| May 18, 2014
| 7:49 PM
Matt Shoemaker has spent almost all of his seven-year career in the minor leagues, including the last two seasons at triple A. Signed by the Angels as an undrafted free agent in 2008, the 27-year-old right-hander is neither a highly touted prospect nor an...
| May 20, 2014
| 11:18 PM
KEY MOMENT: With two outs and the bases empty in the first inning, Houston first baseman Chris Carter booted Albert Pujols' grounder for an error. Pitcher Scott Feldman walked Raul Ibanez and Howie Kendrick to load the bases. David Freese stroked a two-...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 7:16 PM
For more than two decades, the West Coast has played the part of Major League Baseball’s strange uncle. You know, the one who is invited to the family reunion but hardly ever gets to sit at the head table.
In the last 22 seasons, only three...
| May 21, 2014
| 10:17 PM
KEY MOMENT: Astros right-hander Collin McHugh may have made only one mistake, a hanging slider that Albert Pujols crushed for a solo homer to left-center to give the Angels a 2-1 lead in the sixth. The 505th homer of his career—and 13th of the...
| May 4, 2014
| 7:21 PM
AT THE PLATE: Erick Aybar and Albert Pujols hit solo homers in the first inning — it was the 502nd homer of Pujols' career — but the Angels managed little else against Rangers ace Yu Darvish, who gave up three runs and seven hits in 61/3...
| May 6, 2014
| 10:25 PM
KEY MOMENT: No. 9 hitter Brian Roberts, who entered with a .239 average, no home runs and four runs batted in, drove a knee-high fastball from Angels reliever Ernesto Frieri over the right-field wall in the top of the ninth for the Yankees' game-winning...
| May 7, 2014
| 10:39 PM
An ugly first inning that featured two Angels errors, one on a routine fly ball that dropped when Mike Trout and Collin Cowgill collided in right-center field, and two walks led to an unsightly 9-2 loss to the New York Yankees on Wednesday night.
| May 9, 2014
| 8:38 PM
KEY MOMENT: The Blue Jays twice walked Albert Pujols intentionally to get to Raul Ibanez, and both times the Angels scored — in the seventh inning, when Ibanez walked to load the bases and Howie Kendrick followed with an RBI walk, and in the ninth,...
| May 10, 2014
| 4:44 PM
The Angels do not catch your fancy as a young team, Mike Trout notwithstanding.
With Albert Pujols and Josh Hamilton as the sluggers, Jered Weaver and C.J. Wilson as the rotation anchors, Joe Smith and Ernesto Frieri as the closers, and Howie Kendrick...
| May 12, 2014
| 9:48 PM
KEY MOMENTS: Three of them, the three times Albert Pujols batted with men in scoring position. He made an out each time, stranding five runners in all. Pujols leads the Angels with 26 runs batted in, but he is batting .182 with men in scoring position. He...
| May 13, 2014
| 7:42 PM
KEY MOMENT: With the score tied, 2-2, in the sixth, Angels Manager Mike Scioscia gave Luis Jimenez, a .167-hitting third baseman who was recalled from triple A on Monday, the green light on a 3-and-0 pitch from Phillies ace Cliff Lee. Jimenez ripped a...