphia Phillies, the Angels...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 11:11 PM
There are plenty of baseball slang terms for the hit that pushed the Angels toward a 4-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday night at Angel Stadium, none of them very manly or flattering — dying quail, jam shot, blooper, lawn dart,...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 10:36 PM
Is there a better tonic for an ailing offense than three games in the launching pad that is Globe Life Park against the injury-ravaged Texas Rangers, who have the worst record and pitching staff in the American League?
That question won't be fully...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 10:26 PM
Enlighten us. Your explanation will be as good as anyone’s.
The stars aligned, the body snatchers have returned, a blind squirrel, mirrors, Jobu was offered a cigar and rum.
Something strange and wonderful happened to Dan Haren on Wednesday...
| Jun 20, 2014
KEY MOMENT: Ernesto Frieri tried to "stay down and away" with a 1-and-2 fastball to Nick Swisher in the 10th inning, but the Angels reliever "left the ball up." Swisher lined it over the right-field wall for a grand slam, turning a 3-1 Indians deficit...